Board of Directors

Biography PhotoJun LEI
Chairman of the Board and Non-executive Director

Jun LEI, aged 45, is a non-executive Director, the Chairman of the Board, a member of the Remuneration Committee, and co-founder of our Company. Mr. LEI has been employed by us since 1992 and has played a key role in developing the operation of our Group and expanding our business operations. He had been our CEO since 1998, and under his leadership, we further expanded application software businesses into utilities software, Internet security software and online games. He also played a major role in transforming our Group from a traditional software company into an on demand software company which extensively utilizes the Internet. In December 2007, Mr. LEI relinquished his position as CEO, chief technology officer and president of the Company. In August 2008, Mr. LEI was re-designated from an executive Director to a non-executive Director. Mr. LEI was appointed as the Chairman of the Board of our Company on 5 July 2011. Mr. LEI is also a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company.

Mr. LEI co-founded Xiaomi Corporation with other partners in 2010, and has taken the position of chairman and CEO. Mr. LEI is the chairman of YY Inc. (NASDAQ: YY). Mr. LEI is also the chairman of Cheetah Mobile Inc. (NYSE: CMCM) which is a subsidiary of the Company.

Mr. LEI graduated from Wuhan University in 1991 with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. He has been a member of the board of Wuhan University since 2003.

Mr. LEI is also a famous angel investor in China.
Biography PhotoJun LEI
Chairman of the Board and Non-executive Director


Jun LEI, aged 45, is a non-executive Director, the Chairman of the Board, a member of the Remuneration Committee, and co-founder of our Company. Mr. LEI has been employed by us since 1992 and has played a key role in developing the operation of our Group and expanding our business operations. He had been our CEO since 1998, and under his leadership, we further expanded application software businesses into utilities software, Internet security software and online games. He also played a major rol... 
Biography PhotoHong Jiang ZHANG
Executive Director

HongJiang ZHANG, aged 54, is an executive Director and the chief executive officer (“CEO”) of the Company. He is also a director and the CEO of Kingsoft Cloud, and a director of Cheetah Mobile Inc. (NYSE: CMCM) which is a subsidiary of the Company. Dr. ZHANG is also a director of Xunlei Limited (NASDAQ: XNET) and a director of 21Vianet Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: VNET). Before joining the Company, he was the chief technology officer for Microsoft Asia-Pacific Research and Development Group (ARD) and the managing director of the Microsoft Advanced Technology Center (ATC) and Microsoft Distinguished Scientist (DS). In his dual role, Dr. ZHANG led Microsoft’s research and development agenda in China, including strategy, planning, R&D and incubation for products, services and solutions. Dr. ZHANG was also a member of Executive Management Committee of Microsoft (China) Limited, a committee that defines and leads Microsoft’s strategy and business development in the Greater China region.

Dr. ZHANG was the deputy managing director and a founding member of Microsoft Research Asia. His outstanding leadership and achievement, illustrated by the high impact he made in academia and Microsoft’s products, was critical in establishing Microsoft Research Asia into a world class basic research center in computer science, and a technology powerhouse in Microsoft, and has made him one of the 10 Microsoft Distinguished Scientists.

As a Fellow of the Institute of Electric and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and Association of Computing Machines (ACM), Dr. ZHANG is well known in the research community for his leadership in media computing and his pioneering work in video and image content analysis and search. He was the recipient of the 2010 IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award, 2012 ACM SIGMM Outstanding Technical Achievement Award, and the winner of 2008 "Asian-American Engineer of the Year" award. He holds close to 200 US and international patents, and has authored four books and over 400 scientific papers, many of which have become classic references in their respective research areas.

Dr. ZHANG received a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Denmark, and a Bachelor of Science degree from Zhengzhou University, China. Prior to joining Microsoft, Dr. ZHANG was a research manager at Hewlett-Packard Labs at Palo Alto, CA. He also worked at the Institute of Systems Science, National University of Singapore.

