Mr. Jinbo Yao
Mr. Jinbo Yao is an independent director on our board of directors. He is the founder, chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer of 58.com Inc. (NYSE: WUBA). Mr. Yao is a pioneer in China’s internet industry. Prior to founding 58.com, Mr. Yao founded domain.cn in 2000, a domain name transaction and value-added service website in China. After domain.cn was acquired by net.cn in September 2000, Mr. Yao served in various managerial roles at net.cn including vice president of sales until 2005. Mr. Yao also co-founded and serves on the board of directors of Xueda Education Group (NYSE: XUE). Mr. Yao received his bachelor’s degrees in computer science and chemistry from Ocean University of China (formerly known as Ocean University of Qingdao) in 1999.