Corporate Governance

Board of Directors

Cai Wensheng

Executive Director and Chairman

Mr. Cai Wensheng is a founder, executive Director and the Chairman of the Meitu group. He also serves as a director of Meitu Holdings and Meipai Ltd and is responsible for all strategic planning and business direction of the group. Mr. Cai is a serial entrepreneur and renowned investor in China’s booming Internet and Technology industry. In August, 2004 he established, Inc., an internet navigation service provider. He served as its chair between 2004 and 2008 and was responsible for the company’s overall strategic development. Since the sale of 265 to Google in 2007, Mr. Cai has become a key figure in China’s Internet start-up community. His major investments include a number of tech start-ups in the PRC and bare renowned names like Baofeng Group (SZSE: 300431), Feiyu Technology International (HKEX: 1022), and (NYSE: WUBA), where he also served as a director from May, 2011 to November, 2015. From January 2009 to October, 2013 he served as founder and Chair of Longling Capital. He has also served as chair and chief strategist of 4399 Network Company, a software enterprise that provides Internet gaming applications and information services. Cai currently holds directorships at Xiamen Fei Bo Network Technology (NEEQ: 834617), and TTG Fintech Limited (ASX Ticker: TUP ). Cai Wenshang graduated from Shi Guang High School in Shishi city, Fujian Province, People’s Republic of China in July 1984. In 2015 he was appointed as a part-time professor of the Xiamen University School of Management .

Wu Zeyuan (also known as Wu Xinhong)

Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Wu Zeyuan (also known as Mr. Wu Xinhong) is a founder, executive director and the Chief Executive Officer of the Meitu Group . He also serves as a director of Meitu Investment, Meitu HK, Meipai Global, Meitu Mobile, Meitu Networks and Meitu Home. Mr. Wu has been involved in China’s Internet industry since 2000 when he helped run of a domain name registration business during his senior year of high school. In 2008 he began researching photo-editing software, developing and launching one popular product after another. Two of his most notable ventures include, and Martian Translator: a program to convert ordinary language into netspeak consisting of unconventional Chinese characters. Mr. Wu received his high school diploma from Quanzhou No. 1 High School in Quanzhou, Fujian Province, People’s Republic of China in July 2001.

Guo Yihong

Non-executive Director

Dr. Guo Yihong is a non-executive Director and a member of the Audit Committee of the Meitu Group. Dr. Guo adds years of experience in the financial and high tech sectors to the Meitu Group. His experience in finance includes previous employment with Soros Fund Management LLC, and serving as a partner at IDG Capital Investment Consultancy (Beijing) since 2006. His tech industry experience includes serving as a director of Xiamen Gigabit Network Technology, Next Games Oy, Cassia Networks, and Ripple Labs, and is a board observer at He also serves as a director at the restaurant services group China Quanjude (SZSE: 002186). Dr. Guo is a partner of IDG-Accel China Growth Fund III L.P., one of our Pre-IPO Investors and a shareholder of Meitu Inc. Dr. Guo received a bachelor’s degree in applied chemistry from the Shanghai Jiaotong University in 1985, a Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1991, and an MBA from Columbia Business School in 1997.

Lee Kai-Fu

Non-executive Director

Dr. Lee Kai-Fu was appointed as a non-executive Director of the Meitu Group in August, 2016 and is a member of the Remuneration Committee. Dr. Lee brings years of successful experience at some of the world’s leading tech companies to the Meitu Group. From 1988 to 1990, Dr. Lee worked at Carnegie Mellon University, where he served as Assistant Professor. Between 1990 and 1996, Dr. Lee worked at Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL), and became a Vice-President of the company in 1995. Dr. Lee served as a Vice President at Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) where he played a key role in establishing the Microsoft Research Division. From 2005 to 2009 he served as President of Google China (NASDAQ: GOOGL), where he helped establish the company’s operations in the Chinese market, was responsible for launching the Google China R&D Center, and oversaw the overall growth of the company . Dr. Lee has served as chair of Innovation Works (Beijing) Enterprise Management Co., Ltd. (NEEQ: 835966) since 2009. He also holds independent, non-executive director positions at Shangri-La Asia Limited (HKEX: 0069), Hon Hai Precision Industry (TWSE: 2317), and LightinTheBox Holding Company (NYSE: LITB). He is a founder and managing partner of Innovation Works Development Fund L.P., one of our pre-IPO investors, and is a current shareholder of Meitu Inc . Dr. Lee received his bachelor of arts degree in Computer Science from Columbia University in May, 1983. He completed his Ph.D. in Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University in 1988 .

