Jason Chia-Lun Wang has served as Fincera’s Chief Financial Officer since July 2009. Mr. Wang has also served as an independent director of Prime Acquisition Corp., a blank check company, since its inception in February 2011 until September 2013. From December 2007 until joining Fincera, Mr. Wang served as Director of Research and Analytics at Private Equity Management Group Inc. where he was responsible for analysis of prospective investments, credit and cash flow analysis, and valuations. From July 2005 until December 2007, Mr. Wang worked at QUALCOMM Inc., a developer and innovator of advanced wireless technologies, products and services, where his responsibilities included all phases of venture capital investing, from target company identification to portfolio management. From July 2004 until July 2005, Mr. Wang was an investment banking associate at Relational Advisors LLC, where he specialized in mergers and acquisitions and debt and equity fundraising. From March 2000 until July 2002, Mr. Wang was the Director of Corporate Development and Planning at 24/7 Real Media Inc., a global digital marketing company. Prior to that, Mr. Wang was an investment banking analyst in the Global Mergers and Acquisitions Group at Chase Securities Inc. Mr. Wang received his MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management in June 2004 and bachelor degrees from both the Wharton School and the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania in May 1998. Mr. Wang is a CPA licensed in Virginia.
Jason Chia-Lun Wang
Chief Financial Officer
Zijian “AJ” Zhou has served as Fincera’s Chief Technology Officer since May 10, 2017. Mr. Zhou oversees all development and operations of the Company’s internet platforms and information systems. Prior to joining Fincera, from June 2012 to May 2017, Mr. Zhou was the Development Manager for the video search department at Baidu (NASDAQ: BIDU), the leading Chinese online search company. At Baidu, Mr. Zhou was involved in all aspects of the Baidu Video product development and development team management, reporting directly to the department head. From July 2010 to June 2012, Mr. Zhou was a Senior Software Developer at Hanwang Technologies (SHE: 002362), a leading Chinese provider of OCR and other image recognition technologies. Mr. Zhou received a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from China University of Mining and Technology in 2007 and a Master’s degree in Software Engineering from Tsinghua University in 2010.
Chief Technology Officer
Zijian “AJ” Zhou
Spencer Ang Li has served as Fincera’s Vice President of Operations since March 2018 and has served as a member of Fincera’s Board of Directors since June 26, 2014. Previously, Mr. Li served as Fincera’s Vice President of Product from June 2015 to March 2018. As Vice President of Product, Mr. Li oversaw the development and launch of all of Fincera’s internet platform called CeraVest. Prior to joining Fincera, from July 2011 to January 2014 Mr. Li was an Investment Banking Analyst at Cogent Partners in New York, an advisor for private equity secondary transactions. Mr. Li received a BS in Economics and BA in Psychology from Duke University in 2011.
Vice President of Operations
Spencer Ang Li
Xiu “Gary” Wen has served as Fincera’s Vice President of Product since March 2018. Previously, Mr. Wen served as a Product Director for Fincera’s internet finance products from January 14, 2016 to March 2018. As Product Director, Mr. Wen managed the product design processes for the CeraVest and CeraPay platforms. Prior to joining Fincera, from June 2015 to January 2016, Mr. Wen was a Senior Product Manager at Tianhong Asset Management, a firm controlled by Ant Financial and Alibaba (NYSE: BABA) that operates the popular money market fund, Yu’ebao. At Tianhong, Mr. Wen was responsible for leading various product feature developments for Yu’ebao. From July 2014 to June 2015, Mr. Wen was Co-Founder and Vice President of Product for Yangguang Haitao, a cross-border e-commerce platform focused on selling imported consumer goods in China. From July 2011 to July 2014, Mr. Wen was a Senior Product Manager in the Internet Product Department at Samsung Electronics in China. At Samsung, Mr. Wen focused on feature development for Samsung smartphones and wearables and led collaboration projects with Chinese internet companies. From July 2008 to July 2011, Mr. Wen was a Product Manager at Hanwang Technologies (SHE: 002362), a leading Chinese provider of OCR and other image recognition technologies. Mr. Wen received a Bachelor’s in Computer Science from Harbin Engineering University in 2006 and a Master’s in Computer Science from Harbin Institute of Technology in 2008