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Yu Long

Yu Long

Independent Director
Ms. Yu Long has served as our director since July 2021. Ms. Long currently serves as the Founding and Managing Partner of BAI Capital. She also serves as a member of Bertelsmann Group Management Committee and the governor of China Venture Capital and Private Equity Association. Formerly, Ms. Long was the chief executive officer of Bertelsmann China Corporate Center and the managing partner of Bertelsmann Asia Investments. Prior to that, she was a Principal at Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments. She joined the international media, services, and education company via the Bertelsmann Entrepreneurs Program in 2005. She was the first Chinese member of Stanford Graduate School of Business Advisory Council and served as a member from 2015 to 2021. She was named Young Global Leader (YGL) by World Economic Forum (WEF) in 2011 and had active involvement in WEF. Ms. Long serves as independent non-executive director on the board of directors of the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC), Tapestry Inc. (its portfolio includes Coach, Stuart Weitzman and Kate Spade), Linmon Media Limited and LexinFintech Holdings Ltd., all of which are listed companies. Ms. Long received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from University of Electronic Science and Technology in China and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Independent Director