Mr. Duane Ziping Kuang has served as CooTek’s director since August 2012. Mr. Kuang founded Qiming Venture Partners in 2006, a private equity firm affiliated to one of the Company’s major shareholders, and has been serving as its managing partner since then. Mr. Kuang also serves on the boards of companies invested by Qiming Venture Partners, such as Mutto Optronics Corporation (TWSE: 4950). Mr. Kuang has over 20 years of operational and investment experience with technology companies. Prior to founding Qiming Venture Partners, Mr. Kuang was a director of Intel Capital China from 1999 to 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Kuang served as a general manager in Cisco Systems since 1994. Mr. Kuang received his master's degree in computer science from Stanford University and his MBA from the University of California Berkeley.