Board of Directors

Hope Ni

Independent Director

Hope Ni was appointed as an Independent Director in March 2021. Ms. Ni has served as a non-executive director of Cogobuy Group (HKEX: 0400) since June 2020, and prior to that, she served as an executive director from 2015 to 2020. Ms. Ni currently serves as an independent director of UCLOUDLINK GROUP INC. (Nasdaq: UCL) and ATA Creativity Global (Nasdaq: AACG). From 2004 to 2007, Ms. Ni was the chief financial officer and a director of Viewtran Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: VIEW). In 2008, Ms. Ni served as the vice chairman of Viewtran Group, Inc. Prior to that, Ms. Ni spent six years as a practicing attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York and Hong Kong. Earlier in her career, Ms. Ni worked at Merrill Lynch’s investment banking division in New York. Ms. Ni received a J.D. degree from University of Pennsylvania Law School and a bachelor’s degree in applied economics and business management from Cornell University.