Management Team

Management Team

  • Jay
    Jay Wenjie Xiao
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    Mr. Jay Wenjie Xiao is our founder, chairman, and chief executive officer. Mr. Xiao has over 10 years of experience in the online finance industry. Prior to founding our company, Mr. Xiao served as product manager in the infrastructure platform department of Tenpay, a leading online payment platform in China owned by Tencent, and was responsible for product development and operations. Mr. Xiao received his bachelor's degree in design from Nanchang Hangkong University in 2005.
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      Jared Yi Wu
      President
      Mr. Jared Yi Wu has served as our president since May 2016 and as our director since November 2017. Prior to joining us, Mr. Wu served at Tencent for 9 years. From 2013 to 2016, Mr. Wu served as general manager of WeChat Pay, an integrated feature in Tencent's WeChat. From 2007 to 2013, Mr. Wu served first as the director of product development at Tenpay and then as its deputy general manager. Mr. Wu received his master's degree in computing and internet systems from King's College London in 2003 and his bachelor's degree in automation from South China University Technology in 2002. He obtained his EMBA degree from China Europe International Business School.
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        Sunny Rui Sun
        Chief Financial Officer

        Ms. Sunny Rui Sun has more than 20 years of working experiences both abroad and in China in the area of financial management, corporate development and mergers & acquisitions across diversified industries. Prior to joining Lexin, Ms. Sun was the Chief Financial Officer of Medlinker Limited, a leading internet hospital in China and the Chief Financial Officer of Yitu Limited, a leading AI chip design and AI technology application company in China. Before that, Ms. Sun served as the Chief Growth Officer of Yum China (NYSE: YUMC) as well as Chief Financial Officer before separate listing and other senior positions in the company. Before that, Ms. Sun was the Senior Managing Director of CVC Capital Partners, a private equity firm. Ms. Sun also worked at various executive positions at Daimler AG and Danone Asia. Ms. Sun holds an MBA degree from Said Business School of Oxford University.

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          Kris Qian Qiao
          Chief Financing Cooperation Officer

          Mr. Kris Qian Qiao has served as the Company's chief financing cooperation officer since April 2016, as our vice president from December 2013 to March 2016, and as our director since December 2020. Mr. Qiao has over 14 years of experience in finance and related areas. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Qiao worked as a senior manager of China Universal Asset Management Co., Ltd. from 2010 to 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Qiao was a senior product manager for financing cooperation at Tenpay from 2005 to 2010. Mr. Qiao also served as a software engineer and project manager at the Bank of China Software Development Center (Shenzhen) from 2002 to 2005. Mr. Qiao received his master's degree in business administration from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and his bachelor's degree in applied computer science from Henan University. Mr. Qiao received his EMBA degree from the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business.

          • Shirley Yunwen Yang
            Shirley Yunwen Yang
            Chief Human Resource Officer
            Ms. Shirley Yunwen Yang has served as our chief human resources officer since February 2019. Ms. Yang has over 15 years of experience in various senior human resources positions. Prior to joining us, she served as an Assistant General Manager at Tencent’s Interactive Entertainment Group in charge of human resources for overseas business. Prior to that, she held senior human resources executive positions at major multinational companies including Walmart. Other than the Chinese mainland, she also has overseas working experience in North America and Hong Kong. Ms. Yang holds a college degree from Ningbo University and an MBA degree from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
            • Jason Ming Zhao
              Jason Ming Zhao
              Chief Marketing Officer

              Mr. Jason Ming Zhao has served as our chief marketing officer since Feburary 2020. Mr. Zhao joined Lexin in February 2017, and was our vice president in charge of public relations and marketing. Prior to joining Lexin, Mr. Zhao was responsible for public relations at Qihoo 360, where he was also the assistant president for 360 mobile phones. Mr. Zhao has led many notable communications campaigns in China, including initiating and implementing entertainment and sports marketing strategies for Qihoo 360.  From 2010 to 2012, Mr. Zhao served as public relations lead at Youku, where he was responsible for brand promotion and public communications. During his time at Youku, Mr. Zhao led the strategic communications work for Youku's IPO on the NYSE and Youku's acquisition of Tudou. Mr. Zhao is also an independent director of Xianhe Environmental, a Chinese A-share listed company.  Mr. Zhao has an Undergraduate degree in Economics from Peking University.

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                Erwin Yong Lu
                Chief Technology Officer

                Mr. Erwin Yong Lu joined Lexin in February 2021 and has served as our chief technology officer since then Mr. Lu has over 20 years of experience in the technology sector and has held various senior positions. Prior to joining us, Mr. Lu served as the chief information officer of Ping An Life Insurance. Prior to that, he served as the chief technology officer and vice president for SINA mobile, a leading online media company in China. From 2016 to 2017, he was the chief technology officer of 51Talk (NYSE:COE), a leading online education platform in China. He also worked from 2014 to 2016 as the general manager of the advertisement division at Weibo Corporation, a NASDAQ listed leading Chinese social media company. From 2012 to 2014, Mr. Lu worked at Facebook in Seattle as a software engineer. Before that, Mr. Lu worked at Microsoft in Seattle from 2003 to 2012 as a senior software engineer. Mr. Lu received his master's degree in computer science from the University of Denver in 2003 and a master's degree in chemistry from Zhejiang University in 1998. Mr. Lu is also a named contributor in five IT patents in the United States.

                • Jayden
                  Jayden Yang Qiao
                  Chief Risk Officer

                  Mr. Jayden Yang Qiao has served as our chief risk officer since July 2021. Mr. Qiao joined Lexin in early 2021 as the Company's vice president, responsible for Lexin's risk management. Mr. Qiao has over 15 years of experience in a variety of management positions in leading multinational and technology companies in different countries. Prior to joining Lexin, Mr. Qiao held various senior positions with JD Digits from 2016 to 2020, including as the chief executive officer of JD Digits' subsidiary, ZRobot. From 2015 to 2016, Mr. Qiao was the co-founder and chief risk officer of Shanghai Niuwa Internet Financial Information Service. From 2006 to 2015, Mr. Qiao held various senior managerial and other positions with Discover Financial Services in both the U.S. and China. In addition, Mr. Qiao is the holder of numerous patents and copyrights for his inventions. Mr. Qiao received his bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Colorado, his dual master's degree in business administration and economics from the University of Iowa, and a master's degree in computer science from the University of Chicago. In addition, Mr. Qiao is also a member of the expert advisory committee of the Chartered Global Financial Technology Master project at the Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF) of Shanghai Jiaotong University, a member of the “Young Experts” of the Internet Society of China (ISC), and a member of the evaluation committee of the Shenzhen Credit Professionals Association.