Listed below is the senior management team at Cheetah Mobile Inc.. To view members of the Board of Directors and various committees, please visit our Corporate Governance section.
Chief Executive Officer and Director
Sheng Fu has been our chief executive officer and director since November 2010. Mr. Fu has also been a senior vice president of Kingsoft Corporation since March 2011. Since September 2009, Mr. Fu has been the chief executive officer and chairman of Conew Network. Prior to that, Mr. Fu was the vice president of Matrix Partners China from November 2008. Between November 2005 and August 2008, Mr. Fu worked at Qihoo 360 serving various management roles at its 360 department, a division then in charge of developing 360 products. From March 2003 to October 2005, Mr. Fu was the product manager of 3721 Internet Real Name and 3721 Internet Assistant. Mr. Fu received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Shandong Institute of Business and Technology in China in 1999.
Ming Xu has been our president since November 2014. Mr. Xu was our chief technology officer from October 2010 to February 2016. Mr. Xu has more than ten years of experience in the research and development of anti-virus and internet security. Prior to joining us, between September 2008 and October 2010, Mr. Xu served as the chief technology officer of Conew.com Corporation. Between 2005 and August 2008, Mr. Xu worked at Qihoo 360, where he was the technical director of 360 department, a division then in charge of developing 360 products. Between 2003 and 2005, Mr. Xu worked in various Internet companies, including Yahoo! Inc. and Beijing 3721 Technology Co., Ltd. as a software engineer. Mr. Xu received a master’s degree and a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Harbin Institute of Technology, China, in 2002 and 1999, respectively.
Chief Financial Officer
Ka Wai Andy Yeung has been our chief financial officer since January 2014. Prior to joining us, from 2009 to 2013, Mr. Yeung worked at Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. as director, executive director, and then managing director, responsible for research coverage of China’s internet and media sectors. Between 2004 and 2009, Mr. Yeung was an associate in equity research at Thomas Weisel Partners. Prior to that position, Mr. Yeung was a senior consultant at Wells Fargo Bank. From 1999 to 2002, he was an associate and then senior associate at Mitchell Madison Group and Silver Oak Partners. Mr. Yeung has been a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder since 2001. He received his MBA degree from Yale University in 1999 and his bachelor’s degrees in mechanical engineering and applied mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1995.
Senior Vice President
Jie Xiao has been our senior vice president since November 2014, after having served as our vice president since October 2010. Ms. Xiao is in charge of business development, marketing, and commercial products. From 2008 to 2010, she was a senior manager at the enterprise marketing department of Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU), focusing on public relations. Prior to that, she worked as a public relations director at Qihoo 360 Technology Co., Ltd. and a communications manager for Yahoo! China. She received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Renmin University in 1999.
Senior Vice President
Yong Chen has been our senior vice president since November 2014, after having served as our vice president since October 2010. Mr. Chen is in charge of the development of Duba Anti-virus, our core anti-virus product, and some other products. Between 2001 and 2010, Mr. Chen held various positions at Kingsoft Corporation’s subsidiaries responsible for research and development, including the development of Duba Anti-virus. Mr. Chen has won several awards for innovation and is the inventor of five issued patents. He received a bachelor of engineering degree from Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute, China, in 2001.
Chief Technology Officer
Charles Fan has been our chief technology officer since February 2016. Mr. Fan joined us from VMware, a leading cloud computing company, where he served as Senior Vice President leading its storage and big data businesses. Mr. Fan was also the founder of VMware and EMC's China R&D Centers and grew them from 0 to over 1,000 engineers within three years. Mr. Fan started his career as an entrepreneur, co-founding file virtualization startup Rainfinity, which was acquired by EMC in 2005. Mr. Fan is an expert in distributed systems, cloud infrastructure and big data, holding a Ph.D. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology and a B.E. in Electrical Engineering from Cooper Union.