Ms. Hope Ni has served as our independent director since June 2020. Ms. Ni is an executive director of Cogobuy Group (HKEX: 0400). Ms. Ni currently serves as an independent director of Digital China Holdings Ltd. (HKEX: 00861) and ATA Creativity global (NASDAQ: AACG). From 2004 to 2007, Ms. Ni was the chief financial officer and director of Viewtran Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: VIEW). In 2008, Ms. Ni served as the vice chairman of Viewtran Group, Inc. Prior to that, Ms. Ni spent six years as a practicing attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York and Hong Kong. Earlier in her career, Ms. Ni worked at Merrill Lynch’s investment banking division in New York. Ms. Ni received her J.D. degree from University of Pennsylvania Law School and her bachelor’s degree in applied economics and business management from Cornell University.