Co-founder, Chairperson of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer
Ms. Ying (Kate) Wang is our co-founder and has served as the chairperson of our board of directors and chief executive officer since our inception. Ms. Wang has also served as the chairperson of Relx Inc.'s board of directors and its chief executive officer since its inception. Ms. Wang has over ten years' experience in fast-moving consumer goods, technology and related industries. Prior to co-founding Relx Inc., Ms. Wang served several leadership roles, including the head of Didi Youxiang and head of Uber China at Didi Chuxing, and as a regional general manager at Uber China, from December 2014 to April 2018. Prior to joining Uber China, Ms. Wang worked as a consultant at Bain & Company from October 2013 to December 2014. Ms. Wang received a bachelor's degree in finance and law from Xi'an Jiaotong University, a master's degree in management from Xi'an Jiaotong University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Co-founder and Director
Mr. Long (David) Jiang is our co-founder and has served as our director since October 2020. Mr. Jiang is responsible for our distribution and retail management in China. Mr. Jiang has 17 years' extensive experience in fast-moving consumer goods and technology industries. Prior to co-founding Relx Inc., Mr. Jiang worked as a regional general manager at Didi Chuxing and worked at various positions at Uber China from August 2015 to January 2018. Prior to joining Uber China, Mr. Jiang worked at Bacardi from June 2010 to October 2014 and held several leadership roles, including national head of customer marketing and channel in China, such as enterprise customers and individual consumers, off-trade, e-commerce and marketing. Prior to that, Mr. Jiang worked as a senior group key accounts manager at L'Oréal from 2008 to 2010, and worked at Procter & Gamble from 2003 to 2008 where his last held position was senior key account manager. Mr. Jiang received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Tsinghua University and a master's degree in scientific policy strategy and management from the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Co-founder and Director
Mr. Yilong Wen is our co-founder and has served as our director since October 2020. Mr. Wen is responsible for our supply chain, product development and scientific research. Mr. Wen has nine years' experience in fast- moving consumer goods, technology and automobile industries. Prior to co-founding Relx Inc., Mr. Wen worked as a regional general manager at Didi Chuxing and worked at various positions at Uber China from August 2014 to February 2018. Prior to joining Uber China, Mr. Wen worked as a vehicle simulation engineer at Mercedes-Benz from December 2012 to July 2014. Mr. Wen received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan, and double master's degrees in mechanical engineering, design and manufacturing from the University of Michigan.
Ms. Zhenjing Zhu has served as our independent director since January 2021 . Ms. Zhu has over 13 years' experience in private equity and venture capital investment and has extensive expertise in healthcare industry. Ms. Zhu currently serves as the investment director at CBC Capital. Prior to joining CBC Capital in December 2018, Ms. Zhu worked at Cathay Capital, CITIC Private Equity Funds, and Carlyle Asia Buyout funds specialized in merger and acquisition from 2008 to 2018. Ms. Zhu received an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Professor Youmin Xi has served as our independent director since March 2021. Professor Xi is Executive President and Board Member of Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of University of Liverpool and a Professor at the School of Management of Xi'an Jiaotong University. In 1987, Professor Xi established HeXie theory and later extended it with his research team into the HeXie (Harmony) Management Theory, one widely recognized in academic circles. Professor Xi gained his undergraduate degree in physics from Xi'an Science and Technology University and his masters in system engineering from Xi’an Jiaotong University. In 1987, he was the first person in mainland China to be awarded a doctoral degree in the field of management engineering from Xi’an Jiaotong University, while in 1993 became the youngest supervisor of PhD candidates in management engineering in China.