Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Kong has served as our Chairman of the board of directors and Chief Executive Officer since January 2021. Mr. Kong has approximately 13 years of experience in business and corporate management. Mr. Kong currently also serves as Chairman of the board of Hangzhou Haowei Yunlian Technology Co., Ltd., a company listed on PRC National Equities Exchange and Quotations under the stock code 838316. Mr. Kong served as a Co-chairman of the board of Canaan Inc. (NASDAQ: CAN), a leading provider of supercomputing solutions, from May 2018 to July 2020. Mr. Kong received a Bachelor’s degree in Law from Wenzhou University in June 2008 and a Master’s degree from Tsinghua University in July 2019.
Mr. Sun has served as our Vice Chairman of the board of directors since January 2021. Mr. Sun currently also serves as a Director of Hangzhou Haowei Yunlian Technology Co., Ltd. He used to serve as a Director of Canaan Inc. from May 2018 to July 2020, overseeing and managing the sales and marketing activities.
Director and Chief Executive Officer of Zhejiang Haowei
Mr. Hu has served as our Director and Chief Executive Officer of Zhejiang Haowei since February 2021. Mr. Hu has over ten years of experience in the semiconductor industry. Prior to that, Mr. Hu had served as a validation Manager at Trident Multi-Media Technology Co. from August 2010 to April 2012 and then at Entropic Shangmin Communication Technology Co. until November 2014. Mr. Hu received a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Automation from East China University of Science and Technology in July 2003 and a Master’s degree in Electronic and Communication Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in March 2013.
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Mr. Chen has served as our Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President since January 2021. Mr. Chen has approximately 20 years of experience in business and corporate management. Prior to joining us, Mr. Chen had worked at Hangzhou Jinjiang Group, one of China’s Fortune 500 companies, for approximately 27 years, holding various positions, including special consultant since 2020, Assistant to the Chairman of its board since March 2002 to the end of 2019, Secretary of the Chairman of the board and then office Director from June 1994 to March 2002. Prior to that, Mr. Chen had worked as an Assistant Statistician and Economist at Lin’an Bureau of Statistics from November 1992 to November 1995. Mr. Chen received a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Zhejiang Radio & Television University in July 1990 and a Master’s degree in Quality Management from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in December 2005. Mr. Chen is currently a Doctor Candidate in Technology Economics and Management at Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.
Senior Vice President
Mr. Kong has served as our Senior Vice President since March 2021. Prior to joining us, Mr. Kong had served as a Partner of iStartup Venture Capital Co. from January 2017 to April 2021, a Vice President and then the Director of the Institute of Computing Technology (ICT) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Shanghai Branch from July 2005 to April 2021, the Chief Scientist at Zhangjiang Venture Capital Co. from December 2010 to October 2016, and the Vice General Manager of Beijing Zhinvxing Grid Technology Co. from August 2001 to June 2005. Mr. Kong received a Bachelor’s degree in Physics from Peking University in 1987 and a Master’s degree in Theoretical Physics from Zhejiang University.
Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Zhejiang Haowei
Mr. Li has served as our Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Zhejiang Haowei since January 2021 and August 2020, respectively. Prior to joining us, Mr. Li had served as algorithm Engineer at several companies including Nokia Siemens Networks (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. from April 2010 to December 2010, Trident Multi-Media Technology Co. from December 2010 to April 2012, Entropic Shangmin Communication Technology Co. from May 2012 to November 2014, and Hunan Guoke Microelectronics Co., Ltd., Shanghai Branch from May 2015 to April 2018. Mr. Li received a Bachelor’s degree in Information and Electronic Engineering from Zhejiang University in June 2003 and a Doctor’s degree in Information and Communication Engineering from Zhejiang University in December 2008.