Chairman of the Board, CEOMr. Zhengdong Zhu is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of China Distance Education Holdings Ltd. Zhengdong Zhu is cofounder, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of our company and is responsible for the overall management operations and strategic direction of our company. Prior to cofounding our company in 1998, Mr. Zhu worked at the Beijing Huake HiTech Co., Ltd., a communications products and computer facilities company, as an engineer, manager of network department and vice general manager in charge of marketing and sales from 1995 to 1998. From 1989 to 1995, Mr. Zhu worked as an engineer in the area of electronic communications technology at the research department of North China Institute of ElectroOptics Technology. Mr. Zhu graduated from the Radio Engineering Department of the Southeast University in China with a bachelors degree in radio engineering in 1989, and obtained a graduate certificate from the management science department in Sichuan University in China in 2001
Age: 45 MBAZhu received his MBA degree from Tsinghua University in 2011.