Charles Chao

Charles Chao
  • President and Chief Executive Officer
    Sina Corporation

BA in Journalism, Fudan University, Shanghai; MA in Journalism, University of Oklahoma; Master's in Professional Accounting, University of Texas; certified public accountant. Formerly: News Correspondent, Shanghai Media Group; Audit Manager, PricewaterhouseCoopers. With Sina: 1999-2001, Vice-President, Finance; 2002-03, Executive Vice-President; 2004-05, Co-Chief Operating Officer; 2001-06, Chief Financial Officer; since 2005, President; since 2006, Director and Chief Executive Officer; has played vital role in building an Internet media and online advertising giant in China; largely responsible for past mergers and acquisitions. Member of the Board: Focus Media; NetDragon Websoft. Co-chairman, China Real Estate Information.