Dr. ZHANG became the CEO of the Company in October 2011 and has been an executive Director of our Company since 14 December 2011. Dr. ZHANG is also a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company.
Biography PhotoHong Jiang ZHANG
Executive Director


HongJiang ZHANG, aged 54, is an executive Director and the chief executive officer (“CEO”) of the Company. He is also a director and the CEO of Kingsoft Cloud, and a director of Cheetah Mobile Inc. (NYSE: CMCM) which is a subsidiary of the Company. Dr. ZHANG is also a director of Xunlei Limited (NASDAQ: XNET) and a director of 21Vianet Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: VNET). Before joining the Company, he was the chief technology officer for Microsoft Asia-Pacific Research and Development Group (ARD) and th... 
Biography PhotoYuk Keung NG
Executive Director

Yuk Keung NG, aged 50, is currently an executive Director and the chief financial officer (“CFO”) of the Company. Mr. NG is also a director of Cheetah Mobile Inc. (NYSE: CMCM) which is a subsidiary of the Company. Mr. NG graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences in 1988 and obtained a Master of Science degree in Global Business Management and E-commerce in 2002. Mr. NG is a professional accountant, a fellow member of both the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Mr. NG has more than twenty years of experience in financial management, corporate finance and merger and acquisition. Before joining the Company, Mr. NG was the executive director, CFO and company secretary of China NT Pharma Group Company Limited, a major pharmaceutical company listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (“Stock Exchange”) (Stock Code: 1011). Mr. NG worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers for over 12 years from 1988 to 2001. From 2001 to 2003, Mr. NG was the CFO of International School of Beijing, an academic institution in Beijing, China. In 2003, Mr. NG joined Australian Business Lawyers, a law firm in Australia and was later appointed as a special consultant in 2004, being responsible for advising on accounting matters. From 2004 to 2006, Mr. NG was the deputy CFO, a joint company secretary and the qualified accountant of IRICO Group Electronics Company Limited (Stock Code: 438), a company listed on the Stock Exchange. From 2006 to 2010, Mr. NG was the vice president and the CFO of China Huiyuan Juice Group Ltd. (Stock Code: 1886), a company listed on the Stock Exchange. Mr. NG is also currently an independent non-executive director of Sany Heavy Equipment International Holdings Company Limited (Stock Code: 631), and also an independent non-executive director and the chairman of the audit committee of Beijing Capital Land Limited (Stock Code: 2868), Winsway Coking Coal Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 1733) and Zhongsheng Group Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 881).All of these companies are listed on the Stock Exchange. From 2007 to 2011, Mr. NG was also an independent non-executive director of Xinjiang Xinxin Mining Industry Company Limited (Stock Code: 3833), a company listed on the Stock Exchange.

Mr. NG was appointed as the CFO of the Company in 2012 and became an executive director of the Company from 1 March 2013. Mr. NG is also a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company.
Biography PhotoYuk Keung NG
Executive Director


Yuk Keung NG, aged 50, is currently an executive Director and the chief financial officer (“CFO”) of the Company. Mr. NG is also a director of Cheetah Mobile Inc. (NYSE: CMCM) which is a subsidiary of the Company. Mr. NG graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences in 1988 and obtained a Master of Science degree in Global Business Management and E-commerce in 2002. Mr. NG is a professional accountant, a fellow member of both the Hong Kong Institute of Ce... 
Biography PhotoTao ZOU
Executive Director

Tao ZOU, aged 39, is currently a senior vice president of the Company and the CEO of Westhouse Holdings Limited who is responsible for the overall management of Westhouse Holdings Limited and its subsidiaries, including the research and development of online games of Westhouse Studios and also participates in major decision making of our Group’s gaming business sector. Mr. ZOU graduated from Tianjin Nankai University in 1997. Mr. ZOU joined us in 1998 and was responsible for the development of our Kingsoft PowerWord. Mr. ZOU has been responsible for our entertainment software business since 2004.

Mr. ZOU became a senior vice president of the Company in December 2007 and has been an executive Director of our Company since August 2009.

Mr. ZOU is also a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company.
Biography PhotoTao ZOU
Executive Director


Tao ZOU, aged 39, is currently a senior vice president of the Company and the CEO of Westhouse Holdings Limited who is responsible for the overall management of Westhouse Holdings Limited and its subsidiaries, including the research and development of online games of Westhouse Studios and also participates in major decision making of our Group’s gaming business sector. Mr. ZOU graduated from Tianjin Nankai University in 1997. Mr. ZOU joined us in 1998 and was responsible for the development of o... 
Biography PhotoPak Kwan KAU
Non-executive Director

Pak Kwan KAU, aged 50, was re-designated from an executive Director to a non-executive Director of our Company with effect from 24 October 2011. Mr. KAU has been employed by us since 1988. He graduated from National Defense University of Science and Technology in China in 1984 with a bachelor’s degree in Information Management Systems. Between 1984 and 1987, Mr. KAU worked at various Chinese companies as a software developer.

Mr. KAU started Kingsoft Software in 1988, and he was primarily responsible for the development of WPS 1.0 in 1988. Mr. KAU was named as one of the Top Ten Business Persons of the Year in 2000, one of the China Top Financial Figures of the Year in 2001 by CCTV, one of the Ten Most Influential Leaders in China’s Games Industry at the inaugural China Game Industry Annual Conference in January 2005, and one of the Most Outstanding Entrepreneurs at 2009 China Game Industry Annual Conference held in December 2009. Mr. KAU has never held directorship in any other listed public companies. Mr. KAU was appointed as an acting CEO of the Company in December 2007. He was the CEO of the Company from May 2008 to 24 October 2011 when he resigned from the post. Mr. KAU was the Chairman of the board of our Company until 5 July 2011.

Mr KAU is also a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company.
Biography PhotoPak Kwan KAU
Non-executive Director


Pak Kwan KAU, aged 50, was re-designated from an executive Director to a non-executive Director of our Company with effect from 24 October 2011. Mr. KAU has been employed by us since 1988. He graduated from National Defense University of Science and Technology in China in 1984 with a bachelor’s degree in Information Management Systems. Between 1984 and 1987, Mr. KAU worked at various Chinese companies as a software developer.

Mr. KAU started Kingsoft Software in 1988, and he was prima... 
Biography PhotoChi Ping LAU
Non-executive Director

Chi Ping LAU, aged 41, is a non-executive Director and a member of the Nomination Committee of the Company. He is also an executive director and president of Tencent Holdings Limited (“Tencent”) (a company listed on the Stock Exchange, Stock Code: 700). He joined Tencent in 2005 as a chief strategy and investment officer and was responsible for corporate strategies, investments, merger and acquisitions and investor relations. In 2006, he was promoted as president of Tencent to manage the day-to-day operation of Tencent. In 2007, he was appointed as an executive director of Tencent. Prior to joining Tencent, he was an executive director at Goldman Sachs (Asia) L.L.C’s investment banking division and a chief operating officer of its Telecom, Media and Technology Group. Prior to that, he worked at Mckinsey & Company, Inc. as a management consultant. On 10 March 2014, Mr. LAU was appointed as a director of JD.com, an online direct sales company listed on NASDAQ. On 31 March 2014, Mr. LAU was appointed as a director of Leju Holdings Limited, an online-to-offline real estate provider listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

Mr. LAU received his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan, a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and a MBA from Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University. Mr. LAU was appointed as a non-executive Director of the Company on 28 July 2011.
Biography PhotoChi Ping LAU
Non-executive Director


Chi Ping LAU, aged 41, is a non-executive Director and a member of the Nomination Committee of the Company. He is also an executive director and president of Tencent Holdings Limited (“Tencent”) (a company listed on the Stock Exchange, Stock Code: 700). He joined Tencent in 2005 as a chief strategy and investment officer and was responsible for corporate strategies, investments, merger and acquisitions and investor relations. In 2006, he was promoted as president of Tencent to manage the day-to-... 
Biography PhotoWenjie WU
Independent Non-executive Director

Wenjie WU, aged 40, is an independent non-executive Director, the chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee of the Company. Ms. WU has been serving as the chief strategy officer (“CSO”) of Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (“Ctrip.com”, NASDAQ: CTRP), a China’s leading online travel services provider, since November 2013. Ms. WU is also a director of Xunlei Limited (NASDAQ: XNET). Ms. WU joined Ctrip.com as deputy CFO in December 2011, then was promoted to CFO in May 2012 and CSO in November 2013. Prior to joining Ctrip.com, Ms. WU was an equity research analyst covering China Internet and Media industries in Morgan Stanley Asia Limited and in Citigroup Global Markets Asia Limited from 2005 to 2011. Prior to that, Ms. WU worked for China Merchants Holdings (International) Company Limited (Stock Code: 0144), a company listed on the Stock Exchange for three years.

Ms. WU has a Ph.D. degree in Finance from the University of Hong Kong, a master’s degree in Philosophy in Finance from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and both a master’s degree and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Nan Kai University, China. Ms. WU has been a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) since 2004.
Biography PhotoWenjie WU
Independent Non-executive Director


Wenjie WU, aged 40, is an independent non-executive Director, the chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee of the Company. Ms. WU has been serving as the chief strategy officer (“CSO”) of Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (“Ctrip.com”, NASDAQ: CTRP), a China’s leading online travel services provider, since November 2013. Ms. WU is also a director of Xunlei Limited (NASDAQ: XNET). Ms. WU joined Ctrip.com as deputy CFO in December 2011, th... 
Biography PhotoDavid Yuen Kwan TANG
Independent Non-executive Director

David Yuen Kwan TANG, aged 59, is an independent non-executive Director of our Company. He is also a member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company. Mr. TANG holds a master’s degree in Business Administration at the California State University, Fullerton and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering at the California State University, Long Beach.

Mr. TANG has over 25 years of experience in the IT industry in the global market and in the China market in the areas of sales, marketing, business development, research and development and manufacturing. Mr. TANG is a wellknown business leader in China and has held various positions such as the vice president of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, the vice chairman of the China Association of Enterprises with Foreign Investment and the vice president of the Beijing Chamber of International Commerce. Over the years, Mr. TANG has been widely recognized in the industry and was awarded the title of "Best Professional Manager of the Decade ("十年最佳职业经理人")" by China's CEO & CIO magazine. Mr. TANG has been responsible for the management of businesses up to an annual sales turnover of RMB60 billion. Mr. TANG also has worked as adviser at UCWeb and Ganji.

Mr. TANG is currently the independent director of YY. He is also the partner and the managing director of Nokia Growth Partner (“NGP”) which is a venture capital firm and he has been responsible for investment in businesses in China. Prior to joining NGP, Mr. TANG was appointed as the corporate senior vice president and the president of Greater China of AMD (Greater China is the largest region of AMD with sales, marketing, research and development and manufacturing operations). During 2004 to 2010, Mr. TANG held a number of positions in Nokia, including the global vice president, the vice chairman and the vice president of sales in Greater China. Mr. TANG was also appointed as the chairman of Nokia Telecommunications Limited (诺基亚通信有限公司) which is a joint venture established by Nokia in China. In addition, Mr. TANG held senior positions at Apple.Inc, 3Com, DEC and AST.
Biography PhotoDavid Yuen Kwan TANG
Independent Non-executive Director


David Yuen Kwan TANG, aged 59, is an independent non-executive Director of our Company. He is also a member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company. Mr. TANG holds a master’s degree in Business Administration at the California State University, Fullerton and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering at the California State University, Long Beach.

Mr. TANG has over 25 years of experience in the IT industry in the global market and in the China mar... 
Biography PhotoEric Shun Tak WONG
Independent Non-executive Director

Shun Tak WONG, aged 54, is an independent non-executive Director of our Company. He is also a member of the Audit Committee, the chairman of the Nomination Committee and the chairman of the Remuneration Committee of the Company. Currently Mr. WONG is a co-founder and acting as CFO of Rokid Corporation Ltd., an artificial intelligence devices design and development company. He served as an executive Director and CFO of the Company from October 2011 to July 2012, and also acted as an independent non-executive Director, chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company from April 2007 to September 2011.

Mr. WONG was vice president for finance and Corporate Controller of Alibaba Group from August 2007 to September 2011, a family of internet-based businesses that includes business-to-business international trade, retail and payment platforms and data-centric cloud computing services. During his service with Alibaba Group, he also acted as chairman of Group Financial Control Committee of Alibaba Group.

Mr. WONG served as the CFO of Goodbaby Children Products Group (“Goodbaby”) from August 2003 to August 2007, a leading juvenile product manufacturer in China. Before joining Goodbaby, Mr. WONG worked as the vice president for finance in IDT International Limited, a Hong Kong listed company between September 2001 and July 2003.

In the past, Mr. WONG held key executive positions in various multi-nationals companies, including as the financial controller of AMF Bowling, Inc. from November 1996 to March 1998 and International Distillers China Ltd. from December 1993 to October 1996. Mr. WONG has extensive experience in financial control, operations, strategic planning and implementation, private equity investments and exit strategies.

Mr. WONG has a master’s degree in Finance from the University of Lancaster in the United Kingdom and a master’s degree in Accounting from Charles Stuart University in Australia. Mr. WONG is also a fellow CPA member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a fellow CPA member of Australian Society of CPAs.
Biography PhotoEric Shun Tak WONG
Independent Non-executive Director


Shun Tak WONG, aged 54, is an independent non-executive Director of our Company. He is also a member of the Audit Committee, the chairman of the Nomination Committee and the chairman of the Remuneration Committee of the Company. Currently Mr. WONG is a co-founder and acting as CFO of Rokid Corporation Ltd., an artificial intelligence devices design and development company. He served as an executive Director and CFO of the Company from October 2011 to July 2012, and also acted as an independent n...