Board of Directors

Mr. Xiaopeng HE, Co-founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. He is our Co-founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to founding XPeng, Mr. He served at Alibaba Group, a public company listed on the NYSE (symbol: BABA) and the HKEx (stock code: 9988), from June 2014 to August 2017, including serving as the president of Alibaba mobile business group, chairman of Alibaba Games and president of Tudou.com. In 2004, Mr. He co-founded UCWeb Inc., and served as the president of production from 2004 to 2014. In June 2014, UCWeb Inc. was acquired by Alibaba Group. Mr. He received his bachelor’s degree in computer science from South China University of Technology in 1999.

Mr. Heng XIA (Henry), Co-founder, Director and President

Mr. Xia is our Co-founder, Director and President. Prior to founding XPeng, Mr. Xia worked at the research and development center of Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., Ltd., or GAC, a China-based automotive manufacturing company listed on the HKEx (stock code: 2238) from 2008 to 2015, where he was responsible for the development of control systems for NEVs and smart vehicles. Mr. Xia received his master’s degree in mechanical engineering and bachelor’s degree in automotive engineering from Tsinghua University in 2008 and 2006, respectively.

Mr. Brian Hongdi GU , Vice Chairman and President

Brian Hongdi Gu is our Vice Chairman and President. Prior to joining XPeng, Dr. Gu worked at J.P. Morgan Chase from 2004 to 2018 and served as the managing director and chairman of J.P. Morgan Chase Asia Pacific Investment Bank. Dr. Gu received a Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of Washington in 1997, a master’s degree in business administration from Yale University in 1999, and a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Oregon in 1993.

Mr. Tao HE, Co-founder, Director and Senior Vice President

Tao He is our Co-founder, Director and Senior Vice President. Prior to founding XPeng, Mr. He worked at the research and development center of GAC from 2011 to 2015, where he built an autonomous driving team, and he was responsible for the development of new energy control systems and involved in the development of GAC’s first model of NEV. Mr. He received his master’s and bachelor’s degrees in automotive engineering from Tsinghua University in 2010 and 2008, respectively.

Mr. Yongfu YU, Director

Mr. Yu is our Director. Mr. Yu is also a member of Alibaba Partnership since December 2015 and currently serves as the chairman of eWTP Tech-innovation Fund and the chairman of Amap. Prior to his current positions, Mr. Yu served as the chairman of Alibaba Pictures and the chairman and the chief executive officer of Alibaba Digital Media & Entertainment Group, the president of Amap, the president of Alibaba Mobile Internet Division, the president of Alimama and the president of UCWeb Inc. after he joined Alibaba Group in June 2014. Mr. Yu also served as an independent director and a member of the audit committee of Xunlei Limited, a company listed on the NASDAQ, from June 2014 to March 2017. From 2006 to June 2014, he was the chairman and the chief executive officer of UCWeb Inc. before it became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Alibaba Group. From 2001 to 2006, he was a vice president and associate with Legend Capital. Mr. Yu received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Nankai University in 1999.
Committee: N/A

Mr. Qin LIU, Independent Director

Mr. Liu is our Independent Director. Mr. Liu has served as managing director of Morningside Venture Capital Limited, or MVCL, since June 2007 and Evolution Capital Management Limited, or ECML, since August 2018. MVCL and ECML provide advisory service to various funds and Mr. Liu has served as a director in both public and non-public portfolio companies of such funds. Prior to that, Mr. Liu served in various roles, including as a business development director for investment at Morningside IT Management Services (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. Mr. Liu has served as a director of JOYY Inc., a China-based technology company listed on the NASDAQ (symbol: YY), since 2008. Mr. Liu has served as a director of Xiaomi Corporation, a technology company listed on the HKEx (stock code: 1810), since 2010. Mr. Liu received his master’s degree in business administration from China Europe International Business School in April 2000, and his bachelor’s degree in industrial electrical automation from University of Science and Technology Beijing in July 1993.
Committee: Audit Committee, Compensation Committee, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee

Mr. Ji-Xun FOO, Independent Director

Mr. Foo is our Independent Director. Mr. Foo also currently serves as a managing partner at GGV Capital, a venture capital firm. From 2000 to 2005, Mr. Foo was a director at Draper Fisher Jurvetson ePlanet Ventures L.P., a venture capital fund. From 1996 to 2000, Mr. Foo served as a manager of the Finance and Investment Division of the National Science and Technology Board of Singapore. From 1993 to 1996, Mr. Foo served as the leader of a research and development project at Hewlett Packard, an information technology company. Mr. Foo received his master of science degree in management of technology in 1997 and his bachelor’s degree in engineering in 1993 from National University of Singapore.
Committee: Audit Committee, Compensation Committee, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee

Mr. Fei YANG, Independent Director

Mr. Yang is our Independent Director. Mr. Yang also currently serves as a partner of IDG Capital, an investment and asset management firm. Mr. Yang has worked at IDG Capital since 1997 and had experience in finance, capital operations, mergers and acquisitions. From 1994 to 1997, Mr. Yang served as a director of the Initial Public Offering Division of the China Securities Regulatory Commission Guangdong Bureau. From 1989 to 1994, Mr. Yang served as a director of the Department of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation of Guangdong Province, where he specialized in economic research. From 1984 to 1986, Mr. Yang worked at Jinan Municipal Environmental Protection Bureau. From 1982 to 1984, Mr. Yang worked at Shandong Academy of Agricultural Sciences as a researcher. Mr. Yang received his master’s degree in environmental geography and his bachelor’s degree in geography from Sun Yat-sen University in 1989 and 1982, respectively.
Committee: N/A

Mr. Donghao YANG, Independent Director

Mr. Yang is our Independent Director. Mr. Yang has served as the chief financial officer of Vipshop Holdings Ltd., a public company listed on the NYSE (symbol: VIPS), since 2011. From 2010 to 2011, Mr. Yang served as the chief finance officer of Synutra International Inc., a public company listed on the NASDAQ (symbol: SYUT). From 2007 to 2010, Mr. Yang served as the chief financial officer of Greater China of Tyson Foods, Inc., a public company listed on the NYSE (symbol: TSN). From 2003 to 2007, Mr. Yang served as a finance director of Asia Pacific of Valmont Industries, Inc., a public company listed on the NYSE (symbol: VMI). From 1999 to 2001, Mr. Yang served as a director of China Minmetals Brazil Holding Ltd. Mr. Yang received his master’s degree in business administration from Harvard Business School in 2003, and his bachelor’s degree in economics from Nankai University in 1993.
Committee: Audit Committee