Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Hongke Xue has previously served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors and the Chief Executive Officer of SkyPeople Fruit Juice, the previous corporate name of the Company. Prior to that, Mr. H. K. Xue served as the Chief Executive Officer of Tangshan Fengyuan Metal Products, a Sino-foreign joint venture, from March 2002 to March 2003. Prior to that, he served as the general manager of Baoji Industrial Products Co., Ltd., a wholly foreign owned enterprise, from April 2001 to March 2002, and deputy general manager of Shaanxi DePu Industry and Trade Co., Ltd. from October 1997 to April 2001. H. K. Xue received a bachelor degree in business management from Lanzhou University of Finance and Economics in July 1995.
Interim Chief Financial Officer
Since December, 2009, Mr. Zheng has been serving as the Chief Financial Officer of SkyPeople Juice Group Co., Ltd. a company organized under the laws of China and a 99.78% indirectly-owned subsidiary of the Company. Mr. Zheng was the deputy general manager at Jingyang Branch of SkyPeople Juice Group Co., Ltd. from March, 2006 to November 2009. From May, 1994 to February, 2006, Mr. Zheng was the Financial Accounting Manager at Shaanxi Provincial Fruit Juice Processing Factory, a state-owned enterprise in Shaanxi, China. Mr. Zheng earned his bachelor degree in accounting by passing Chinese National Self-Examination in Financial Accounting in 1996. Mr. Zheng graduated from Shaanxi Technical College of Finance and Economics and received his junior college degree in Financial Accounting in 1994. Mr. Zheng received additional training in Advanced Business Management and Advanced Financial and Accounting Management at Jiaotong University in March, 2011 and July, 2012, respectively.
Vice President-R&D Department
Mr. Xiao has served as Vice-President of SkyPeople Fruit Juice since January of 2010. He previously held the position of Vice General Manager and Director of the R&D Department of Jingyang Branch from April 2006 to January 2010. He also served as the project manager of the preparation office and the manager of the R&D department at Liaoning Huludao Wonder Fruit Co., Ltd between March 2004 and April 2006. From 2000 to 2004, he served at Guotou Zhonglu Hancheng Fruit Juice & Beverage Co., Ltd. Prior to that, Chongjun Xiao served at Baoji Beer Hancheng Taishi Co., Ltd. Mr. Xiao is a holder of a Bachelor's degree.
Dr. Xiaofeng Dai
Chief Technology Officer
Dr. Dai holds a Master of Economics from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, a Ph.D. in Economics from Wuhan University. Dr. Dai was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute of Finance, Chinese Academy of Social Science, and a Visiting Scholar at the School of Economics, Georgia Institute of Technology. His qualifications and certifications include Qualifications of Securities Practitioners, Qualifications of Fund Practitioners and Project Management Professional Certification. Dr. Dai's previous work experience include Investment Manager of Datang Huayin Electric Power Co., Ltd. (a Shanghai Stock Exchange Listed company, trading symbol: 600744, the earliest public company of China State Power Corporation), Diversified Investment Director of Datang Huayin Electric Power Co., Ltd., Vice President of Beijing Haoyuan Capital Management Co., Ltd., Lecturer of Finance at the University of International Business and Economics, Executive Director of Wuxi Aerospace High Energy Materials Internet Equity Investment Fund, Investment and Financing Consultant at the Research Center of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Partner of Beijing Detai Jiufang Asset Management LLC., and Director of Zhongguancun Private Equity Investment Association. Dr. Dai has also participated in various activities such as mergers & acquisitions, private equity / venture capital fund investment, secondary markets investment, real estate, technology, angel and personal investing.
Executive Vice President
Ms. Lee has been with the Company since 2011 and has been involved in capital raising activities such as debt and equity financing, preferred stock financing, private placements, mergers and acquisitions and restructurings of the Company. Ms. Lee's extensive experience in capital raising will further improve the Company's financial and capital structure optimization strategies. Ms. Lee is currently the director of the office for the Board of Directors of the Company. Ms. Lee received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Xi'an International Studies University and an MBA from Xi'an Jiaotong University.
Vice President of Marketing
Mr. Peng was previously the general manager of Lanzhou Hengxinda Capital Co., Ltd. and the Executive Director of Weijing Investment. Mr. Peng founded and developed the DCON blockchain and digital assets community in which the Company recently acquired a 60% ownership interest. Mr. Peng has experience in digital currency finance, blockchain financial product development, digital currency trading platforms, Internet loans, fund investments and financing, Internet private equity and crowdfunding. Mr. Peng has a Masters of Economics degree from Lanzhou University of Finance and Economics and is an Entrepreneurial Trainee at Tsinghua Wudaokou Finance Institute.
Dr. Zhijing Xu
Chief Executive Officer of GlobalKey SharedMall
Dr. Xu holds a Bachelor of Space Physics from Wuhan University, a Master of Electrical Engineering from Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Syracuse University. Dr. Xu's previous work experience include Computer Scientist at the New York Center for Advanced Research in Software Engineering and Coherent Research Inc. (CRI), Senior Researcher and Technical Director at Bell Labs, General Manager and Chief Technology Officer of Haizhongxin (Beijing) Satellite Communication Co., Ltd., General Manager and Chief Scientist of Haizhongxin Industrial Investment Corporation, and Chief Scientist of Smart Finance at China Institute of Financial Innovation. Dr. Xu has extensive experience in research and development of Internet finance, offline to online (O2O) e-commerce systems, mobile payment networks, wireless communications, artificial intelligence, software engineering, and the Internet of Things.