Mr. Wang Kai has served as our Chief Technology Officer since September 2020 and is responsible for providing overall leadership in advanced technology research and development in smart vehicles, including electronic and electrical architecture, intelligent cockpit, autonomous driving, computing platform development, and Li OS, the real-time operating system of our Company. Prior to joining us, Mr. Wang worked for Visteon Corporation from November 2012 to September 2020 and served his last role as Visteon’s global chief architect and director of advanced driver assistance systems. From 2002 to 2012, Mr. Wang focused on core research and development in mobile communication, connectivity and design of application specific integrated circuit in world leading technology companies. His work experience in this field includes senior hardware expert at Nokia Corporation since September 2006, hardware design engineer at Detection Technology from February 2005 to August 2006, hardware design engineer at Datang Microelectronics Technology Co., Ltd. (大唐微電子技術有限公司) from September 2004 to January 2005 and chip design engineer at Arca Technology Co., Ltd. (方舟科技有限公司) from July 2002 to August 2004.
Mr. Wang received a bachelor ’s degree in microelectronic engineering from Beijing University of Technology and a master ’s degree in industrial management from Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences. Since 2019, Mr. Wang has been an adjunct professor at the Tongji University in China.