Chief Executive Officer
Yinyu He has served as our chief executive officer since September 2011 and vice-president from January 2011 to August 2011. He served as our director of strategic planning from August 2008 to December 2010. Prior to joining Leju, Mr. He was the publisher and chief editor of UBM’s InformationWeek China from 2004 to 2008. From 2000 to 2004, he served as a senior reporter and researcher covering China’s IT, telecom, financial, and media industries at Interfax (China) News Agency, where he was a founding member. He also worked as a journalist, reporter, commentator, and anchor for a number of media outlets including the China Business Network (CBN), Shanghai Television, Eastern Radio, Securities Herald, Eastday.com, and Finance Director magazine (part of The Economist Group). He received his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from Shanghai University.
Chief Operating Officer
Keyi Chen has served as our chief operating officer since March 2017. He was our co-president from September 2011 to March 2017, and was the general manager of our Beijing branch from January 2011 to August 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Chen was the general manager of Beijing Jiahua Hengshun Media & Advertising Co., Ltd., an internet advertising company focused on real estate and home furnishing sectors in China, from 2007 to 2010. From 2006 to 2007, Mr. Chen served as the general manager of Langtian Interactive Advertising Co., Ltd., an affiliate to Allyes Group, an online advertising service provider in China. From 2003 to 2005, Mr. Chen founded and served as the general manager of Langtian Jiaxun Advertising Co., Ltd., which focused on internet advertising in real estate and education industries. Mr. Chen received a bachelor’s degree from North China University of Technology.
Chief Financial Officer
Min Chen has served as our chief financial officer since March 2014. Prior to joining Leju, Ms. Chen worked for Bank of America Merrill Lynch Hong Kong office from June 2006 to March 2014, most recently serving as managing director, head of Asia corporate finance and head of China real estate and lodging within the global corporate and investment banking division. Prior to that, Ms. Chen served as a vice president at Citigroup in New York from July 2002 to April 2006. Ms. Chen received her bachelor’s degree in political science and economics from Yale University and an MBA degree from Harvard Business School.