Lei Jun, aged 53, received a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Wuhan University in July 1991. He is Executive Director, Founder, Chairman and CEO of the Group. He is responsible for the overall strategy, culture and key products of the Group. He also oversees the senior management team.
As a renowned technology entrepreneur in China, Lei Jun joined Kingsoft Corporation Limited in 1992 and has held several senior positions, including Chairman of the Board since July 2011, Non-Executive Director since August 2008 and Chief Executive Officer from 1998 to December 2007. Since December 2011, Lei Jun has served as Director of the Board at Beijing Kingsoft Office Software, Inc. And in April 2015, he was named Chairman of the Board at Kingsoft Cloud Holdings Limited.
In 2000, Lei Jun founded joyo.com, an online retailing platform, which was acquired by Amazon in 2004. Meanwhile, as an angel investor, Lei Jun has also invested in various innovative businesses including JOYY Inc. and UCWeb.
Lin Bin, aged 55, received a bachelor's degree in Science in Radio Electronics from Sun Yat-sen University in July 1990, and an MSc degree from Drexel University in June 1992. He is Executive Director, Co-Founder and Vice Chairman of the Group, and Chairman of Xiaomi Foundation Limited in Hong Kong.
Lin Bin co-founded the Group with Lei Jun in 2010. He served as President of the Group until 2019 before he took the role of Vice Chairman of the Group. During the early phase of the Group's development, Lin Bin was responsible for daily operations of the Group, including talent acquisition, human resources, administration, legal matters and finance. Meanwhile, he was also in charge of the strategic cooperation with key suppliers, and market development in countries such as India and Indonesia. As the Group grew, Lin Bin also oversaw the Group's domestic sales and marketing, after-sales services, and smartphone business.
Before joining the Group, Lin Bin served as Engineering Director at Google between 2006 and 2010. Before that, he worked at Microsoft Corporation from 1995 to 2006 and took on various roles such as Software Design Engineer (SDE), SDE Lead, SDE Manager, and Engineering Director. Prior to that, Lin Bin worked as a network engineer at ADP Inc. starting in May 1993.
Liu De, aged 49, graduated from Beijing Institute of Technology with a bachelor's degree in Industrial Design in July 1996 and in March 2001 he obtained a master's degree in Mechanical Design and Theory from the same institute. In April 2010, he graduated from Art Center College of Design in the US and received a master's degree in Industrial Design. He is Executive Director, Co-Founder and Senior Vice President of the Group, and Minister of the Group Leadership Management Department.
Liu De joined the Group in 2010 and was in charge of several business functions including the smartphone supply chain, industrial design, and ecosystem business. Currently, he is Minister of the Group Leadership Management Department and is responsible for organisational structure design and improvement, selection, training and performance assessment of the intermediate and senior staff, and the development of key talents, which facilitates the future development of the Group.
Liu De established the Industrial Design Department at University of Science and Technology Beijing in 2001, where he served as the dean. From 2003 to 2007, he founded and led Beijing Xinfengrui Industrial Design Co., Ltd.; from 2007 to 2010, he founded and led Rethink Concept. Those experiences equipped him with entrepreneurial experience and rich design practice.
Liu Qin (劉芹), former name: Liu Ya (劉雅), aged 50, is a non-executive Director and a member of the Audit Committee. Liu Qin became a Director of the Company in May 2010, and he currently holds directorships in various subsidiaries of the Company. Liu Qin co-founded and has served as managing director of 5Y Capital (formerly known as Morningside Venture Capital Limited) since June 2007. The funds under 5Y Capital’s management had been the earliest investors of the Group. Before co-founding 5Y Capital, Liu Qin served various roles including as a business development director for investment at Morningside IT Management Services (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. (晨興信息科技諮詢(上海)有限公司) from July 2000 to November 2008. Since June 2008, Liu Qin has been a director of JOYY Inc. (NASDAQ ticker: YY). Since December 2014, Liu Qin has been a director of Agora, Inc. (NASDAQ ticker: API). Liu Qin has also served as a nonexecutive director of XPeng Inc. (NYSE ticker: XPEV, SEHK stock code: 9868) since September 12, 2019.
Liu Qin received a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Electrical Automation from University of Science and Technology Beijing (北京科技大學) in July 1993, and a Master of Business Administration from China Europe International Business School (中歐國際工商學院) on April 22, 2000.
Chen Dongsheng (陳東升), aged 65, has served as an independent non-executive Director since June 2018. He also currently serves the chairman of both the Remuneration Committee and the Corporate Governance Committee, and a member of the Audit Committee. Chen Dongsheng founded Taikang Insurance Group Inc. (泰康保險集團股份有限公司) (formerly known as Taikang Life Insurance Co., Ltd (泰康人壽保險股份有限公司)) (“Taikang”) in 1996. He serves the chairman and CEO of Taikang and holds various directorships within the Taikang group. Prior to this, Chen Dongsheng served as the chairman and the general manager of China Guardian Auctions Co., Ltd (中國嘉德國際拍賣有限公 司) from May 1993. Prior to this, Chen Dongsheng worked as the deputy editor of the Management World (monthly), published by the Development Research Center of the State Council of China.
