Larry is our founder and has served as our director, chairman and chief executive officer since our inception in 2006. Prior to founding our company, among others, Mr. Wu served as the general manager of a vocational education and online education company, New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. (NYSE: EDU and SEHK: 9901), from 2002 to 2006. Mr. Wu received his MBA degree from Yale University in 2002 and his bachelor’s degree in mechanical manufacturing from Beijing Union University in 1994.
David has served as our chief financial officer since May 2022. Mr. Lau has been an investment banker for more than 12 years with experience in M&A and IPO transactions in U.S. and China. Prior to joining us, Mr. Lau served as the director of Wells Fargo Securities Asia Limited from August 2013 to May 2022. Mr. Lau received his bachelor’s degree in commerce from University of Toronto in 2008 and his master’s degree in economics in 2010 from The University of Hong Kong. Mr. Lau acquired a certified financial risk manager issued by the Global Association of Risk Professionals in the U.S. in 2009.
Xin Wan has served as our director since November 2020 and as our chief technology officer since 2014. Prior to joining us, Mr. Wan served as the vice president of the education business unit of Aspire Company of China Mobile from 2010 to 2014 and as channel operation center manager and director in Oriental Standard (Beijing) Talent Service Co., Ltd. from 2007 to 2010. Mr. Wan received his master’s degree in software engineering in 2007 and his bachelor’s degree in software engineering in 2004 from Tsinghua University, and his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering and English from Dalian University of Technology in 2002.