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Bing Yao
President and CEO

Dr. Yao has more than 25 years of experience in the database management and business intelligence industries. He has made significant contributions to both industries through innovations in query processing and database access methods, many of which strongly influenced the development of modern relational database systems. Prior to founding Jinfonet, Dr. Yao founded and managed XDB systems, a database company that developed a DB2 compatible database system and tools for client/server platforms. After XDB merged with Micro Focus in November of 1997, Dr. Yao, along with XDB's key developers, founded Jinfonet Software on the belief that all users should have access to timely, actionable information through a tightly embedded, easy to use reporting platform with a consistent API. Today, Jinfonet is the world leader in embedded reporting solutions and its flagship product, JReport, is an 8th generation product that is helping millions of end users worldwide access and effectively display the information they need to be successful. In addition to his work in the private sector, Dr. Yao has served as Professor of Computer Sciences at Purdue University, New York University, and The University of Maryland.

Shuyan Liu
Vice President, Engineering

Mr. Liu leads Jinfonet's JReport Product Development and JReport Technical Support functions. He has been involved in the development of database and business intelligence products for 23 years. He began his high-technology career as a systems developer for Beijing Institute of Information and Control, and later worked as a system developer at XDB Systems, Inc. Mr. Liu served as the Manager of Application Development and Director of Garment CAD System Development at The Beijing HuaFeng Company and then rejoined Dr. Yao at XDB Software Development, Inc. in 1993 as the company's General Manager. He assumed responsibility of Jinfonet's technical operations in 1998.

Robin Davies
Director of Sales

With over 10 years of sales, marketing and management experience with leading organizations, Mr. Davies is responsible for Jinfonet Software's Worldwide sales operations including enterprise sales, channel sales, ISV sales, and professional services. Prior to joining Jinfonet in 2003, Mr. Davies held international sales and marketing positions with Gartner Inc. (NYSE: IT)‎. Mr. Davies holds a degree in Business Management from Leeds Metropolitan University in the United Kingdom.