Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Zhenyu Chen has been our Chief Executive Officer since January 2016. 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 70% of Qunar’s total revenue in 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.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Xiaolu Zhu has been our Chief Financial Officer since January 2016. Mr. Xiaolu Zhu joined Qunar in November 2014 and served as Senior Director of Strategy and Investor Relations. His responsibilities covered strategy and business analysis, investor relations, capital markets activities and international investment. Prior to joining Qunar, Xiaolu was VP of Finance at Lashou Group Inc. and in charge of all financial, investor relations and legal related matters. Before that, Xiaolu worked at Goldman Sachs where he helped with multiple IPOs and M&A transactions of Chinese Internet and technology companies. Xiaolu received his L.L.B. from Peking University and J.D. from Duke University.
Mr. Qiang Zhang has been our President since January 2017. Mr. Qiang Zhang joined Qunar in January 2014 as Vice President and the Head of the then newly founded Destination Services Business Unit. He became Executive Vice President of Qunar and Head of the Destination Services Business Group in September 2015. In January 2016, he became our Chief Operation Officer. Under the leadership of Mr. Zhang, Qunar established a powerful direct sales team, covering over 300,000 hotels within a few quarters and built one of the most comprehensive accommodation networks in the industry. He also helped to develop the mobile business of Qunar. Mr. Zhang previously worked at Alibaba Group and Meituan.com, and as general manager of Southern region of Meituan prior to joining Qunar. He was named the national sales champion of Alibaba for multiple years. As the general manager of the Southern region of Meituan, Qiang was responsible for managing a 1,200 people sales team that was the sales champion in the region. Qiang received his bachelor’s degree in computer science from the Air Force Engineering University.
Chief Operating Officer
Ms. Jie Hu has been our Chief Operating Officer since January 2017. She joined Qunar in April 2012 as senior product manager, responsible for hotel users’ service assurance. From December 2012 to October 2014, she was the Head of our Attraction Tickets Business Group. She became Vice President of Qunar and Head of our Attraction Tickets Business Unit in October 2014. Prior to joining Qunar, Ms. Hu worked at Ctrip.com as a senior manager from June 2008 to April 2012, responsible for the research of users’ experience. Ms. Hu received her master’s degree in psychology from Southwest University and her bachelor’s degree in Communication Engineering from Chengdu University of Electronic Science and Technology.