Board of Directors
Mun Wah (Lewis) Wan
Chairman of Board of Directors
Mr. Wan was appointed a member of our board of directors on April 18, 2019 and Chairman of our Board of Directors on May 10, 2019. Since February 2007, Mr. Wan has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of HKFAEx Group Limited, one of our principal shareholders, which is licensed by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission to carry on the regulated activities of dealing in securities, advising on securities and asset management. Since December 2012, Mr. Wan has served as a Visiting Professor of Beijing University of International Business & Economics. Since February 2013, Mr. Wan has served as Committee Member of Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute. Since 2008, Mr. Wan has serviced as the Vice President and Chairman of China Investment Committee of the China Hong Kong International Economic Trading Association. From August 2004 to February 2007, Mr. Wan was the Director and Chief Investment Officer of Marco Polo Investments Group Limited. From September 1997 to August 2004, Mr. Wan worked at the Financial Services Division of PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Mr. Wan received his Bachelor Degree of Business Administration, majoring in Finance, from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in November 1997. Mr. Wan is a senior fellow of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute, a fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. The Board believes that Mr. Wan’s extensive experience and leadership in the investment, business and corporate management will benefit the Company’s operations and qualifies him to serve as the chairman of our board of directors.
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Shao was appointed a member of our Board on April 17, 2019 and as our Chief Executive Officer on May 10, 2019. Since October 2018 to March, 2019, Mr. Shao served as the General Manager of Jiangsu Yanggu Culture Development Co., Ltd.. From October 2017 to September 2018, Mr. Shao served as the Deputy General manager of Jiangsu Dahe Live Network Technology Co., Ltd. From October 2015 to October 2017, Mr. Shao worked as a Project Manager at Nanjing Cultural and Art Property Exchange Limited. From June 2013 to October 2015, Mr. Shao worked as a Software Developer at Marvell Electronic Technology Co., Ltd. Mr. Shao received his Bachelor Degree of Electronic Information Science and Technology from Nanjing University in 2010 and his Master Degree of Biomedical Engineering from Nanjing University in 2013. The Board believes that Mr. Shaos extensive experience in art industry, market development and corporate management will benefit the Company’s operations and management and make him an important member of the Board and its committees.
Y. Tristan Kuo
Mr. Kuo was appointed a member of our Board of directors on November 1, 2019. Since April, 2017, Mr. Kuo has served as Chief Financial Officer of Aerkomm Inc.(EuroNext-Paris: AKOM, OTCQX:AKOM) Since April, 2016, Mr. Kuo has served as Vice President of Investor Relation and Board Secretary of Nutrastar International, Inc. From August, 2015 to April, 2017, Mr. Kuo served as Chief Financial Officer of Success Holding Group International, Inc. From December, 2014 to August, 2015, Mr. Kuo served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Information Officer of Tatum. From August, 2014 to May, 2015, Mr. Kuo served as a member of Board of Directors and Chairman of the audit committee of KBS Fashion Group Limited (NASDAQ:KBSF). From June, 2012 to November, 2013, Mr. Kuo served as Chief Financial Officer of Crown Bioscience, Inc. Mr. Kuo was the Chief Financial Officer of China Biologic Products (NASDAQ:CBPO) from June, 2008 to May, 2012 and was the Vice President-Finance of China Biologic Products from September 2007 to May, 2008. Mr. Kuo received his Master of Arts in Accounting from Ohio State University in February,1982 and his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Soochow University in Taiwan in May, 1977. The Board believes that Mr. Kuo’s expertise and knowledge of accounting and management will benefit the Company’s operations and make him a valuable member of the Board and its committees.
Bennet P. Tchaikovsky
Mr. Tchaikovsky was appointed a member of the board of directors on January 2020. Mr. Tchaikovsky has been a tenured Professor of Accounting at Irvine Valley College where he teaches financial, managerial, intermediate accounting as well as accounting ethics since 2013. In addition to his teaching duties, Mr. Tchaikovsky has served as a Director, audit committee member/chair and designated financial expert for various publicly traded companies including Ener-Core, Inc. (OTCMKTS: ENCR) from 2013 to 2019, China Jo-Jo Drugstores (NASDAQ: CJJD) from 2011 to 2012 and Ever-Glory International Group (NASDAQ: EVK) from 2008 to 2009. Since 2008, Mr. Tchaikovsky has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Worldwide Officers, Inc. (“WWO”) where he served as the Chief Financial Officer for publicly traded companies including Skystar Bio-Pharmaceutical Company from 2008 to 2010, China Jo-Jo Drugstores, Inc. from 2009 to 2011 and VLOV, Inc. from 2010 to 2013. Prior to WWO, Mr. Tchaikovsky served as the CFOs of several companies including Innovative Card Technologies, Inc. from 2004 to 2007, TJR Industries in 2003 and Digital Lava, Inc. from 2000 to 2002. Mr. Tchaikovsky started his career in public accounting at Coopers & Lybrand’s Los Angeles office (now PricewaterhouseCoopers). Mr. Tchaikovsky earned his Juris Doctor degree from Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles, CA, and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara. Mr. Tchaikovsky is an actively licensed California Certified Public Accountant and an active member of the California State Bar. The Board believes that Mr. Tchaikovsky expertise and knowledge of accounting and finance will benefit the Company’s operations and make him a valuable member of the board of directors and its committees.
Mr. Liu was appointed a member of our Board on May 10, 2019. Since April, 2006, Mr. Liu has been a Professor at Nanjing Tech University School of Law. Since September, 2012, Mr. Liu has served as an Independent Director of the Board of Nanjing Baotai Special Materials Co., Ltd. Since May, 2016, Mr. Liu has served as an Independent Director of the Board of GPRO Titanium Industry Co., Ltd. Mr. Liu received his Bachelor of Law degree from East China University of Political Science and Law (“ECUPL”) in 1983 and his Master’s Degree of Legal History from ECUPL in 1986. Mr. Liu received his Doctor’s Degree of Constitution and Administrative Laws from Wuhan University in 2007. Mr. Liu holds a public company independent director qualification certificate from Shanghai Stock Exchange since November 2011. The Board believes that Mr. Liu’s legal expertise and knowledge will benefit the Company’s business and operations and make him a valuable member of the Board and its committees.