The story of the entrepreneurs and a dreamer
In almost all entrepreneurial stories, reality always presents unexpected hardships to those who are to pursue dreams After returning to China, the entrepreneurial team led by Dr. Ruopeng Liu was surprised to find that China was still not geared up for entrepreneurship backed by cutting-edge technology. In Shenzhen, he found himself unable to change the general mindset and existing system even with the best technology and team. Despite almost 10 years of research abroad, metamaterial was still in its infantile state in China.
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  • Dr.Liu Ruopeng
    Position
    is currently the chairman and executive Director of the Company and also the chairman of nomination committee of the Company.
    Dr. Liu joined the Group in August 2014. Dr. Liu has been the president of Kuang-Chi Institute of Advanced Technology, a private not-for-profit research organisation which is focused in science research since 2010. Dr. Liu is a member of the Standing Committee of Shenzhen Youth Federation, is the Vice Chairman of Shenzhen Federation of Industry and Commerce since 2012 and is the Vice President of Shenzhen Youth Chamber of Commerce since 2013. He has also been a member of the First Shenzhen-Hong Kong Youth Consulting Committee for Authority since 2014. Dr. Liu was awarded “4th May Youth Excellence Award in China” in 2014 and awarded “Guangdong News-Focus People Top 10” in 2011.
  • Dr. Zhang Yangyang
    Position
    is currently the chief executive officer and executive Director of the Company and also a member of remuneration committee of the Company
    Dr. Zhang joined the Group in August 2014. Dr. Zhang has been the executive vice president of Kuang-Chi Institute of Advanced Technology since 2010. Dr. Zhang has been the Vice President of Shenzhen Young Science and Technology Talents Association since 2012. Dr. Zhang was awarded a doctorate degree by the Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, United Kingdom in 2008, and a master’s degree and a bachelor’s degree by the Department of Electronic Engineering, Northeastern University, Shenyang, China in 2004 and 2002 respectively. Dr. Zhang has been appointed as an executive director of Martin Aircrift Company Limited, a company listed on Australia Stock Exchange (Security code: MJP), with effect from 24 February 2015. Dr. Zhang has extensive experience in research and development of advanced technologies and business network in relation to the near space and other innovative technology industry.
  • Dr. Luan Lin
    Position
    is currently the chief technology officer and executive Director of the Company.
    Dr. Luan joined the Group in August 2014. Dr. Luan has been the vice president of Kuang-Chi Institute of Advanced Technology since 2010. Dr. Luan obtained a doctorate degree from Duke University, the United States of America in 2010 and a master’s degree from Peking University, the PRC in 2004. Dr. Luan has extensive experience in research and development of advanced technologies and business network in relation to the near space and other innovative technology industry.
  • Dr. Liu Jun
    Position
    is currently an independent non-executive Director of the Company
    Dr. Liu joined the Group in August 2014. Dr. Liu was appointed a professor of statistics at Harvard University in 2000 and has written research papers and publications about Markov chain Monte Carlo algorithms. Dr. Liu received a number of awards including The Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies 2002 Presidents’ Award in 2002 and the Morningside Gold Medal in Mathematics in 2010. Dr. Liu was elected as a fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics in 2004 and the American Statistical Association in 2005. Dr. Liu obtained a doctorate degree from The University of Chicago, the United States of America in 1991.
  • Mr.Ko Chun Shun
    Position
    is currently an executive Director of the Company
    Mr. Ko joined the Group in August 2014. Mr. Ko has extensive experience in a variety of activities, including manufacturing, securities trading, international trade, electronics and the renewable energy industry. He also has extensive experience in corporate finance, corporate restructuring and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Ko is the chairman and an executive director of both REORIENT Group Limited (stock code: 376) and Varitronix International Limited (stock code: 710); the vice chairman and an executive director of Concord New Energy Group Limited (formerly known as China WindPower Group Limited) (stock code: 182); and the deputy chairman and an executive director of Frontier Services Group Limited (stock code: 500), the shares of which are listed on the Stock Exchange.
  • Dr. Wong Kai Kit
    Position
    is currently an independent non-executive Director of the Company
    . Dr. Wong joined the Group in August 2014. Dr. Wong was appointed a reader at the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University College London, United Kingdom in October 2011. Dr. Wong had other teaching and research roles in universities and education institutes in Hong Kong, the United States of America and the United Kingdom. Dr. Wong is a senior member of The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. (“IEEE”) and is also on the editorial board of IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, IEEE Communications Letters, Journal of Communications and Networks, and IET Communications. He is the senior editor for the IEEE Communications Letters. Dr. Wong obtained a doctorate degree, a master’s degree and a bachelor’s degree from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, in 2001, 1998 and 1996 respectively.
