Committee Composition

Below is a summary of our committee structure and membership information. To read more about any of the committees, click on committee names in the chart below.
Chairperson Chairperson Committee Member Member Financial Expert Financial Expert
 Audit CommitteeCompensation CommitteeNominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Peter Andrew Schloss Financial Expert
Peter Andrew Schloss
Independent Director


Peter Andrew Schloss has served as a member of our Board of Directors since 2016. Mr. Schloss has served as the managing partner and chief executive officer of CastleHill Partners since November 2015. Mr. Schloss has been serving as a director of Zhaopin Limited, a China-based career platform listed on the New York Stock Exchange, since February 2016, and a director and the audit committee chairman of YY, Inc., an interactive social platform listed on the NASDAQ Stock Market, since 2012. Prev... 

Chairperson Committee Member  
Guosheng Qi 
Guosheng Qi
Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer


Guosheng Qi is one of our co-founders and has served as our chief executive officer and chairman of our Board of Directors since our inception. Mr. Qi founded Beijing Gridsum in 2005 when he was a student at Tsinghua University. Mr. Qi holds a bachelor’s degree in computer software from Tsinghua University.

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Xudong Gao 
Xudong Gao
Independent Director


Xudong Gao has served as a member of our Board of Directors since 2006. Mr. Gao has served as the vice director of Tsinghua University Research Center for Technological Innovation since June 2011. Mr. Gao has been a member of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology’s Expert Committee of Telecom Economy since January 2010. Mr. Gao also served as a director of the Tsinghua MBA program from 2008 to June 2011. Mr. Gao is currently a professor at the School of Economics and Management,... 

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Thomas A. Melcher 
Thomas A. Melcher
Independent Director


Thomas A. Melcher has served as a member of our Board of Directors since 2008. Mr. Melcher has served as the chief executive officer of F-101, Inc., an internet media company, since February 2015. Mr. Melcher served as the interim chief marketing officer of MongoDB, Inc., a software and services company, from June 2014 to February 2015, and as the senior vice president, international of Chegg Inc., an education services company, from September 2011 to September 2012. Mr. Melcher served as t... 

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