Leadership

Leadership

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our Board of Directors

Management

Management
Lei Chen
Lei Chen
Chief Executive Officer and Director
Chief Executive Officer and Director

Lei Chen is a founding member of our company and has served as our chief executive officer since July 2020. Mr. Chen served as our chief technology officer since 2016 and as our director from February 2017 to July 2018. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Chen served as chief technology officer of Xinyoudi Studio since 2011. Mr. Chen's prior working experience includes internships with Google (NASDAQ: GOOG), Yahoo Inc. and IBM (NYSE: IBM) in the United States. Mr. Chen was trained as a data scientist and is a prolific publisher on the subject of data mining, and has presented his works in large international conferences, such as the ACM SIGMOD Conference, Very Large Data Bases (VLDB) Conferences and International Conference on Machine Learning. Mr. Chen received his bachelor's degree in computer science from Tsinghua University and his doctoral degree in computer science from University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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Zhenwei Zheng
Zhenwei Zheng
Senior Vice President of Product Development
Senior Vice President of Product Development

Zhenwei Zheng is a founding member of our company and has served as our senior vice president of product development since 2016. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Zheng served as chief executive officer of Xinyoudi Studio since 2011.

Prior to that, he held various positions at Baidu (Nasdaq: BIDU) from 2008 to 2010. Mr. Zheng received his bachelor's degree and master's degree in computer science from Zhejiang University.

Junyun Xiao
Junyun Xiao
Senior Vice President of Operation
Senior Vice President of Operation

Junyun Xiao is a founding member of our company and has served as our senior vice president of operation since 2016. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Xiao served as operation director of Xinyoudi Studio since 2011. Prior to that, he was a member of the founding team of Ouku.com and served as operation manager from 2007 to 2010.

Board of Directors

Board of Directors
Lei Chen
Lei Chen
Chief Executive Officer and Director
Chief Executive Officer and Director

Lei Chen is a founding member of our company and has served as our chief executive officer since July 2020. Mr. Chen served as our chief technology officer since 2016 and as our director from February 2017 to July 2018. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Chen served as chief technology officer of Xinyoudi Studio since 2011. Mr. Chen's prior working experience includes internships with Google (Nasdaq: GOOG), Yahoo Inc. and IBM (NYSE: IBM) in the United States.

Mr. Chen was trained as a data scientist and is a prolific publisher on the subject of data mining, and has presented his works in large international conferences, such as the ACM SIGMOD Conference, Very Large Data Bases (VLDB) Conferences and International Conference on Machine Learning.

Mr. Chen received his bachelor's degree in computer science from Tsinghua University and his doctoral degree in computer science from University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Anthony Kam Ping Leung
Anthony Kam Ping Leung
Independent Director
Independent Director

Anthony Kam Ping Leung has served as our independent director and chairman of the audit committee since August 2019. Mr. Kam has more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry in Asia. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a chartered accountant in Singapore. Mr. Kam served as the deputy chief executive officer and the executive director of HSBC Bank (China) Company Limited ("HSBC China") from February 2016 to April 2018 and served as the chief financial officer of HSBC China from May 2013 to February 2016. Prior to that, Mr. Kam served as the chief financial officer of HSBC Bank (Singapore) Limited from September 2005 to May 2013.


Mr. Kam received bachelor of science from University of Hong Kong and his master degree in applied finance from Macquarie University.

Chair of the Audit Committee
Chair of the Audit Committee

Qi Lu
Qi Lu
Independent Director
Independent Director

Qi Lu has served as our independent director and chairman of our compensation committee since July 2018. Currently, he is the founding CEO of Miracle Plus. He was president and COO of Baidu, and prior to that served as Microsoft’s global executive vice president and led Applications and Services Group. Dr. Lu joined Microsoft in 2009 as president of its Online Services Division. Earlier in his career, Dr. Lu joined Yahoo! in 1998, later becoming senior vice president in charge of search and advertising technologies, and subsequently executive vice president in 2007.


Dr. Lu holds both bachelor and master degrees in computer science from Fudan University in Shanghai and a Ph.D. in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University. He holds over 40 US patents and has authored many papers in his field.

