Investor Relations / Corporate Governance / Board of Directors
Peng Zhao
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Peng Zhao is the Founder of our company and has been our Chairman of the board and Chief Executive Officer since our inception. He founded our company and has guided our development and growth since then. Mr. Zhao has more than 17 years of experience in the internet industry and more than 23 years of experience in human resources services. He was the investor and Chief Executive Officer of Quickerbuy Inc., a service e-commerce platform, from March 2011 to August 2013. From May 2005 to July 2010, Mr. Zhao was at Zhaopin Ltd., a leading online recruitment platform, where he eventually became Chief Executive Officer. From September 1994 to April 2005, Mr. Zhao was mainly engaged in youth development research and volunteer projects in social organizations and worked as the director of the China Youth Volunteers Association’s project development department from 1995 to 1997. He organized the “College Student Volunteer Service in Western China Program,” which is still in operation. Mr. Zhao received his bachelor’s degree in law from Peking University in 1994.

Haiyang Yu

Mr. Haiyang Yu has served as our director since July 2019, and was appointed to our board of directors by one of our principal shareholders, Image Frame Investment (HK) Limited, pursuant to director appointment right under our eleventh amended and restated shareholders agreement. Mr. Yu is currently a managing director at Tencent and a director of DouYu International Holdings Ltd (Nasdaq: DOYU). Mr. Yu served as an associate at China Growth Capital from April 2007 to February 2010, and an associate at WI Harper Group from March 2010 to August 2011. Mr. Yu received his bachelor of science degree majoring in civil engineering from Tsinghua University in 2005.

Yu Zhang
Director and Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Yu Zhang has served as our Chief Financial Officer since September 2019 and as our director since May 2021. Mr. Zhang has over 16 years of research and investment experience in the technology, media and telecom industry. Prior to joining us, Mr. Zhang was a managing director of UBS Asset Management and was an analyst and deputy portfolio manager of China and Emerging Market Asia Equities from April 2010 to June 2019. Mr. Zhang was a consulting director of BDA, a China-based consulting firm, from January 2005 to March 2010, and an engineer at Ericsson from March 2001 to December 2004. Mr. Zhang graduated from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications in 2000.

Xu Chen
Director and Chief Marketing Officer

Mr. Xu Chen has served as our Chief Marketing Officer since December 2016 and as our director since May 2021, and is in charge of our marketing, platform operation, and public relations functions. Mr. Chen has over 21 years of experience in marketing in the Greater China region. Prior to joining us, Mr. Chen was the vice president at Jiuxianwang, a China-based e-commerce company, from October 2015 to December 2016. Mr. Chen was the vice president of Sfbest from September 2014 to July 2015, and the vice president of, a China-based classifieds site, from January 2011 to February 2012. From April 2001 to July 2010, Mr. Chen was at Zhaopin Ltd., where he became the vice president responsible for marketing in the Greater China region. Mr. Chen received his bachelor’s degree from Beijing Wuzi University.

Tao Zhang
Director and Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Tao Zhang has served as our Chief Technology Officer since our inception and as our director since May 2021, and is in charge of our research and development and IT infrastructure. Mr. Zhang has over 15 years of experience in the software engineering and internet industry. Prior to joining us, Mr. Zhang was a technical manager of Renren Inc., a China-based social media platform from March 2011 to November 2013, and was a senior engineer of Baidu Inc., the leading Chinese language internet search provider, from July 2010 to March 2011. From April 2007 to July 2010, Mr. Zhang was a software engineer at IBM CSTL. Mr. Zhang received his bachelor’s degree from Beijing Information Science and Technology University and master’s degree from Beihang University.

Xiehua Wang
Director and Vice President of Product

Ms. Xiehua Wang is currently the Vice President of Product of the Company. Ms. Wang joined the Company in October 2016 and has over 10 years of experience in product management in internet companies. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Wang was a senior product manager of Lianjia (currently known as KE Holdings Inc.), a leading housing transactions and services platform in China. From 2013 to 2016, she served as a senior product manager of Baidu Inc., a leading AI company in China, and was as a product manager of Renren Inc., a Chinese social media platform, from 2012 to 2013. Ms. Wang received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Communication University of China.

Charles Zhaoxuan Yang
Independent Director

Mr. Charles Zhaoxuan Yang has served as our independent director since June 2021. Mr. Yang is the Chief Financial Officer of NetEase, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTES) and an independent director of So-Young International Inc. (Nasdaq: SY). Prior to joining NetEase, Inc. in 2017, Mr. Yang was an executive director of the China technology, media and telecommunications, and corporate finance team at J.P. Morgan Securities (Asia Pacific) Limited based in Hong Kong and worked there for almost a decade. Mr. Yang holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Hong Kong and a bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University with majors in Economics and Mathematics. Mr. Yang is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of Michigan.

Yonggang Sun
Independent Director

Mr. Yonggang Sun has served as our independent director since June 2021. Mr. Sun currently serves as a partner of Z-Park Fund. Prior to joining Z-Park Fund, Mr. Sun served as the vice president of Capital Steel Group Co., Ltd. from August 2010 to June 2017. From 2002 to 2010, Mr. Sun served as the general counsel of China Tietong Group Co., Ltd. Mr. Sun received his bachelor’s degree in law from Renmin University in 1993 and his LL.M. degree from Temple University in 2003.

Yusheng Wang
Independent Director

Yusheng Wang has served as an independent Director since October 2022. Mr. Wang is currently a member of China National Education Advisory Committee and the deputy director of Chinese Alliance of Science Popularization. Mr. Wang served as the director of China Science and Technology Museum from 2000 to 2006, and a deputy director, researcher (professor) and doctoral supervisor of the Institute for the History of Natural Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences from 1993 to 2000. Mr. Wang received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Sichuan Normal University in 1966, a master’s degree from the Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1981, and a PhD degree from Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1987.