Chen Dongsheng has accumulated extensive corporate governance experience during his leadership in the Taikang group, as he oversaw the reform and optimization of the group’s corporate governance structure. Key corporate governance initiatives implemented during Chen Dongsheng’s tenure include (i) formalizing the structure, functions and accountability of the corporate governance bodies within the Taikang group, (ii) introducing board executive, audit, nomination and remuneration committees, the members of which are selected by election, and (iii) appointing independent directors.
Chen Dongsheng received a Bachelor’s degree in Political Economics in July 1983, and a PhD in Political Economics in January 1999, both from Wuhan University (武漢大學).
Professor Tong Wai Cheung Timothy (唐偉章) (“Prof. Tong”), aged 69, is an independent non-executive Director, the chairman of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Corporate Governance Committee. He joined the Group in August 2019.
Prof. Tong received a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Oregon State University, and a Master of Science and PhD degree in the same discipline from the University of California at Berkeley. Prof. Tong serves as the chairman of the Council, Hong Kong Laureate Forum and as a member of the InnoHK Steering Committee. Additionally, he has been appointed a Non-official Justice of the Peace since 2010. Prof. Tong has over 30 years of teaching, research and administrative experience in universities in the United States and Hong Kong. Prior to taking the office as president of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University from 2009 to 2018, he was a professor and dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science at The George Washington University. Prof. Tong has been serving as CEO of AMTD Foundation since July 2019, a director of China Association (H.K.) for Science and Society, Ltd. since 2020, and a senior advisor for the Evantage Group since 2021. He is a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences (“HKAES”) and the International Thermal Conductivity Conference. He served as the president of HKAES in 2018.
Prof. Tong currently serves as an independent non-executive director of several subsidiaries of the Company. He is also an independent non-executive director of Gold Peak Technology Group Limited (SEHK Stock Code: 40), a non-executive director of Freetech Road Recycling Technology (Holdings) Limited (SEHK Stock Code: 6888), an independent non-executive director of GP Industries Limited (SGX Stock Code: G20) and an independent non-executive director of AMTD IDEA Group (NYSE Stock Code: AMTD, SGX Stock Code: HKB) and an independent non-executive Director and the chairman of the board of AMTD Digital Inc. (NYSE stock code: HKD).
Wong Shun Tak (王舜德), aged 62, currently serves as an independent non-executive Director, the chairman of the Audit Committee, and a member of the Remuneration Committee, Corporate Governance Committee and Nomination Committee. In 2014, Wong Shun Tak co-founded and had concurrently served as the CFO of Rokid Corporation Ltd. Wong Shun Tak has served as the independent non-executive Director, chairman of the nomination committee, chairman of the remuneration committee and member of the audit committee of Kingsoft Corporation Limited (SEHK Stock Code: 3888) since July 2014. Wong Shun Tak served as an executive director and CFO of Kingsoft Corporation Limited (SEHK Stock Code: 3888) from October 2011 to July 2012, and also acted as an independent non-executive director, the chairman of the audit committee and a member of the remuneration committee of Kingsoft Corporation Limited (SEHK Stock Code: 3888) from April 2007 to September 2011. Wong Shun Tak has served as an independent non-executive director and the chairman of the audit committee of the Company since June 2018. Mr. Wong currently serves as an independent non-executive director of several subsidiaries of the Company.
Wong Shun Tak served as vice president of finance and corporate controller of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE ticker: BABA; SEHK Stock Code: 9988) from August 2007 to September 2011. During his service with Alibaba Group, he also acted as the chairman of Group Financial Control Committee of Alibaba Group.
Wong Shun Tak served as the CFO of Goodbaby Children Products Group (“Goodbaby”) from August 2003 to August 2007, a leading juvenile product manufacturer in China. Before joining Goodbaby, Wong Shun Tak worked as the vice president of finance in IDT International Limited (SEHK Stock Code: 167) from September 2001 to July 2003.
In the past, Wong Shun Tak held key financial management positions in various multi-nationals companies, including as the financial controller of AMF Bowling, Inc. from November 1996 to March 1998 and International Distillers China Ltd. from December 1993 to October 1996. Wong Shun Tak has extensive experience in financial control, operations, strategic planning and implementation, private fund investments and exit strategies.
Wong Shun Tak received a Master’s degree in Finance from the University of Lancaster in the United Kingdom and a Master’s degree in Accounting from Charles Stuart University in Australia. He is also a fellow CPA member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a fellow CPA member of Australian Society of CPAs.