Corporate Governance

Board of Directors

Cai Wensheng

Executive Director and Chairman

Mr. Cai Wensheng, aged 46, is a founder, executive Director and the Chairman of our Group. Mr. Cai also serves as a director of Meitu Holdings and Meipai Ltd. Mr. Cai is responsible for the overall strategic planning and business direction of the Group. Mr. Cai completed his junior high education from Shi Guang High School in Shishi city, Fujian Province, China in July 1984. Mr. Cai is an entrepreneur and renowned investor in the Internet and technology industry in China. In August 2004, Mr. Cai established 265.com Inc., a company that provides site navigation services. He was the chairman of 265.com Inc. from August 2004 to 2008, responsible for the company’s overall strategic development. 265.com Inc. was sold to Google in 2007. Since then, Mr. Cai has become an influential figure in the Internet start-up community in China. Mr. Cai has invested in various technology start-ups in the PRC, including Baofeng Group Co., Ltd. (Shenzhen Stock Exchange Stock Code: 300431), 58.com Inc., (NYSE: WUBA) and Feiyu Technology International Company Ltd. (Hong Kong Stock Exchange Stock Code: 1022). Mr. Cai is also the founder and chairman of Longling Capital Co., Ltd. From January 2009 to October 2013, Mr. Cai was the chairman of 4399 Network Co., Ltd., a software enterprise that provides Internet gaming applications and information services, and was responsible for the company’s overall strategic development plan. He was also appointed as a part-time professor at the School of Management, Xiamen University in September 2015. From May 2011 to November 2015, Mr. Cai served as a director of 58.com Inc. Mr. Cai currently holds directorships in Xiamen Fei Bo Network Technology Co., Ltd. (National Equities Exchange and Quotations Stock Code: 834617) since June 2015 and TTG Fintech Limited (Australian Securities Exchange Ticker: TUP) since September 2012.

Wu Zeyuan (also known as Wu Xinhong)

Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Wu Zeyuan (also known as Mr. Wu Xinhong), aged 35, is a founder, executive Director and the Chief Executive Officer of our Group. Mr. Wu is responsible for the overall management of the Company. Mr. Wu is also a director of Meitu Investment, Meitu HK, Meipai Global, Meitu Mobile, Meitu Networks and Meitu Home. Mr. Wu has been involved in the Internet industry in China since 2000. Mr. Wu received his high school diploma from Quanzhou No. 1 High School in the PRC in July 2001. From September 2000 onwards, Mr. Wu was involved in running domain-name registration businesses. Mr. Wu began developing and researching photo-editing software in 2008. Mr. Wu has created and launched one popular product after another, from 520.com to Martian Translator, a software program for converting ordinary language into netspeak consisting of unconventional Chinese characters. During the past three years, Mr. Wu was not a director of any listed companies.

Guo Yihong

Non-executive Director

Dr. Guo Yihong, aged 52, is a non-executive Director and a member of the Audit Committee of our Company. Dr. Guo received his bachelor’s degree in applied chemistry from the Shanghai Jiaotong University in July 1985, Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in February 1991, and a master’s degree in business administration from Columbia Business School in May 1997. In 1999, Dr. Guo was employed at Soros Fund Management LLC. Since 2006, Dr. Guo has been a partner at IDG Capital Investment Consultancy (Beijing) Co., Ltd. (IDG ). Dr. Guo has been a director of Internet platform and app development and operating companies, such as Xiamen Gigabit Network Technology Co., Ltd., Next Games Oy, Cassia Networks Inc. and Ripple Labs, Inc. Dr. Guo has been a board observer of Farfetch.com Limited since April 2016. Since August 2014, Dr. Guo has been a director of China Quanjude (Group) Co., Ltd (Shenzhen Stock Exchange Stock Code: 002186), a restaurant services group. Dr. Guo is a partner of IDG-Accel China Growth Fund III L.P., one of our Pre-IPO Investors and a shareholder of our Company.

Lee Kai-Fu

Non-executive Director

Dr. Lee Kai-Fu, aged 55, was appointed as a non-executive Director in August 2016 and is a member of the Remuneration Committee. Dr. Lee received his bachelor of arts degree and Ph.D. in computer science from Columbia University in May 1983 and Carnegie Mellon University in May 1988, respectively. From 1988 to 1990, Dr. Lee worked at Carnegie Mellon University, where he served as an assistant professor. Between July 1990 and April 1996, Dr. Lee worked at Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), serving his last position as vice-president from December 1995. From July 1998 to July 2005, Dr. Lee was the vice president at Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT), a software products and services company, where he played a key role in establishing the Microsoft research division. From July 2005 to September 2009, Dr. Lee was the president of Google China at Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL), where he helped establish Google’s operations in the market and oversaw its growth. He was responsible for launching the Google China R&D Center. Dr. Lee has been an independent non-executive director of Shangri-La Asia Limited (Hong Kong Stock Exchange Stock Code: 0069) since November 18, 2015 and Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd. (Taiwan Stock Exchange Stock Code: 2317) since July 2016. Dr. Lee has served as chairman and chief executive officer of Innovation Works Limited, a venture capital firm, since 2009. Dr. Lee has been the chairman of Innovation Works (Beijing) Enterprise Management Co., Ltd. (National Equities Exchange and Quotations Stock Code: 835966), a venture capital firm, since September 2015 and independent non-executive director of LightInTheBox Holding Co., Ltd, a NYSE-listed company (NYSE: LITB) since June 5, 2013. Dr. Lee is a co-founder and the managing partner of Innovation Works Development Fund L.P., one of our Pre-IPO Investors and a shareholder of our Company.

