Leaf Hua Li
Leaf Hua Li has served as our Independent Director since IPO. Mr. Li is the founder of Futu Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: FUTU) and has served as the chairman of its board of directors and chief executive officer since its inception. Mr. Li has rich experience and expertise in the technology and internet sectors in China. Before founding Futu Holdings Limited, Mr. Li had served in several senior management roles at Tencent, including the head of Tencent’s multi-media business and its innovation center. Mr. Li joined Tencent in 2000 and was the 18th founding employee of Tencent. He was an early and key research and development participant of Tencent QQ. Mr. Li was also the founder of Tencent Video and led the product design and development of Tencent Video. Mr. Li invented 23 international and domestic patents while working at Tencent. In 2008, Mr. Li was presented the “Innovative Talent Award” by the municipal government of Shenzhen, Guangdong. Mr. Li obtained his bachelor’s degree in computer science and technology from Hunan University.