|Jason, Nanchun Jiang|
|Jason Nanchun Jiang, our founder, has served as the chairman of our board of directors and
our chief executive officer since May 2003. From 1994 to 2003, Mr. Jiang was the chief executive officer of Everease Advertising Corporation, which is one of the top 50 advertising agencies in China. Starting in 2003, Mr. Jiang was general manager of Aiqi Advertising, an advertising company founded by his immediate family members in 1997 which was renamed Focus Media Advertising in May 2003 in connection with the establishment of our current business operations. In December 2003, Mr. Jiang was selected by China News Publisher’s Media magazine as one of the ‘‘Media People of the Year’’. In September 2003, Mr. Jiang was selected by the Television and Newspaper Committees of the China Advertising Commission as one of its ‘‘contemporary outstanding advertising media personalities’’. Mr. Jiang received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chinese language and literature from Huadong Normal University in 1995.
|Charles Guo Wei Cao|
|Charles Guowei Cao has served as our director since November 2005. Mr. Cao is President and Chief Financial Officer of SINA, a leading online media company and value-added information service provider for China and for global Chinese communities. Mr. Chao joined SINA as Vice President of Finance in September 1999 and has since played a vital role in the success of the Company's past mergers and acquisitions and in forming such strategic alliances with Coca-Cola, ChinaHR, Elong and BBK. Prior to joining SINA, Mr. Chao served as an experienced audit manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, a Big Four accounting firm, providing auditing and business consulting services for high tech companies in Silicon Valley, California. Mr. Chao received his Master of Professional Accounting from University of Texas at Austin. He also holds an MA degree in Journalism from University of Oklahoma and a BA degree in Journalism from Fudan University in Shanghai, China. Mr. Chao is a certified public accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
|Kit Leong Low|
Chief Financial Officer
|Mr. Kit Leong Low was an executive director of a Greater China entertainment conglomerate, eSun Holdings, prior to joining Focus Media. Prior to that, he was an executive director at the Goldman Sachs Asia-Pacific Research Media and Internet team whose coverage includes media and internet companies in Greater China. Before joining Goldman Sachs, he worked as a Program Manager for Johnson Controls Inc., managing Toyota vehicles interior development in the United States. He subsequently joined Sybase Inc., an enterprise software company in the United States, as a Program Manager in its Global Products Group. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and Motion Picture Production from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and his MBA from Columbia Business School in the United States.|
|Neil, Nanpeng Shen |
|Neil Nanpeng Shen has served as our director since December 2004. Mr. Shen is president
and chief financial officer of Ctrip.com International, or Ctrip, a company he co-founded and for
which he has served as an executive director since its inception in 2000. Prior to founding Ctrip, Mr. Shen worked for more than eight years in the investment banking industry in New York and
Hong Kong. He was a director and Head of Global Markets for China at Deutsche Bank from 1996 to 1999. Prior to 1996, he worked at Chemical Bank, Lehman Brothers and Citibank in various investment banking positions. Mr. Shen is also co-founder and deputy chairman of Home Inns & Hotels Management (Hong Kong) Limited. Mr. Shen received his Master’s degree from the School of Management at Yale University and his Bachelor’s degree from Shanghai Jiaotong University.
|Fumin Zhuo |
|Fumin Zhuo has served as our director since December 2004 and has more than 27 years of experience in investment and corporate management. Mr. Zhuo is Chairman of the board for Chengfu Enterprise Management Company since September 2005. Prior to that, Mr. Zhuo has served as chairman and chief executive officer of Vertex China Investment Fund (VCI), a fund concentrating in investments in the Greater China region, since he joined the fund in July 2002. From 1995 to July 2002, Mr. Zhuo was chief executive officer of Shanghai Industrial Investment Corporation and chairman of SIIC Medical Science & Technology (Group). Prior to this, starting in 1987, Mr. Zhuo served as chief assistant officer of the Shanghai Economic System Reform Committee. Mr. Zhuo has extensive experience in venture capital fund formation, mergers and acquisitions, and investment management. Mr. Zhuo graduated from Shanghai Jiaotong University with a degree in enterprise management and also holds a Master's degree in economics from Fudan University.|
|Daqing Qi was appointed as our director in February 28, 2006 upon the closing of our acquisition of Target Media. Professor Qi is professor of accounting and associate dean of the Cheong Kong Graduate School of Business, dwhere he has taught since 2002. From 1996 until 2002, Professor Qi was an associate professor in the School of Accountancy at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Professor Qi also has extensive experience in providing executive training and consulting services in accounting and corporate finance to government departments and private companies, including the Ministry of Information Industries of the People’s Republic of China, the Shanghai Municipal Government, China Mobile, China Unicom, China Telecom, China Netcom, Nokia and Ericsson. Professor Qi also serves on the board of directors of Sohu.com, a Nasdaq-listed company that provides online services in China. Professor Qi holds a B.S. degree in biophysics and a B.A. degree in journalism from Fudan University, an MBA degree from the University of Hawaii Manoa with a concentration in accounting and finance and a Ph.D. degree in accounting from the Eli Broad Graduate School of Management of Michigan State University.|
|David Zhang was appointed as our director in September 2007. Mr. Zhang is the managing director and head of the Beijing office of WI Harper, a private equity fund. He has been actively involved in building, managing, fundraising and institutionalizing WI Harper’s Fund VI and has been responsible for investments in companies including Pollex, Cardiva, Celestry Designs, Focus Media and iKang Healthcare Services. Mr. Zhang joined WI Harper in its San Francisco office in late 2001 and moved back to China in early 2003. Prior to joining WI Harper, Mr. Zhang was a senior venture associate with ABN AMRO Capital and was responsible for developing and executing various acquisition strategies for life sciences, information technology and Internet companies. Before joining ABN AMRO Capital, Mr. Zhang worked at Salomon Smith Barney, where he was responsible for analyzing, structuring and marketing companies in the Internet, software and semiconductor sectors. Mr. Zhang was born in Shanghai, grew up in the United States and holds a M.S. degree in biotechnology and business from Northwestern University and a B.S. degree in biology and chemistry from California State University, San Francisco.|
|Mr. Ying Wu has been with CTC Capital as General Partner since Oct 2007, bringing over 20 years of experience in technology innovation and start-up enterprises. Formerly as co-founder of UTStarcom Inc., Ying had been UTStarcom's Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and Executive Vice President since Oct 1995, and meantime he had also performed the Chairman and CEO of UTStarcom's Chinese subsidiary, UTStarcom (China) Co., Ltd. Prior to its merger with Unitech Telecom, Inc. in 1995, he was the President of Starcom, Inc., which he co-founded in 1991. Before founding Starcom, Inc., Ying served for five years as a Consultant, Member of Technical Staff (MTS) and Group Leader for Bell Laboratories on Personal Communications Services (PCS), Multimedia Systems.
He holds an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Beijing Industrial University.
The recipient of numerous awards, Ying was recognized in 1997 by Business Week as a Star of Asia. In 2003, China Central TV (“CCTV”) named Ying as one of the most influential persons to the economy of China.