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Borqs Technologies Inc (BRQS.OQ)

BRQS.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Capital Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Pat Sek Yuen Chan

55 2007 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer, Founder

Xiaobo Li

57 2007 Founder, Executive Vice President - Corporate Affairs and China Sales

Anthony Chan

65 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Corporate Finance

Hareesh Ramanna

58 2009 Executive Vice President and Co-General Manager - Connected Solutions Business Unit

Simon Sun

52 2013 Executive Vice President and Co-General Manager - Connected Solutions Business Unit

Gene Wuu

64 2009 Executive Vice President and General Manager - MVNU Business Unit

George Thangadurai

57 2014 Executive Vice President and President of International Business

Yaqi Feng

37 2018 Director

Eric Tao

42 Director

Wan Yu Chow

57 2018 Independent Director

Heung Sang Fong

60 2019 Independent Director

Ji Li

59 2018 Independent Director

Jason Zexian Shen

65 2015 Independent Director

Sandra Dou

2018 Director of Finance

Biographies

Name Description

Pat Sek Yuen Chan

Mr. Pat Sek Yuen Chan is a Founder, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He is the Chairman of our board of directors, as well as our Chief Executive Officer and President. He was the founder and Chairman of the board of directors of Borqs International, and since 2007 he served as Borqs International’s 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.

Xiaobo Li

Mr. Xiaobo Li Ph.D. serves as Founder, Executive Vice President - Corporate Affairs and China Sales of the Company. He is the founder of Borqs and has served as its Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs and China Sales since the founding of the company in 2007. Dr. Li has over 20 years of experience in research and development and management in the wireless communications, semiconductor and mobile internet industries. He was the Co-founder and served as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Cellon International, a handset design company, from Oct 1999 to June 2007. Dr. Li received his bachelor’s degree from National University of Defense Technology, his master’s degree from University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, both in electrical engineering, and his Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from MacMaster University.

Anthony Chan

Mr. Anthony K. Chan is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Corporate Finance of the Company. Mr. Chan has over 30 years of experience in U.S. and China cross border investments and business operations. From July 2013 until March 2015, Mr. Chan served as the President of Asia Sourcing for Portables Unlimited in New York, a distributor of T-Mobile USA. From March 2009 until July 2013, he served as the CFO for Tianjin Tong Guang Digital Broadcasting Co. Ltd, a mobile communications products company. For the 20 years prior to that, he was involved in multiple investment and technology transfer projects between China, the U.S and Europe, in the areas of communication products, chemical fibers, textile machinery and medical equipment. Mr. Chan received both his bachelor’s and MBA degrees from the University of California at Berkeley.

Hareesh Ramanna

Mr. Hareesh Ramanna serves as Executive Vice President and Co-General Manager - Connected Solutions Business Unit of the Company. Mr. Ramanna has over 20 years of experience in the mobile industry. Prior to joining us, he served as a Senior Director and Head of Mobile Devices Software in Global Software Group, Motorola India Electronic Limited from May 1992 to November 2008. Mr. Ramanna received his bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communication from National Institute of Engineering in 1983, Post-Graduation Certification from Indian Institute of Science and an advanced leadership Certification from McGill University in collaboration with Lancaster University of UK and Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore.

Simon Sun

Mr. Simon Sun serves as Executive Vice President and Co-General Manager - Connected Solutions Business Unit of the Company. Mr. Sun has over 20 years of experience in research and development and product engineering in the mobile industry. He served as the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Nollec Wireless, Ltd., a mobile handset design house, from July 2007 to October 2013. He was the VP of engineering for CEC Wireless, another mobile handset design house in China from September 2006 to June 2007. Mr. Sun received his bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Tianjin University of China.

Gene Wuu

Dr. Gene Wuu Ph.D. serves as Executive Vice President and General Manager - MVNU Business Unit of the Company. Prior to joining us, he served as a Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of UTStarcom, a telecommunications equipment company, from 2003 to 2009. He had overseen the product and business development of UTStarcom core network during the growing period of the company. Before his tenure at UTStarcom, Dr. Wuu had worked for Telcordia Technologies (formerly Bellcore, now Ericson) and the Bell system for 17 years focusing on Core network and OSS products. Dr. Wuu received his bachelor’s degree in electronics engineering from the National Taiwan Institute of Technology in 1980 and his Ph.D. in computer science from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

George Thangadurai

Mr. George Thangadurai serves as Executive Vice President and President of International Business of the Company. Previously, Mr. Thangadurai worked for Intel more than two decades in various senior technical and management roles including GM of Strategy & Product Management for the Mobile PC business and GM of Client Services business. He was part of the founding team that established the Center for Development for Telematics (C-DOT) in India. Mr. Thangadurai received his MSEE in Computer Engineering from the University of Rhode Island, USA, his B.E. degree in Electronics and Communication from Madurai University, India and has 7 issued patents and 3 research publications.

