Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Mr. William Wei Huang
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. William Wei Huang is our founder, chairman of our board of directors and, since 2002, has served as our chief executive officer. Since 2004, Mr. Huang has also served as a director of Haitong-Fortis Private Equity Fund Management Co., Ltd., a domestic private equity fund management company in China. Prior to founding our company, he served as a senior vice president of Shanghai Meining Computer Software Co., Ltd., which operates StockStar.com, a website primarily providing finance and securities related information and services in China, as a vice president of Ego Electronic Commerce Co., Ltd., and as general manager of Shanghai Huayang Computer Co., Ltd.
Mr. Sio Tat Hiang
Vice-Chairman

Mr. Sio Tat Hiang is vice-chairman of our board of directors and has been a director of our company since 2014. Mr. Sio is the chairman and director of STT GDC. Mr. Sio currently also sits on the Boards of U Mobile Sdn Bhd, Virtus HoldCo Limited and STT Global Data Centres India Private Limited. Prior to ST Telemedia, Mr. Sio served as vice president of Corporate Finance at Singapore Technologies Pte. Ltd., where he oversaw its treasury and investment management functions. His role was later expanded to include director of Strategic Investment and Group Treasurer. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration with honors from the National University of Singapore and attended the London Business School Senior Management Programme.
Mr. Gary J. Wojtaszek
Director

Mr. Gary J. Wojtaszek has served as our director since June 2018, and had been an observer of our board of directors since October 2017. He served as the president and chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors of CyrusOne from July 2012 to February 2020. Prior to becoming the president of CyrusOne in August 2011, Mr. Wojtaszek served as chief financial officer of Cincinnati Bell Inc., where he had responsibility for the data center business and oversaw CyrusOne’s successful spin-off and IPO. Prior to joining Cincinnati Bell in July 2008, he was senior vice president, treasurer and chief accounting officer for the Laureate Education Corporation in Baltimore, Maryland from 2006 to 2008. Prior to that, Mr. Wojtaszek worked from 2001 to 2008 at Agere Systems, the semiconductor and optical electronics communications division of Lucent Technologies, which was subsequently spunoff through an initial public offering. While at Agere Systems, Mr. Wojtaszek worked in a number of finance positions, ultimately serving as the vice president of corporate finance, overseeing all controllership, tax and treasury functions. Mr. Wojtaszek started his career in General Motors Company’s New York treasury group and joined Delphi Automotive Systems as the regional European treasurer in connection with the initial public offering and spin-off of Delphi Automotive Systems from General Motors. Mr. Wojtaszek serves on the board of directors of the Lyle School of Engineering at Southern Methodist University, and the advisory board of the Lyle School of Engineering’s Datacenter Systems Engineering (DSE) Program at Southern Methodist University, Columbia University’ Lang Entrepreneur Center and the Dallas Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Wojtaszek previously served as a director of Cincinnati Bell Inc., the Dallas Zoo, and Tech Wildcatters.
Mr. Satoshi Okada
Director

Mr. Satoshi Okada has been a director of our company since 2014. Mr. Okada previously served as executive vice president of the SOFTBANK Group’s e-commerce business planning in Japan since April 2000. Prior to that, he held various management positions within the SOFTBANK Group. He also serves as a director of Alibaba Japan, which is engaged in the Alibaba related business. Mr. Okada also represented the SOFTBANK Group as a director on the board of Baozun Inc., a Nasdaq-listed company, and Alibaba.com while it was a public company in Hong Kong. Before joining the SOFTBANK Group, Mr. Okada served as chief executive officer and president of NetIQ KK. Mr. Okada is also renowned in the storage management industry for his success in establishing Cheyenne Software KK and Computer Associates Japan as industry leaders in the Japanese market.
Mr. Bruno Lopez
Director

Mr. Bruno Lopez has been a director of our company since 2014. Mr. Lopez is the group chief executive officer of ST Telemedia’s data center business—STT GDC. Since joining ST Telemedia in 2014, Mr. Lopez has led STT GDC in its strategy to build a large portfolio of integrated data centers across a global platform in Singapore, UK, Thailand, India and in China through GDS Holdings. He is a board member and the chairman of the executive committee in GDS Holdings as well as in all these other operational platforms owned by STT GDC. An industry veteran in the telecommunications and data center sectors with more than 25 years of experience, Mr. Lopez was the chief executive officer and executive director of Keppel Data Centres where he was instrumental in leading the company’s growth and business expansion in Asia and Europe. He was also responsible for setting up Securus Data Property Fund, an investment fund focused on developing data center assets in the Asia-Pacific region, Europe and the Middle East, which was eventually merged with Keppel Data Centres’ assets as part of the company’s SGX listing. He holds a bachelor’s degree with honors from the National University of Singapore and a master’s degree in human resources from Rutgers University.
Mr. Lee Choong Kwong
Director

Mr. Lee Choong Kwong has been a director of our company since 2014. Mr. Lee was ST Telemedia’s executive vice president for China. He was responsible for China investments and business development. Mr. Lee brings with him more than 20 years of China business experience. He played a key role in ST Telemedia’s investments in China. Prior to joining ST Telemedia, Mr. Lee led ST Electronics & Engineering’s research and development team. Mr. Lee holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical and electronic engineering from the National University of Singapore, and a UCLA-NUS Executive MBA degree.
Mr. Lim Ah Doo
Independent Director