  • Dr.Liu Ruopeng
    Position
    is currently the chairman and executive Director of the Company and also the chairman of nomination committee of the Company.
    Dr. Liu joined the Group in August 2014. Dr. Liu has been the president of Kuang-Chi Institute of Advanced Technology, a private not-for-profit research organisation which is focused in science research since 2010. Dr. Liu is a member of the Standing Committee of Shenzhen Youth Federation, is the Vice Chairman of Shenzhen Federation of Industry and Commerce since 2012 and is the Vice President of Shenzhen Youth Chamber of Commerce since 2013. He has also been a member of the First Shenzhen-Hong Kong Youth Consulting Committee for Authority since 2014. Dr. Liu was awarded “4th May Youth Excellence Award in China” in 2014 and awarded “Guangdong News-Focus People Top 10” in 2011.
  • Dr. Luan Lin
    Position
    is currently the chief technology officer and executive Director of the Company.
    Dr. Luan joined the Group in August 2014. Dr. Luan has been the vice president of Kuang-Chi Institute of Advanced Technology since 2010. Dr. Luan obtained a doctorate degree from Duke University, the United States of America in 2010 and a master’s degree from Peking University, the PRC in 2004. Dr. Luan has extensive experience in research and development of advanced technologies and business network in relation to the near space and other innovative technology industry.
  • Dr. Zhang Yangyang
    Position
    is currently the chief executive officer and executive Director of the Company and also a member of remuneration committee of the Company
    Dr. Zhang joined the Group in August 2014. Dr. Zhang has been the executive vice president of Kuang-Chi Institute of Advanced Technology since 2010. Dr. Zhang has been the Vice President of Shenzhen Young Science and Technology Talents Association since 2012. Dr. Zhang was awarded a doctorate degree by the Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, United Kingdom in 2008, and a master’s degree and a bachelor’s degree by the Department of Electronic Engineering, Northeastern University, Shenyang, China in 2004 and 2002 respectively. Dr. Zhang has been appointed as an executive director of Martin Aircrift Company Limited, a company listed on Australia Stock Exchange (Security code: MJP), with effect from 24 February 2015. Dr. Zhang has extensive experience in research and development of advanced technologies and business network in relation to the near space and other innovative technology industry.
  • Dr. Liu Jun
    Position
    is currently an independent non-executive Director of the Company
    Dr. Liu joined the Group in August 2014. Dr. Liu was appointed a professor of statistics at Harvard University in 2000 and has written research papers and publications about Markov chain Monte Carlo algorithms. Dr. Liu received a number of awards including The Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies 2002 Presidents’ Award in 2002 and the Morningside Gold Medal in Mathematics in 2010. Dr. Liu was elected as a fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics in 2004 and the American Statistical Association in 2005. Dr. Liu obtained a doctorate degree from The University of Chicago, the United States of America in 1991.
  • Mr.Ko Chun Shun
    Position
    is currently an executive Director of the Company
    Mr. Ko joined the Group in August 2014. Mr. Ko has extensive experience in a variety of activities, including manufacturing, securities trading, international trade, electronics and the renewable energy industry. He also has extensive experience in corporate finance, corporate restructuring and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Ko is the chairman and an executive director of both REORIENT Group Limited (stock code: 376) and Varitronix International Limited (stock code: 710); the vice chairman and an executive director of Concord New Energy Group Limited (formerly known as China WindPower Group Limited) (stock code: 182); and the deputy chairman and an executive director of Frontier Services Group Limited (stock code: 500), the shares of which are listed on the Stock Exchange.
  • Dr. Wong Kai Kit
    Position
    is currently an independent non-executive Director of the Company
    Dr. Wong joined the Group in August 2014. Dr. Wong was appointed a reader at the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University College London, United Kingdom in October 2011. Dr. Wong had other teaching and research roles in universities and education institutes in Hong Kong, the United States of America and the United Kingdom. Dr. Wong is a senior member of The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. (“IEEE”) and is also on the editorial board of IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, IEEE Communications Letters, Journal of Communications and Networks, and IET Communications. He is the senior editor for the IEEE Communications Letters. Dr. Wong obtained a doctorate degree, a master’s degree and a bachelor’s degree from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, in 2001, 1998 and 1996 respectively.