Vice Chairman of the Board, Independent Director
Gabriel Li has served at different times on our board of directors since 2000. He has been Vice Chairman of the Board since August 2003. Mr. Li is the Managing Partner & Investment Committee Member of Orchid Asia Group Management Limited, a private equity firm focused on investing in Asia specifically China over the past 20+ years. Prior to Orchid Asia, Gabriel was a Managing Director at the Carlyle Group in Hong Kong, overseeing Asian technology investments. From 1997 to 2000, he was at Orchid Asia’s predecessor, where he made numerous investments in China and North Asia. Previously, he was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company in Hong Kong and Los Angeles. Mr. Li is also currently the Director of Nirvana Asia Ltd (HKEX: 1438). He is an ex-director of Autohome Inc. (Nasdaq: ATHM), Lifetech Scientific Corporation (HKSE:8122), and Zhaopin (Nasdaq: ZPIN). Mr. Li graduated summa cum laude from the University of California at Berkeley, earned his Master’s degree in Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his Master’s degree in Business Administration from Stanford Business School.