Yangbin Wang Chairman, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Yangbin Wang is the chairman, an executive director and chief executive officer of the Company. He is also a director of each of Vobile’s subsidiaries.
Mr. Wang is the founder of the Vobile Group and joined as the chief executive officer in 2005 when our first subsidiary, Vobile U.S., was established. For over 12 years, Mr. Wang has led our group and has been responsible for Vobile’s corporate vision, product strategy, business development and operations since its founding.
Mr. Wang earned a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Zhejiang University in China and a Master of Science degree from the University of Florida, Gainesville.
Tim Erwin Senior Vice President of Sales and
Mr. Timothy John Erwin, alias Tim Erwin, is senior vice president of sales and customer relations. He joined the Company in 2015 and is currently responsible for overseeing sales, operations and business development activities of our Pay-Per-Transaction business.
Mr. Erwin has over 20 years of experience in sales and operations for media measurement for the entertainment and media industries. From 1991 to 2015, he worked at Rentrak, where his last position was senior vice president of sales and customer relations.
Vincent Ho Financial Controller and Company Secretary
Mr. Ho Sai Hong Vincent is the company’s secretary and also the financial controller. He joined the Company in 2016 and is currently responsible for overseeing overall accounting and financial reporting functions.
Mr. Ho has around eight years of experience in the auditing and accounting fields. Prior to join Vobile, Mr. Ho worked at Convoy Asset Management Limited and his last position was fund accounting manager in the High Net Worth and Strategic Investment Department. Earlier in his career, Mr. Ho worked at the Assurance Department of Ernst & Young where he last served as manager.
Mr. Ho has been a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants since 2012. He graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics and Accounting from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in Hong Kong.
Ben Smith Senior Vice President of Business Development
Mr. Benjamin Russell Smith, alias Ben Smith, is senior vice president of business development. He joined the Company in 2014 and is currently responsible for overseeing our ReClaim product sales and other related business development activities.
Prior to joining the Vobile Group, Mr. Smith was the chief executive officer at Blayze. Earlier, he served as Strategic Partner Development Senior Associate at Google Inc.
Mr. Smith graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Political Science and minoring in Legal Studies from Beloit College in Beloit, Wisconsin, United States.
Mike Witte Executive Director and
Executive Vice President of Business Development and Sales
Mr. Michael Paul Witte, alias Mike Witte, is an executive director of the Company, and is also executive vice president of business development and sales.
Mr. Witte joined the Vobile Group in 2008 and currently oversees all sales and customer success of our content protection products in the US and other related business development activities, including sourcing new clients and managing and growing our existing client relationships, performing after-sales services and providing ongoing support to our customers, and manages our sales team in Silicon Valley.
Mr. Witte holds a Bachelor of Arts majoring in English from the University of California at Santa Barbara.
Simon Zhu Executive Director and
Senior Vice President of Product Management
Mr. Xianming Zhu, alias Simon Zhu is an executive director of the Company, and is also senior vice president of product management.
Mr. Zhu joined the Vobile Group in 2014 and is currently responsible for overseeing overall product management and development. Mr. Zhu has over 10 years of experience in the product development and research industries. Prior to joining Vobile, Mr. Zhu was product management intern at Turn Inc, and held positions as a research scientist in the Corning Science & Technology organization at Corning Incorporated and an optics scientist at Corning S.A.S.. Prior to that, Mr. Zhu was a research associate in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at McMaster University.
Mr. Zhu obtained a Master of Business Administration from Stanford University in California, United States. He also obtained a Master of Applied Science from McMaster University in Canada. He also graduated with a Bachelor of Science, with a specialty in Electronic and Information Science and Technology in the Department of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science from Peking University in China.