Mr. Dong Hu is our founder and has served as chairman of the board of directors, and our chief executive officer since May 2018 and our chief financial officer since May 2022. He has also served as a director and chief executive officer of Zhejiang Ebang since January 2010. Mr. Hu has over 23 years of experience in the network communication and computing industry. Between August 1998 and August 2009, he was a teacher of the College of Information Engineering at Zhejiang University of Technology. From August 2009, he worked as a teacher of the College of Computer Science and Technology at the same university until October 2017. He is also an executive director of each of Zhejiang Ebang, Ebang IT, Hangzhou Dewang, Ebang Hongfa, Hangzhou Ebang Shuotai and Hangzhou Yibang Botong, and a director of HK Ebang Communications, HK Ebang Technology, and HK Ebang Digital, Ebang Digital Asset Management, Ebang Digital Asset Custody, Ebang Trust, Ebang Financial Services, Ebon Pay Pte. Ltd., Ebonex Australia, Australia Ebon Pty Ltd, Ebon Management Australia and Compass Global. Mr. Hu is primarily responsible for overseeing the sales and marketing, research and development, business strategy and overall management of our company. Mr. Hu graduated from Zhejiang University of Technology with an undergraduate degree in industrial automation in July 1998. In September 2008, Mr. Hu obtained a master of business administration (MBA) degree from Zhejiang University.
Ms. Chunjuan Peng is our deputy general manager and has served as a director since May 2018. She has also served as a deputy general manager of Zhejiang Ebang since January 2010 and a director of Zhejiang Ebang from January 2010 to March 2021. She has served as a director of Hangzhou Yibang Botong and HK Ebang Information since November 2021 and August 2022, respectively. Ms. Peng has over 18 years of experience in the areas of business operation and production and supply chain management. From September 2003 to January 2010, Ms. Peng was a deputy general manager at Hangzhou Ebang Communication Technology Co., Ltd., where she was responsible for assisting in managing the daily operation of the company. Ms. Peng is mainly responsible for our production and supply chain management, which includes overseeing the procurement of raw materials and production and quality control. Ms. Peng graduated from Jiangxi Normal University with a self-taught associate degree in tourism management in June 1997.
Mr. Tingjie Lyu has served as our director since June 2020. He has served as an independent director of China Satellite Communications Co., Ltd., Shenzhen Aisidi Co., Ltd., China Communications Services Corporation Limited and Beijing Digital Telecom Co., Ltd. since May 2016, June 2014, June 2015 and May 2013, respectively. He has also served as a director of Wooboo Mobile Media Co., Ltd. since July 2016. Mr. Lyu has over 38 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. Since June 1985, Mr. Lyu successively served as a teacher, an associate professor and a professor at Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, College of Economic Management. Mr. Lyu is also an executive director and an executive vice president of International Telecommunication Association and China Information Economy Society, respectively. Mr. Lyu is the director of each Modern Management Committee of China Communications Society and Communication Technology and Economics Committee of China Association of Technology and Economics and the deputy director of E-commerce Teaching Steering Committee of the Ministry of Education. Mr. Lyu holds a bachelor’s degree in radio engineering and a master’s degree in management engineering from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications and a doctor’s degree in engineering from Kyoto University.
Mr. Yanqing Gao has served as our director since June 2021. He has been a director of Zhejiang Jianxue Technology Co., Ltd. since November 2019, Jiangsu Mole Biotechnology Co., Ltd. since April 2016, Shanghai Xinfangxun Communication Technology Co., Ltd. since November 2015 and Hangzhou Kaipu Technology Co., Ltd. since September 2015. Mr. Gao has also been the deputy manager of Zhejiang Zheke Investment Management Co., Ltd. since May 2012. He was a director of Yuancheng Environment co., Ltd. from June 2013 to November 2018. He also served as a director and the chief financial officer of Zhejiang Tianyuan Biopharmaceutical Co., Ltd. from April 2007 to April 2012. Mr. Gao held various accounting positions with companies in China since 1990. Mr. Gao received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Hangzhou Business School in 1984 and his EMBA from Zhongnan University of Economics and Law in 2008.
Mr. Mingming Su has served as our director since November 2021. Mr. Su has served as Chief Strategy Officer of DouYu International Holdings Limited (“DouYu”), a company that has its American depositary shares listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, since November 2015 and director of DouYu since October 2016. Mr. Su served as the investment analyst of Shanda Computer (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. from March 2010 to March 2011, the investment manager of Hangzhou Bianfeng Network Technology Co., Ltd. from March 2011 to August 2012 and the vice president of investment at Shenzhen Qingsong Investment Management Partnership (Limited Partnership) from August 2012 to November 2015. Mr. Su obtained his bachelor’s degree majoring in library science and minoring in English from Anhui University in July 2007. Mr. Su also obtained his Master of Management majoring in library science from Chinese Academy of Sciences in March 2010.