Jimmy Lai has served as Youdao’s independent director since its initial public offering. Mr. Lai has served as an independent director of PPDAI Group Inc. (NYSE: PPDF) since November 2017, and an independent director of Huami Corporation (NYSE: HMI) since February 2018. Previously, Mr. Lai served as the chief financial officers of China Online Education Group (NYSE: COE) from 2015 to 2018, Chukong Technologies Corp. from 2013 to 2015, and Gamewave Corporation from 2011 to 2013. Prior to that, Mr. Lai served as the chief financial officer of several public companies listed in the United States and in various finance-related roles in other companies. Mr. Lai received his bachelor’s degree in statistics from the National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan and his master’s degree in business administration from the University of Texas at Dallas. Mr. Lai is a certified public accountant licensed in the State of Texas.