Ms. Jingbo Wang is one of our founders and has been our Chairwoman and chief executive officer since our inception. She won the Award of Top 30 Most Influential Business Woman in China in 2019 by ICEO. In 2017, Ms. Wang was listed on Forbes’ China Top 100 Businesswomen and China Best Listed-Company Female CEOs. In 2017, she was recognized as an Outstanding Leader of the Year by Wealth APAC, and received International Women’s Entrepreneurial Challenge Award from IWEC Foundation. Ms. Wang has over 20 years of experience in wealth management and asset management industries. Prior to co-founding our company, from May 2000 to September 2005, Ms. Wang worked in several departments and affiliates of Xiangcai Securities, a securities firm in China. Ms. Wang served as head of private banking department at Xiangcai Securities from August 2003 to September 2005, where she established the securities firm’s wealth management business. Prior to that, she worked as the deputy head of ABN AMRO Xiangcai Fund Management, a joint venture fund management company, from February 2002 to August 2003, and the head of asset management department at Xiangcai Securities from May 2000 to February 2002. Ms. Wang received her master’s degree in management in December 1999 and her bachelor’s degree in economics from Sichuan University in China. Ms. Wang also graduated from Global CEO Program of China Europe International Business School in September 2009. In addition, she was one of the graduates of the third session of Hupan University
Mr. Zhe Yin is one of our founders and has been our director since our inception. He has also served as the chief executive officer of Gopher Asset Management from April 2014 to March 2021 and has served as the chairman of the board of Gopher Asset Management from February 2010 to April 2014, then from March 2021 till now. Mr. Yin has over 16 years of experience in wealth management and asset management industries. Mr. Yin served as a Co-Chairman of China’s Fund of Funds Association from 2017 to 2020. He was (i) named as one of the Top 20 Chinese Private Equity Investors by CV Info in 2017, and (ii) named as one of the Top 50 Chinese Private Equity Investors by CV Info in 2019. Prior to co-founding our company, Mr. Yin was the deputy general manager of the private banking department at Xiangcai Securities from November 2003 to September 2005. Prior to that, he worked at Bank of Communications of China from July 1997 to October 2003. Mr. Yin has been serving as an independent director of Guizhou Xinbang Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (SZSE: 002390), a pharmaceutical company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange since November 2017. Mr. Yin received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics in July 1997, and graduated with a MBA degree from China Europe International Business School in September 2010.
Mr. Jin Chen is the chief executive officer of Noah Digital Intelligence. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Chen served as the general manager and co-chief executive officer of Zhongan Online P&C Insurance Co., Ltd (HKEX: 6060), the first online insurance company in China from July 2014 to July 2019, and the executive director and chairperson of the Investment Decision Committee of Zhongan Online P&C Insurance Co., Ltd from November 2019 to January 2021. Prior to that, he was the president of the Credit Card Center at China CITIC Bank Co. Ltd. from July 2005 to May 2014 and the deputy manager of China Merchants Fund Management Co., Ltd from July 2002 to July 2005. Mr. Chen was the assistant to the chief executive officer at China Merchants Securities Co., Ltd. from March 2001 to July 2002 and the deputy leader of the office of board of directors at China Merchants Bank Co., Ltd from May 1999 to March 2001. Mr. Chen was also the visiting professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and he currently serves as the executive director of Shanghai Advanced Institute of Financial Research. He is an academic entrepreneur with a deep theoretical foundation and rich practical experience. His areas of expertise include financial technology and industrial Internet. Mr. Chen received his bachelor degree and master degree in engineering from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in July 1991 and June 1994, respectively, and his Executive MBA degree from Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business in October 2012. Mr. Chen Jin is also a director of the Shanghai Adream Foundation. He is also a representative of the 5th Shenzhen’s People’s Congress and a representative of the 2nd People’s Congress of Huangpu District, Shanghai. He was awarded the honor as the Shenzhen Model Worker and the 4th Shenzhen Top Ten Outstanding Young Entrepreneur, Shanghai Financial Innovation Figure in 2015 and other awards.
Mr. Qing Pan has been our chief financial officer since November 2019. Prior to taking this role, he spent two and a half years serving as the chief operating officer of Gopher Asset Management from April 2017 to November 2019, overseeing fund operations, and led several specialized teams including finance, due diligence, credit rating as well as valuation. As a veteran in the investment and finance community, Mr. Pan spent 17 years with Deloitte as an audit partner before joining our company. Mr. Pan worked at Deloitte Boston office from September 1999 to May 2007, and then at Deloitte headquarter in the US from June 2007 to September 2009, and at Deloitte Shanghai from October 2009 to July 2016. He was also a former member of the accounting research division at Deloitte’s headquarter in the US. He led several Chinese companies’ US listings across various industries. Mr. Pan is certified in public accounting in the US, China, and Hong Kong. Since August 2017, Mr. Pan has been serving as an independent director of Jiangsu Changdian Technology Co., Ltd. (600584.SHSE). He obtained a BA degree from Beijing Foreign Studies University in Beijing, China in July 1997, and MS/MBA from Northeastern University in Boston, the US in September 1999.
Mr. Jun Lu, the chief technology officer of our company. Mr. Lu is mainly responsible for our strategic digital transformation, fintech platform development, technology architecture optimization, as well as AI, data intelligence application and innovation. Mr. Lu is an internet software veteran, who has over 20 years of experience leading development of large-scale software platforms and exploration of cutting-edge technologies in the e-Commerce and finance spaces, both in US and China. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Lu was the chief technology officer of Lu International (Singapore) Ltd. (a subsidiary of Lufax Holding Ltd (NYSE: LU)), and he also served as the head of technology center, and member of executive committee of Lufax. In those roles, Mr. Lu was in charge of all product research and development activities within Lu-International and Lufax. Prior to Lufax, Mr. Lu worked for VIPShop, where he was the chief technology officer of US R&D Division and also senior director of Tech Center, responsible for applying AI and AR/VR technologies in e-Commerce, as well as developing mobile commerce apps to explore new business opportunities. Prior to that, Mr. Lu worked for eBay in its Silicon Valley US headquarter in various roles. He was one of the founders of eBay’s first API platform. Mr. Lu holds double MS degrees in Computer Sciences and Electronic Engineering from University of New Mexico (USA), and a BS degree in Scientific Device Engineering from Zhejiang University.
Mr. Ligao Zhou has been our chief risk management officer since October 2017. Mr. Zhou has more than 18 years’ experience in financial risk management. Prior to joining our company, he served as the responsible person of risk management in JIC Trust from December 2013 to September 2016, the responsible person of the Department of Shanghai Financial Market of JIC Trust from September 2016 to September 2017, and a risk manager in PingAn Insurance Group from July 2002 to August 2013. Mr Zhou received his MBA degree from China-Europe international Business School. He is certified FRM holder and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).