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.