Chief Executive Officer
Yang Wang has served as our chief executive officer and director since June 2022. She is one of the founders of NaaS and served as its chief executive officer and director since its inception until June 2022. Ms. Wang is one of Newlink's co-founders and has served as Newlink's president since its founding in 2016. In addition, Ms. Wang has also served as chief executive of Kuaidian Power Beijing, a subsidiary of Newlink focused on electric vehicle charging, since 2018. Prior to co-founding Newlink, Ms. Wang worked at the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, where she headed the "New Fortune Magazine" division and other new media initiatives, enabling the initiative to become a top 3 financial media account on Tencent’s WeChat system. Ms. Yang graduated from Renmin University with a bachelor degree in Broadcasting Journalism. She is a candidate for an Executive MBA degree from the Tsinghua Wudaokou School of Finance.
President and Chief Financial Officer
Alex Wu has served as our president, chief financial officer, and director since January 2023. Prior to that, Mr. Wu served as the Company’s interim chief financial officer since October 1, 2022, and previously served as interim chief financial officer of RISE Education Cayman Ltd, the predecessor of the Company, from September 2021 to June 2022. Mr. Wu has extensive experience in corporate finance, technology and management matters and served as a Managing Director of Bain Capital Private Equity. In addition, he served as a board director or board observer of various Bain Capital portfolio companies. Before joining Bain Capital Private Equity in 2017, Mr. Wu worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting with a focus on the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sectors and digital solutions across cloud, e-commerce and analytics. Prior to that, he worked with airline and telecommunications companies to plan and deliver transformation programs. Mr. Wu received his bachelor’s degree in computer science from Peking University and his MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management at the University of New South Wales.