Leaf Hua Li
Founder, Chairman & CEO, Chairman of the Technology Committee
Mr. Leaf Hua Li is Futu’s founder and has served as the chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer since the Company’s inception. Mr. Li has rich experience and expertise in the technology and internet sectors in China. Before founding Futu, Mr. Li had served in several senior management roles at Tencent, including the head of Tencent’s multi-media business and its innovation center. Mr. Li joined Tencent in 2000 and was the 18th founding employee of Tencent. He was an early and key research and development participant of Tencent QQ. Mr. Li was also the founder of Tencent Video and led the product design and development of Tencent Video. Mr. Li invented 23 international and domestic patents while working at Tencent. In 2008, Mr. Li was presented the “Innovative Talent Award” by the municipal government of Shenzhen, Guangdong. Mr. Li received his bachelor’s degree in computer science and technology from Hunan University in 2000.
Arthur Yu Chen
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Arthur Yu Chen has served as Futu’s chief financial officer since September 2017. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Chen served as a director at Citigroup Global Markets Asia Limited from 2009 to 2016 in its equity business. Mr. Chen also served as a vice president at China International Capital Corporation from 2005 to 2009. Mr. Chen received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Shanghai University of Finance & Economics in 1998 and his master’s degree in business administration from China Europe International Business School in 2005.
Robin Li Xu
Senior Vice President
Mr. Robin Li Xu has served as a senior vice president since September 2019 where he is responsible for product development, operations, marketing and growth. Prior to that, Mr. Xu served as our vice president since August 2013. Mr. Xu has over ten years of experience in the internet industry including seven years at Tencent where he was a senior product manager responsible for online payment product development and operations for Tenpay. Mr. Xu received his bachelor’s degree in science from Heilongjiang University in 2006.