Hongyi Zhou has served as our Director from our inception and in addition as our chairman of the Board since September 2018. Mr. Zhou has 20 years of managerial and operational experience in China’s internet industry. Mr. Zhou co-founded the Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd. (NYSE: QIHU) and has served as the chairman of the board of Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd. from its inception to September 2021, and the successor of its business, 360 Group. Since February 2018, Mr. Zhou has been serving as the chairman of the board of directors of 360 Security Technology Inc (SH: 601360). Since November 2016, Mr. Zhou has been a director of Opera Limited (NASDAQ: QPRA), a multinational technology company which specializes in web browser development and fintech. Prior to founding Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd., Mr. Zhou was a partner at IDG Ventures Capital. Mr. Zhou served as the chief executive officer of www.3721.com until it was acquired by Yahoo! China in January 2004 and as a non-executive director of Colour Life Services Group Co., Limited (HKEX: 1778) from May 2015 to March 2021. Mr. Zhou also serves as a director of a number of privately owned companies based in China. Mr. Zhou received his bachelor’s degree in computer software and his master’s degree in system engineering from Xi’an Jiaotong University in 1992 and 1995, respectively.
Mr. Hongyi Zhou
Chairman of the Board of Directors