Board of Directors

  • Peng Ou (also known as Jianhong Yin)

    Founder, Chairman, Director

    Peng Ou is Sunland’s Founder and the Chairman of Sunland’s Board of Directors. Mr. Peng Ou is the key architect of Sunland’s success and has led us to the achievement of a number of Sunland’s milestones and transformations, including the transition of Sunland’s business from an offline to an online education model. Mr. Ou received his bachelor’s degree in marketing from Renmin University in 2000.

  • Tongbo Liu

    Chief Executive Officer and Director

    Tongbo Liu has served as Sunland’s Chief Executive Officer since January 2015 and director since August 2017. He joined Sunland’s company in 2009, immediately after graduation from Tsinghua University with a bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics. He started as a management trainee and was promoted to vice president in January 2012, responsible for Sunland’s comprehensive operation in the greater Beijing region.

  • Lv Lu

    Chief Financial Officer, Director

    Lv Lu has served as Sunland’s Chief Strategy Officer since July 2015 and director since August 2017. Ms. Lu has appointed Sunland’s chief financial officer, which appointment will become effective on April 30, 2020. Prior to joining us, Ms. Lu served as a partner of Taihe Capital, a leading boutique investment bank, from February 2015 to July 2015. From 2012 to 2015, she served as an executive director at Hina Group, an investment bank focused on advising leading companies in the technology, media and telecommunications industries in fund-raising activities. She received her MBA from Fudan University in 2010 and her bachelor’s degree in English from Hunan Normal University in 2004.

  • Zheng Zhao (also known as Ching Chiu)

    Independent Director

    Zheng Zhao has served as Sunland’s independent director since June 2019. Mr. Zhao is currently the special assistant to the president and general manager of New Oriental Industry Funds, where he leads the company’s strategic development, mergers and acquisitions and strategic collaboration efforts, as well as maintains domestic and international customer relations. Prior to that, Mr. Zhao was a senior auditor at Ernst & Young. Mr. Zhao holds a master’s degree in finance, and a bachelor’s degree in economics, both from Peking University’s School of Economics.

     

  • Yang Wang

    Director

    Yang Wang has served as Sunland’s director since August 2017. He has served as a partner of Primavera Capital, an investment house focused on private equity investments. Prior to that, he worked as the managing director of principal investment area at Goldman Sachs (Asia) L.L.C. from 2006 to 2010. Prior to his experience with Goldman Sachs (Asia) L.L.C., Mr. Wang worked for the investment banking division and private equity group of China International Capital Corporation Limited, or CICC, an investment bank listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Mr. Wang also serves as a director at Yum China Holdings, Inc., a leading restaurant company in China, and a director of Geely Automobile Holdings Limited, an auto manufacturing company in China. Mr. Wang received both his master’s and bachelor’s degrees from Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

  • Yifan Li

    Independent Director

    Yifan Li most recently served as director and vice president of Geely Group, responsible for strategic investments, new business development and overseeing Geely’s financial holding companies. Prior to joining Geely, Mr. Li held CFO positions in various Chinese companies including Sanpower Group, China Zenix Auto International, Standard Water and Time Share Media, where he led initial public offerings and cross-border M&A transactions. Mr. Li also serves as a director at Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd., Qudian Inc. and 36Kr Holdings Inc. Mr. Li received his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, his master’s degree in accounting from the University of Texas at Dallas and his bachelor’s degree in world economics from Fudan University. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the United States and a Chartered Global Management Accountant.

  • Jing Gao

    Director

    Jing Gao has served as Sunland’s director since March 2021. Ms. Gao has worked in Sunlands since 2005 with management responsibilities in various departments of the company, and the most recent role as a vice president. Ms. Gao has deep and keen insights into the Chinese adult continuing education market and extensive experiences in team management.