TEAM

TEAM

Xu Jizhe
Founder & Chairman of Newton
In 2018, Xu Jizhe established the Newton Project to develop a hyper exchange protocol through innovations such as blockchain and IoT, with the vision that “Everyone should benefit directly from economic growth”.
Formerly Technology Head at Sina Mail and CTO of Okbuy.com, in 2005 Xu founded the Zeuux Community to promote the Free Software movement in China, popularizing the technology, law, and community culture to connect Chinese and global communities.

Xu Jizhe

Xu Jizhe

Founder
Founder of Zeuux (A Community for Free Software Usage)

Li Shubin
Co-founder of Newton
Li Shubin, the co-founder of Okbuy.com, graduated from the Communication University of China in 2002, and in 2017 he established the e-commerce site Okbuy.com, gaining several investment rounds from Sequoia Capital, Intel, DFJ, Tencent and other famous VC organizations.

Li Shubin

Li Shubin

Co-founder
Founder of OKbuy

Xia Wu
Joint Chief Architect of Newton
Xia Wu is the co-founder of the Zeuux Community and previously worked for Okbuy.com. He has extensive experience in development management of free software, e-commerce, and blockchain technology.

Xia Wu

Xia Wu

Joint Chief Architect
Co-founder of Zeuux (A Community for Free Software Usage)

Meng Guang
Joint Chief Architect
Meng Guang is Newton's operation architect and senior programmer, with extensive experience in e-commerce, as well as being an expert in IoT and intelligent hardware. He previously worked at Sina.com, Sina Weibo, China Mobile, Okbuy, and Diynova, among others.

Meng Guang

Meng Guang

Joint Chief Architect

ADVISORS

Li Songbo
Former CTO of Sina (NASDAQ: SINA)
Partner at Draper Fisher Jurvetson Venture Capital
Li Songbo is an internet celebrity in China and a senior manager at Sina. In 1996, he joined the Sitonglifang Company and participated in the establishment of China's earliest commercial website, Lifang Online. In 1998, he served as the Minister of Sina's network system department and from 2000 to 2003 served as the manager of Sina's network technology department (North America). In 2004, he became Vice President of Sina Group. before serving as the company's CEO from 2005 to 2013. In April 2013, he left Sina and worked as a partner of Draper Fisher Jurvetson Venture Capital.

Li Songbo

Li Songbo

Former CTO of Sina (NASDAQ: SINA)
Partner of DFJ Venture Capital

Hu Dinghe
Hu Dinghe has a PhD in Economics from the PBC School of Finance and is a PhD tutor at Tsinghua University. He received the National 'May 1st' Labor Medal and the State Council Special Allowance and is a member of the CPPCC National Committee, as well as being the Executive of China National Industry and Commerce Union, Vice President of Chongqing National Industry and Commerce Union. He has also been Director of Chongqing Grain Group, Director of Southwest University, Former Assistant to President of China CITIC Bank and President of Chongqing Branch, Former Deputy Minister of Propaganda Department of Ningxia Autonomous Region, and President of Lifan Industry Group.

Hu Dinghe

Hu Dinghe

Newton Eco Development Fund Manager
Previous President of Chongqing Lifan

Gu Xueyong
Gu Xueyong is a Deputy Professor at Tsinghua University and obtained a PhD in Engineering Systems from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Master of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota. He is Director of iCenter's International Exchange Department of Tsinghua University. He has previously worked at St Paul’s Integrity Solutions, New Resources, Primix Solutions, Research Center of United Technologies Corporation, MIT, and the Department of Industrial Engineering at Tsinghua University.

Gu Xueyong

Gu Xueyong

Professor at Tsinghua University
Director of International Relations at iCenter

Theodore Gray
Theodore Gray is the Co-founder of Wolfram Research, author of Mathematica Notebook System, founder of Touch Press and BAFTA (British Film and Television Arts Academy) award winner. Gray has also been a columnist at Popular Science magazine and a guest on the Discovery Channel. He has published several books including 'The Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe.'

Theodore Gray

Theodore Gray

Co-Founder of Wolfram Research
Creator of the Mathematica Notebook System
Founder of Touch Press
BAFTA Award winning author

Masanari Koike
Masanari Koike has a PhD of technology management from Tokyo University’s Graduate School of Engineering, a master’s of foreign policy and international economics from the School of Advanced International Studies, John Hopkins University (US), and a bachelor’s in economics from Sophia University, Japan. He has served as a member of the Japanese House of Representatives, Assistant Professor of International Relations in Nihon University, and Assistant Professor at the Tokyo University Graduate School of Engineering. He has also worked for the UK think tank Demos, the US law firm Deway, and Marubeni Corporation (Japan). He has extensively researched Chinese-Japanese technological and industrial relations.'

Masanari Koike

Masanari Koike

Visiting Fellow at the Department of Social Sciences, Research Center for Japanese Studies, Tsinghua University

CORNERSTONE INVESTORS

Liu Jun
Co-Founder of Lightinthebox (NASDAQ:LITB). Previously Chairman of Zhejiang Orient Hayner, Partner at Fusion Capital, CTO of Dangdang, and Vice President at Zhuoyue. Liu has an MBA from Tongji University and EMBA from Cheung Kong.

Liu Jun

Liu Jun

Co-Founder of Lightinthebox (NYSE:LITB)

Guo Feng
Founder of Kela and salala.com. Kela is the first professional jewelry brand to engage in E-commerce in China and buys diamond directly from South Africa, with a new sales model combining office sales with network sales, leaving out high admission fees and retail links.

