Board of Directors
Vincent Tianquan Mo is our founder and has served as our sole director since our incorporation. Mr. Mo is also the founder of Fang and has served as the executive chairman of Fang's board of directors since 1999. Mr. Mo had also served as Fang's chief executive officer from 2014 to January 2019. Prior to founding our company and Fang, Mr. Mo served as an executive vice president at Asia Development and Finance Corporation from 1996 to 1998 and a general manager for Asia at Teleres, a venture of Dow Jones & Co. and AEGON USA to provide online commercial property information services, from 1994 to 1996. He currently serves as a director on the board of directors of Hopefluent Group Holdings Limited (0733.HK), a Hong Kong-listed company, and is the secretary general of the China Real Estate Index System, a real estate research publication operated by us. Mr. Mo holds a bachelor's degree in engineering from South China University of Technology, a master of science degree in business administration from Tsinghua University and a master of arts degree in economics from Indiana University.
Yu Huang serves as our Chief Executive Officer and responsible for overall management of CIH. Prior to joining our company in 2000, Ms. Huang served as a senior investment consultant at Weiningxie Company Limited (China) from 1998 to 2000. She served as the manager in the engineering contract and budget department at H.K.I. Company Limited, a subsidiary of HKI Group, from 1996 to 1998. She served as a project manager at Beijing Uni.-Construction Group Company Limited from 1990 to 1996. Ms. Huang holds a bachelor's degree in engineering from North China University of Technology, a master's degree in business administration from Beijing Jiaotong University (formerly Northern Jiaotong University) and a PhD degree in management from Huazhong University of Science and Technology.
Robert Ciemniak serves as our Independent Director of CIH. Mr. Ciemniak has served as the chief executive officer of Robotic Online Intelligence Limited since February 2017 and as the chief executive officer of Real Estate Foresight Limited since February 2012. Both Real Estate Foresight Limited and Robotic Online Intelligence Limited were set up via Rheticus Ventures Limited founded by Mr. Ciemniak in January 2012. Mr. Ciemniak served in various positions, including global head of Real Estate Market, and earlier as head of Corporate Foresight in Group Strategy at Thomson Reuters Corporation, a company listed on the NYSE, from October 1998 to December 2011. Mr. Ciemniak received his master degree of management and marketing from Warsaw School of Economics and his dual MBA degree from London Business School and Columbia Business School.
Jeff Xuesong Leng is the founder of Lupin Capital, a China-focused private equity fund and has served as an independent director of MEITUAN DIANPING (3690.HK) since September 2018. Prior to founding Lupin Capital, Mr. Leng served as a managing director of General Atlantic LLC from September 2007 to December 2014. He joined Warburg Pincus Asia LLC in September 1999 as an associate and served as a managing director when he left in August 2007. Mr. Leng also served as a non-executive director of China Huiyuan Juice Group Limited (1886.HK) from September 2006 to August 2007, a non-executive director of Zhongsheng Group Holdings Limited (881.HK) from August 2008 to June 2015, a non-executive director of Wuxi Pharmatech (Cayman) Inc. (previously listed as WX.NYSE) from March 2008 to December 2015 and a non-executive director of Fang from September 2010 to December 2014.
Jie Jiao serves as our Independent Director and chair of Audit committee. Ms. Jiao has served as the general manager of securities department of Wanda Sports Group Company Limited since February 2019, and as the independent non-executive director of China Sunshine Paper Holdings Company (2002.HK) and TradeGo FinTech Limited (8017.HK) since January 2014 and September 2018, respectively. Prior to joining us, Ms. Jiao served as the chief financial officer at iClick Interactive Asia Group Limited (ICLK.NASDAQ) from June 2014 to December 2018. She was the vice chief executive officer at ArtGo Holdings Limited (3313.HK), mainly in charge of their initial public offerings, compliance after the initial public offerings and investor relationship from March 2012 to May 2014. Ms. Jiao served as the general counsel of and head of the investor relationship department of Fang from April 2010 to March 2012. Ms. Jiao also served as the board secretary and vice chief executive officer of China Sunshine Paper Holdings Company Limited (2002.HK) from April 2007 to March 2010. She was a senior counsel at Jingtian & Gongcheng from 2004 to 2007. Ms. Jiao received her bachelor degree of law and bachelor degree of economics from Peking University, and her master degree of law in Oxford University. Ms. Jiao is a Chartered Financial Analyst and has obtained her PRC Legal Profession Qualification Certificate.