Board of Directors

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mingjun Lin

Mingjun Lin served as our chairman of board of directors since May 2021 and our chief executive officer since December 2020. He has substantial experience in automotive internet media. He is the founder of Haitaoche, a China-based e-commerce platform for imported automobiles. Prior to founding Haitaoche in 2015, Mr. Lin held senior management positions with TOM Online and Tencent, and he was the founder of SUV.cn, a vertical online media that focused on SUV customer communities. 

Director
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 UUMe.com, 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.
Director
Lin Cong

Lin Cong has served as the Vice President of 58.com Group since March 2017. Before joining 58.com, he was the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Youche.com, an used car chain dealer in China. Mr. Cong took the VP positions of Finance and IT with 58.com before establishing Youche.com, 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.    

Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Nominating and Governance Committee
Member of the Compensation Committee
Director
chen

Deqiang Chen has served as our director since May 2021. He is the general manager of Wenzhou Fude Property Co., Ltd. since 2013 and consultant to Wenzhou Zhongxiao Culture Co., Ltd. since 2016. He served as the chairman of board of Fude Feida Petrochemical Whole Set Equipment Limited Company during 2003-2013. With over 10 years of successful entrepreneurship, Mr. Chen is equipped with rich business management experience and social and economic resources. Mr. Chen holds an MBA degree from Guanghua School of Management of Beijing University.

Director
gu

Xiaolei Gu has served as our director since May 2021. He is Director of Strategic Development Department with the Companny since November 2020. He served as chief media content officer of Haitaoche Limited during 2015-2020 and chief media content officer of Beijing Yunfeiyang Technology Company during 2009-2014. Mr. Gu has rich experience and expertise in the auto industry.