Tianqiao Chen has served as the chairman of the board of directors for Shanda Games since August 2012. Mr. Chen has served as the chairman of the board of directors and the chief executive officer of Shanda Interactive since its inception in December 1999 and the president of Shanda Interactive since January 2010. Mr. Chen also serves as a member of the board of directors of Ku6 Media Co., Ltd., which is listed on the Nasdaq Global Market, and a member of the board of directors of Cloudary Corporation. Prior to establishing Shanda Interactive, Mr. Chen served as the director of the president office of Kinghing Trust & Investment Co., Ltd. from 1998 to 1999, and held various management roles at Shanghai Lujiazui Group from 1994 to 1998.
Mr. Chen serves as a member of the 11th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC). He also serves as the vice chairman of the Shanghai Federation of Industry and Commerce. In addition, he is the vice chairman of Shanghai Youth Union, the vice president of Shanghai Youth Development Foundation, and the vice chairman of Shanghai Information Services Association. He is a member of the board of directors at Fudan University.
Mr. Chen holds a Bachelor degree in economics from Fudan University.
Xiangdong Zhang has served as the director for Shanda Games since December 2012. Mr. Zhang serves as the chief executive officer of Shanda Games since August 2012 and the chief producer of Shanda Games since April 2008. He served as the chief operating officer of Shanda Games from September 2011 to August 2012. Mr. Zhang joined Shanda Interactive in 2001 and served in numerous capacities including director, senior vice president of Shanda Interactive. Mr. Zhang is highly experienced in the production and operation of MMO games. Under his leadership, numerous MMO games have been successfully produced and operated. Mr. Zhang has been the core member in “MIR II” and “Woool” ‘s management team. Prior to joining Shanda Interactive, Mr. Zhang served in China.com from 1999 to 2001 and GAMEKING SOFT co., Ltd. from 1997 to 1998.
Mr. Zhang holds a Bachelor degree in chemical engineering from Dalian Institute of Light Industry and an Executive Master of Business Administration degree from Fudan University.
Danian Chen has served as the director for Shanda Games since June 2008. Mr. Chen has served in various capacities at Shanda Interactive, most recently as the chief operating officer from 2008 to 2012. Mr. Chen has also served as a member of the board of directors of Shanda Interactive since its inception in 1999, and a member of the board of directors of Cloudary Corporation and Ku6 Media Co., Ltd.. Prior to establishing Shanda Interactive, Mr. Chen held various positions with Star Trans International Ltd., Haijie Shipping Agency Company, and Jinyi Network Company from 1996 to 1999.
Johnson Yao has served as the director for Shanda Games since March 2013. Mr. Yao has served as a senior vice president and head of finance department of Shanda Interactive since June 2013 and as a director of Actoz Soft Co., Ltd. since March 2013. Mr. Yao served as a vice president and the head of finance of Shanda Interactive from November 2007 to June 2013. Mr. Yao also served as a member of the board of directors and chief financial officer of Actoz Soft Co., Ltd. from March 2008 to March 2012 and from March 2008 to July 2011 respectively, and the acting chief finance officer of Ku6 Media Co., Ltd. from October 2009 to September 2010. Prior to joining Shanda Interactive, Mr. Yao served over 11 years in KPMG Huazhen Certified Public Accountants, building up extensive finance and M&A expertise in a wide range of industries.
Mr. Yao holds a Bachelor degree in finance from the College of International Business and Management of Shanghai University and an Executive Master of Business Administration degree from Fudan University. In addition, Mr. Yao is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of the People's Republic of China.
Andy Lin has served as the independent director for Shanda Games since May 2009. Mr. Lin also serves as the chief executive officer of China Universal Asset Management Co., Ltd.. Prior to that, Mr. Lin served as a manager and an assistant director of the listing department of the Shanghai Stock Exchange and served at the China Securities Regulatory Commission as a regulator.
Mr. Lin holds a Bachelor and Master degree in economics from Fudan University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School in America.
Heng Wing Chan has served as the independent director for Shanda Games since June 2009. Mr. Chan also serves as an independent director of Banyan Tree Holdings, a resort development and management group, and Fraser and Neave, Limited, a 130 year old food and beverage company with interests in property and publishing, both of which are listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange. Mr. Chan has served as the chairman of the Asia Center of the Milken Institute since September 2013. Prior to that, Mr. Chan served as the managing director of international relations for Temasek International Pte. Ltd., an investment company based in Singapore and wholly owned by the Singapore Ministry of Finance. Mr. Chan previously served as the chief representative of Temasek in China and was primarily responsible for managing Temasek’s relationships with foreign governments and private enterprises.
Mr. Chan serves as a senior advisor to the Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs and is Singapore's High Commissioner to the People's Republic of Bangladesh, resident in Singapore. Prior to that, Mr. Chan served in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Information of Singapore, including serving in Singapore’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations, as Consul-General to Hong Kong, Ambassador to Thailand and Consul-General to Shanghai. Mr. Chan also served as the Press Secretary to Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong and head of the Media Division in the Singapore Ministry of Information and the Arts.
Mr. Chan holds a Bachelor and Master degree in philosophy from the University of Singapore and a degree from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism in American.
Yong Gui has served as the independent director for Shanda Games since June 2013. Mr. Gui is a deputy dean, professor and Ph.D. supervisor at Fudan University’s School of Sociology in Shanghai. He also serves in various managerial and academic roles including council member of China Sociology Association (“CSA”), deputy director of CSA’s “Economic Sociology Special Committee,” council member of CSA’s “Social Network and Social Capital Special Committee,” vice general secretary of Shanghai Sociology Association and deputy director of the Shanghai Association of Young Talent for Societal Construction. Mr. Gui has been rewarded as a Shanghai “Shuguang” Scholar and “2010 Shanghai Outstanding New Talent in Social Science”.
Mr. Gui holds a Bachelor degree and a Master degree in Sociology and a Doctoral degree in Economics from Fudan University.