Yaqi Feng

Ms. Yaqi Feng is Director of the Company. 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.

Eric Tao

Dr. Eric Tao Ph.D. serves as Director of the Company. 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.

Wan Yu Chow

Dr. Wan Yu Chow serves as Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Chow has almost 30 years of experience in the ICT industry, he has extensive working experience with large and complex global FinTech, Telco + Network Equipment Provider & Education industries with successful track record of delivering outstanding commercial and technical results in Fortune 500 organizations to small start-ups. He started his career in 1989 at various Silicon Valley tech companies including Xerox Corporation, Amdahl Corporation and Sun Microsystems. At Sun Micro, Dr. Chow served as the Chief Technical Consultant from 1993 to 1999 for the Greater China region. After serving as the Director of Strategic Alliance for PeopleSoft Inc., North Asia, from 2000 to 2001, he rejoined Sun Micro Greater China as its CTO/NEP Technology Office from 2002 to 2008. He joined SAP China as Managing Partner from 2012 to 2015. Currently, he is serving as Director and Strategic Partner for QLIK Greater China since 2017. Dr. Chow received two Bachelor’s Degrees in Computer Science and Information System from Oregon State University in 1988 and earned a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from Pacific W. University in 1993. He received another Master’s Degree in Education Management from Tarlac State University in 2011. Dr. Chow received his PhD in Education Management from HKMA/Tarlac State University in 2015.

Heung Sang Fong

Mr. Heung Sang Addy Fong CPA serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Fong has almost 36 years of experiences in cross border financial investments and business operations. Since 2017, he has served as the chief financial officer of Adlai Nortye Biopharma Ltd. Mr. Fong also led the B-round fundraising of Adlai Nortye Biopharma Ltd, but funding US$53 million. He was the managing director of Bonus Eventus Securities Ltd. from 2015 to 2017, and was the chief financial officer of China Harmony Auto Holding Ltd. from 2012 to 2015 where he managed the company’s initial public offering process onto the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (ticker HK: 03826) . From 2009 to 2011, he was the director and chief financial officer of China Electric Motor, Inc. (NASDAQ: CELM) and Apollo Solar, Inc. (OTC: ASOE). Mr. Fong has held various financial executive positions for companies with businesses between China and the U.S. and his experience as an independent board member includes: Universal Technology (HK: 1026) from 2006 to 2013; China Housing and Land Development Inc. (NASDAQ: CHLN) from 2010 to 2014; independent director and audit committee chair for Sisram Med (HK: 01696) since 2017; and Kandi Technologies Corp (NASDAQ: KNDI) from 2007 to 2011. He also worked as a manager for KPMG from 1996 to 1997, and for Deloitte & Touché and Ernst & Young in the U.S. from 1993 to 1995. He was an auditor for Deloitte & Touché from 1989 to 1992. Mr. Fong received his Bachelor’s degree in History from the Hong Kong Baptist University in 1982, an MBA in Accounting from the University of Nevada in 1988; he also earned a Master’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Illinois in 1993. Mr. Fong is a member of AICPA & HKICPA.

Ji Li

Mr. Ji Li serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Li has 23 years of experience in the telecom industry and he worked in various multinational companies. He started his career in 1982 as a lecturer in Huazhong University of Science and Technology in China. He was the General Manager of UTStarcom Inc. Shenzhen Office from 1995 to 2001, where he led a team to develop telecom switches based on soft switch technology, and the product was launched in China with more than 50 million subscribers. Mr. Li was the Founder of Fiberxon, Inc. from 2001 to 2004, where he led a team to develop fiber optics equipment, and this company was successful sold to MRV Communication. He was the founder and served as the Chief Executive Officer of AngleCare Inc. from 2005 to 2006, and led a team to develop mobile health care applications. Mr. Li was the CEO and General Manager of Wuhan HSC Technology Inc. from 2006 to 2007, he led a team to develop advertisement systems used for public transit systems and were successfully used in the Wuhan Taxi network. He has been serving as General Manager of Vinko Technology Inc. from 2010 to 2014, he led a team to develop telecom payment systems in China. He is currently an Angel Investor since 2014. Mr. Li received his Master’s Degree in Information Engineering from Huazhong University of Science and Technology.

Jason Zexian Shen

Mr. Jason Zexian Shen is an Independent Director of the Company. 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.

Sandra Dou