The following members make up the Puxin Board of Directors. Please select an individual member below to learn more about them and the committees they contribute to.
Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Yunlong Sha is the founder of Puxin and has served as chairman of its board and our chief executive officer since 2014. Prior to starting Puxin in 2014, Mr. Sha served as senior vice president and held various managerial positions at New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. (NYSE: EDU) from 2001 to 2014. Mr. Sha received his EMBA degree from Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business and bachelor’s degree in law from Renmin University of China.
Ms. Ming Hu has served as a director since 2015 and an independent director since the IPO. Ms. Hu also has served as director of CITIC Publishing Group Corporation since September 2016. Ms. Hu previously held various managerial positions at Huayi Brothers Media Corporation from May 2005 to February 2016. Ms. Hu received her master’s degree from the University of International Business and Economics.
Mr. Kehai Xie has served as a director since 2014 and an independent director since the IPO. Mr. Xie has served as director, president and chief executive officer of Peking University Founder Group Co., Ltd. since 2015 and served as senior vice president of Peking University Founder Group Co., Ltd. from January 2010 to July 2015. Mr. Xie has also served as chairman of PKU Founder IT Group Co. Ltd. since November 2015 and as chairman of PKU Founder Education Investment Group Co. Ltd. since June 2016. Mr. Xie received his master degree in business administration and bachelor’s degree from the University of Science and Technology Beijing.
Dr. Neng Wang has served as an independent director since February 2019. Dr. Wang currently serves as Chong Khoon Lin Professor of Real Estate and Finance at Columbia Business School. He is also the Honorary Dean and Academic Director of the School of Finance, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE), and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). He is a recipient of the "Thousand Talents" Program, one of the most prestigious awards granted by the Chinese government. Prior to joining Columbia University, Dr. Wang taught at the Simon School of Business, University of Rochester and was a visiting professor at Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. He was also a special-term professor at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB), Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF) at Shanghai Jiaotong University (SJTU), and the School of Economics, Zhejiang University. Dr. Wang received B.S. in Physical Chemistry from Nanjing University, China in 1992, M.S. in Chemistry from California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in 1995, M.A. in International Relations and Pacific Studies from University of California, San Diego (UCSD) in 1997, and PhD in Finance from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University in 2002.