Mr. He has served as a director of the Company since October 2016 and has been chairman of the board of directors since March 2018 (other than a brief hiatus in 2020-2021). He has been a director of Newegg Inc. since March 2017. Mr. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of Lianluo Smart Limited from April, 2020 to August 2020. Mr. Zhitao He is also the Chairman of the Board of Hangzhou Lianluo, a China-listed company and parent of Newegg. Mr. He successfully led Hangzhou Lianluo to list on China’s A share market (ticker: 002280). He was named one of the “10 Top Entrepreneurs of Post-1980s” by Hurun Report and “Top Ten Entrepreneurial Leader of Listed Companies” by Securities Times. Under his leadership, Hangzhou Lianluo has moved into the field of smart hardware, including the purchase of Newegg, investments in American virtual reality (“VR”) device manufacturer Avegant and hardware corporation Razer, and promotion of the world’s biggest VR Operating System OSVR in China together with Razer. This investment plan has allowed Hangzhou Lianluo to become a closed loop of “Software and Hardware + Platform + Channels.” Mr. He currently serves on the board of directors of Hangzhou Lianluo, Avegant Light Field Technology, Beijing Digital Grid Technology Co., Ltd., Shenzhen Ailianluo Investment Co., Ltd., Hangzhou Lianluo Holding CO., Ltd., Beijing Lianluo Youjia Technology Co., Ltd. and Shenyang Zhitongrong Networking Technology Co., Ltd. Mr. He received his master’s degree from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications. Mr. He founded Hangzhou Lianluo in 2007, which was then-known as Beijing Digital Grid Technology Co.
Mr. Chang is the Founder of Newegg. He has been a member of Newegg’s board from September 2019 to present. He currently serves as the Vice Chairman of Newegg’s board of directors and the chairman of strategy committee. He was previously a director of Newegg from 2005 to August 2018, and was a member of Newegg’s board’s compensation committee from 2017 to August 2018. During the periods of 2005 to 2008, January 2013 to January 2015, and October 2019 to March 2020, Mr. Chang had also been Newegg’s Chief Executive Officer.
Anthony Chow is Global Chief Executive Officer of Newegg. He sets the company’s strategic direction and works closely with Newegg’s executive committee to ensure consistent execution across the organization. In addition to Mr. Chow’s role as Global CEO, he also serves on the company’s board of directors. Mr. Chow’s leadership has guided Newegg through some of the company’s most transformative years. He first served as Vice President of Newegg’s North American business from 2006 until 2008, before moving to Shanghai to oversee Newegg’s China operation, as well as OZZO Logistics, a Newegg subsidiary providing third-party logistics (3PL) support for other e-commerce companies based in China.
Mr. Moore has been a member of our board of directors since May 2021, and has been a member of Newegg Inc.’s board of directors since July 2011. Mr. Moore previously served as the Senior Vice President and Controller of Yum! Brands, Inc. until he retired in 2005. Yum! Brands is the worldwide parent company of Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut. Prior to becoming Yum! Brands’ Controller, Mr. Moore was the Vice President and General Auditor of Yum! Brands. Before that, he was with PepsiCo, Inc. and held the position of Vice President, Controller of Taco Bell and Controller of PepsiCo Wines & Spirits International, a division of PepsiCola International. Before joining PepsiCo he was an Audit Manager at Arthur Young & Company in its New York, New York and Stamford, Connecticut offices. Mr. Moore also serves as Chairman of the Board of Texas Roadhouse Inc. (Nasdaq: TXRH). Mr. Moore holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from University of Texas at Austin, and a Master of Business Administration from St. Johns University.
Mr. Poi (Paul) Wu has been a member of our board since May 2021, and has been a member of Newegg Inc.’s board of directors since February 2020. Mr. Wu is the founder and CEO of Carota, a supplier of connected car services. Mr. Wu is also the co-founder of the MOX mobile accelerator. He previously served as the CEO of Pocketnet Tech, a mobile content provider, and has also served in various roles with MediaTek, Hon Hai Foxconn Technology Group and Hong Kong Hutchison Wampoa’s TOM Group. Mr. Wu obtained his bachelor’s degree from the Department of Agricultural Economics at Taiwan University, and obtained an MBA from RSM Rotterdam Business School in the Netherlands.
Ms. Yang has served as a director of the Company since April 2020, and as a director of Newegg Inc. since July 2018. Ms. Yang served as interim Chief Financial Officer of Lianluo Smart Limited from March 2018 to May 2021. In addition, she has acted as the Vice President of Hangzhou Lianluo Information Technology Co., Ltd. from February 2018 to September 2020. From January 2015 to February 2018, Ms. Yang served as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Hangzhou Lianluo. From February 2013 to January 2015, Ms. Yang was the Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of the Board of Beijing Digit Horizon Technology Limited, the predecessor of Hangzhou Lianluo.
Mr. Zheng was appointed as an independent director in April 2020. Mr. Zheng has extensive experience in corporate finance and investment management. He has served as Chief Financial Officer of X Financial since August 2020. He was a consultant of Yingde Gases Group Company (“Yingde Gases”), a leading industrial gas supplier in China, from September 2017 to March 2020. Mr. Zheng was an independent director of Yingde Gases from September 2009 to September 2017. From February 2018 until May 2019, Mr. Zheng was also an independent director of ChinaCache International Holdings Ltd. (CCIHY). From January 2008 to November 2012, Mr. Zheng was Chief Financial Officer of Cogo Group, Inc., a then Nasdaq listed company that provided customized module design solutions and manufactured electronic products in China. Mr. Zheng was also a director of the same company from January 2005 to November 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Zheng was vice president of travel service at eLong, Inc., one of the leading online travel service companies in China and listed on Nasdaq, where he was responsible for the overall operation of eLong Inc.’s travel services. Mr. Zheng received a Bachelor of Business Administration majoring in accounting from City University of New York in 1994.