Independent Director, Chairman of Compensation Committee
Mr. Ning has been a member of our Board since July 25, 2018. Mr. Ning has been an executive director and chief executive officer of Sinnet Cloud Data Co., Ltd., a company specializing in marketing and promoting AWS cloud products and related services in China, since May 2018, a general partner of Tianjin Aman Enterprise Management GP, a consulting and management company, since May 2018 and a managing partner of Intermarket Advisory LLP, a company offering advisory and consulting services to financial institutions in TMT sectors, since January 2018. From August 2012 to December 2017, Mr. Ning held multiple roles in 21Vianet Group, a Chinese carrier neutral cyber infrastructure services provider, including senior advisor, executive vice president, chief operating officer, senior vice president and general manager of Blue Cloud Tech Co., Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of 21Vianet Group. Prior to that, Mr. Ning served as an executive director and chief executive officer of China Netcom Broadband Corporation Ltd., a joint venture telecom services provider between China Netcom Group Corporation and PCCW, the dominant carriers from North China and Hong Kong, and a managing director of China Broadband Capital, a TMT-focused private equity fund; from June 2004 to August 2008, as an executive director of China Netcom Broadband Corporation Ltd., a Chinese residential broadband services provider; from 1999 to June 2004 as acting general manager of Zhejiang Provincial Branch of China Netcom Group Corporation, vice president of China Netcom Broadband Corporation Ltd., a subsidiary of China Netcom Holding Corp., Ltd., assistant to COO and general manager of Carrier & International Services BU of China Netcom Holding Corp., Ltd., a Chinese telecommunication services provider. Mr. Ning received a Bachelor degree of Engineering in Nuclear Physics and a Master degree of Engineering in Industrial and Innovation Economics from Tsinghua University.