|IQIYI, INC. filed this Form 424B4 on 03/29/2018|
Xing Tang joined us in 2012 and is our chief technology officer. Dr. Tang is responsible for technology, operation, product marketing and business development, and is in charge of more than two thousand engineers. Prior to joining us, Dr. Tang served as senior engineering manager from 2010 to 2012 at Google Shanghai, where he led the video research R&D in China. From 2002 to 2010, Dr. Tang was senior engineering manager at Intel Asia-Pacific R&D, where he worked on mobile, embedded and visual computing advanced technology, as well as graphics driver development for embedded system. Dr. Tang holds a bachelors degree in mathematics and economic management, and a Ph.D. in computer graphics from the University of Science and Technology of China.
Wenfeng Liu will serve as our chief technology officer, effective on April 6, 2018. Mr. Liu joined us in 2012 and currently serves as our vice president of technology, IT operation, product marketing and business development. Prior to joining us, Mr. Liu served as research and development manager from 2011 to 2012 at VMware China Research Center, where he led the research, development and distribution of various update and maintenance releases of VMware vSphere projects. From 2003 to 2011, Mr. Liu served in various senior positions at Intel China Research Center, including the role of research and development manager between 2007 to 2011, in which position he spearheaded Intels various global R&D initiatives. Mr. Liu holds a bachelors degree and a masters degree in computer science from Zhejiang University.
Xiangjun Wang joined us in 2009 and is our chief marketing officer, responsible for marketing and advertising sales. Since 2009, Ms. Wang has held various positions related to our sales and marketing functions. Prior to joining us, Ms. Wang was a sales director responsible for advertising sales at Sohu.com (Nasdaq: SOHU), where she served various positions from 2003 to 2009. Ms. Wang holds an associates degree from Donghua University.
Xianghua Yang joined us in 2010 and is our senior vice president responsible for membership business. Mr. Yang led iQIYI Pictures from 2014 to 2016 and led our mobile business department from 2010 to 2014. Prior to joining iQIYI, Mr. Yang served as deputy general manager of wireless business department at Sohu.com, responsible for R&D, marketing and mobile business. Mr. Yang holds both bachelors and masters degrees in hydraulic and hydroelectric engineering from Tsinghua University.
Youqiao Duan joined us in 2012 and is our senior vice president responsible for intelligent device business. Prior to joining us, Mr. Duan was senior director responsible for investment business at Skyworth Group, where he worked from 2008 to 2012. Prior to that, he served as director at Asiamedia, responsible for DVB and IPTV business. From 2002 to 2006, he worked at DTVIA where he last served as vice president of DVB business. From 1998 to 2002, he worked at focus.cn where he last served as vice president. Mr. Duan holds a bachelors degree in automation control from Tsinghua University.
Employment Agreements and Indemnification Agreements
We have entered into an employment agreement with each of our executive officers. Under these agreements, each of our executive officers is employed at will. We may terminate employment for cause. We may also terminate an executive officers employment without cause upon 60-day advance written notice. In such case of termination by us, we will provide severance payments to the executive officer as agreed by us and the executive officer. The executive officer may resign at any time with a 60-day advance written notice.
Each executive officer has agreed to hold, both during and after the termination or expiry of his or her employment agreement, in strict confidence and not to use, except as required in the performance of his or her duties in connection with the employment or pursuant to applicable law, any of our confidential information or trade secrets, any confidential information or trade secrets of our customers or prospective customers, or the confidential or proprietary information of any third party received by us and for which we have confidential obligations. The executive officers have also agreed to disclose in confidence to us all inventions, designs and