Board of Directors
Mr. Kun Dai is our founder and has served as chairman of our board of directors and chief executive officer since our inception. Mr. Dai has been involved in internet and automobile industries for over ten years. Mr. Dai founded one of China’s first online used car websites, CarResume.com, in 2005. From 2007 to 2011, Mr. Dai worked at an NYSE-listed auto information provider, BitAuto, first as deputy general manager and later as vice president. Mr. Dai received a master’s degree in Commerce from Cardiff University.
Ms. Rong Lu serves as independent director. Presently, Ms. Lu is an independent venture capitalist investing in technology start-ups in the United States and China. From 2006 to 2018, Ms. Lu served as a partner at DCM. Prior to DCM, Ms. Lu was a vice president at Goldman Sachs & Co. Ms. Lu received her master’s degree in International Economics and Energy, Environment, Science and Technology from Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Maryland.
Mr. Muyuan Wang has been serving as director since November 2019. Presently, Mr. Wang serves as a senior director of the Mobile Ecological Group of Baidu, Inc. and is in charge of Baidu's various business lines with a focus on exploring innovative business opportunities in the car, business development, education, travelling and gaming industries. Mr. Wang received his bachelor’s and master's degrees in automation from Tsinghua University in 2003 and 2005, respectively, as well as a master's degree from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 2007.
Mr. Julian Cheng has been serving as director since March 2014. Presently, Mr. Cheng is a managing director at Warburg Pincus Asia LLC and co-leads Warburg Pincus’ business in China. Mr. Cheng joined Warburg Pincus in 2000. Prior to joining Warburg Pincus, Mr. Cheng was in investment banking with Salomon Smith Barney and Deutsche Bank in Hong Kong. He received a bachelor’s degree from Harvard University.
Mr. Lin Cong serves as director. Mr. Lin has served as the Vice President of 58.com Group since March 2017. Before joining 58.com, he was the co-founder and CEO of Youche.com Inc., a used car dealer chain in China, from February 2014 to March 2017. From August 2010 to February 2014, Mr. Cong served as the Vice President of Finance and IT with 58.com. Mr. Cong also worked as a management consultant with Boston Consulting Group from August 2008 to August 2009 and as an auditor with PricewaterhouseCoopers Zhong Tian LLP from August 2002 to May 2005. Mr. Cong holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Tsinghua University and an M.B.A. degree from Stanford University.