Mr. Lim Ah Doo has been a director of our company since 2014. Mr. Lim is currently the chairman and independent non-executive director of Olam International Limited, as well as an independent non-executive director of GP Industries Limited, Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (STE), STT GDC, STT Global Data Centres India Private Limited, or GDC India, Virtus Holdco Ltd (VHL) and U Mobile Sdn Bhd. He also chairs the audit committees of GP Industries, STT GDC, GDC India, VHL and U Mobile, and is also a member of the audit committee of STE. During his 18-year distinguished banking career in Morgan Grenfell, Mr. Lim held several key positions including chairing Morgan Grenfell (Asia). He also chaired the Singapore Investment Banking Association in 1994. From 2003 to 2008, he was president and then vice chairman of the RGM group, a leading global resource-based group. Mr. Lim holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering with honors from the Queen Mary College, University of London, and an MBA from the Cranfield School of Management.
Ms. Bin Yu
Independent Director

Ms. Bin Yu has served as our independent director since November 2016. She served as the chief financial officer for Lingochamp Information Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., a company engaged in AI driven education from September 2017 to January 2020. Ms. Yu has served as an independent director of Baozun Inc., a Nasdaq-listed brand e-commerce solutions provider based in China, an independent director of Tian Ge Interactive Holdings Limited, a live social video platform in China listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, and an independent director of iDreamSky Technology Holdings Limited, a leading mobile game publisher in China listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. From 2015 to May 2017, she served as the chief financial officer of Innolight Technology Corp. From 2013 to 2015, she served as a director and the chief financial officer of Star China Media Limited, a company engaged in the entertainment TV programs business. From 2012 to 2013, she was a senior vice president of Youku Tudou Inc., and had responsibility for the company’s investments in content production, mergers and acquisitions and strategic investments. She previously served as the chief financial officer from 2012 to 2013, and the vice president of finance from 2010 to 2011, of Youku Tudou’s predecessor, Tudou Holdings Limited. Prior to that, she worked at KPMG from 1999 to 2010 and was a senior manager of KPMG’s Greater China region. Ms. Yu received a master’s degree in accounting from the University of Toledo, and an EMBA from Tsinghua University and INSEAD, respectively. Ms. Yu is a Certified Public Accountant in the United States admitted by the Accountancy Board of Ohio, a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member of Chartered Global Management Accountant.

Mr. Zulkifli Baharudin
Independent Director

Mr. Zulkifli Baharudin has served as our independent director since November 2016. He is currently the executive chairman of Indo-Trans Corporation, a logistics and supply chain company across Indo-China. He also serves as a managing director of Global Business Integrators Pte Ltd. Mr. Zulkifli is the non-executive director on the Board of Virtus Holdco Limited and Omni Holdco, LLC. He is also the non-executive director at Ascott Residence Trust Management Limited. Mr. Zulkifli serves as a director on the Board of Ang Mo Kio Thye Hua Kwan Hospital Ltd, Thye Hua Kwan Moral Charities Limited and Thye Hua Kwan Nursing Home Limited. Mr. Zulkifli also serves as Singapore’s Non-Resident Ambassador to the Republic of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. From 1997 to 2001, he also served as a nominated member of Parliament in Singapore. Mr. Zulkifli received his bachelor’s degree in estate management from the National University of Singapore.

Mr. Chang Sun
Independent Director

Mr. Chang Sun has served as our independent director since April 2017. Mr. Sun is the managing partner for China at TPG, a global alternative investment firm. Prior to joining TPG, he founded and was the chairman of Black Soil Group Ltd., an agriculture impact investing company. Prior to founding Black Soil, Mr. Sun was the chairman of Asia Pacific at Warburg Pincus, a global private equity firm, where he had served for 20 years. Mr. Sun also was the founder and current honorary chairman of the China Venture Capital and Private Equity Association and the founder and current executive vice chairman of the China Real Estate Developers and Investor’s Association. He is also a board member of the Lauder Institute of the Wharton School and a board member of The China Entrepreneur Club. Mr. Sun received his bachelor of arts degree from the Beijing Foreign Studies University and completed a post-graduate international affairs program offered by the United Nations, where he worked as a staff translator in New York for three years. Mr. Sun earned a joint degree of MA/MBA from the Joseph Lauder Institute of International Management and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Jonathan King
Member of the Executive Committee

Mr. Jonathan King has been a member of our executive committee since October 2016 and has been involved with our company since 2014, in his role as chief operating officer and head of investments of ST Telemedia’s data center business—STT GDC. In this role he is responsible for the performance of STT GDC’s existing platforms as well as leading its investment activities into new markets. From 2009 to 2014, Mr. King was the co-fund manager of Securus Data Property Fund, an investment fund focused on the acquisition and management of high quality data center assets in Asia-Pacific region and Europe. During that time, Mr. King played a key role in developing the portfolio of data centers that was eventually listed as Keppel DC REIT on the Singapore Exchange. From 2004 to 2009, Mr. King was an associate director with Macquarie Bank’s real estate group. He holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Sydney and a graduate diploma in finance and investment from the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.

Ms. Judy Qing Ye
Independent director

Ms. Judy Qing Ye has served as our independent director since October 2018. Ms. Judy Qing Ye is the founding partner for Yimei Capital, a global alternative investment firm and has over 20 years of experience in investment. Prior to founding Yimei, Ms. Ye was the Head of Asia at EMA, a global private equity firm. Prior to EMA, Ms. Ye served as director of strategic investments at Hewlett-Packard Company. In her earlier career, Ms. Ye worked as M&A project manager at PepsiCo, New York. Ms. Ye is also the co-founder and managing partner of NE Social Impact Fund (NESIF), a dedicated social impact investing fund in China. Ms. Ye is also the council member of United Way Worldwide, a global non-profit charitable organization. Ms. Ye received her bachelor of arts degree from Peking University and earned her MA from Tufts University, MBA from the Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania.