Board of Directors

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

Jun LEI, aged 47, is a non-executive Director, the Chairman of the Board, a member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company, 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 also the chairman of Cheetah Mobile (NYSE: CMCM) which is a subsidiary of the Company. From April 2005 to August 2016, Mr. LEI was the chairman of YY Inc. (NSDAQ: YY). He also received the Third Capital Outstanding Talent Award during the year. 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 47, is a non-executive Director, the Chairman of the Board, a member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company, 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 onli... 

Biography PhotoTao ZOU
Executive Director, Chief Executive Officer

Tao ZOU, aged 41, is currently an executive director and the chief executive officer (“CEO”) of the Company. Mr. ZOU is the CEO and director of Seasun Holdings, responsible for the overall management of Seasun Holdings Group, including the research and development of online games and also participates in major decision making of our Group’s gaming business sector. Mr. ZOU is a director of Cheetah Mobile (NYSE: CMCM). Mr. ZOU also serves as a director of Xunlei Limited (NASDAQ: XNET) and a director of 21Vianet Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: VNET). 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, Chief Executive Officer


Tao ZOU, aged 41, is currently an executive director and the chief executive officer (“CEO”) of the Company. Mr. ZOU is the CEO and director of Seasun Holdings, responsible for the overall management of Seasun Holdings Group, including the research and development of online games and also participates in major decision making of our Group’s gaming business sector. Mr. ZOU is a director of Cheetah Mobile (NYSE: CMCM). Mr. ZOU also serves as a director of Xunlei Limited (NASDA... 

Biography PhotoYuk Keung NG
Executive Director, Chief Financial Officer

Yuk Keung NG, aged 52, is currently an executive Director and the chief financial officer (“CFO”) of the Company. Mr. NG is also a director of Cheetah Mobile (NYSE: CMCM). 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, and a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, and 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. Mr. NG worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers for over 12 years from 1988 to 2001. Before joining the Company, Mr. NG held financial management positions in several listed companies, including deputy CFO, joint company secretary and qualified accountant of IRICO Group Electronics Company Limited (Stock Code: 438); vice president and CFO of China Huiyuan Juice Group Ltd. (Stock Code: 1886); executive director, CFO and company secretary of China NT Pharma Group Company Limited (Stock Code: 1011). Mr. NG is currently an independent non-executive director of Sany Heavy Equipment International Holdings Company Limited (Stock Code: 631), and an independent non-executive director and the chairman of the audit committee of E-Commodities Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 1733). Mr. NG was also an independent non-executive director and the chairman of the audit committee of Zhongsheng Group Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 881) and Beijing Capital Land Limited (Stock Code: 2868).

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, Chief Financial Officer


Yuk Keung NG, aged 52, is currently an executive Director and the chief financial officer (“CFO”) of the Company. Mr. NG is also a director of Cheetah Mobile (NYSE: CMCM). 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, and a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Account... 

Biography PhotoPak Kwan KAU
Non-executive Director

Pak Kwan KAU, aged 52, 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. From 1984 to 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 52, 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. From 1984 to 1987, Mr. KAU worked at various Chinese companies as a software developer.

Mr. KAU started Kingsoft Software in 1988, an... 

Biography PhotoChi Ping LAU
Non-executive Director

Chi Ping LAU, aged 44, 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 44, 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 ... 

Biography PhotoEric Shun Tak WONG
Independent Non-executive Director

Shun Tak WONG, aged 56, 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 cofounder 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, an enterprise which engages in 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 company listed on the Stock Exchange, between September 2001 and July 2003.

In the past, Mr. WONG held key financial executive positions in various multinational 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 56, 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 cofounder 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... 

Biography PhotoWenjie WU
Independent Non-executive Director

Wenjie WU, aged 42, 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 managing partner of Baidu Capital since January 2017. Ms. WU is currently also a director of Xunlei Limited (NASDAQ: XNET). Prior to joining Baidu Capital, Ms. WU joined Ctrip.com in December 2011 successively serving as deputy CFO, CFO and CSO. 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 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 42, 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 managing partner of Baidu Capital since January 2017. Ms. WU is currently also a director of Xunlei Limited (NASDAQ: XNET). Prior to joining Baidu Capital, Ms. WU joined Ctrip.com in December 2011 successively serving as deputy CFO, CFO and CSO. Ms. WU was an eq... 

Biography PhotoDavid Yuen Kwan TANG
Independent Non-executive Director

David Yuen Kwan TANG, aged 62, 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 IT industry experience 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 (“十年最佳職業經理人”)” by China’s CEO & CIO magazine. Mr. TANG has been responsible for the management ofbusinesses up to an annual sales turnover of RMB70 billion. Mr. TANG also 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 (諾基亞通信有限公司) 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 62, 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 IT industry experience in the global market and in th...