Board of Directors
Mr. Jinbo LiChairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Jinbo Li has been our chairman and chief executive officer since April 2020. Mr. Li is a successful serial entrepreneur with more than 20 years' experience in China's internet and technology industry. Mr. Li was part of Xunlei’s founding team and contributed to establishing and leading the core R&D team during the crucial early stage of Xunlei from 2004 to 2009. Mr. Li left Xunlei in January 2010 and acted as the chief executive officers of two internet ventures from 2010 to 2014. Mr. Li founded Itui International Inc., a company focusing on developing mobile applications for social networking services, in 2014 and acted as its chairman and chief executive officer since then. Mr. Li received his bachelor’s degree in 1998 from Shandong University in China and master’s degree in 2001 from Peking University in China.
Mr. Sean Shenglong ZouCo-Founder and Director
Mr. Sean Shenglong Zou is one of our co-founders and served as our chief executive officer from our inception in February 2005 to July 2017 and chairman of the board from our inception in February 2005 to December 2017. Mr. Zou currently serves as a director of our company. Mr. Zou is an expert in distributed computing. Mr. Zou pioneered the theory of content-based multimedia indexing technology and resource discovery network that provides time-saving online experience for internet users and has led our company to revolutionize traditional internet acceleration by the technology and network. Mr. Zou received a master’s degree in computer science from Duke University in the United States in 1998 and a bachelor’s degree in computer science from University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1997.
Mr. Peng ShiDirector
Mr. Peng Shi has been serving as a director of our company since April 2020. Mr. Shi has also been serving as the president of product at Beijing Itui Technology Co., Ltd since March 2018. Prior to joing Beijing Itui, Mr. Shi served as the general manager at Qutoutiao Inc. Beijing branch from January 2018 to March 2018, the product director of Toutiao.com, a Chinese news and information content platform operated by Beijing Bytedance Technology Co., Ltd, from 2016 to 2017, the product vice president of Quanmin.tv, a live streaming platform operated by Shanghai Maimiao Information Technology Co., Ltd. from 2015 to 2016, the senior product officer of UCWeb Inc from May 2014 to June 2015, a senior product manager at Baidu, Inc. from April 2013 to May 2014, and a product manager at Qihoo 360 Technology Co., Ltd. from March 2010 to April 2013. Mr. Shi received his bachelor’s degree in software engineering from Beihai College of Beihang University in China in 2011.
Mr. Hui DuanDirector
Mr. Hui Duan has been serving as a director of our company since April 2020. Mr. Duan currently also serves as the chief technology officer of Beijing Itui Technology Co., Ltd. Prior to that, Mr. Duan founded his own company that provided HR SaaS products and services from October 2015 to 2017. From April 2008 to April 2015, Mr. Duan served various management positions at Xunlei including vice president and the chief executive officer of a major subsidiary of Xunlei. Mr. Duan received his bachelor’s degree in computer science from Peking University in 2001 and EMBA degree from China Europe International Business School in 2015.
Mr. Yubo ZhangDirector and President
Mr. Yubo Zhang has been appointed as our president since April 2020. Prior to rejoining us in April 2020, Mr. Zhang served as the chief executive officer of Beijing Nesound International Media Corp, Ltd., or Nesound, from April 2015 to April 2020. During his tenure at Nesound, Mr. Zhang combined the respective advantages of live broadcasting and traditional film & television businesses and built a multifaceted platform incorporating self-produced exclusive contents, star development plans and Internet services. Mr. Zhang joined our company for the first time in August 2005 and was one of the core founding members of our company. During his ten years with us, Mr. Zhang served various management positions including a senior vice president of our company and the president of a major subsidiary of our company from August 2005 to March 2015. Mr. Zhang received his bachelor’s degree in mechanical design and manufacturing from Jilin University of Technology in China in 1999.
Ms. Jenny Wenjie WuIndependent Director
Ms. Jenny Wenjie Wu has been serving as our independent director since June 2014. Ms. Wu has also been serving as an independent non-executive director of Kingsoft Corporation Limited (3888.HK) since March 2013. Ms. Wu served as the chief investment officer of New Hope Group from November 2018 to February 2020. Prior to joining New Hope Group, Ms. Wu was a founding and managing partner of Baidu Capital from November 2016 to November 2018. Ms. Wu successively served as deputy CFO, CFO and CSO of TRIP.COM GROUP LIMITED (NASDAQ: TCOM) from December 2011 to November 2016. Ms. Wu was an equity research analyst covering China Internet and Media industries in Morgan Stanley Asia Limited and in Citigroup Global Markets Asia Limited from 2005 to 2011. Prior to that, Ms. Wu worked in the Department of Enterprises Operations and Management in China Merchants Holdings (International) Company Limited (0144.HK), a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, from 2003 to 2005. Ms. Wu holds a Ph.D. degree in finance from the University of Hong Kong, a master’s degree in philosophy in finance from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and a master’s degree and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Nankai University, China. Ms. Wu is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) since 2004.Independent Director
Mr. Ya LiIndependent Director
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.Independent Director