Derek Boyang Shen
Mr. Derek Boyang Shen is our chairman of board of directors and the angel investor of us. Mr. Shen is a successful serial entrepreneur and investor and has extensive experience in the internet industry. Mr. Shen served as the president of LinkedIn China and a global vice president of LinkedIn from 2014 to 2017. Prior to that, he founded Nuomi and served as its chief executive officer from 2010 to 2013. From 2005 to 2010, Mr. Shen worked at Google in both the U.S. and China, with his last position being the head of business development of Google China. Prior to Google, he held various senior technical leadership roles at Yahoo! and two other internet companies in the U.S. Mr. Shen obtained dual bachelor's degrees in business administration and environmental chemistry from Nankai University in 1996. He obtained his master's degree in computer science from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2000.
Co-Founder, Director, Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Jing Gao is our co-founder, director and chief executive officer. Mr. Gao has more than a decade of experience in the internet industry and as a successful serial entrepreneur. Prior to co-founding our company, Mr. Gao served as the chief executive officer of Sun0101.com, an advertising technology company in 2014. From 2013 to 2014, he worked as the head of business intelligence and business analytics system of Nuomi, where he was also responsible for developing new business opportunities. Prior to that, Mr. Gao was the chief of staff to the president of OkBuy, a leading e-commerce company in China, from 2011 to 2013. He worked as a search engine marketing manager at Baidu from 2009 to 2011. From 2005 to 2009, he worked at Baixing.com, an online classifieds platform, with his last position being the head of Beijing branch. Mr. Gao graduated from Beijing Jiaotong University in 2005, where he majored in computer science.
Co-Founder, Director, President
Mr. Yan Cui is our co-founder, director and president. Mr. Cui has more than a decade of experience in the internet industry. Prior to co-founding our company, Mr. Cui served as an operation manager at the online business department of New Oriental from 2011 to 2015. He worked at Baixing.com from 2006 to 2009, where he was responsible for online sales and marketing and data analytics. Mr. Cui obtained a bachelor's degree in computer science from Beijing Union University in 2006.
Mr. Wenbiao Li has served as our director since 2015. Mr. Li has served as a managing director of Walden International since 2008 and as a managing partner of Kaiwu Walden Capital, L.P. since 2013. Mr. Li also serves as a director of Union Optech Co., Ltd. a company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange and Best, Inc., a company listed on the NYSE. From 2004 to 2007, Mr. Li served as a director of mobile engineering at Google. From 2000 to 2003, Mr. Li served as a vice president of engineering at Skire, Inc. Mr. Li obtained a bachelor's degree in computer engineering from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, a master's degree in computer science from the University of San Francisco, and an EMBA degree from Golden Gate University.
Mr. Edwin Fung will serve as our independent director upon the SEC's declaration of effectiveness of our registration statement on Form F-1, of which this prospectus is a part. Mr. Fung is a professional accountant and fellow members of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountant and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants of United Kingdom. Mr. Fung is also an independent director of Wanda Sports Group Company Limited, a company listed on NASDAQ and a director of Beijing Vantone Real Estate Co., Ltd., a company listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange. He has over 30 years of professional experience in financial auditing, corporate finance and internal control compliance. Mr. Fung worked at KPMG from 1986 to 2017, where he was a vice chairman and a member of the management committee of KPMG China prior to his retirement. In 2012, Mr. Fung became the senior partner of KPMG Northern China region and the senior partner of Beijing office. Prior to that, Mr. Fung was the founding chairman of KPMG's Global China Practice and was responsible for establishing local China practice in 40 countries around the world from 2010 to 2011. He became a partner of KPMG in 1999. Mr Fung has a diploma in Accounting from Hong Kong Institution of Vocational Education.
Mr. Jianping Ye will serve as our independent director upon the SEC's declaration of effectiveness of our registration statement on Form F-1, of which this prospectus is a part. Mr. Ye is an expert on land and real estate and has over 30 years of experience in business and public management education. Since 2001, Mr. Ye has been a chair professor at the Department of Land and Real Estate Management of Renmin University of China, where he was an associate professor from 1994 to 2001. Mr. Ye is an expert consultant to both the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development and Ministry of Natural Resources of China. He also serves as an executive director of the Global Chinese Real Estate Congress and an executive director of the China Land Science Society. He is also an Honorary Professor at the Department of Real Estate and Construction of The University of Hong Kong. Mr. Ye obtained a bachelor's degree in aerial survey and remote sensing technology from Wuhan University in 1984, a master's degree in enterprise management and a doctor of philosophy degree in land management from Renmin University of China in 1989 and 2002, respectively.
Jason Zheng Zhang
Director, Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Jason Zheng Zhang is our chief financial officer. Prior to joining our company in 2019, Mr. Zhang worked at Citigroup Global Markets Asia Limited from 2007 to 2019, with his last position being a managing director and the chief operating officer of China investment banking division. From 2005 to 2007, he served as a manager and senior manager of the investment banking division of BNP Prime Peregrine. He worked at the head office of China Ocean Shipping (Group) Company from 1996 to 2003. Mr. Zhang obtained a bachelor's degree in international finance from Nankai University in 1996. He obtained an MBA degree from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at University of Maryland in 2005.
Lillian Jing Liu
Director, Chief People Officer
Ms. Lillian Jing Liu has served as Danke's chief people officer since 2019. Prior to joining Danke, Ms. Liu served as the chief human resources officer and a group vice president of SF Express from 2016 to 2019. Prior to that, she served as the senior vice president of human resources of Renren Inc. from 2012 to 2016. From 2004 to 2012, she served as the head of human resources in the North Asia region of Nokia. Prior to that, she served as a business and human resource director of Hewlett-Packard Enterprise from 1999 to 2004. From 1994 to 1999, Ms. Liu served as the head of human resources in the Greater China region of Nortel Networks. Ms. Liu obtained an MBA from City University of Seattle in 1999.