Ko Chun Shun Johnson

Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. Ko Chun Shun Johnson has been appointed as an independent non-executive Director of our Company. He also serves as chair of the Remuneration Committee is a member of the Audit Committee with effect from Listing. Mr. Ko brings a diverse and highly successful career’s worth of experience to the Meitu Group. He has served on many prestigious boards, including executive director positions at Concord New Energy Group (HKEX: 0182) from 2006 to 2015, Sheng Yuan Holdings Limited (HKEX: 0851) from 2007 to June 4, 2009, Huayi Tencent Entertainment Company Limited (HKEX: 0419) from 2002 to 2008, Varitronix International Limited (HKEX: 0710) from 2005 to 2016, and ReOrient Group Limited (HKEX: 0376) from 2011 to 2016 . In addition to this long list of experience, Mr. Ko currently maintains a number of active roles. He has served as an executive director at KuangChi Science Limited (HKEX: 0439) since 2014, Frontier Services Group Limited (HKEX: 0500) since 1999, and continued to the ReOrient Group as a non-executive director since 2016 .

Zhou Hao

Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. Zhou Hao has been appointed as an independent non-executive Director of Meitu, serves as chair of the Audit Committee, and is member of the Nomination Committee with effect from Listing. Mr. Zhou brings superb professional accounting and related financial management expertise to Meitu. As required by Rule 3.10(2) of the Listing Rules, his experience listed below: • Financial Manager at General Electric (China) Co., Ltd. in January 2007 • Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer at Wuxi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc., (NYSE: WX) from May 2009 to September 2010 • Chief Financial Officer at CITIC Pharmaceutical Co Ltd, a pharmaceutical service provider that supplies medicine and related consumables to hospitals, beginning in September, 2010. • Chief Financial Officer of Inc., (NYSE: WUBA), a company that operates online an marketplace serving local merchants and consumers in China since May, 2011. Mr. Zhou received his bachelor’s degree from Shanghai International Studies University in July 1998.

ZHANG Shoucheng

Independent Non-Executive Director

Professor Zhang is a giant in the worlds of both academia and business and has been involved in groundbreaking technologies for a number of years. He 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. Professor Zhang has held important academic and non-academic research positions over the course of his career. Between 1987 and 1989 he served as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Kavli Institute of Theoretical Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He was a Senior Fellow at the IBM Almaden Research Center between 1989 and 1993, when he joined the Department of Physics at Stanford University. Professor Zhang’s main area of research has been condensed matter physics with a focus on topological insulators. He has contributed a large number of cutting edge innovations in the research direction of high-temperature superconductivity, the Quantum Hall Effect, spintronics, strong associated electronic systems, and others. Over the course of his magnanimous career, Professor Zhang has received a large number of prestigious awards and recognitions for his contributions to science. For his groundbreaking research on Quantum Spin Hall effect and Topological Insulators, Professor Zhang 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 (sharing a stage with the late world-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking). In 2015, Professor Zhang was awarded the Benjamin Franklin Medal (one of the word’s most renowned scientific prizes), the historical recipients of which include Albert Einstein, Marie Curie, Stephen Hawking, Yang Zhenning, 116 Nobel laureates, and renowned inventors Thomas Edison (inventor of the electric light), Nikola Tesla (inventor of the AC Grid), Alexander Graham Bell (inventor of the telephone) and Orville Wright (inventor of the aircraft). In addition to his academic pursuits, Professor Zhang has branched into a business career as a investor in high tech ventures and has strived to promote scientific and technological exchanges between China and the United States of America. He was an angel investor in Stanford University’s startup company VMWare, a cloud computing industry leader that once reached a market capitalization of US $48 billion. In 2013 he founded DHVC (Danhua Capital) and became its founding chair, investing primarily in innovative companies that originated from the Stanford University / Silicon Valley region with investment focus in areas including artificial intelligence, big data, augmented/virtual reality, gene therapy other disrupting technologies. Recently, Professor Zhang has served as a keynote speaker in many conferences and summits on Blockchain Technology, including the ‘Blockchain Technology Evolution in US and China Summit’ organized by Blockchain Connect Conference in San Francisco on January 26, 2018. Professor Zhang 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 .