Mr. Ma Heping was appointed as our Group's executive Director in June 2018. Mr. Ma served as our Chief Executive Officer since April 2018, responsible for the implementation of our business strategies and the day-to-day business operation.
Mr. Ma has over 10 years of marketing experience for an internet company. From January 2006 to March 2018, Mr. Ma has served as the chief marketing officer of Tongcheng Network, responsible for the internet-based online and offline travel business, as well as the promotion and development of the air ticket, hotel and other transportation business of Tongcheng Network before Tongcheng Spin-off. Mr. Ma served as our Co-CEO from March to April 2018.
Mr. Ma obtained a diploma in computer application and maintenance from Soochow University (蘇州大學) in the PRC in June 1998.
Mr. Wu Jiazhu was appointed as our Group's Chief Strategy Officer in March 2018, responsible for the overall investment and capital arrangement of our Group.
Mr. Wu served as a director of Tongcheng Network from January 2014 to July 2015, and the chief investment officer of Tongcheng Network from July 2015 to March 2018, responsible for the capital investment of that company. Prior to that, Mr. Wu served as an investment manager at Oriza Holdings Ltd (蘇州元禾控股股份有限公司) from November 2011 to July 2015.
Mr. Wu received both his bachelor's and master's degrees in linguistics and applied linguistics from Peking University (北京大學) in the PRC in July 2007 and July 2010, respectively.
Mr. Fan Lei was appointed as our Group's Chief Financial Officer in March 2018, responsible for the overall financial management.
Mr. Fan served as a principal and senior principal in the financial plan and analysis department of eLong Cayman from April 2013 to September 2016 and the finance vice president of our Company from September 2016 to March 2018. Mr. Fan currently serves as a supervisor in various subsidiaries of our Group, including Tianjin Elong E-dragon Interactive Technology Co., Ltd., Tianjin E-dragon Interactive International Travel Agency Co., Ltd. and E-dragon (Tianjin) Technology Co., Ltd. Prior to joining our Group, Mr. Fan consecutively served as a financial manager and a senior financial manager in Lenovo Group Limited (HKEX stock code: 0992) (聯想集團有限公司) from March 2010 to April 2013.
Mr. Fan received a bachelor's degree of engineering in mechanical engineering and automation from Beihang University (北京航空航天大學) in the PRC in 2004. Mr. Fan also obtained a master's degree of business administration from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2010.
Mr. Wangqiang was appointed as the Chief Marketing Officer of in March 2018, responsible for the implementation of our business strategies on marketing.
Mr. Wang consecutively served as a programmer, senior manager, deputy principal and principal in the wireless business department of Tongcheng Network from February 2012 to May 2016 and the chief marketing officer of Tongcheng Network from May 2016 to March 2018, responsible for its promotion and business development.
Mr. Wang received a diploma in applied computer science from Nanjing University of Finance and Economics (南京財經大學) (previously known as Nanjing Economics Academy (南京經濟學院)) in the PRC in 2002.
Mr. Yu Pei was appointed as our Group's Vice President in March 2018, responsible for the overall research and development activities of our Group.
From February 2012 to March 2018, Mr. Yu consecutively served as the structure design principal, chief structure officer and chief technology officer of eLong Cayman.
Mr. Bai Zhiwei was appointed as our Group's Vice President in March 2018, responsible for the marketing and business development of our Group.
Mr. Bai served as a regional senior principal, responsible for the strategic clients of eLong Cayman from February 2008 to December 2010, a senior principal and business development vice president at sales support department of eLong Cayman from December 2010 to June 2014, and a vice president of eLong Cayman from June 2014 to March 2018.
Mr. Bai received double bachelor's degrees of computer science and economics from Peking University (北京大學) in the PRC in 1998 and also obtained a master's degree of business administration from Tsinghua University (清華大學) in the PRC in 2007.