Mr. Chaohui Chen is our founder and has served as our director and chief executive officer since 2015. Prior to co-founding our company, Mr. Chen worked at Huawei from 1994 to 2013 where he served as SVP of Huawei, President of Huawei Device Company, CEO of Huawei UK & Ireland, and President of Wireless Product Line. Prior to that, Mr. Chen served as a R&D engineer in Guangdong Province Computer Co., Ltd from 1992 to 1994. Mr. Chen also serves as a director of Maya System, Inc., in which we made an equity investment. Mr. Chen received his bachelor’s degree in applied physics from National University of Defense Technology in China and master’s degree in nuclear electronics from China Institute of Atomic Energy.
Mr. Xinquan Xu was appointed as our Chief Sales Officer and President of Marketing and Sales in September 2020. Prior to that, Mr. Xu was our Co-Chief Sales Officer. Prior to joining us in August 2020, from 2016 to 2020, Mr. Xu held senior executive roles in several renowned companies in various industries such as LeEco, E-Commodities, China Railway Container and China Railway Express Ltd. From 2014 to 2016, Mr. Xu served as business group CEO responsible for JD.com, Inc.’s overseas operations. Prior to that, Mr. Xu worked at Huawei from 1996 to 2014, where he served various senior management roles in areas such as overseas sales and services, ecommerce and branding, strategic global marketing of consumer goods such as mobile phone products. Mr. Xu received his bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Tsinghua University and his master’s degree in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics from Bauman Moscow State Technical University. Mr. Xu received his honorary doctorate’s degree in Telecom Economics from Moscow State Aviation Institute. Mr. Xu is an academician of International Telecom Academy.
Mr. Wen was appointed as our Chief Strategy Officer in September 2020. Prior to that, Mr. Wen Gao served as our chief sales officer since 2014. Prior to joining us, Mr. Gao worked at Huawei from 2007 to 2011, where he served as the Director of Software Platform Department in Huawei Device Company. Prior to that, Mr. Gao worked as software R&D engineer and manager in several technology companies in Shenzhen, China from 1995 to 2007. Mr. Gao received his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in computer application from Wuhan Surveying and Mapping University of Science and Technology in China, which was later merged into Wuhan University.
Mr. Shubao Pei has served as our chief R&D officer since 2014 and was also appointed as chief Supply Chain Officer in January 2021. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Pei worked at Huawei from 1997 to 2014, where he served as the Director of New Product Introduction in Supply Chain, Director of OSS and Service Development Department. Mr. Pei received his bachelor’s degree in computer engineering and his master’s degree in mechanical engineering, both from Xi’an Jiaotong University in China.
Mr. Zhihui Gong has served as our chief technology officer since 2015. Prior to joining us, Mr. Gong worked at Shenzhen Liming Network Co., Ltd from 1997 to 2015, performing IT planning, architecture, top design of enterprise system and cloud service platform, software development management, company’s technology management and planning. Mr. Gong received his doctor’s degree from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in China.