Harry Heung Yeung Shum

Independent Director

Harry Heung Yeung Shum has served as Youdao’s independent director since its initial public offering. Mr. Shum joined Microsoft Research in 1996 as a researcher based in Redmond, Washington. In 1998, he joined Microsoft Research Asia (formerly known as Microsoft Research China) in Beijing, China as one of the founding members and subsequently spent nine years there, becoming the managing director of Microsoft Research Asia. From 2007 to 2013, Mr. Shum served as the corporate vice president in charge of Bing search product development. Since 2013, he has served as the executive vice president of Microsoft Corporation. Mr. Shum received his Ph.D. in robotics from Carnegie Mellon University.