Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Donald Dunde Yu is Tuniu's Founder and has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer since its inception. Prior to founding Tuniu, Mr. Yu was the Chief Technology Officer of ci123.com in 2006, where he helped ci123.com become one of China's leading childcare websites. From 2004 to 2006, Mr. Yu served as the Technical Director of Bokee.com. Mr. Yu received a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Southeast University in China in 2003.
Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Maria Yi Xin has served as Tuniu's chief financial officer since November 2017. Ms. Xin joined Tuniu in 2013 and has over 10 years of experience in corporate finance and capital markets with US-listed companies. While at Tuniu, Ms. Xin has held various key roles such as Vice President of investor relations, strategic investments and international media. Prior to joining Tuniu, Ms. Xin worked in equity research at China Renaissance, a leading financial institution in China. Prior to joining China Renaissance, Ms. Xin worked at E-Commerce China Dangdang Inc., a leading business-to-consumer e-commerce company in China, and at New Oriental Education and Technology Group Inc. (NYSE: EDU), the largest provider of private educational services in China. Ms. Xin received bachelor’s degrees in economics and law from Nankai University.
Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Shihong Chen has served as Tuniu's chief technology officer since January 2018. Mr. Chen is currently in charge of our research and development, website and mobile, and accommodation reservation. Mr. Chen joined Tuniu in 2011 and was previously the head of the transportation business unit. Prior to joining Tuniu, Mr. Chen was an engineering manager at Trend Micro, a leading provider in enterprise data and cyber security. Mr. Chen received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Southeast University in China in 2005.
Executive Vice President
Mr. Wei Zhang has served as Tuniu's executive vice president since May 2017. Mr. Zhang joined Tuniu in May 2015 as a senior vice president. Prior to joining Tuniu, Mr. Zhang worked in Jiangsu Hiteker High-tech Co., Ltd. from 2000 to 2015 in various roles such as vice president and executive president. Mr. Zhang received a master’s degree of business administration from a joint program between Renmin University of China and University of Wales in 2013.