Mr. Ya Li
Mr. Ya Li has been serving as our independent director since March 2017. Mr. Li founded Beijing Humanistic Intelligence Inc. in 2019 and currently serves as the chief executive officer of this company. Mr. Li currently is also a visiting research fellow and master’s supervisor at Beijing University. From February 2015 to January 2019, Mr. Li served as the chief executive officer of Yidian Zixun. From May 2006 to September 2017, Mr. Li served successively as the chief operating officer, the chief financial officer, the president, and a director of Phoenix New Media (NYSE: FENG). From 2004 to 2006, Mr. Li served as the chief operating officer and the chief financial officer of Techedge Inc. From 2002 to 2006, Mr. Li served as the president of China Quantum Communications Inc. Mr. Li also served as directors for U.S. China Chamber of Commerce, Chinese Finance Society, National Council of Chinese Americans, and Council on U.S.-China Affairs from 1996 to 2005. Mr. Li holds an Executive MBA degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, a master degree in Computer Science from Temple University, and a bachelor degree in Control Systems Engineering from the University of Science & Technology of China.