Board of Directors

Joseph Chen
Joseph Chen has served as the chairman of our board of directors since the company’s founding. He is also the founder of Renren where he serves as chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer. Prior to founding Renren, Mr. Chen was the co-founder, chairman and chief executive officer of, a first generation SNS in China and one of China’s most visited websites in 1999. He served as senior vice president for after was acquired by in 2000. Mr. Chen holds a bachelor’s degree in physics from the University of Delaware, a master’s degree in engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an M.B.A. degree from Stanford University.
James Jian Liu
James Jian Liu has served as director of our company since October 2018. He had served as the chief executive officer from September 2014 to October 2018. He has also served as the chief operating officer of Renren since February 2006. Before joining Renren, he was the co-founder and chief executive officer of, one of the earliest social networking service websites in China. He served as product management director at Fortinet in its early years and held a senior product manager role at Siebel Systems. Mr. Liu started his career as a management consultant with Boston Consulting Group in China. Mr. Liu holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Shanghai Jiao Tong University and an M.B.A. degree from Stanford University, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar.
Tianruo Pu

Mr. Tianruo Pu currently serves as an independent director and the chairman of the audit committee of Renren Inc. (NYSE: RENN), Autohome (NYSE: ATHM), JMU (NASDAQ:JMU) and 3SBio (HKEX:1530). Mr. Pu has more than twenty years of work experience in finance and accounting in both the United States and China, including CFO positions with public companies. Mr. Pu received his MBA degree from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management and his Master of Science degree in accounting from the University of Illinois.

Lin Cong

Lin Cong has served as the Vice President of Group since March 2017. Before joining, he was the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of, an used car chain dealer in China. Mr. Cong took the VP positions of Finance and IT with before establishing, where he served as CEO from February 2014 to March 2017. Mr. Cong also served as management consultant with Boston Consulting Group from August 2008 to August 2009 and as an auditor with PriceWaterhouseCoopers in China from August 2002 to May 2005.  Mr. Cong holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Tsinghua University and an M.B.A. degree from Stanford University.    

Sing Wang

Sing Wang has been Chief Executive Officer and Director of CM Seven Star since February 19, 2018. Mr. Wang has served as the Chairman of TKK Capital, a private equity/wealth management company since August 2015. From August 2018 until present, Mr. Wang has served as the Chairman and CEO of TKK Symphony Acquisition Corporation, a Nasdaq-listed SPAC focused on Asian consumer opportunities. Since May 2017, Mr. Wang has been the Vice General Manager (non-executive) of CMIG Capital Company Limited. From February 2016 to May 2017, Mr. Wang was the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of China Minsheng Financial Holding Corporation Limited (HKEx: 245). Since 1991, Mr. Wang has been the founder, owner and manager of Amerinvest Group, a personal investment firm. From September 2015 until December 2017, Mr. Wang was a Senior Advisor to TPG China, Limited (Growth Platform). From May 2006 to August 2015, Mr. Wang was a Partner at TPG, served as a Co-Chairman of TPG Greater China and the Head of TPG Growth North Asia.

Prior to joining TPG, Mr. Wang was the CEO and Executive Director of TOM Group Limited (HKEx: 2383) from mid-2000 to early 2006, a Chinese-language media and internet conglomerate in Greater China. Previously, Mr. Wang was with Goldman Sachs from 1993 to 2000, including serving as the Head of China High Technology in Hong Kong, and manager at HSBC Private Equity from November 1992 to June 1993, and a strategic consultant with McKinsey & Co. from November 1989 to September 1992. Mr. Wang has served on several boards, including: Independent Non-Executive Director of Sands China Limited (since July 2017 to present); Chairman of Evolution Media China (March 2016 until December 2017); Non-executive director of China Renewable Energy Investment Limited (HKEx: 987) (June 2011 to October 2015); Non-executive director of MIE Holdings Corporation (HKEx: 1555) (June 2010 to November 2015); Alternate director of Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd. (HKEx: 2318) (1994 to 2000); and Director of China Resources Land Limited (HKEx: 1109) (1996 to 1999). Mr. Wang graduated from Yunnan University, China, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry, and from the University of Oxford, UK, with multiple degrees including a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics, an Oxford Master of Arts, and a Master of Science degree in Forestry. In addition, from June 2011 to May 2013, Mr. Wang was a member of the Listing Committee of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong. From May 2011 to Nov 2015, Mr. Wang served as the Chairman of the Industry Policy Committee (IPC) of China Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA). He was also a Standing Committee Member of the 9th, 10th and 11th Yunnan Provincial Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference from January 2003 until January 2018.