Chairman of Board of Directors
Mr. Lingdong Huang has been the chairman of our board of directors since April 2020. Mr. Huang currently serves as a general manager at Tencent’s interactive entertainment group and as a director of TJ Sports Culture Development (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. Prior to joining Tencent in 2010, Mr. Huang served on various positions, including as vice president, at The9 Limited (Nasdaq: NCTY) from 1999 to 2010. Mr. Huang received his bachelor’s degree in informatics from Shanghai University in 1999.
Director, Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Rongjie Dong has been our chief executive officer since August 2016 and our director since March 2017. From April 2013 to August 2016, Mr. Dong served as executive vice president of YY. From 2000 to 2006, Mr. Dong served as product manager and head of the technology department of 163.com. Mr. Dong received his bachelor’s degree in computer hardware from Beijing Information Engineering Institute (now known as Beijing Information Science and Technology University).
Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Ligao Lai has been our chief technology officer since January 2017. Mr. Lai has approximately 20 years of experience in technology and software development. From February 2011 to December 2016, Mr. Lai served as a vice general manager and technology general manager at YY. From March 2004 to February 2011, Mr. Lai worked at the game department of Kingsoft (SEHK: 3888), mainly in charge of the research and development of online games. From July 1999 to March 2004, Mr. Lai worked as a developer and project manager at Kingsoft, responsible for the development of WPS Office software. Mr. Lai received a bachelor’s degree in electronics and information engineering from Wuyi University.
Vice President of Finance
Ms. Ashley Xin Wu joined Huya in September 2017 and has been a leader of its finance department since then. Prior to joining Huya, she served in various finance positions in JOYY Inc. (Nasdaq: YY) from July 2012 to September 2017. Between October 2011 and July 2012, Ms. Wu worked as a senior financial analyst at Amway (China) Co., Ltd. Prior to that, she worked as an assistant audit manager at KPMG Huazhen from August 2007 to September 2011. Ms. Wu received her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Sun Yat-sen University in 2007. Ms. Wu is a Certified Public Accountant in the United States and a member of the Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants.