|Michael Xiangyu Chen|
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Michael Xiangyu Chen is one of iDreamSky’s founders and serves as its chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer. Mr. Chen has more than ten years of experience in the telecommunications, internet and mobile games industries. Prior to co-founding the Company, from October 2008 to November 2009, Mr. Chen worked at the overseas projects division of Achievo Information Technology (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd., a provider of software solutions and technology consulting services in China, where he led the development of numerous mobile applications for iOS and Android smartphones, including the development of mobile game applications for overseas game developers. From August 2005 to November 2007, Mr. Chen was a technology director at Shenzhen Guoxin Communication Technology Co., Ltd., a provider of mobile family-to-school communication services in China. From March 2002 to June 2005, Mr. Chen served as a software engineer at Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., a multinational networking and telecommunications equipment and services provider headquartered in China. Mr. Chen received a bachelor’s degree in computer science and technology from Central South University in China.
|Jeffrey Lyndon Ko|
Jeffrey Lyndon Ko is one iDreamSky’s founders and serves as its director and president, primarily responsible for corporate relationships with overseas game developers and social media strategies. Mr. Ko has more than ten years of experience in the technology and game industries. Mr. Ko is currently a co-president of the Global Mobile Game Confederation, an association of top global mobile game developers and publishers. Prior to co-founding our company, from November 2010 to October 2011, Mr. Ko was a creative director at Rullingnet Corporation, a tablet device developer and content provider for children based in Hong Kong. From January 2009 to December 2010, Mr. Ko co-founded Humble Gaming Limited, one of the first developers of mobile games for iOS-based smartphones in Hong Kong. From March 2008 to December 2008, Mr. Ko served as a vice president of China operations at Interzone Entertainment, a publisher of MMOG games headquartered in the U.S., with game studios in China, Australia and Brazil. From January 2007 to June 2008, Mr. Ko founded White Hands Creations, a consultancy firm advising game developers, publishers and investors based in Hong Kong. White Hands Creations was later merged into the China operations of Interzone Entertainment. Prior to that, Mr. Ko worked at several game development companies in China and Hong Kong serving various managerial roles. Mr. Ko graduated from Chong Gene Hang College in Hong Kong in July 2001.
|Anfernee Song Guan|
Anfernee Song Guan is one of iDreamSky’s founders of and serves as its director and chief technology officer. Mr. Guan has more than 10 years of experience in the telecommunications, technology and internet industry. Prior to joining the Company, from March 2010 to December 2010, Mr. Guan served as a technology director at Guangzhou Startcom Information Technology Co., Ltd., a computer software developer based in Guangzhou China. From December 2006 to March 2010, Mr. Guan was a project manager at Achievo Information Technology (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd., a provider of software solutions and technology consulting services in China. Prior to that, from March 2004 to November 2006, Mr. Guan was a software department manager of ChinaGPS Co., Ltd. (Shenzhen), a developer and manufacturer of automobile intelligent multimedia systems and automobile and consumer electronics and provider of on telemetric services. Mr. Guan has led the design and development of over ten major software systems for international clients at these companies, including online advertisement, online sales and billing and securities trading and settlement platform management systems. Mr. Guan received a bachelor’s degree in software engineering from Zhejiang University in China.
|Steven Xiaoyi Ma|
Steven Xiaoyi Ma has served as iDreamSky’s director since September 2013 and was appointed to our board by THL A19 Limited. Mr. Ma has more than 11 years of management experience in the information technology industry. Mr. Ma is a senior vice president at Tencent Technology (Shenzhen) Company Limited, a leading Internet company in China. Prior to joining Tencent, from January 2003 to April 2007, Mr. Ma served as a general manager at Optic Communications Co., Ltd., an online game operator in China. From June 2001 to January 2003, Mr. Ma was a general manager at Yifu Internet Technology Company Limited, a developer of computer software and computer accessories and a provider of software consulting services. Mr. Ma received a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Shanghai Jiaotong University in China and an EMBA degree from Fudan University in China.
Erhai Liu has served as iDreamSky’s director since May 2012 and was appointed to its board by the LC Fund entities. Mr. Liu is the managing director of Legend Capital, an investment management firm focusing on early stage venture capital investments and expansion-stage growth capital investments. Prior to joining Legend Capital, Mr. Liu served as a vice president at Tie Tong Network Company from May 2001 to August 2003. From May 2000 to May 2001, Mr. Liu served as a vice president for the China region at Clarent Corporation, a company listed on the New York Stock Exchange and a provider of software-based communications solutions. Prior to that, from May 1994 to May 2000, Mr. Liu headed the value-added service division of Jitong Network Communications Co., Ltd. Mr. Liu received a bachelor’s degree in communication and information system from Xidian University in China, a master’s degree in psychology and an M.B.A. degree from Peking University in China.
David Yuan has served as iDreamSky’s director since May 2012 and was appointed to its board by the Redpoint entities. Mr. Yuan is a partner and managing director at Redpoint Ventures, a venture capital firm headquartered in the U.S. Mr. Yuan heads Redpoint Ventures’ China offices and is a board member on several private companies in the sectors of consumer internet, digital marketing and mobile applications and platforms. Mr. Yuan led Redpoint Ventures’ investments in several other Internet companies based in China including Cgen Media, Qihoo 360 and 51.com. Prior to joining Redpoint, Mr. Yuan co-founded and served as chief executive officer of iTelco Communications, a technology and solution provider for the next generation of communication networks. Previously, Mr. Yuan was a co-founder of Opentel Communications, a facility-based international telecom carrier. Prior to Opentel, Mr. Yuan co-founded Genesol Enterprise, one of the first telecom system integration companies in China. Mr. Yuan began his career with Intel as a design engineer and a product manager in the microprocessor group. Mr. Yuan received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from MIT and an M.B.A. degree from MIT Sloan School of Management, where he was a Sloan Fellow.
Mingyao Wang has served as iDreamSky’s director since May 2012 and was appointed to its board by Prime Express Investments Limited. Mr. Wang is a director of the incubator investment division at Legend Holdings, an investment holding company focusing on strategic investments in various sectors, including information technology. Prior to joining Legend Holdings, from July 2005 to March 2010, Mr. Wang was a partner at Ninesail Investment Consulting (Beijing) Company Limited, a boutique investment bank in China. From November 2002 to July 2005, Mr. Wang was a senior vice president at Zero2IPO Group, a leading private equity related advisory and investment company in China. Prior to that, from April 2002 to November 2002, Mr. Wang was a marketing manager at Dacheng Fund Management Co., Ltd. From August 1996 to August 2000, Mr. Wang was an engineer at the Ministry of Water Resources of the PRC. Mr. Wang received a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Hohai University in China and an M.B.A. degree from Tsinghua University in China.
Bin Yu has served as iDreamSky’s independent director since August 2014. Ms. Yu has been a director and the chief financial officer of Star China Media Limited, a company engaging in entertainment TV programs business, since December 2013 and May 2013, respectively, where she is responsible for corporate finance, legal, investor relations and financial management. From August 2012 to April 2013, she was the senior vice president of Youku Tudou Inc. (NYSE: YOKU), an Internet television company in China and was in charge of the company’s investment in content production, merger and acquisition and strategic investment. Respectively from January 2012 to April 2013 and from July 2010 to December 2011, Ms. Yu served as the chief financial officer and the vice president of finance of Tudou Holdings Limited, a company engaging in Internet television business, where she oversaw the management of the company’s finance, legal, public relationship and investor relationship departments. Prior to that, from September 1999 to July 2010, she worked at KPMG and was promoted to senior manager of KPMG Greater China region, where she was responsible for financial statements auditing and China-based private entities’ listing overseas. Ms. Yu obtained a master’s degree in accounting and education from the University of Toledo in the United States in May 1998 and August 1998, respectively, and an EMBA degree from Tsinghua University and INSEAD in January 2013. She is a Certified Public Accountant in the United States admitted by the Accountancy Board of Ohio, a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member of Chartered Global Management Accountant.
|Ruby Rong Lu|
Ruby Rong Lu has served as iDreamSky’s independent director since August 2014. Ms. Lu is a general partner at DCM, a venture capital investment company headquartered in Silicon Valley. Ms. Lu also serves on the board of directors of several DCM portfolio companies, including E-Commerce China Dangdang Inc. (NYSE: DANG), an e-commerce company in China. She served as a director of Pactera Technology International Ltd. (NASDAQ: PACT), an IT outsourcing company, from 2006 to February 2014, and a director of BitAuto Holdings Limited (NYSE: BITA), a provider of Internet content and marketing services for automotive in China, from 2006 to 2013. Prior to joining DCM in 2003, Ms. Lu was a vice president in the technology, media and telecommunications investment banking group of Goldman Sachs & Co. Ms. Lu received her master’s degree in international economics and energy, environment, science and technology from Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies and bachelor’s degree in economics with honors from the University of Maryland.