Management Team

  • BangxinZhang

    Tom Zhang (张邦鑫)Chairman and Chief Executive

    Mr. Zhang is one of our founders and has served as our chairman and chief executive officer since the company’s inception. Mr. Zhang provides vision, overall management, and strategic decision-making related to marketing, investment planning, and corporate development. Mr. Zhang received his bachelor’s degree in life sciences from Sichuan University in 2001, was in the postgraduate program of the Life Science School of Peking University from 2002 to 2007, and received an EMBA from China Europe International Business School in 2009.

  • YunfengBai

    Yunfeng BAI (白云峰) President

    Mr. Bai has been our president since October 2016. In April 2011, Mr. Bai was our senior vice president and lead our Small Class Business throughout China. Prior to this, Mr. Bai served as our vice president between June 2008 and April 2011, and in this capacity he oversaw our personalized premium services. Mr. Bai founded our high school division in 2005 and was the director of our Beijing operations from June 2006 to May 2008. Mr. Bai received his bachelor’s degree in engineering automation from Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics in 2003. He attended the CEO course of Gunaghua Management School at Peking University between 2008 and 2009 and graduated from the EMBA program of China Europe International Business School in 2012.

  • YachaoLiu

    Yachao LIU (刘亚超)Vice President

    Dr. Liu has been our director since October 2016. Since April 2011, Dr. Liu has been our senior vice president and once headed our teaching and research division, teacher’s training school, information management center and network operation center. Prior to this, Dr. Liu was in charge of our online course offerings between January 2008 to April 2011. From September 2005 to January 2008, Dr. Liu was director of our middle school division. Dr. Liu received his bachelor’s degree in mechanics from Peking University in 2003 and his Ph.D from the institute of Mechanics of the Chinese Academy of Science in 2008.

  • RongLuo

    Julius Luo (罗戎) Chief Financial Officer

    Mr. Luo has served as our chief financial officer since November 1st, 2014. Prior to joining TAL, Mr. Luo was CFO of eLong Inc. (Nasdaq: LONG), a top online travel agency company. Prior to that, Mr. Luo also held a number of positions in finance in Beijing and Seattle at Microsoft, including analyst, manager, and senior manager. Mr. Luo holds a double major bachelor’s degree in economics and information management systems from Peking University, a master’s degree in management science and engineering from Tsinghua University.

  • YanHuang

    Gale Huang (黄琰)Chief Technology Officer

    Mr. Huang joined TAL in April 2015 and has served as our chief technology officer since October 2016, in charge of new product incubation and technical system management. Prior to joining TAL, Mr. Huang served as chief architect at Baidu, director at Tencent Research, as well as co-founder and software architect of PPLive (now PPTV). He is an expert in mass services, distributed computing, network communication, streaming media and security. He has also published articles in industry and academic journals. Mr. Huang received his bachelor’s degree as part of the University of Science and Technology of China’s youth class, and received his master’s degree from the same institution.