Mr. Lei ChenChief Executive Officer
Mr. Lei Chen has been our chief executive officer since July 2017. Prior to that, Mr. Chen served as our co-chief executive officer and chief technology officer. He joined the Company in November 2014. Prior to joining us, Mr. Chen was the chief executive officer of Tencent Cloud Computing (Beijing) Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Tencent Holdings Limited, or Tencent, where he spearheaded Tencent’s cloud computing, open platform and social advertisement efforts. He joined Tencent in 2010. Before becoming the chief executive officer of Tencent Cloud Computing (Beijing) Ltd., he served as manager of Tencent’s cloud platform division and deputy general manager of its open platform and social advertising platform divisions. Mr. Chen also worked at Google and Microsoft before joining Tencent, creating data storage and e-commerce applications. Mr. Chen holds a bachelor of science degree in computer science and technology from Tsinghua University, and a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Texas at Austin.
Mr. Eric ZhouChief Financial Officer
Mr. Zhou joined the Company as chief financial officer in September 2017. Prior to joining the Company, he was the interim chief financial officer at ChinaCache International Holdings Limited and also served as senior vice president from September 2015 to June 2016. From February 2010 to December 2014, he served as vice president of finance and chief financial officer at Sutor Technology Group Limited. Prior to that, Mr. Zhou served in various roles, including executive vice president and chief financial officer at Richfield Investment Ltd., equity research analyst at Roth Capital Partners, principal financial planner at American Electric Power, and senior research analyst at U.S. Global Investors. Mr. Zhou obtained a bachelor’s degree with honors in Petroleum Management Engineering from China Petroleum University, and an MBA in Finance and Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Energy and Mineral Resources from the University of Texas at Austin. Mr. Zhou is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).