Chief Executive Officer and Director
Mr. Wei Wei has served as our chief executive officer and director since our inception. He also served as the chief operating officer of our predecessor from 2012 to 2016. In May 2006, Mr. Wei founded Innovation Technology Corp., a telecommunications service provider, which was acquired by VanceInfo in 2007, where he served as vice president and led the mobile software and global sales and marketing divisions. Mr. Wei has over 15 years of experience in the information technology industry and previously held various positions at Huawei, Nokia and Philips Semiconductors. Mr. Wei received his bachelor’s degree in electronic engineering in 1995 and his master’s degree in electronic engineering in 2000 from Beijing Institute of Technology, and an EMBA degree from China Europe International Business School in 2013.
Ms. Jing Zhou has served as the president of our company since January 2018. She also served as our director between May 2018 and July 2018. Between May 2016 and January 2018, she served as the chief executive officer of the Dumiao business first under our predecessor prior to the Reorganization and then with us since our inception. Ms. Zhou also served as the vice president of retail of our predecessor from January 2015 to May 2016. Ms. Zhou has approximately 20 years’ risk management experience in multinational banking and fintech. Prior to joining our predecessor, she worked at Standard Chartered Bank and served as the China country credit head from 2013 to 2015 and as the head of credit for retail bank from 2006 to 2013. She served as a business manager at Capital One from January 1999 to 2006 in McLean, Virginia. Ms. Zhou received her bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 1998.
Steven Yuan Ning Sim
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Steven Yuan Ning Sim has served as our chief financial officer since October 2016. Mr. Sim has over 15 years of audit and financial management experience. Prior to joining us, Mr. Sim served as vice president of finance at Sohu.com from June 2014 to August 2016. From February 2011 to June 2014, he served as chief financial officer at Leyou Inc., a leading multi‑channel baby and maternity platform in China. Mr. Sim served in various capacities at leading public accounting firms including Deloitte & Touche in Beijing, KPMG Europe LLP in London, and Ernst & Young and BDO Raffles in Singapore between 2001 and 2010. Mr. Sim obtained his bachelor’s degree in applied accounting from Oxford Brooks University in 2002 and his MBA degree from European Institute of Business Administration (INSEAD) in 2010. Mr. Sim is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
Chief Risk Officer
Mr. Hai Tong joined our company in June 2015 and has since served as our chief risk officer. Prior joining our company, Mr. Tong served as senior risk manager at Standard Chartered Bank (China) from May 2014 to May 2015. From November 2010 to May 2014, Mr. Tong served as senior data expert of data science at Alipay. From October 2004 to October 2010, he served in various capacities in the field of data and risk management at Ipsos, HSBC and Standard Chartered (China). He obtained a bachelor’s degree in statistics in 2001 and a master’s degree in statistics in 2004, both from Peking University.
Mr. Ran Ren joined our company in April 2016 and has served as director and vice president of decision science. He has served as our chief scientist since January 2018, currently leading a team of data scientists and engineers building machine learning quantitative models and overseeing our big data platform “Data Lake.” Mr. Ren also leads our personal installment lending business. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Ren worked at Capital One Financial for over five years from October 2010 to March 2016, where he served in variety of different credit analytics positions, including head of business analytics for Capital One Labs, Capital One’s internal innovation incubator. Before joining Capital One, Mr. Ren co-founded Voicelever, a Seattle-based voice recognition and wearable hardware startup, in 2009. Mr. Ren obtained his master’s degree in electrical engineering from Binghamton University in 2010 and his bachelor’s degree, also in electrical engineering, from Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications in 2007.
Chief Marketing Officer
Mr. Ziwei Zhang joined our company in March 2015 and has served as our chief marketing officer. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Zhang worked at Lefeng.com from March 2011 to March 2015, where he served as general manager of the marketing department. Before Lefeng.com, Mr. Zhang worked as operations senior director at Iclick Interactive Asia Group Limited from 2010 to 2011, as marketing senior manager at E-commerce China Dangdang Inc., and as manager of large customer department at Beijiing Zibolan Technology Co., Ltd. Mr. Zhang obtained his bachelor’s degree in information security engineering from Yunnan University in 2008.