Co-Founder, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Wenbin Chen is our Founder, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Chen has 17 years of experience in the finance industry. He worked at Fuzhou Tianli Investment Consulting Co., Ltd. from July 1998 to July 2005, with his last position being deputy general manager. Mr. Chen founded Fujian Rulin Information Technology Development Co., Ltd. in July 2005 and served as its general manager until June 2007. Between August 2007 and June 2010, Mr. Chen was Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer of Caifu Software (Beijing) Co., Ltd. Mr. Chen graduated from Dalian University of Technology with a double bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering and international enterprise management in July 1998. He graduated in October 2009 from Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business with an EMBA degree.
Mr. Pingsen Chen is Yintech’s Vice President responsible for our operations under the brand Gold Master. Mr. Chen worked at Guangdong Dafu Investment Management Co., Ltd. and Jiangsu Tianding Investment Management Co., Ltd. from 2006 to 2009. Before co-founding Gold Master, Mr. Chen served as manager of Fuzhou Ruixin Investment Management Co., Ltd. during 2011 to 2012. Mr. Chen served as general manager when we acquired Gold Master in August 2016. Mr. Chen was appointed as our Vice President in April 2017. Mr. Chen graduated from Fujian Commercial College in July 2005. He also studied in Finance at Xiamen University during March 2013 to July 2015.
Mr. Jigeng Chen is Yintech’s Vice President. He has over 12 years of experience in the financial services industry. Mr. Chen was an investment consultant at Fujian Rulin Investment Management Development Co., Ltd. from April 2004 to December 2007. He worked at a number of companies providing securities software and related services, from January 2008 to May 2011, before joining Yintech. Mr. Chen graduated from Xiangling High School in July 1999.
Mr. Gang Xu is Yintech’s Vice President. Mr. Xu has over 13 years of experience in the field of information technology and Internet businesses. Mr. Xu co-founded a stock investor community website, 9666.cn (niuzaiwang) in January 2010 and served as its general manager until April 2011, before joining Yintech. Mr. Xu graduated from University of Hunan in June 2002 with a bachelor degree in computer science and technology. Mr. Xu graduated from Renmin University of China in June 2009 with an MBA degree. Mr. Xu is currently pursuing a part-time EMBA degree at Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance of Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Mr. Xu is the brother-in-law of Mr. Wenbin Chen.
Mr. Qi Feng is Yintech’s Vice President. Mr. Feng has 13 years of experience in the financial services industry. He worked at E-Money (Shanghai Yimeng Software Technology Ltd.), a provider of securities software listed on China’s NEEQ (National Equities Exchange and Quotations), from June 2002 to December 2013, with his last position being general manager of the sales department. From April to November 2014, he served as general manager at Tianjin Zhongyu Precious Metal Management Co., Ltd., a member of the Tianjin Precious Metals Exchange. Mr. Feng graduated from Shanghai Sanmen Vocational School with a degree in real estate development and management in June 1996.
Mr. Dikuo Bo is Yintech’s Vice President. Mr. Bo was a manager at Tianli Jicang Cultural Communication Co., Ltd., a company specializing in the sales and investment of collectible cultural products, from May 2000 to July 2004. Mr. Bo co-founded Shanghai Tongguan Information Technology, a company providing financial information and services, in October 2007 and served as its general manager until March 2014, before joining Yintech. Mr. Bo graduated from Dalian University of Technology in July 1997 with a bachelor degree in chemical equipment and machinery. He studied in the postgraduate program in finance in Shanghai University of Finance and Economics from September 2003 to July 2005. Mr. Bo is currently pursuing a part-time EMBA degree at Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance of Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
Mr. Zhigang Zhao has been our Vice President of Technology since 2017. Mr. Zhao has over 20 years of experience in the information technology industry. Mr. Zhao was Vice President at 99bill Payment and Statements Information Co., Ltd., or 99bill, a leading internet-based financing platform from 2008 to 2016. Mr. Zhao worked as systems architect, project manager, office director and Chief Technology Officer at several information technology firms before joined 99bill. Mr. Zhao graduated from Zhejiang University with a bachelor degree in biomedical engineering in 1998, and from China Europe International Business School with an EMBA degree in 2015.