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Management

Mr. Qinglin Na   Chairman and Executive Director

Mr. Na, is the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and an executive Director of the Company. Mr. Na joined the Company as the Chief Executive Officer in January 2002 and was subsequently appointed as the Chairman of the Company. He was also appointed as an executive Director of the Company on November 12, 2009. He is the chairman of each of the nomination committee ('Nomination Committee') and corporate governance committee ('CG Committee') and a member of the remuneration committee ('Remuneration Committee') of the Company. Mr. Na is also a director of each of O-Net Communications (Shenzhen) Limited ('O-Net Shenzhen'), O-Net Communications (Hong Kong) Limited ('O-Net Hong Kong') and O-Net Communications Holdings Limited ('O-Net BVI'), all of which are subsidiaries of the Company. He is responsible for the Company's overall corporate strategy, management team development and daily operations.
Mr. Na is a director of each of Butterfly Technology (Shenzhen) Limited and Butterfly Technology (Hong Kong) Limited since 21 May 2008 and 30 May 2008 respectively. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Na co-founded and became the co-managing partner of Mandarin Venture Partners Limited in 2000. Previous to that, Mr. Na worked at the Hong Kong office of Salomon Smith Barney between 1997 and 2000. He also worked at the New York office of Salomon Brothers from 1995 to 1997. During his tenure at Salomon Brothers Inc., Mr. Na specialized in corporate finance for the Asia Pacific region. Mr. Na did not hold any directorship in other listed public companies in the past three years. Mr. Na holds a master's degree in Business Administration from Vanderbilt University, U.S.A. and a bachelor's degree in International Economics from Peking University, China.

Dr. QinRong Yu   Vice President of Research and Development

Dr. Yu, is the Vice President of Research and Development, joining the Group’s optical networking division in March 2016 and is responsible for overseeing optical networking product development activities including the R&D teams in the USA, and Shenzhen and Hangzhou, China. He is also responsible for leading the R&D team in the USA in the development of optical transceiver products.
Dr. Yu has extensive experience in optical product design and development, particularly photonics packaging process development. Prior to joining the Group, he held senior technical positions at Intel Corporation, JDS Uniphase Corporation, currently known as Lumentum and other photonics companies.
Dr. Yu holds a Bachelor's degree in Optical Physics, as well as a Master's degree in Optics from the Changchun Institute of Optics & Fine Mechanics, China. He also obtained a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis, U.S.A., and a PhD. degree in Physics (Fiber Optics) from the University of Ottawa, Canada.

Dr. Yi-Cheng Liu   Vice President of Global Operations

Dr. Liu, the Vice President of Global Operations joined the Group in March 2017. He is responsible for supervising overall manufacturing operations, including production, engineering, supply chain management and asset control,etc. Dr. Liu has more than 20 years hands-on technical and management experience in optical communications industry. Prior to joining the Group, he held various senior management roles- the Vice President of Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Institute, the CEO of Hisense Broadband Multimedia Technologies Limited., the President of PCL Technologies (Suzhou) Co. and the Director of SAE Magnetics (HK) Ltd.
Dr. Liu holds a Ph.D degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Maryland, College Park. He also earned a Master degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Washington University in St. Louis.

Dr. Aihua Yu   Chief Scientist

Dr. Yu, is the Chief Scientist of the Group, joined the Group’s on April 16, 2004. He has served as Vice President of Research and Development and Vice President of Marketing for Modules and Subsystems of the Group. From January 1, 2017, he become the Chief Scientist of the Group and is responsible for overseeing the development of optical networking modules and subsystem products, including Optical Amplifier in Shenzhen, China.
Dr. Yu has more than 30 years’ experience in optical communication and optoelectronics areas. Prior to joining the Group, he has gained international working experience at various information technology enterprises including Lucent Technologies in the United Kingdom and Innvonance Networks in Canada. Before that, he was the senior research officer and chief research officer in the Department of Electronic Systems Engineering at Essex University, UK. He has published more than 20 technical papers in the area of optoelectronics in international technical journals and Conferences, and he is also the inventor or co-inventor of more than 10 patents related to optoelectronics area.
Dr. Yu holds a Master of Science degree and a bachelor’s degree, majoring in Electronic Engineering, from Nanjing Institute of Technology (currently known as Southeast University), China. Dr. Yu also obtained his Ph.D. in Electronic Systems Engineering from Essex University, UK.

Ms. Hong Xie   Vice President of Research and Development – Passive Components and Devices

Ms. Xie, the Vice President of Research and Development – Passive Components and Devices, joined the Group’s optical networking division on 3 January 2001. Ms. Xie is responsible for overseeing the development of passive optical components and devices and leading the Group’s R&D team in Hangzhou, China
Ms. Xie has been in the fiber optic research field since graduating with a Bachelor’s degree from Zhejiang University, China in 1983. She completed her Master’s degree at Zhejiang University in 1988. From 1983 through 1997, Ms. Xie was a faculty member at Zhejiang University, teaching optical engineering courses. She joined Shenzhen Kaifa’s fiber optic department in August 1999, after returning from a stint as a visiting scholar at the University of Illinois, U.S.A..

Dr. Jiaxi Kan   Chief Scientist

Dr. Kan, is the Chief Scientist of the Group. He joined the Group on 21 March 2016, where he is responsible for developing Group's next-generation high-speed transmission products for the high- growth data and telecom markets. Dr. Kan will be based in the Group's R&D center in Silicon Valley of the U.S..
Dr. Kan has extensive expertise and experience in optic networking products design and development. Prior to joining the Group, he held various senior technical roles at JDS Uniphase Corporation, currently known as Lumentum, Emcore Group, Intel Corporation, and other world-leading optical networking and technology companies. Dr. Kan holds several important patents in the US and Europe on optical electronic applications. He is also the co- author of two optical electronics books, and author of more than 10 technical articles about optical electronics in international technical journals.
Dr. Kan holds a bachelor’s degree in Electronic Physics from Shanghai University of Science and Technology, China. He also earned a master’s degree in Optical Fiber Telecommunication System from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, and a Ph.D degree in Optical Fiber Telecommunications from Technical University of Denmark.

Dr. Zhigang Gong   Vice President of Global Marketing

Dr. Gong, the Vice President of Global Marketing, joined the Group’s optical networking division in October 2013. Among his responsibilities include advancing the product marketing and product management operations of the active optical networking products especially the products in the data communication business. In addition, Dr. Gong directly oversees profit and loss and product strategy development with the objective of supporting the Group’s future growth.
Dr. Gong has extensive experience in product development, product management, product marketing and sales engineering management in the optical communication industry. Prior to joining the Group, he held various senior positions with JDSU, currently known as Lumentum, and was entrusted with product line management and sales engineering management. In his seven years at JDSU, he made significant contributions to the rapid growth of their transmission business. Preceding his tenure at JDSU, Dr. Gong served at a number of leading semiconductor corporations in the United States, including Intel Corporation and Vitesse Semiconductor Corp. where he was tasked with product development and product marketing.
Dr. Gong holds a Bachelor's degree in Physics from Peking University, China and a Master's degree in Physics from the Chinese Academy of Science, China. He has also earned a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering majoring in Computer Networks and a Ph.D. degree in Physics, both from the University of Southern California, U.S.A..

Dr. Yimin Hua   Vice President of Global Marketing

Dr. Hua, the Vice President of Global Marketing, joined the Group’s optical networking division on October 10, 2011. He is responsible for overseeing the product marketing and product management operations of passive optical components, modules, subsystems and amplifiers in the optical networking division, as well as LiDAR products in the automation and sensing division.
Dr. Hua has more than 23 years of solid experience in research and development, as well as product marketing in the telecommunications industry at various technology enterprises. Prior to joining the Group, Dr. Hua held senior positions at a number of companies in the USA, where he headed up the development and marketing of fiber optical components and optical networking products.
Dr. Hua holds a PhD. in Physics from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China. He had also completed a one-year research fellowship at the University of California, Irvine, U.S.A. and a one year post-doctoral research fellowship at the Telecommunication Research Labs of the University of Alberta, Canada.

Mr. Boon Thong Tan   Vice President of Sales

Mr. Tan, is the Vice President of Sales. He has been leading the Group’s international sales division since February 1, 2002, and the global sales and marketing division since January 18, 2004. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Tan worked in a project engineering capacity at Shenzhen Kaifa. Prior to that, Mr. Tan worked as a technical staff at Thomson Electric (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. and Seagate Technologies (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.
Mr. Tan holds a bachelor’s degree in Physics from the National University of Malaysia.