Mr. Tao Zou is the vice chairman of the Board, our executive Director and acting CEO. Mr. Zou joined Kingsoft Group in 1998. Mr. Zou was appointed as our Director in December 2016 and our acting CEO in August 2022. Mr. Zou has held various senior positions in Kingsoft Group, including a senior vice president from December 2007 to December 2016, an executive director since August 2009, and the chief executive officer since December 2016. Mr. Zou is also a director of certain subsidiaries of Kingsoft Group.
Mr. Zou is a director of Seasun Holdings Limited, a director of Cheetah Mobile Inc. (NYSE: CMCM), and chairman of Kingsoft Office (SSE STAR Market: 688111). Mr. Zou also served as a director of Xunlei Limited (Nasdaq: XNET) from December 2016 to April 2020 and a director of 21Vianet Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: VNET) from December 2016 to December 2020. Mr. Zou served as the CEO of Seasun Holdings until January 2018.
Mr. Zou graduated from Nankai University (南開大學) in June 1997.
Mr. Haijian He is our executive Director and chief financial officer, and is responsible for the Group’s financial planning, treasury, legal affairs, strategic investments, and investor relations affairs.
Prior to joining the Group in January 2020, Mr. He served as an executive director of the TMT (telecommunications, media and technology) group and the mergers and acquisitions group sequentially at Goldman Sachs (Asia) L.L.C. from September 2015 to January 2020. Mr. He has extensive experience in complex merger and acquisition transactions. Mr. He was working in the investment banking division at Bank of America Merrill Lynch from May 2014 to September 2015 in Hong Kong, and was a vice president at Citigroup Global Markets Inc. from October 2010 to May 2013 in New York. Mr. He was appointed as an independent non-executive director of Sipai Health Technology Co., Ltd. (思派健康科技有限公司) (HKEx: 0314) since December 23, 2022.
Mr. He received his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in electronic engineering from Southeast University (東南大學) in June 2003 and April 2006, respectively, and an MBA from University of Chicago in March 2014. Mr. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst charter holder.
Mr. Shouhu Wang was appointed as our president in December 2021, and is responsible for the overall operation and management of the public service clients of the Group and Camelot Group.
Mr. Wang joined Camelot Group in 2016. Mr. Wang has over 25 years of experience and expertise in enterprise service management and corporate consulting. Prior to joining Camelot Group, he worked at IBM for more than 19 years. During his employment at IBM, he successively served as an associate partner from 2002 to 2005, a partner from 2005 to 2011, a vice president based in Beijing from 2011 to 2014 and a vice president based in New York, the United States from 2014 to 2016. From 1997 to 2002, he worked at PriceWaterhouseCoopers before PwC Consulting merged with IBM in 2002.
Mr. Wang received his bachelor’s degree in photoelectronic technology from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (華中科技大學) in July 1991 and master’s degree in optical and quantum electronics from Beijing Institute of Technology (北京理工大學) in February 1994.
Dr. Tao Liu serves as our senior vice president and is responsible for the operation and management of general internet business system of the Group. Prior to joining us in July 2015, Dr. Liu served as a data center architect at Baidu (Nasdaq: BIDU), a public company listed on the Nasdaq, from July 2009 to July 2015.
Dr. Liu received his bachelor’s degree in communication and information system in June 2004 and PhD degree in June 2009, respectively, from the University of Science and Technology of China (中國科學技術大學).
Mr. Kaiyan Tian serves as our vice president and is responsible for operation and management of technology research and development system of the Group. Mr. Tian is also a director and the general manager of certain subsidiaries of the Company. Prior to joining us in September 2013, Mr. Tian served as the business assistant to the chief executive officer and the strategy director of Kingsoft Group from 2012 to 2013. Prior to joining Kingsoft Group, he worked as a senior game producer at Zynga from 2011 to 2012. He was a program manager at Microsoft Corporation (Nasdaq: MSFT), a public company listed on the Nasdaq, from January 2008 to April 2011.
Mr. Tian received his bachelor’s degree in communication engineering in July 2001 and master’s degree in computer science and technology in April 2004, respectively, from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (北京郵電大學).
Mr. Yifeng Qian serves as our vice president and is responsible for the operation and technology development of certain business verticals of the Group. Prior to joining us in October 2014, Mr. Qian served as an engineer and an architect at Baidu, Inc. (Nasdaq: BIDU) from July 2010 to November 2014.
Mr. Qian received his bachelor’s degree in computer science from Nanjing University (南京大學) in June 2007 and his master’s degree in computer software and theory from the Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences (中國科學院軟件研究所) in July 2010.