Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Huazhi Hu has been the founder, chief executive officer and the chairman of the board of directors since the inception of our company. Mr. Hu founded our predecessor company, Beijing Yihang Chuangshi Technology Co., Ltd. in 2005, a leader in providing large-scale command-and-control systems. Mr. Hu also worked as the chief technology officer at Beijing 999 Emergency Rescue Center in charge of the development of the emergency command & control center between 2008 and 2010, and worked at Beijing Jindian Group as a vice president overseeing information management between 2006 and 2008. Mr. Hu is a recipient of the Technology Innovation Award presented at the Living Legends of Aviation event in 2019. Mr. Hu attended Tsinghua University majoring in computer science from 1992 to 1997.
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Xin Fang has served as our Chief Operating Officer since February 2022. Mr. Fang is a seasoned business leader with more than 20 years of business administration and operational experience and a master’s degree in business administration from Nanchang University. Mr. Fang has the track record of success in the fields of sales of IT product and system integration solutions, tourism operation and management, tourism real estate development, etc. In 2000, Mr. Fang founded Beijing Yihangtianxin Technology Development Co., Ltd., one of the Top Tier Distributors of IBM System xTM in China with sophisticated IT system projects deployed for large-scale enterprises and government departments, such as the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China. In 2012, Mr. Fang founded Wuning Xinyihang Investment Development Co., Ltd., representative projects of which include the Bluetown Sea Hi Tourism Town in China’s national AAAAA-level Lushan West Sea Scenic Spot, a major tourism project in Jiangxi province, China.
Richard Jian Liu
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Richard Jian Liu has served as our chief financial officer since May 2017. Mr. Liu joined our company as a vice president of finance in August 2015. Prior to joining us, Mr. Liu served as group vice president of finance and chief financial officer of the New Business Group at 21Vianet Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: VNET) from May 2014 to August 2015. From March 2008 to May 2014, he also served as the chief financial officer at several industry-leading companies, including Ecoplast Technologies Inc., China Polypeptide Group, Inc. and China Energy Recovery, Inc. Prior to that, he worked as a senior consultant at Arthur Andersen LLP, a public accounting firm, in its China offices between 1996 to 2000. Mr. Liu received his bachelor’s degree in engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 1996 and his master’s degree in business administration from the Anderson Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Los Angeles in 2003. Mr. Liu is a member of Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants.