Mr. Pat Chan
Mr. Honghui Deng
Ms. Yaqi Feng
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Bill Huang
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Jason Zexian Shen
Mr. Eric Tao
Dr. Joseph Wai Leung Wong
Board of Directors
Pat Sek Yuen ChanPat Sek Yuen Chan, is the founder and Chairman of the board of directors of Borqs, and since 2007 he has served as its Chief Executive Officer and President. Mr. Chan has over 20 years of experience in the mobile network communications sector. Prior to founding Borqs, Mr. Chan served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the infrastructure business unit of UTStarcom Inc., a telecommunications equipment company, from 2000 to 2007. Earlier, Mr. Chan was an engineering manager in Motorola responsible for the development of the GPRS switching. Mr. Chan is an established entrepreneur and has received many awards, including the “High-Caliber Talent from Overseas Award” from the PRC government, and“2012 Beijing Entrepreneur of the Year”from Silicon Dragon. Mr. Chan received his bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Toronto and his master’s degree in computer science from the University of British Columbia.
Honghui DengHonghui Deng, has been one of Pacific’s directors since October 2015. Dr. Deng started his education professional career in 1990 as a lecturer in Chongqing University in China. Dr. Deng has been serving as the independent director at 500.com, Ltd. (WBAI.NYSE) since May, 2011. Dr. Deng was the founder and served as the Chief Executive Officer of HHD Consulting Service LLC from 2003 to 2008. He has been serving as a fellow at the Innovation Creativity Capital Institute (IC2) of the University of Texas at Austin since 2010. Dr. Deng also has been teaching as an EMBA/MBA Professor at Peking University Guanghua School of Management since 2005. He has been working as an assistant professor at the School of Business of University of Nevada, Las Vegas since 2003. From 1993 to 1997, he worked as an official in the Ministry of Education of China. Dr. Deng has extensive consulting experiences for business firms on long-term strategy, finance and management. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronic Engineering and Business Administration from the School of Electronic Engineering of Chongqing University in 1990 and 1994, and a Ph.D. Degree in Business Administration from Red McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin in 2003.
Yaqi FengYaqi Feng, has been Pacific’s Chief Operating Officer and Secretary to Pacific’s board of directors since July 2015. Ms. Feng has been working as the Executive Director of the Global Business Department in Pacific Securities Co., Ltd. since 2013, where she is responsible for Chinese companies’ overseas IPOs, cross border M&A transactions, and global investment management. From 2012 to 2013, she worked as the Managing Director of Regeneration Capital Group LLC in New York, where she was responsible for IPOs and listing projects for emerging market companies, business development, project due diligence as well as transaction management. From 2010 to 2012, Ms. Feng worked as a VP for Griffin Financial Group, a mid-sized investment bank; in this capacity she was responsible for public offerings, private placements, deal structuring, financial modeling as well as institutional sales. She also served as a manager for Asian Legend Asset Management Inc. a private equity firm based in China and New York that specialized in China related projects, from 2009 to 2010. Ms. Feng worked as an associate in the New York office of the Jun He law firm from 2007 to 2008. Ms. Feng received an LL.M from Boston University School of Law and an LL.B from the School of International Law, China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing, China, where she also earned a B.A. in Business.
Bill HuangBill Huang, is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of CloudMinds Inc, a provider of cloud connected smart machines and robotics solutions, since 2015. Mr. Huang has over 30 years of experience in the mobile network communication industry. From 2007 to 2015, Mr. Huang was the General Manager and head of research and development for China Mobile Research Institute where he led China Mobile in many key innovative projects, including OPhone, BigCloud, TD-LTE, C-RAN, PTN, MCPA, and labs.chinamobile.com. He served as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of UTStarcom Inc., a telecommunications equipment company, from 1994 to 2006, and was responsible for innovations such as MSAN, “Xiao Ling Tong”PAS, IP-DSLAM, Wacos mSwitch, GE-PON, and MediaSwitch. Mr. Huang received his Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering from the Huazhong University of Science and Technology and his Master’s degree in Electronic Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Jason Zexian ShenJason Zexian Shen, has been one of Pacific’s directors since July 2015. Mr. Shen started his own business in 2012 to open Jason Z. Shen CPA Firm, a local CPA accounting firm in the State of New York. From 2007 to 2012, Mr. Shen worked in the AIG Corporate Comptrollers in New York as a senior accountant. He worked in Alliance Building Services from 2006 to 2007. He was the accounting manager in Gandhi Engineering, Inc. from 1994 to 2001, and the accounting manager in Berger Lehman Associates, PC from 2001 to 2006. Mr. Shen has worked as the accounting manager in the New China News Agency Hong Kong Office (Now Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in Hong Kong from 1982 to 1991. Mr. Shen graduated from Peking University with the Bachelor’s Degree in Economy in 1982 and Master’s Degree in Accounting from Binghamton University in 1993. He is the Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of New York.
Eric TaoEric Tao, Ph.D., is a founding member of Keystone Ventures and since 2008 a partner of this leading venture capital firm in China focusing in technology investments. He has over 10 years of technology venture investment experience and five years of venture operations experience. His active investments include Borqs, Garena, Kuyun Interactive, Zebra, Wisjoy, InnoSpark, LP Amina, Lattice Power, China Eastern Clean Energy, Zhongte Logistics and Vega Interactive; while past investments included Greatwall Software, AMEC, TechFaith (NASDAQ: CNTF) and InvenSense (NASDAQ: INVN). Previously Dr. Tao worked as a founding member of the KPCB China Fund, covering mostly mobile internet and technology investments, and as an investment manager at Qualcomm Ventures, covering strategic investments globally. Dr. Tao was the co-founder and served as Vice President of Business Development of Clean Coal Energy in Silicon Valley. Dr. Tao received his B.S. degree from Tsinghua University, M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in engineering from Stanford University. He holds three international patents and two U.S. patents.
Joseph Wai Leung WongJoseph Wai Leung Wong, has been a member of the Borqs’ board of directors since 2012. Mr. Wong has over 29 years of experience in cross border investments and business operations. Mr. Wong was Executive Director of Credit Agricole (Suisse) Hong Kong from 2006 to 2012. From 1988 to 2006, Mr. Wong was a partner in the Tax Department of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Hong Kong, serving high net worth clients on cross border investment tax planning, and advising on initial public offerings in Hong Kong. Mr. Wong is a member of the Cordlife Group Limited board of directors, where he is also Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee Mr. Wong received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada, and is a member of Hong Kong Independent Non-Executive Director Association.