Chief Executive Officer and Director
Mr. Zhengming Pan has served as 500.com’s President since May 2015. Mr. Pan previously served as President from August 2014. Prior to that, Mr. Pan served as 500.com’s Chief Financial Officer from April 2011 to August 2014. Mr. Pan served as a vice president at Deutsche Bank AG, Hong Kong Branch from 2007 to April 2011 and an attorney at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP from 2003 to 2007. Mr. Pan received a Master of Law degree and a Juris Doctor degree from Columbia University Law School in 2001 and 2003, respectively, a Master of Law degree from the University of Edinburgh in 2000 and a bachelor’s degree in law from Fudan University in 1999.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Yu has served as 500.com’s Chief Financial Officer since August 2014. Mr. Yu previously served as a vice president at Deutsche Bank in Hong Kong, where he focused on equity, bond and M&A transactions and executions from 2010 to 2014. Mr. Yu was part of the Deutsche Bank team that worked on 500.com's IPO in 2013. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, Mr. Yu worked at Macquarie Capital Advisors in Shanghai and Hong Kong from 2007 to 2010. Mr. Yu received a Bachelor of Commerce degree, major in Finance and Accounting from the University of Melbourne.
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Lei Zheng has served as 500.com’s chief operating officer since 2009. Mr. Zheng has 10 years of experience in the information technology industry. From 2007 to 2009, Mr. Zheng worked at Shenzhen Youshou Digital Co., Ltd. From 2004 to 2007, Mr. Zheng worked at Tencent Inc. From 2001 to 2004, Mr. Zheng worked at Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. Mr. Zheng received a bachelor’s degree from Wuhan University in 2001.
Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Zhaofu Tian has served as 500.com’s chief technology officer since October 2012. Mr. Tian has over 10 years of experience in the information technology industry. From 2007 to 2009, Mr. Tian served as a director in Tencent Engineering. From 2001 to 2007, Mr. Tian worked in UTStarcom Shenzhen R&D Center. From 1997 to 1999, Mr. Tian worked in SONY Precise Devices (Huizhou) Co. LTD. Mr. Tian received a bachelor’s degree from Harbin Institute of Technology in 1997, a master degree from Harbin Institute of Technology in 2001, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2011.