eHi's story begins in 2003 when Mr. Zhang, the founder, chairman and chief executive of Aleph Inc., came to China to see if there was a market for his fleet logistics software. There wasn't - so he decided to build one.
Ray Zhang, CEO
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer
Ray Ruiping Zhang is our founder, chief executive officer and chairman of our board of directors. Mr. Zhang has served as our chief executive officer and our director since our inception. Mr. Zhang has over 20 years of experience in vehicle dispatching and fleet management system integration and implementation. Prior to establishing our company, from September 1990 to April 2002, Mr. Zhang was the co-founder and chief executive officer of Aleph, Inc., which is a leading supplier of vehicle dispatching and scheduling systems in the United States based in Berkeley, California. Mr. Zhang received his bachelor's degree in computer science from Fudan University in 1985, studied in graduate school of computer science from California State University, Sacramento from 1985 to 1987, and received his executive MBA degree from China Europe International Business School in 2005.
Leo Lihong Cai
Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer
Leo Lihong Cai has served as our vice president of sales and marketing since April 2008. Dr. Cai has over 15 years of experience in marketing and information technology, and over six years of experience in the car rental and car services industry. Prior to joining us, Dr. Cai served as a market development director at EMC Corporation, a pre-sales director at Hewlett-Packard and an enterprise solution and strategic alliances director at Mercury Interactive Corporation. Dr. Cai obtained a bachelor's degree in naval architecture from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 1988, a master's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Missouri in 1992 and a Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley in 1996.
Colin Chitnim Sung
Chief Financial Officer
Colin Chitnim Sung has served as our chief financial officer since April 2013. Mr. Sung is currently a member of the board of directors and chairman of the audit committee of Hollysys Automation Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: HOLI) since February 2008. Prior to joining us, Mr. Sung also has served as adviser of NeWorld Education Group, Inc. since August 2012 and served as Chief Financial Officer of NeWorld Education Group since August 2011. Mr. Sung served as the deputy Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Financial Officer of Linktone Ltd. (NASDAQ: LTON), a wireless interactive entertainment service provider in China, from 2008 to 2011. From 2005 to 2008, he was the Chief Financial Officer of Linktone Ltd., where he also served as the acting Chief Executive Officer in 2006 and as its director of board from 2007 to 2008. From 2004 to 2005, Mr. Sung was the Corporate Controller of UTI, United States, Inc., a subsidiary of International Freight Forwarder (NASDAQ: UTIW), and from 2001 to 2004, was a Vice President of finance and Corporate Controller of USF Worldwide, Inc., a subsidiary of US Freightways. From 1997 to 2001, Mr. Sung was Vice President and Corporate Controller for US Operation of Panalpina Welttransport Holding, (PWTN.SW). Mr. Sung received his bachelor's degree in accounting from William Paterson University in 1992 and his MBA degree from American InterContinental University in 2004. Mr. Sung is a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant.
Chief Information Officer
Chun Xie has served as our chief information officer since 2006. Prior to joining us, Mr. Xie served as a senior engineer and an IT manager at Surrey Technology Co., Ltd. from August 2002 to February 2006. Mr. Xie also served as a senior engineer at Chinaquest.com from August 2000 to July 2001. Mr. Xie graduated from the advanced software engineering & project management program of the National Institute of Information Technology, India, and was certified as a project management professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute, USA (PMI) in 2006 and obtained a bachelor's degree from Tongji University in Shanghai in 2000.
Vice President, General Manager of Car Rental Division
Hongtao Han has served as our vice president of operations since 2006. Prior to joining us, Mr. Han served as the finance manager at Shanghai Kailun International Trading Co., Ltd. from January 1997 to January 2006. From July 1989 to January 1997, Mr. Han served as an accounting manager at Shanghai Kailun Paper and Printing Group Co., Ltd. Mr. Han received his bachelor's degree from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics in 1990.
Nina Yan Wu
Vice President of Human Resource
Nina Yan Wu has served as our director of human resource and training department since February 2011. Prior to join us, Ms. Wu served as an operation director at WTM Marketing Services Co., Ltd. from 2008 to 2011. From 2006 to 2008, Ms. Wu served as a human resource director of Shanghai Unisys Technology Company. From 2002 to 2006, Ms. Wu served as a human resource manager at Microsoft (China) Co., Ltd. Ms. Wu received her bachelor's degree in Chinese language and literature from Shanghai Normal University in 1994.
Jane Fengjuan Zheng
Vice President, General Manager of Car Service Division
Jane Fengjuan Zheng has served as our director of corporate sales and business development since April 2011, and has over eight years of experience in corporate sales and marketing management in the car rental and car service industry. Ms. Zheng received her bachelor's degreein business administration from Wuhan University of Technology and has completed the EMBA program from Antai Business School of Economics and Management, Shanghai Jiaotong University.