Kai Chen is the Chairman at Kais, overseeing the strategy and governance of the company. Kai is a veteran and visionary in the lithium-ion battery industry, he founded and led Tenpower, a global leader in lithium-ion battery cell manufacturing. Leveraging his extensive experience and expertise in lean manufacturing and quality control, Kai launched Kais into a trajectory of rapid growth and expansion, establishing a strong presence in the lithium-ion battery industry’s competitive landscape.
Kai is also the founder, Chairman and CEO of Aucksun (002245.SZ), which is a conglomerate engaged in lithium-ion battery cell manufacturing, LED chips manufacturing and metal logistics with over 4,000 employees, it was listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange in 2008. In 2011, Kai was named the “Best CEOs of Chinese Listed Companies” by Forbes. He has accumulated an extensive understanding of international business practices through many years of business experience in Australia and the UK.
Kai graduated from Southeast University with a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Automation, and later received his MBA and MEM degree from the University of Technology Sydney. He began his career as an electrical engineer at Philips. He also held positions in operations and senior management before starting his own business.