Founder, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer
Jinfeng Huang is our founder and has served as our director and chief executive officer since our inception. Mr. Huang served as a vice president at Hunan Yujiahui Cosmetics Co., Ltd. from 2011 to 2016. Prior to that, Mr. Huang served as a market research manager at Guangzhou P&G Co., Ltd. from 2007 to 2010. Mr. Huang received his bachelor's degree in international commerce and trading from Sun Yat-sen University in 2007 and his MBA degree from Harvard Business School in 2017.
Chief Financial Officer and Director
Donghao Yang has served as our director since July 2020 and our chief financial officer since November 2020. Mr. Yang served as the chief financial officer at Vipshop Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: VIPS) from August 2011 to November 2020. Prior to joining Vipshop, Mr. Yang held senior executive and managerial positions in several public and private companies, including serving as the chief financial officer of Synutra International Inc. (Nasdaq: SYUT) from May 2010 to August 2011, as the chief financial officer of Greater China of Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) from March 2007 to April 2010, and as a finance director of Asia Pacific of Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI) from October 2003 to March 2007. Mr. Yang has been a member of the board of directors of XPeng, Inc. (NYSE: XPEV) since August 2020, and has joined the board of directors of Vipshop since November 2020. Mr. Yang received his bachelor’s degree in international economics from Nankai University in 1993 and his MBA from Harvard Business School in 2003.
Sidney Xuande Huang has served as our independent director since November 2020. Mr. Huang is currently a senior advisor to JD.Com, Inc. (NASDAQ: JD; HKSE: 9618) and was its chief financial officer from September 2013 until his retirement in September 2020, including the last three months as an executive coach to his successor. Mr. Huang has been a member of the board of directors of Kuaishou Technology (HKSE: 1024) since February 2021 and Tuya Inc. (NYSE: TUYA and HKSE: 2391) since June 2022. Prior to JD.com, Mr. Huang was the chief financial officer of Vancelnfo Technologies Inc. (NYSE: VIT) and its successor company, Pactera Technology International Ltd., from July 2006 to September 2013. He also served as the co-president of Vancelnfo Technologies Inc. from 2011 to 2012 and its chief operating officer from 2008 to 2010. Prior to Vancelnfo Technologies Inc., he was the chief financial officer of two other China-based companies in technology and internet sectors between 2004 and 2006. Mr. Huang was an investment banker at Citigroup Global Markets Inc. in New York from 2002 to 2004. He held various positions including audit manager at KPMG LLP from 1996 to 2000 and was a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York. Mr. Huang is currently a Foundation Fellow at St Antony’s College of Oxford University, where he was an academic visitor focusing on geoeconomics from 2021 to 2022. He obtained his master’s degree in business administration with distinction from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University as an Austin Scholar. He received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Bernard M. Baruch College, where he graduated as class valedictorian.
Bonnie Yi Zhang has served as our independent director since November 2020. Ms. Zhang has served as independent non-executive director of Swire Pacific Limited (HKSE: 0019), a Hong Kong based international conglomerate with a diversified portfolio of market leading businesses, since June 2022, and independent director of Hesai Group (NASDAQ: HSAI), a Chinese LiDAR manufacturing company, since February 2023. Ms. Zhang served as an independent director of TuSimple, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSP), an autonomous driving company from September 2020 to May 2022, Ms. Zhang served as independent director of Dada Nexus Limited (NASDAQ: DADA), a local on-demand retail and delivery platform in China, from June 2020 to August 2022. Ms. Zhang has served as the chief financial officer of Sina Corporation (formerly NASDAQ: SINA, taken private in 2021) since March 2015. From March 2014 to March 2015, Ms. Zhang served as the chief financial officer of Weibo Corporation (NASDAQ: WB and HKSE: 9898), a social media platform in China and one of Sina Corporation’s subsidiaries. Before joining Weibo, Ms. Zhang was the chief financial officer of AdChina Ltd., an integrated internet advertising platform in China, from May 2011 to February 2014. Prior to that, Ms. Zhang was an audit partner of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu based in Shanghai, with a focus on serving Chinese companies making initial public offerings in the United States and Chinese companies listed in the United States, from October 2007 to April 2011. Ms. Zhang served as a senior manager in the National Office SEC Services group of Deloitte & Touche, LLP from May 2005 to August 2007, where she was responsible for pre-issuance reviews of securities offering documents and periodic reports to be filed with the SEC with a focus on foreign private issuers. Ms. Zhang received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from McDaniel College. Ms. Zhang is a member of the American Institution of Certified Public Accountants.
Jiming Ha has served as our independent director since March 2021. Dr. Ha was a visiting scholar at the University of Virginia from May 2019 to June 2021. From April 2018 to January 2021, Dr. Ha served as an independent director of Lufax Holding Ltd (NYSE: LU). From January 2018 to December 2019, he was an independent director of Luokung Technology Corp. (NASDAQ: LKCO). Prior to his directorship with Luokung Technology Corp., Dr. Ha was a senior fellow at China Finance 40 Forum from May 2017 to January 2018 and served as a managing director at Goldman Sachs (Asia) L.L.C. in investment banking services from October 2010 to April 2017. He was the chief economist at China International Capital Corporation from 2004 to 2010. Before that, Dr. Ha was a senior economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from 1993 to 2004, and worked at the Hong Kong Monetary Authority within the IMF from 2001 to 2003. He also served as the IMF resident representative to Indonesia from 1999 to 2001. Dr. Ha received his Ph.D degree in economics from the University of Kansas, and his master’s degree and bachelor’s degree in science from Fudan University.