Board of Directors
Jun Lei has served as the chairman of the board of directors since April 2015. Mr. Lei is the founder of Xiaomi Corporation (HKEx: 1810) and currently serves as the chairman, the chief executive officer and the executive director at Xiaomi Corporation. He joined Kingsoft Group in 1992 and has held various senior positions in Kingsoft Group, including the chairman of the board since July 2011, non-executive director since August 2008, executive director between July 1998 and August 2008, and the chief executive officer between 1998 and December 2007. From 2011 to 2018, Mr. Lei was the chairman of Cheetah Mobile Inc. (NYSE: CMCM). From 2011 to 2016, Mr. Lei was the chairman of YY Inc. (Nasdaq: YY). Mr. Lei received a bachelor’s degree in computer science in 1991 from Wuhan University, where he has been a member of the board since 2003.
Tao Zou has served as our director since December 2016, and as the vice chairman of the board of directors since December 2018. Mr. Zou joined Kingsoft Group in 1998 and currently serves as an executive director and the chief executive officer at Kingsoft Group. Mr. Zou served as a director at Xunlei Limited (Nasdaq: XNET) from 2016 to 2020, and also serves as a director at Cheetah Mobile (NYSE: CMCM), a chairman of KSO (SSE: 688111) and a director of 21Vianet Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: VNET). Mr. Zou received a bachelor’s degree in science from Nankai University in 1997.
Yulin Wang has served as our chief executive officer since December 2016 and our director since April 2015. Mr. Wang served as our president from 2012 to 2016. Mr. Wang joined Kingsoft Group in 2012 and served as a senior vice president at Kingsoft Group until 2020. Prior to joining Kingsoft Group, Mr. Wang served as the executive vice president at Phoenix New Media Limited (NYSE: FENG) from 2009 to 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Wang served as the chief operating officer at CNEC Inc. from 2007 to 2008. Mr. Wang was a vice president of A8 Digital Music Holdings Limited (HKEx: 0800) from 2004 to 2007. Mr. Wang received a bachelor’s degree in science from Nankai University in 1998 and an MBA degree from Tsinghua University in 2008.
Hangjun Ye has served as our director since April 2021. Dr. Hangjun Ye currently serves as the Chairman of the Technical Committee of Xiaomi Corporation (HKEx: 1810) (“Xiaomi”). He joined Xiaomi in 2012 and served as an engineering director from 2012 to 2019 and a general manager from 2019 to 2021. Before he joined Xiaomi, he was an engineering director at Tencent (HKEx: 0700) from 2010 to 2012. Prior to that, he was a senior software engineer at Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) from 2006 to 2010. From 2003 to 2006, he served as a staff R&D engineer at IBM (NYSE: IBM). Dr. Ye received his PhD and bachelor’s degree in computer science from Tsinghua University in 2003 and 1998, respectively.
Mingto Yu has served as our director since May 2020. Mr. Yu has served as the vice chairman of Egis Technology Inc. since August 2019. Prior to Egis, Mr. Yu served as the President at Kaiyu Consulting Inc. from 2013 to 2019. Prior to that, Mr. Yu served as the chief financial officer at Xiaomi from 2011 to 2012 and at Mediatek from 2001 to 2010. Mr. Yu received an MBA degree from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania in 1995.
Kuiguang Niu has served as our director since April 2015. Mr. Niu is currently the partner of IDG Capital. Prior to joining IDG Capital in 2007, he worked at McKinsey & Company. Prior to joining IDG Capital in 2007, he worked at McKinsey & Company. Mr. Niu holds a master’s and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Technology from Tsinghua University.
Hang Wang has served as our director since May 2020. Mr. Wang co-founded Hosen Capital in October 2011, and has served as the vice chairman of New Hope Group since 2013. Mr. Wang joined New Hope Group in 2001, and served as the chief operation officer of the finance department from 2001 to 2004 and the vice president from 2004 to 2013. Mr. Wang has also served as director of New Hope Liuhe Co., Ltd. (SZSE: 000876) since November 2011. Mr. Wang served as director of China Minsheng Banking Corp., Ltd. (HKEx: 1988; SSE: 600016) from 2006 to 2017, and served as supervisor from 2017-2020. Mr. Wang obtained his master’s degree in Economics from Peking University in July 1996. He passed the PRC bar exam in September 1995, and obtained the Certificate of Securities (Asset Management) from the Asset Management Association of China in July 2017.