Chief Executive Officer
Yang Wang has served as our chief executive officer and director since June 2022. She is one of the founders of NaaS and served as its chief executive officer and director since its inception until June 2022. Ms. Wang is one of Newlink's co-founders and has served as Newlink's president since its founding in 2016. In addition, Ms. Wang has also served as chief executive of Kuaidian Power Beijing, a subsidiary of Newlink focused on electric vehicle charging, since 2018. Prior to co-founding Newlink, Ms. Wang worked at the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, where she headed the "New Fortune Magazine" division and other new media initiatives, enabling the initiative to become a top 3 financial media account on Tencent’s WeChat system. Ms. Yang graduated from Renmin University with a bachelor degree in Broadcasting Journalism. She is a candidate for an Executive MBA degree from the Tsinghua Wudaokou School of Finance.
Chief Financial Officer
Lei Zhao has served as our chief financial officer since June 2022. He served as the chief financial officer of NaaS between July 2021 and June 2022 and as Newlink's vice president of finance since May 2021. Prior to joining Newlink, Mr. Zhao served first as the senior financial director and then as the general manager of capital markets at Lexin (Nasdaq: LX) from 2016 to 2021. He was the senior director of YeePay from 2014 to 2016 and was in charge of operation analysis and capital markets. Mr. Zhao was the general manager of finance at Plateau Capital in 2014. From 2011 to 2013, Mr. Zhao worked at Chinex Medical limited as its director of accounting. From 2008 to 2011, Mr. Zhao was a senior financial manager at Global Education & Technology Group (Nasdaq: GEDU) and worked in the audit division of PriceWaterhouseCoopers from 2004 to 2008. Mr. Zhao graduated from the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. Mr. Zhao is a certified public accountant in the U.S. and a certified management accountant.