Haisheng Wu has served as our chief executive officer and our Director since August 2019. Before that, Mr. Wu had served as our president since our inception. Mr. Wu has also been a director of Shanghai Qibutianxia from April 2020 to April 2021. Before working on the establishment of our business, Mr. Wu worked as a product director at the 360 Group start page department from March 2011, in charge of 360 Start Page, 360kan and 360 Mobile Browser. Prior to that, Mr. Wu worked with the user product department of Baidu, Inc.(NASDAQ: BIDU; HKEX: 9888), as a product manager from July 2008. Mr. Wu received his bachelor’s degree in media economics from Communication University of China and master’s degree in communication studies from Peking University in 2005 and 2008, respectively.
Alex Zuoli Xu has served as our Director since March 2021, as our chief financial officer since July 2020 and as our senior advisor since October 2019. Mr. Xu has extensive experiences in capital market, corporate finance and business management. Prior to joining us, Mr. Xu served as the Chief Financial Officer of Shenzhen Qianhai Dashu Financial Services Co., Ltd. from September 2018 and a director of Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd. from September 2017 to April 2019. He was a Co-Chief Financial Officer of Qihoo 360 (NYSE: QIHU) from February 2011 to August 2016. Prior to that, Mr. Xu was a Managing Director at Cowen & Company, LLC. He also served as the Chief Financial Officer of Yeecare Holdings in 2010, and from May 2008 to March 2010, as the Chief Strategy Officer of China Finance Online Co., Ltd. Mr. Xu was a Senior Vice President at Brean Murray, Carret & Co from 2007 to 2008. He was an associate at Bank of America Securities, LLC from 2003 to 2007, and worked at investment research department of UBS AG from 2002 to 2003. Mr. Xu received his bachelor’s degree in Applied Physics from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications and an M.B.A. degree from Cornell University. Mr. Xu is a CFA charter holder.
Zhiqiang He has served as our senior vice president since July 2020. Prior to that, Mr. He served as our vice president. Mr. He was the co-founder of Ningbo Siyinjia Investment Management Co. Ltd.. Prior to establishing Ningbo Siyinjia Investment Management Co. Ltd., Mr. He worked in the financial industry department at McKinsey & Company from July 2013 to July 2015. Mr. He received his bachelor’s degree in thermal engineering and master’s degree in business administration from Tsinghua University in 2003 and 2007, respectively. Mr. He received his MBA degree from Sloan Business School of Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2013.
Yan Zheng has served as our chief risk officer since July 2020. Prior to that, Mr. Zheng served as our vice president from February 2017. Mr. Zheng has 13 years of experience in consumer finance risk management. Before joining us, Mr. Zheng co-founded Shenzhen Samoyed Internet Finance Service Co. Ltd. in May 2015, and was in charge of its product risk management. Prior to that, Mr. Zheng worked at the risk division of Merchants Union Consumer Finance Company Limited from April to May 2015, and the risk management department at the headquarter of China Merchants Bank (SHA: 600036) from November 2014 to April 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Zheng worked at the risk management department of the Credit Card Center of China Merchants Bank from July 2008 to October 2014, primarily responsible for the credit policies of corporate businesses and credit limits. Mr. Zheng received his bachelor’s degree in quantitative economics from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics in 2008.