Mr. Huapeng Wu serves as our director and chief executive officer. Mr. Huapeng Wu joined the Company in 2019 as President of Chindata China business. Before joining Chindata Group, Mr. Wu was the founder of iTechClub and founder and headmaster of the 1024 Academy, which are the preeminent platforms that helped bring together top technology executives for training and idea exchanges. From 2007 to 2013, Mr. Wu served as Vice President of Phoenix New Media and CTO of Ifeng.com. Mr. Wu received Bachelor and Master Degree in Precision Instruments and Mechanics from Tsinghua University.
Ms. Qian Xiao serves as or director and president. Ms. Qian Xiao has served as our chief operating officer since August 2019 and our director since July 2019. Prior to joining us, Ms. Xiao served as a senior vice president of Wangsu Science and Technology Co., Ltd. (SZSE: 300017) from 2011 to 2019. Prior to that, Ms. Xiao served as a financial manager at Dell from 2010 to 2011. In addition, Ms. Xiao served as a senior consultant at IBM from 2007 to 2010. Prior to that, Ms. Xiao served as a financial executive at Accenture from 2002 to 2007, and as a financial executive at China Academy of Space Technology from 1999 to 2002. Ms. Xiao received a bachelor’s degree in international finance from Beihang University and an MBA degree from Tsinghua University.
Mr. Dongning Wang serves as our chief financial officer. Prior to joining our group, Mr. Wang served as the vice president of finance at NIO Inc. (NYSE: NIO) from 2015 to 2019. Prior to that, Mr. Wang served as the executive vice president, director and chief financial officer at Jaguar Land Rover China from 2008 to 2014. Prior to joining Jaguar Land Rover China, he served as the chief financial officer at Chrysler Japan Co. in 2008 and he held various senior financial management positions at Daimler Chrysler’s U.S. headquarters and Asia Pacific region operations from 2001 to 2007. From 1995 to 1999, he served as a senior manager at State Power Corporation of China. Mr. Wang received a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Tsinghua University and an MBA degree from Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Xinyue Fan serves as our chief operating officer. Mr. Xinyue Fan has served as our VP of Business Operation since December 2021. Prior to joining us, Mr. Fan served as vice president and general manager of Sekurit Asia of Saint Gobain from 2015 to 2021, and as strategic planning director of Saint Gobain from 2013 to 2015. In addition, Mr. Fan has served as associate director at Dow Chemical from 2011 to 2013. Prior to that, Mr. Fan has served as senior manager at Honeywell Building Solution from 2009 to 2011, and as consultant of The Boston Consulting Group from 2006 to 2009. Mr. Fan received a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Science from Zhejiang University and an PhD Degree in Engineering Science from University of Oxford.
Mr. Binghua Zhang serves as our chief technology officer. Mr. Binghua Zhang has served as technical director, senior director, general manager of system department and IDC engineering department in Baidu from 2010 to 2022. Prior to that, Mr. Zhang has served as chief engineer in Beijing Telecom Planning and Design Institute from 1995 to 2010. Mr. Zhang received Bachelor and Master Degree in power system and automation respectively from Chongqing University and North China Electric Power University, and EMBA degree from Beijing University.