Guo Feng

Guo Feng

Founder of kela.cn

Xu Yirong
Xu Yirong graduated Peking University and Stanford University, before joining IBM's world-famous Morton Institute of Silicon Valley. He has published many papers, and awarded 5 patents with other computer scientists. Xu started China's first personalized news reading tool Zhuaxia, attracting a group of loyal high-end users, before going on to establish meilishuo.com, which introduced online social interaction to the fashion industry, becoming China's most famous fast fashion social network and e-commerce platform, influencing the fashion sense of China's young women, with more than 40 million active users every and nearly 6 billion RMB annual turnover. In 2014, he established China's fashionable global buyer shop HIGO, which is the first stop of foreign designer brands landing in China. Xu Yirong's mission is to make the Chinese best aesthetic designers in the world.

Xu Yirong

Xu Yirong

Founder of meilishuo.com
CEO of HIGO

Li Songbo
Former CTO of Sina (NASDAQ: SINA)
Partner at Draper Fisher Jurvetson Venture Capital
Li Songbo is an internet celebrity in China and a senior manager at Sina. In 1996, he joined the Sitonglifang Company and participated in the establishment of China's earliest commercial website, Lifang Online. In 1998, he served as the Minister of Sina's network system department and from 2000 to 2003 served as the manager of Sina's network technology department (North America). In 2004, he became Vice President of Sina Group. before serving as the company's CEO from 2005 to 2013. In April 2013, he left Sina and worked as a partner of Draper Fisher Jurvetson Venture Capital.

Li Songbo

Li Songbo

Former CTO of Sina (NASDAQ: SINA)
Partner of DFJ Venture Capital

Gu Xueyong
Gu Xueyong is a Deputy Professor at Tsinghua University and obtained a PhD in Engineering Systems from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Master of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota. He is Director of iCenter's International Exchange Department of Tsinghua University. He has previously worked at St Paul’s Integrity Solutions, New Resources, Primix Solutions, Research Center of United Technologies Corporation, MIT, and the Department of Industrial Engineering at Tsinghua University.

Gu Xueyong

Gu Xueyong

Professor at Tsinghua University
Director of International Relations at iCenter

Ye Haifeng
Founder of mbaobao.com and Founding partner of Haifeng Zhicheng Investment Management. Previously President of Jiaxing E-commerce Association.
In 2007, during the booming stage of e-commerce, Ye established mbaobao.com, becoming China's most famous online bag and suitcase brand. In 2013, he established Haifeng Zhicheng Investment Management Co and over the past five years accumulated 5 super capital Angel venture funds and invested in nearly 70 projects. These have refinancing rate as high as 58 percent, and have hatched a number of high-quality enterprises with high growth rates.

Ye Haifeng

Ye Haifeng

Founder of mbaobao.com

Hu Dinghe
Hu Dinghe has a PhD in Economics from the PBC School of Finance and is a PhD tutor at Tsinghua University. He received the National 'May 1st' Labor Medal and the State Council Special Allowance and is a member of the CPPCC National Committee, as well as being the Executive of China National Industry and Commerce Union, Vice President of Chongqing National Industry and Commerce Union. He has also been Director of Chongqing Grain Group, Director of Southwest University, Former Assistant to President of China CITIC Bank and President of Chongqing Branch, Former Deputy Minister of Propaganda Department of Ningxia Autonomous Region, and President of Lifan Industry Group.

Hu Dinghe

Hu Dinghe

Newton Eco Development Fund Manager
Previous President of Chongqing Lifan

Wang Feng
Founder of Linekong Interactive Group and Huoxing24.com, Feng Wang graduated with an MBA from Peking University and has 20 years experience in the internet industry. Wang has called as “the most sophisticated game player”. After launching Linekong in 2014, Wang proposed the development strategy of “the trinity of films, comics, and games” and focused on Pan Entertainment. This enterprise includes: Linekong Game, Linekong Studio and Linekong Technology - three businesses that distribute games, video entertainment, and consumer electronics. Linekong Interactive won “Forbes 2015 China Mobile Internet Top 30” and Wang also won Fortune Magazine's “2016 China Business Pioneer Top 50.”

Wang Feng

Wang Feng

Founder of linekong.com
Founder of huoxing24.com

Stewie Zhu
Founder and CEO at DCC
Founder of TN Tech
Stewie Zhu graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Finance and Banking from the London School of Economics, a Master's Degree in Financial Economics from Oxford University and a Master's Degree in Statistics from Yale. Before establishing DCC, Zhu was CEO at TN Tech, China's leading SaaS financial technology enterprise. While there, Zhu led development of online credit systems for over 10 trust funds with billions of dollars in loans each year.

Stewie Zhu

Stewie Zhu

Founder and CEO of Distributed Credit Chain

Shi Junchao
Shi Junchao is a senior jade and art appraiser, an invited expert on CCTV-2's YiChuiDingYin, the editorial committee member of Chinese jade annals, deputy secretary of Xinjiang Hetian Jade Industry Association, and General Appraiser from panjiayuan.com. Shi has devoted himself in the forefront market for decades and is famous for his profound theoretical basis and experience in market practices. His mission is to deliver different cultures and engage in teaching and appraisal of jewelry and jade.

Shi Junchao

Shi Junchao

Senior gem jade appraiser.
Deputy secretary general of Xinjiang Hetian jade industry association.

Guo Hongchi
Founder of Xijie.com
Guo Hongchi first put forward the idea of “advance payment service” when he established soit.com.cn in 2003. He became Vice President of Shopex in 2007 and joined SK Telecom in 2008. After Guo leaving qianxun.com in 2009, he established Xijie.com, with a focus on selling sportswear and sporting goods.

Guo Hongchi

Guo Hongchi

Founder of xijie.com

JLAB

Consensus Lab

GENESIS

BLOCK VC

Jubilee

WEMERGE