Mr. David Xueling Li is our co-founder and has been our chairman since August 2016. Mr. Li served as our chief executive officer since our inception to August 2016 and as our acting chief executive officer from May 2017 to April 2019. Currently, Mr. Li serves as our chief executive officer, focusing on broader corporate strategy and the development of new and emerging applications and products. Mr. Li also heads our international business, overseeing the business operations and development strategy of BIGO. Before founding our company, Mr. Li worked at Netease.com, Inc. from July 2003 to April 2005 and served as its chief editor. In 2000, Mr. Li founded CFP.cn, a website that provided a copyright trading platform for journalists and amateur photographers. Mr. Li received a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Renmin University of China in 1997.
Ms. Ting Li has served as our chief operating officer since 2016 and been appointed as a director since November 2023. Ms. Li has been focusing on our ecosystem development and the enrichment of our content and product offerings since she joined us in 2011. In 2017, Ms. Li was in charge of the updates and launch of YY Live 7.0, which for the first time in the industry observed and satisfied user demand for personalized interactions with live streaming hosts. Prior to joining us, Ms. Li served as product manager at Tencent from 2006 to 2011. Ms. Li received a Bachelor’s degree from South China University of Technology in 2006.
Mr. Fuyong Liu currently serves as our Vice President of Finance, responsible for our company’s overall finance activities, investor communications and resource procurement. Mr. Liu previously served as our general manager of finance from September 2019 to April 2023. Prior to joining us, Mr. Liu was with Huawei, most recently as chief financial officer of its Norway Region from April 2018 to September 2019, and prior to that, he held various finance positions for Huawei in China, Singapore and South America between 2009 and 2018. Mr. Liu received a master’s degree in Economics from Nankai University in China.