Peng Li is QuantaSing’s founder and has served as the chairman of its board of directors and its chief executive officer since its inception. Prior to founding QuantaSing, Mr. Li was the founder and served as the chief executive officer of Beijing Renjuren Network Technology Co., Ltd. from October 2013 to September 2015. Mr. Li was the co-founder and served as the vice president of Qianpin Online Network Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd. from March 2011 to June 2013. Mr. Li served as the head of commercial operation center of Beijing UCWEB Internet Technology Co., Ltd. from March 2010 to February 2011. Prior to that, he was the strategic cooperation manager of Baidu.com, Inc. (Nasdaq: BIDU; HKEX:9888) from September 2005 to February 2010. From September 2004 to August 2005, Mr. Li served as the marketing manager of Beijing Jingyeda Technology Co., Ltd. (SZSE: 003005) in East China. Mr. Li received his bachelor’s degree in computer science and technology from Hebei Agricultural University in June 2004.
Jinshan Li has served as QuantaSing’s director since May 2022 and its chief technology officer since April 2018. Prior to joining QuantaSing, Mr. Li had served as the chief technology officer of Ailv Network Technology Co., Ltd. from March 2016 to November 2016. From March 2014 to March 2016, Mr. Li served as the general manager of carpooling business of Beijing Five Car World Technology Co., Ltd. Prior to that, he worked at Renren Inc. (NYSE: RENN) from May 2011 to March 2014, serving as a senior manager and technology officer. Mr. Li served as the product manager at the advertising department of Youdao Inc. (NYSE: DAO) from July 2007 to May 2011. Mr. Li received his bachelor’s degree in computer science and technology from Beijing Information Technology Institute in July 2004, and his master’s degree in computer application from Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences in July 2007.
Frank Lin has served as QuantaSing’s director since May 2022. Mr. Lin is a general partner of DCM, a technology venture capital firm and one of QuantaSing’s principal shareholders. Prior to joining DCM in 2006, Mr. Lin had been the chief operating officer of SINA Corporation (Nasdaq: SINA). He co-founded SINA’s predecessor, SinaNet, in 1995 and later helped guiding SINA through its listing on Nasdaq. Prior to founding SinaNet, Mr. Lin had been a consultant at Ernst & Young Management Consulting Group. Mr. Lin currently serves on the board of directors of numerous DCM portfolio companies, including GigaCloud Technology Inc (Nasdaq: GCT), Tuniu Corporation (Nasdaq: TOUR), Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE: VIPS), 51Talk Online Education Group (NYSE: COE), Kuaishou Technology (HKEX: 1024) and YSB Inc. (HKEX: 9885). Mr. Lin received his MBA degree from Stanford University in 1993 and his bachelor’s degree in engineering from Dartmouth College in 1988.
Dong Xie has served as QuantaSing’s chief financial officer since January 2021 and as its director since June 2022. Prior to joining QuantaSing, Mr. Xie had served as the partner of capital market services at PGadvisory from March 2020 to December 2020. From January 2019 to March 2020, Mr. Xie served as the chief financial officer at Renmai Technology Group. From September 2014 to December 2018, Mr. Xie served as the chief financial officer and company secretary of Finup Financial Technology Group (Holdings) Co., Ltd. From April 2010 to September 2010, Mr. Xie served as a vice president at CCB International (China) Co., Ltd. From November 2007 to March 2010, and from October 2010 to August 2014, Mr. Xie served as the associate director at the merger and acquisition transaction service department of Deloitte China. Mr. Xie is a Chinese Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Tax Agent and holds the China Legal Professional Qualification. He received his bachelor’s degree in economics and master’s degree in global economics from Nankai University in June 2003 and June 2006, respectively, and he started in September 2021 for the EMBA degree jointly offered by Guanghua School of Management of Peking University and Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University. He has been acting as an independent director and chairman of the audit committee for China BlueChemical Ltd (HKEX:3983) since May 2021.
Xihao Liu has served as QuantaSing’s vice president since April 2020 and as its director since September 2022. Prior to joining QuantaSing, Ms. Liu had served as the vice president of operations of Beijing Qimeng Education Technology Co., Ltd. from November 2018 to December 2019. From June 2018 to September 2018, Ms. Liu served as the head of community operations at Beijing Guoganshidai Co., Ltd. Prior to that, she was a senior operations specialist of Hangzhou Beigou Technology Co., Ltd. from September 2015 to June 2018. From February 2011 to November 2015, Ms. Liu served in several positions relating to product operations at Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA; HKEX: 9988) and its related entities. Ms. Liu received her bachelor’s degree in management from Shaanxi University of Science & Technology in July 2006, and her master’s degree in economics from Xiamen University in July 2009.
Pei Hua (Helen) Wong has served as QuantaSing’s independent director since January 2023. Ms. Wong is currently the Managing Partner of AC Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm in Singapore. Before that, she had worked as a Partner in Qiming Ventures from 2014 to 2021, focusing on the TMT sector. Ms. Wong was a founding team member of GGV Capital. She was at GGV Capital from 2001 to 2011. She was ranked by Forbes as one of the top 100 venture capitalists in China in 2018, the top 25 Chinese women venture capitalists from 2017 to 2021, and iResearch as the top 26 Chinese consumer venture capitalists in 2021. Ms. Wong has more than 20 years of experience in the venture capital industry. Some of her successful unicorn exits include Mobike (acquired by Meituan (HKEX:3690), DeDao (audio platform) and Tudou (video sharing). She also led the investment in Akulaku, a fintech unicorn in Southeast Asia. Ms. Wong received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University. She also received an MBA from INSEAD in 1999, and an EMBA degree from Cheung Kong GSB in 2010.
Hongqiang Zhao has served as QuantaSing’s independent director since January 2023. Mr. Zhao currently serves as the chief financial officer of Momenta, an autonomous driving company in China. He has also served as an independent director of Li Auto, Inc. (Nasdaq: LI; HKEX: 2015) since July 2020, GOGOX Holdings Limited (HKEX: 2246) since June 2022, and HUYA Inc. (NYSE: HUYA) since May 2018, respectively. From June 2018 to May 2023, Mr. Zhao served as an executive director and chief financial officer of Bairong Inc. (HKEX:6608). From October 2014 to October 2015, he served as the chief financial officer of NetEase Lede Technology Co., Ltd Beijing Branch. From December 2012 to December 2015, he served as a vice president of finance at SouFun Holdings Limited (now known as Fang Holdings Limited). He served as an assistant Chief Auditor at the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board in 2009. From August 2001 to February 2009, he worked at KPMG LLP in the United States, with the most recent position being manager audit. Mr. Zhao received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Tsinghua University in 1999 and a master’s degree in accountancy from The George Washington University in 2001.