Board of Directors

Chairman
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 ChinaRen.com, a first generation SNS in China and one of China’s most visited websites in 1999. He served as senior vice president for Sohu.com after ChinaRen.com was acquired by Sohu.com 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.
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