Philip Jiaqi Kuai
Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Philip Jiaqi Kuai is the Company’s founder, and has served as the chairman of the Company’s board of directors and chief executive officer since its inception. Mr. Kuai is a serial entrepreneur with extensive experience and expertise in the logistics and internet sectors in China. Prior to founding Dada, Mr. Kuai served as a vice president of Anjuke.com, an online property platform in China, from 2013 to 2014, which was subsequently acquired by 58.com, a NYSE-listed online marketplace for classifieds in China, in 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Kuai served as a vice president of AdChina from 2009 to 2013 and before that role, worked at Oracle Corporation from 2007 to 2009, at McKinsey & Company as management consultant from 2005 to 2006, and worked at Accenture from 2004 to 2005. Mr. Kuai was named to Fortune China’s list of the “2019 40 under 40 in China”, the annual selection of the most influential young people in business. Mr. Kuai received a bachelor’s degree in logistics engineering from Tongji University and a master’s degree in logistics engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Director and Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Jun Yang is a co-founder and has served as the Company’s chief technology officer since its inception and a director since the IPO. Mr. Yang is responsible for Dada’s technology, products, data, and corporate strategies. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Yang worked as the head of growth engineering team at Square, a NYSE-listed company, from 2014 to 2015, where he was responsible for user growth strategy and implementation. Prior to that, he worked as an engineering manager at Facebook, a Nasdaq-listed company, from 2010 to 2014, where he was responsible for user growth and ads optimization, and worked as an engineer at Google, a Nasdaq-listed company, from 2008 to 2009. Mr. Yang received a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Zhejiang University, and a master’s degree and a doctoral degree in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University.
Beck Zhaoming Chen
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Beck Zhaoming Chen has served as the Company’s chief financial officer since December 2018. From 2012 to 2018, Mr. Chen served as the chief financial officer of Baozun, a Nasdaq-listed e-commerce service partner in China. Prior to that, Mr. Chen served as the finance controller at LaShou Group, an online social commerce company in China, from 2011 to 2012. From 2004 to 2011, Mr. Chen worked at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Certified Public Accountants LLP as an audit manager. Mr. Chen currently serves as an independent director of DouYu, a Nasdaq-listed game-centric live streaming platform in China. Mr. Chen obtained a bachelor’s degree in economics from Fudan University. Mr. Chen is a member of Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a CFA charterholder.