|James Jianzhang Liang|
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Mr. James Jianzhang Liang currently serves on the Boards of Ctrip (chairman of the Board since August 2003), Home Inns Group (HMIN), Tuniu (TOUR), and eHi (EHIC), and serves as an independent director of Jiayuan.com International Ltd. (DATE). Mr. Liang is one of the co-founders of Ctrip, and has served as its chief executive officer from 2000 to January 2006 and resumed the role of chief executive officer since from March 2013. Prior to founding Ctrip, Mr. Liang held a number of technical and managerial positions with Oracle Corporation from 1991 to 1999 in the United States and China, including the head of the ERP consulting division of Oracle China from 1997 to 1999. Mr. Liang received his Ph.D. degree from Stanford University and his Master's and Bachelor's degrees from Georgia Institute of Technology. He also attended an undergraduate program at Fudan University.
Mr. Zhenyu Chen is our new Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Zhenyu Chen joined Qunar in March 2010 as Vice President for products and mobile development. He became Executive Vice President of Qunar and Head of the Mobile Business Group in November 2014. Zhenyu is responsible for the development of Qunar’s mobile application and the growth of the mobile business, which contributed over 73% of Qunar’s total revenue in the third quarter of 2015. Prior to joining Qunar, Zhenyu was CTO and Co-Founder of Zhuaxia.com from December 2005 to June 2009. Zhenyu also worked at Baidu, Inc. from January 2001 to November 2005 first as an engineer, and was later promoted to senior manager of the search department. Mr. Chen received his bachelor’s degree in computer software from Wuhan University of Hydraulic and Electrical Engineering in 1999.
Mr. Jimmy Lai has served as the chief financial officer of China Online Education Group since June 2015 and is also an independent director of Sky-mobi Limited, a Nasdaq-listed company. Prior to joining China Online Education Group, Mr. Lai served as the chief financial officer of Chukong Technologies Corp., a leading mobile entertainment platform company in China. Prior to that, Mr. Lai served as the chief financial officer of Gamewave Corporation, a leading webgame company in China from 2011 to 2013. Prior to that, Mr. Lai served as the chief financial officer of Daqo New Energy Corp., an NYSE-listed company and a leading polysilicon manufacturer based in China from 2009 to 2011. Mr. Lai received his MBA in accounting from the University of Texas at Dallas and his bachelor’s degree in statistics from the National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan. Mr. Lai is a certified public accountant licensed in the State of Texas.
Mr. Jianmin Zhu currently serves as chief executive officer of FanXiang Investment Management. He founded the company in 2014. He is also one of the co-founders of Infecon Information Technology and worked as its advisor from 2012 to 2013. Mr. Zhu is well-respected for his expertise in investment and information technology. Prior to starting his own business, Mr. Zhu worked with Ctrip as a vice president before 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Zhu worked with Compaq as senior adviser and with RPTI International as chief technology officer. Mr. Zhu holds a bachelor’s degree from Shanghai JiaoTong University.
Ms. Ying Shi is the founder and executive of Shiva Yoga Media since 2008. Prior to that, Ms. Shi worked extensively in the travel industry in China. Ms. Shi is well respected for her experience in the health care, therapy and travel industry. Ms. Shi holds a bachelor’s degree from Shandong University.