I want to thank Lei, my wife, for the strength and inspiration she gives me daily. Thanks to my parents for their encouragement and trust throughout my life. Thanks to my son, Charles, who programmed the first version of GuruFocus DCF Calculator when he was 12; my daughter Alice, whose soccer games have been my biggest joy; and my little son, Matthew, who has brought me so much fun and happiness.
I also want to thank Don Li, Holly LaFon, David Goodloe, Vera Yuan, and many others at GuruFocus. They have transformed GuruFocus from good to great.
Thanks to the 300,000 GuruFocus users and 18,000+ subscribers for their constant feedback and suggestions over the past 12 years. They have helped us make GuruFocus.com a better website.
I cannot express enough appreciation to Warren Buffett and Peter Lynch, although they will probably never know this. Their teaching has unleashed my full potential and led me to reach new heights in life. I am grateful to the United States of America. This great land has given me the opportunity to fulfill my dreams. I also give thanks to my alma mater, Peking University. The rigorous training I received during my 11 years there prepared me for quick learning across different fields.
I also want to thank the Gurus who gave me the opportunities to speak with them and interview them over the years. These Gurus include Prem Watsa of Fairfax Financial, Francis Chou of Chou Associates, Joel Greenblatt of Formula Investing, Tom Russo of Gardner ...