Chairman of the Board
Chief Executive Officer(CEO)
Mr. Lin graduated from Wuhan University with a Master Degree in Software Engineering. He is now a current member of the Shenzhen Committee of the CPPCC, a member of Shenzhen Youth Federation and the Vice President of Shenzhen Young Entrepreneurs Association. Mr. Lin has nearly 20 years of hands-on experience in corporate strategy and corporate governance, with a deep understanding and outstanding forward-looking on the development of IT and Internet industries. During the period of September 2000 to June 2004, Mr. Lin served as the President of Hong Kong United Development Group. In July 2004, he served as the Chairman of iASPEC Software Company Ltd. In September 2008, Mr. Lin was elected Director of the Board of China Information Technology, Inc., which is a listed company in Nasdaq and later he served as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and created the brand “CNIT” in October at the same year. Later, from 2010 to 2014, he created other four brands which have both epochal meanings and commercial value, namely "Cloud-App-Terminal", "Cloud Nest", "Terminal-App-Cloud" and "App-Terminal-Cloud". From June 2018 to present, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Board of Directors of Taoping Inc.
Mr. Zhao holds a Bachelor degree in Mechanical & Electrical Engineering from Inner Mongolia University. He has extensive experience in corporate operations and integrations, strategy planning and human resources management. From March 2003 to March 2005, Mr. Zhao served as Supervisor of Human Resources for the Foxconn Technology Group; from April 2005 to July 2006, as Admin and Human Resource Director of iASPEC; from July 2006 to August 2010, as Deputy General Manager of iASPEC; from November 2010, Mr. Zhao began serving as the COO and Vice President of China Information Technology Co., Ltd; from August 2010, he was vice chairman of iASPEC, and from November 2010, Mr. Zhao began serving as Chief Operating Officer of China Information Technology, Inc.From August 2015, Mr. Zhao has been appointed as CNIT’s President and from October 2015, he has served as Interim Chief Finance Officer (CFO) of CNIT. From June 2018 to present, he served as President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Taoping Inc.
Chief Strategy Officer(CSO)
Mr. Dongfeng Wang has 22 years of work experience in the Internet industry. He has gone through the era of PC Internet and mobile Internet, and deeply participated in the growing blockchain Internet. His rich entrepreneurship experience put him in the forefront of development trends in digital revolution, and enabled him to accumulate great management expertise in enterprise positioning and corporate innovation.
In 2004, Mr. Wang founded Zcom Digital Magazine, one of the earliest e-magazine platform in China. In 2009, Mr. Wang co-founded Forgame Group, a company engaged in the business of game and fintech in China, and successfully listed the company on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited in 2013. In 2017, Mr. Wang started investments in blockchain technology and digital assets mining operations as a venture partner of Longling Capital Co. Ltd, a Chinese venture capital firm specializing in seed stage, early stage and angel investments. Mr. Wang graduated from Beijing Construction University with a bachelor’s degree in International Trade.
Chief Investment Officer(CIO)
Mr. Qian Wang has extensive industry experience in cloud computing services, blockchain applications and operations, and overseas capital market operations. Before joining TAOP, he served as co-Chief Executive Officer of Grand Shores Technology (1647.HK), the major business of which focuses on design, construction, and operation of crypto cloud computing centers and development of blockchain innovation. Mr. Wang got CFA charter and received both a Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Markets and Portfolio Management and Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Hong Kong.
Chief Financial Officer(CFO)
Ms. Yan has over ten years’ experience in finance, investor relations and corporate governance. Ms. Yan served as the Company’s Assistant CFO since 2018, prior to that she was the Director of Investor Relations and Secretary of the Board of TAOP since 2007. During her tenure, Ms. Yan assisted in Company’s NASDAQ listing, Company’s strategic acquisitions and overseas equity/debt financings, and was instrumental in strategy planning, financial management and capital strategy management. Ms. Yan is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) licensed by the Institute of Management Accountants. Ms. Yan received a postgraduate diploma in Investment from Fudan University and a bachelor’s degree in International Economics from Beijing Normal University.
Chief Operating Officer(COO)
Mr. Huang holds a bachelor degree in computer science from Hehai University and has over 20 years experience in information technology field. He is currently a director of the Shenzhen Computer Association, an expert with the Shenzhen Expert Association, and an expert of Shenzhen Science and Technology Innovation Association. From July 2001 to March 2002, Mr. Huang served as the general manager of product development of Shenzhen Runsheng Information Systems Company Ltd.; from September 2002 to October 2006, Mr. Huang served as the deputy general manager of iASPEC, where he supervised the company’s research and development activities and consulted on various types of sophisticated, technical issues; from January 2006 to September 2013, he served as CNIT’s vice president, and became Chief Technology Officer from December 2008 to September 2013. Mr. Huang has been the general manager of iASPEC Zhongtian Software Co., Ltd. since November 2010 and vice president of iASPEC Geo Information Technology Co., Ltd. since May 2013. Mr. Huang was appointed as CNIT’s senior vice president in March 2014. From August 2015 till now, he served as the Chief Operating Officer of CNIT. Since June 2018, he has served as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Taoping Inc.
Chief Technology Officer(CTO)
Mr. Chen graduated from Zhengzhou University with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and owns over 10 years of experience in research and development management of IT and Internet products. From June 2004 to April 2011, he served as the Director of R & D Department at Videohome Technology Co., Ltd., with leading products exported to many countries. From May 2011 to February 2014, he served as the Project Manager at CoolPad Group Limited and completed the technical innovation work for many projects. In March 2014, he joined China Information Technology, Inc. and has successively served as Senior Project Manager, Director of Quality Assurance Center and Vice President of Strategic R&D Center. Since June 2015, he has been appointed as Chief Technology Officer (“CTO”) of China Information Technology, Inc.
Chief Marketing Officer(CMO)
Mr. Li has focused on the field of cultural media for more than 15 years and was worked as a reporter in many professional media such as Asia Pacific media group. He has been directly responsible for the planning and operation management of many large-scale commercial and cultural projects. According to the professional background in journalism and rich working and entrepreneurial experience, Mr. Li always has keen observation and analysis ability, is good at grasping the trend of the times and the industry to help the development of the enterprise. The company he built was a key cultural enterprise in the district where it is located, which has been highly recognized and supported by the local government.