Board of Directors
Mr. Shanglue XiaoChairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Shanglue Xiao is our founder, and has served as the chairman of our board of directors and chief executive officer since our inception. Xiao is a serial entrepreneur with more than 15 years of experience in the e-commerce industry. Prior to founding our company, Mr. Xiao founded the Xiaoye Perfume, an online cosmetics retailer in China, in 2003. Mr. Xiao received his EMBA from China Europe International Business School.
Ms. Dan LiDirector
Ms. Dan Li has served as our director since October 2021. Ms. Li is a managing director at CDH Investments Management (Hong Kong) Limited, where she has been employed since August 2014. Ms. Li served as a senior manager and director in Dinghui Investment Management (Tianjin) Company Limited from May 2012 to July 2014 and as a manager in the private asset management department of Ping An Trust from October 2010 to April 2012. Ms. Li obtained her bachelor's degree in accounting from the Civil Aviation University of China in 2003 and her master of business administration degree from Concordia University in Canada in 2007. Ms. Li is a Chartered Financial Analyst with the CFA Institute and a Hong Kong SFC licensed representative (Type 1 and 4).
Mr. Li-Lan ChengIndependent Director
Mr. Li-Lan Cheng has served as our director since May 2019. Mr. Cheng has served as the acting chief financial officer of Leju Holdings Limited (NYSE: LEJU) since June 2017. Mr. Cheng also served as Leju’s executive director from March 2014 to March 2017. Mr. Cheng has served as the chief operating officer of E-House (China) Holdings Limited, a real estate services company in China, since April 2012. He was E-House’s chief financial officer from November 2006 to April 2012. Prior to joining E-House, Mr. Cheng served as the chief financial officer of SouFun Holdings Limited, a real estate internet company in China, from 2005 to 2006. From 2002 to 2004, Mr. Cheng served as an executive director and the chief financial officer of SOHO China Limited, a real estate developer in Beijing. Mr. Cheng was an assistant director and the head of the Asian transportation sector investment banking group of ABN AMRO Asia from 1997 to 2002. Mr. Cheng currently serves as an independent director of 51job, Inc. (NASDAQ: JOBS), a human resource service provider, an independent director of LAIX Inc. (NYSE: LAIX), an artificial intelligence company for English language training, and an executive director of E-House (China) Enterprise Holdings Limited (2048.HK), a real estate transaction service provider in China. Mr. Cheng received a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Swarthmore College and a Ph.D. degree in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Mr. Cheng is a chartered financial analyst (CFA).
Mr. Xuefeng ChenIndependent Director
Mr. Xuefeng Chen has served as our director since September 2023. Mr. Chen joined Shenzhen Tiantu Capital Co., Ltd. (“Tiantu”) in 2015 and currently serves as its Managing Director and Head of Investment and Financing Management Department. He is responsible for fund management and post-investment project management. Prior to joining Tiantu, Mr. Chen served as a vice president of Shenzhen Jinxin Industrial Group from 2012 to 2015. He served as a partner at Guangdong Ruiting Law Firm from 2010 to 2012, accumulating rich capital market experience. Prior to that, he worked at Guangdong Jundao Law Firm from 2007 to 2010. Mr. Chen is a certified public accountant and a certified tax agent. He received his bachelor’s degree in law from Southwest University of Political Science and Law in China.