Management Team



  • Gongmeng Chen
  • Board Chairman and Co-president 

  • President of GTA Vocational Education and Industry Development Research Institute
  • Professor and Doctoral Advisor of Finance at Shanghai Jiao Tong University
  • PhD, Finance, University of Texas   

  • Before founding GTAFE, Professor Chen was a finance professor at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and founding President of China Quantitative Investment Research Institute. Beyond the academic world, he acted as an economic advisor for central ministries and provincial/municipal governments by providing them policy research reports. He has been listed as one of the “Most Cited Chinese Researchers” by Elsevier for five consecutive years (2014-2018), showcasing his significant influence on venture capital. In addition, he also obtained high academic achievements and experience in venture capital. 






  • Hongjia Gong
  • Director

  • Influential Tech Entrepreneur 
  • Famous Investor

  • Before serving as the Vice Board Chairman of Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co., Ltd., Mr. Gong has invested in numerous startups, including TECSUN (China’s top radio brand), Hikvision (largest tech firm in telecommunication, media, and technology by market capitalization), Watchdata Technologies (one of the world’s top 10 smart card application developers), and Funinhand (2004 Global seven Electronic Pioneers by Forbes), and FUNVIO (China’s top 3G streaming media operator). He is listed as one of China’s top angel investors by International Data Group, Inc. and NewMargin Ventures.





  • Hong Yang
  • Director 

  • Senior Investment Management Expert 

  • In addition to his position at GTAFE, Mr. Yang is the Director of China Merchants Capital Management (International) Limited and General Manager of SINO-BLR Fund. He served as the Managing Director of Fosun International Limited and Shanghai Fosun Capital Investment Management Co., Ltd. He has been engaged in Cross Border M&As and investments for eighteen years. 



  • Jin Li
  • Co-president

  • B.Eng., Gas Turbine, Tsinghua University
  • MBA, University of Glasgow
  • D.Eng., Engineering Thermal Physics, Tsinghua University
  • Joint PhD, Keio University

  • Before taking responsibility for the corporate operation and management, Professor Li was the General Manager of Sichuan Changhong Group and Vice Board Chairman of Sichuan Changhong Electric Co., Ltd. He has been receiving the special government allowance of the State Council. Professor Li is an expert of enterprise transformation and reform, as well as innovation in technology and business model. He also gained the titles of Young Scientist by International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR), Excellent Young Innovation and Entrepreneurial Leader in Sichuan, Provincial Model Worker, and Provincial Excellent Entrepreneur. In addition, he has obtained practical experience in emerging industry structure, covering AI and smart manufacturing.   
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  • Yan Ding 
  •  Executive Vice President and COO

  • PhD, Finance, University of Hong Kong
  • Overseas High-caliber Personnel in Shenzhen

  • Dr. Ding is responsible for corporate product R&D, leading a key team to promote the integration of new technologies with education, and create smart education product-service systems. She also serves as the Standing Director of AI Committee of Chinese Association for Educational Technology, and Director of GTAFE Guangdong Engineering Research Center of Education Big Data. She was once the Vice President at China Venture Capital Research Institute, organizing the subject researches held by the Ministry of Science and Technology of China, World Bank, and Asian Development Bank, and acted as the Think Tank Expert of the Asian Development Bank.





  • Chunlei Wang
  • Senior Vice President

  • Adjunct Professor at SCNU School of Mathematics
  • EMBA, Sun Yat-sen University

  • Professor Wang is the member of Guangdong Undergraduate Experiment Teaching Committee, and National Teaching Committee for Vocational Education in Commerce, Textile and Apparel. He previously held positions as a teacher of Jiangsu University of Science and Technology, President of Genius Information Co., Ltd., Vice President of Liming Shangtong Network Co., Ltd., Assistant General Manager of Shenzhen Stock Exchange Information Co., Ltd., and Assistant General Manager of Panorama Network Co., Ltd. Professor Wang has gained teaching experience in the university for over 10 years, and offered financial data services related to financial institutions and colleges for over 20 years.





  • Lan Luo
  • Vice President 

  • General Manager of the HR Management Center

  • Graduated from Sun Yat-sen University, Ms. Luo is responsible for the HR and administration. She held middle and senior positions in 999 Group, Konka Group, and Huafu Top Dyed Melange Yarn Co., Ltd. She has about 20 years’ experience in HR management and consulting services.




  • Mei Zhong
  • Vice President

  • Ms. Zhong is responsible for the internal control and audit, as well as IT. She has extensive experience in enterprise informatization construction and enterprise management. She has long been engaged in enterprise informatization and management in a subsidiary of COSCO Group.




  • Hongzhou Li
  • Vice President

  • General Manager of the Marketing Center
  • Mr. Li is responsible for the marketing and sales. He has successively worked his way up in the company, serving as the Manager, Chief Marketing Officer, and General Manager of the Marketing System. He is also in charge of coordinating transboundary resources and promoting key strategic projects.