Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Shaowei Zhang is the founder of our company. Mr. Zhang has served as the chairman of our board of directors and our chief executive officer since September 2018. Prior to founding our company, Mr. Zhang established and served as the principal of Kunming Qihang Education and Training School and Kunming Epoch Giant Tutorial School in 2006 and 2009, respectively. Mr. Zhang established Kunming College Student Private Tutorial Services Station and Kunming Xindenuo Accounting Training Center in 2003 and 2004, respectively. Mr. Zhang serves as a member of the Yunnan Provincial Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference and a director of Long-Spring Institute of Learning and Human Development of Tsinghua University. Mr. Zhang received his bachelor’s degree in accounting in 2006 and his master’s degree in business administration in 2012 from Kunming University of Science and Technology. Mr. Zhang is currently pursuing his doctorate degree in education from Tsinghua University.
Mr. Tommy Zhou has served as our director since December 31, 2021. Mr. Zhou brings with him over 10 years of capital market experience in top financial institutions. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Zhou had served as the senior vice president at Tianfeng Securities Co., Ltd. (SHA: 601162) from November 2020 to August 2021. From July 2019 to October 2020, Mr. Zhou served as an associate director at China Innovative Capital Management Ltd. From July 2016 to July 2019, Mr. Zhou served as an investment manager at Sunshine Asset Management Corporation Limited. From June 2013 to June 2015, Mr. Zhou served at multiple positions, including the last position as a financial accountant at The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company. Mr. Zhou received his bachelor’s degree in Economic History from University of British Columbia in 2010, and a master’s degree in business administration from The George Washington University in 2014.
Mr. Yuanlin Hu will serve as our independent director immediately upon the effectiveness of our registration statement on Form F-1, of which this prospectus is a part. Mr. Hu is currently a professor for management and economics and a PhD supervisor at Kunming University of Science and Technology. Mr. Hu has served as an executive director of the eighth board of directors of Yunnan Province Accounting Society since 2017. Mr. Hu has served as the dean of department of accounting and a director of financial management institute at Kunming University of Science and Technology since 2013. Mr. Hu received his bachelor’s degree of in economics from Zhongnan University of Finance and Economics in 1995, his master’s degree and PhD in management from Kunming University of Science and Technology in 2001 and 2010, respectively.
Mr. Guangzhou Zhao will serve as our independent director immediately upon the effectiveness of our registration statement on Form F-1, of which this prospectus is a part. Mr. Zhao has served as an independent director of the board of Yunnan Tin Co., Ltd. (SZSE: 000960) since 2012. From 2003 to 2009, he served as an independent director of the board of Kunming Horti-Expo Garden Co., Ltd. (SZSE: 002293, currently known as Yunnan Tourism Co., Ltd.). From 2006 to 2017, Mr. Zhao served as the president of Kunming University of Science and Technology Oxbridge College. From 1994 to 2006, he served as the deputy dean of Kunming University of Science and Technology School of Management and Economics. From 1992 to 1994, he served as the deputy division director of Office of Science and Technology Administration of Yunnan Institute of Technology (currently known as Kunming University of Science and Technology). From 1988 to 1990, he served as the deputy division director of Department of Management of Yunnan Institute of Technology. Mr. Zhao received his bachelor’s degree in design and manufacture of tractors from Yunnan Institute of Technology in 1982 and his master’s degree from the System Science Institute of China Science Academy in 1988.
Ms. Ning Zhou is a professor and researcher at the School of Economics and Management, Beihang University. Ms. Zhou previously served as the director of Beihang Master of Business Administration (MBA) Education Center and deputy dean at the School of Economics and Management, Beihang University. From 1994 to 2001, Ms. Zhou served at multiple positions, including the department manager, general manager, branch general manager and board secretary, at Aviation Industry Corporation of China. Ms. Zhou has rich experience and comprehensive academic publications in accounting, corporate finance and internal control management. Ms. Zhou received her bachelor’s degree in engineering from the Department of Aircraft Design of Beihang University in July 1984, a master’s degree in international accounting from the University of New South Wales in November 2002, and a doctorate degree in systems engineering from School of Economics and Management of Beihang University in January 2010. Ms. Zhou is a Fellow of CPA Australia (FCPA), an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (ACMA) and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA).
Mr. Pengwei Luo has served as our director since May 2021. Mr. Luo is the founder and the managing director of Spring River Greater China Fund, which he founded in 2014. Mr. Luo manages and supervises the daily operation of ten asset management companies since July 2020. From 2010 to 2014, Mr. Luo served as a portfolio manager at Yinhua Fund Management Co., Ltd. From 2005 to 2009, Mr. Luo served as a portfolio manager at the asset management department at Huatai United Securities Co., Ltd. From 2002 to 2004, Mr. Luo worked as a project manager at the investment banking group of Guotai Junan International Holdings Limited, a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (stock code: 1788). Mr. Luo received a master's degree in economics from Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics in 2001.