Chair of the Compensation Committee
Chair of the Compensation Committee
Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee

George Yong-Boon Yeo
George Yong-Boon Yeo
Independent Director
Independent Director

George Yong-Boon Yeo has served as our independent director and chairman of our nominating and corporate governance committee since July 2018. He currently serves as Senior Adviser to Kuok Group and is an independent non-executive director of AIA Group Limited (HKEx: 01299). Prior to that, Mr. Yeo served 23 years in the government of Singapore, and was Minister for Information and the Arts, Health, Trade & Industry, and Foreign Affairs of Singapore. Mr. Yeo is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Berggruen Institute on Governance and International Advisory Panel of Peking University, among others.


Mr. Yeo studied Engineering at Cambridge University on a President’s Scholarship, graduating with a Double First in 1976, and became a Signals Officer in the Singapore Armed Forces. After graduating from the Singapore Command and Staff College in 1979, he was posted to the Republic of Singapore Air Force. Mr. Yeo graduated with an MBA (Baker Scholar) from the Harvard Business School in 1985. He was appointed Chief-of-Staff of the Air Staff from 1985 to 1986 and Director of Joint Operations and Planning in the Defence Ministry from 1985 to 1988, attaining the rank of Brigadier-General.

Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Audit Committee

Zheng Huang
Zheng Huang
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Chairman of the Board of Directors

Zheng Huang is our founder and has served as the chairman of our board of directors since our inception. He served as our chief executive officer since our inception until July 2020. Mr. Huang is a serial entrepreneur with significant experience and expertise in the technology and internet sectors in China. Prior to founding our company, Mr. Huang founded Xinyoudi Studio in 2011 to develop and operate online games. Prior to that, Mr. Huang founded Ouku.com, a company that operated an online B2C platform for consumer electronics and home appliances, which was subsequently sold in 2010.


Mr. Huang started his career at Google’s (Nasdaq: GOOG) headquarters in 2004 as a software engineer and project manager. Mr. Huang subsequently relocated to China and was part of the team that established Google China. Mr. Huang was trained as a data scientist and has published numerous works on the subject of data mining, including in top peer reviewed journals, and presented his works in a number of international conferences, such as the ACM SIGMOD Conference and International Conference on Machine Learning.


Mr. Huang received his bachelor’s degree in computer science from Zhejiang University and his master’s degree in computer science with a focus on data mining from University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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Haifeng Lin
Haifeng Lin
Independent Director
Independent Director

Haifeng Lin has served as our director since June 2017. Mr. Lin is currently the president of Tencent Financial Technology, and a corporate vice president of Tencent Holdings Limited (HKEx: 00700). Prior to that, he served as general manager of the merger and acquisitions department of Tencent Technology (Shenzhen) Company Limited, an affiliate of Tencent Holdings. From July 2003 to November 2010, Mr. Lin served in different roles in finance, strategy and business operation at Microsoft. Prior to that, Mr. Lin worked at Nokia China from 1999 to 2001.


Mr. Lin received his bachelor’s degree in engineering from Zhejiang University in June 1997 and his master’s degree in business administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in June 2003.

Nanpeng Shen
Nanpeng Shen
Independent Director
Independent Director

Nanpeng Shen has served as our independent director since April 2018. Mr. Shen is the founding managing partner of Sequoia Capital China. Prior to founding Sequoia Capital China, Mr. Shen co-founded Trip.com Group Ltd (Nasdaq: TCOM), formerly Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (Nasdaq: CTRP), or Ctrip, a leading travel service provider in China, in 1999.


Mr. Shen served as Ctrip’s president from August 2003 to October 2005 and as chief financial officer from 2000 to October 2005. Mr. Shen also co-founded and served as non-executive Co-Chairman of Homeinns Hotel Group, a leading economy hotel chain in China, which commenced operations in July 2002.


Currently, Mr. Shen also serves as a director of a number of public and private companies, including Ctrip, Noah Holdings Limited (NYSE: NOAH), Meituan Dianping (HKEx: 03690) and China Renaissance Holdings Limited (HKEx: 01911). Mr. Shen received his bachelor’s degree from Shanghai Jiao Tong University and his master’s degree from Yale University.

Member of the Compensation Committee
Member of the Compensation Committee
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Audit Committee