Ko Chun Shun Johnson

Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. Ko Chun Shun Johnson, aged 65, has been appointed as an independent non-executive Director of our Company, chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee of our Company with effect from Listing. From December 2006 to June 19, 2015, he served as an executive director of Concord New Energy Group Limited (Hong Kong Stock Exchange Stock Code: 0182). He served as an executive director of Sheng Yuan Holdings Limited (Hong Kong Stock Exchange Stock Code: 0851) from 2007 to June 4, 2009. He served as an executive director of Huayi Tencent Entertainment Company Limited (Hong Kong Stock Exchange Stock Code: 0419) from June 2002 to January 2008. Over the past three years, Mr. Ko has held directorships in the following listed companies: Varitronix International Limited (Hong Kong Stock Exchange Stock Code: 0710) as an executive director from June 2005 to April 2016 KuangChi Science Limited (Hong Kong Stock Exchange Stock Code: 0439) as an executive director since August 2014 ReOrient Group Limited (Hong Kong Stock Exchange Stock Code: 0376) as an executive director from August 2011 to April 2016 and as non-executive director since April 2016 Frontier Services Group Limited (Hong Kong Stock Exchange Stock Code: 0500) as an executive director since February 1999; and Concord New Energy Group Limited (Hong Kong Stock Exchange Stock Code: 0182) as an executive director from December 2006 to June 2015.

Zhou Hao

Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. Zhou Hao, aged 40, has been appointed as an independent non-executive Director of our Company, chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Nomination Committee of our Company with effect from Listing. Mr. Zhou is our Director with appropriate professional accounting or related financial management expertise for the purpose of Rule 3.10(2) of the Listing Rules through his experience listed below. Mr. Zhou received his bachelor’s degree from Shanghai International Studies University in July 1998. Mr. Zhou joined General Electric (China) Co., Ltd. in January 2007 as a financial manager. From May 2009 to September 2010, Mr. Zhou was the vice president of finance and the chief financial officer at Wuxi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc., (NYSE: WX). In September 2010, Mr. Zhou joined CITIC Pharmaceutical Co Ltd., a pharmaceutical service provider that supplies medicine and related consumables to hospitals as chief financial officer. Since May 2011, Mr. Zhou has served as the chief financial officer of 58.com Inc., (NYSE: WUBA), a company that operates online marketplace serving local merchants and consumers in China.

ZHANG Shoucheng

Independent Non-Executive Director

Professor Zhang, aged 55, is a professor of physics at Stanford University, a fellow of the American National Academy of Sciences, a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a foreign academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He received a bachelor's degree from the Free University of Berlin in Germany in 1983 and a Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1987. Professor Zhang was a postdoctoral fellow of the Kavli Institute of Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara, in the United States from 1987 to 1989, a senior fellow of the IBM Almaden Research Center from 1989 to 1993, and was employed by the Stanford University Department of Physics in 1993. His main research area was condensed matter physics, the focus of which was on topological insulators. He had made a large number of international first-class original innovations in the research direction of high-temperature superconductivity, quantum Hall effect, spintronics, strong associated electronic systems, etc.. For his groundbreaking research on quantum spin Hall effect and topological insulators, he has won the Europhysics Prize in 2010, the Oliver Buckley Prize by the American Physical Society in 2012, the Dirac Medal by the International Centre for Theoretical Physics under the auspices of UNESCO in 2012, and the Physics Frontier Prize in 2013 (which was presented on the same stage with the famous physicist Stephen Hawking). In 2015, Professor Zhang was awarded the Benjamin Franklin Medal (one of the most prestigious science prizes in the world), the historical recipients of which included scientific giants such as Albert Einstein, Madame Curie, Stephen Hawking, Yang Zhenning, 116 Nobel laureates, as well as inventors such as Thomas Edison (electric light inventor), Nikola Tesla (AC Grid inventor), Alexander Bell (telephone inventor) and Orville Wright (inventor of aircraft). Professor Zhang was an angel investor in Stanford University’s startup company VMWare, which was a cloud computing industry leader previously having reached a market value of US$48 billion. For many years, Professor Zhang has strived hard in promoting scientific and technological exchanges between China and the United States of America. Professor Zhang founded DHVC (Danhua Capital) in 2013 and took the position of founding chairman, primarily investing in innovative companies that originated from the Stanford University / Silicon Valley region with investment focus in areas such as artificial intelligence, big data, augmented/virtual reality, gene therapy and other industries. Professor Zhang has been a keynote speaker in many conferences and summits on the area of blockchain technology, including but not limited to the ‘Blockchain Technology Evolution in US and China Summit’ organized by Blockchain Connect Conference in San Francisco on January 26, 2018.