Member, China Entrepreneur ClubChairman and CEO, SINA Corporation
Mr. Charles Chao graduated from Fudan University with a B.A. in Journalism，and he also holds a M.A. in Journalism from University of Oklahoma and a Master of Professional Accounting degree from University of Texas at Austin. Mr. Chao joined SINA in September 1999, and served as our Vice President of Finance, CFO,COO, President and CEO. He has served as Chairman of the Board since August 2012.Under the leadership of Mr. Chao，SINA launched Weibo in August 2009 and has developed Weibo to become the leading social media in China. In April 2014, Mr. Chao led the listing of Weibo Corporation in the NASDAQ Stock Market. Mr. Chao has served as Chairman of the Board since Weibo Corporation was founded.
SINA is a leading online media company serving China and the global Chinese communities. Through a digital media network consisting of SINA.com (portal), SINA mobile (mobile portal and mobile apps) and Weibo (social media), SINA helps users instantly access massive information and share with others.
China Outstanding CFO in 2005; China "The 25 Most Influential Business Leaders" in 2006; CCTV "The Annual Economic Figures" in 2009; Chinese Economic Leaders in 2010; Time Magazine “The 100 Most Influential People” in the world in 2011; CCTV "Annual Charity Figures" in 2014.