Executive Officers

Yang Wang
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.

Alex Wu
Interim Chief Financial Officer

Alex Wu has served as our interim chief financial officer since September 2022. Prior to that, Mr. Wu served as interim chief financial officer of RISE Education Cayman Ltd, the predecessor of the Company, from September of 2021 to June of 2022. Mr. Wu has extensive experience in corporate finance, technology and management matters and currently serves as executive vice president and a member of the Asian Pacific Portfolio Group of Bain Capital Private Equity. 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, Mr. Wu 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 degree from the Australian Graduate School of Management at the University of New South Wales.