Will Wei Cheng, Founder, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Will Wei Cheng is our founder and has served as chairman of our board of directors since January 2013 and our chief executive officer since February 2015. Mr. Cheng founded Beijing Xiaoju Science and Technology Co., Ltd. in 2012 and, shortly thereafter, launched the DiDi Dache app to provide taxi hailing services. Since then, Mr. Cheng has led us to become the world's leading mobility technology platform, having overseen our acquisition of Kuaidi and Uber China, diversification of our service offerings and expansion around the globe. Prior to founding us, Mr. Cheng worked at Alibaba from 2005 to 2011, most recently as vice president of Alipay, with responsibility for Alipay's business-to-consumer functions, and before that, in a number of sales-related positions, including as regional manager at Alibaba. Mr. Cheng has been featured on Fortune China's 50 Most Influential Business Leaders list for three consecutive years from 2017 to 2019. In 2017, Mr. Cheng was selected as a Global Game Changer by Forbes. In 2016, Mr. Cheng was named Fortune's Businessperson of the Year, Forbes Asia's Businessman of the Year, and recognized as a representative of Asia's "digital disruptors" by CNN. Mr. Cheng received a bachelor's degree in management from the Beijing University of Chemical Technology.

Jean Qing Liu, Co-Founder, Director and President

Ms. Jean Qing Liu is one of our co-founders and has served as our director and president since December 2014. Ms. Liu also leads the Didi Women's Network, the first career development program for women in the Chinese internet sector. Working with Will Wei Cheng, Ms. Liu led our company to become the world's leading mobility technology platform. She champions a more collaborative approach for the new tech sector to work with policymakers, public transport bodies and the automotive industry to address the world's mobility, environmental and employment challenges. Prior to joining us, Ms. Liu was a managing director in the Principal Investment Area in Goldman Sachs in Beijing, primarily responsible for private equity investment, portfolio management, and investor relationships in China. Ms. Liu serves on the board of Kering SA, an international luxury group listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange. Ms. Liu was featured on Fortune's Most Powerful Women International List from 2016 to 2019. She was named on Time's 100 list of the World's Most Influential People in 2017. Ms. Liu received a bachelor's degree from Peking University and a master's degree from Harvard University, both in computer science, and was awarded an honorary doctorate in commercial science from New York University.

Stephen Jingshi Zhu, Director, Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of International Business Group

Mr. Stephen Jingshi Zhu has served as our director since June 2016 and senior vice president, since January 2019, with responsibility for strategy, capital markets and international business. Mr. Zhu also serves as the Chief Executive Officer of our International Business Group. Prior to joining us in 2014, Mr. Zhu served as Executive Director in the Principal Investment Area of Goldman Sachs in Hong Kong. He has also worked at Bain Capital, Morgan Stanley and the Boston Consulting Group. Mr. Zhu received a bachelor's degree in electronic engineering from the Shanghai Jiaotong University.

Bob Bo Zhang, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Bob Bo Zhang is one of our co-founders and our chief technology officer, and has also served as the chief executive officer of our autonomous driving business since August 2019. Mr. Zhang is responsible for the creation and development of our overall product, technology and data analytics framework. Prior to joining us, Mr. Zhang was a senior technology leader at Baidu. Mr. Zhang received a bachelor's degree in software engineering from Wuhan University and a master's degree focusing on human-computer interactions and artificial intelligence from the Chinese National Academy of Sciences.

Alan Yue Zhuo, Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Alan Yue Zhuo has served as our chief financial officer since April 2021 and was our vice president of finance and operation management from December 2018 to April 2021. Mr. Zhuo joined us in February 2017 as the deputy general manager of our ride hailing department, where he was responsible for platform operations. Prior to joining us, Mr. Zhuo worked at Sculptor Capital Management (formerly known as Och-Ziff Capital Management) in Hong Kong, from September 2014 to February 2017, where he focused on technology investments in Asia. Prior to that, Mr. Zhuo worked in the principal investment area of Goldman Sachs and investment banking division of Morgan Stanley. Mr. Zhuo received a bachelor's degree in finance from Peking University.

Rui Wu, Co-Founder and Vice President of Risk Control and Compliance

Mr. Rui Wu is one of our co-founders and has served as our vice president since September 2015, with responsibility for our risk control and compliance functions. Mr. Wu oversees our internal management system and the prevention, monitoring, discovery and resolution of the risks that we face. He is also responsible for driving the digitalization of our risk control and compliance systems. Prior to co-founding us in 2012, Mr. Wu worked at Alibaba in sales management. Mr. Wu received an EMBA degree in from the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business.

Jinglei Hou, Chief Mobility Safety Officer

Mr. Jinglei Hou has served as our chief mobility safety officer since April 2019. Mr. Hou is responsible for overseeing our commitment to the safety of the drivers and consumers who use our platform. Mr. Hou joined us in August 2015, and previously held a number of safety-related roles, most recently as vice president of safety for ride hailing. Mr. Hou received a bachelor's degree in traffic and transportation and a master's degree in safety technology and engineering from the Beijing Jiaotong University.

Min Li, Vice President of Public Communications

Mr. Min Li has served as our vice president of public communications since May 2018. Mr. Li joined us in February 2015 following our acquisition of Kuaidi, where Mr. Li worked from 2013 to 2015. Prior to Kuaidi, Mr. Li worked at Sina. Mr. Li received a bachelor's degree in automation from the Beijing Jiaotong University.

Shu Sun, Chief Executive Officer of China Ride Hailing

Mr. Shu Sun has served as the chief executive officer of our China ride hailing business since December 2020. Mr. Sun joined us in April 2015 and previously held a number of management positions, with responsibility for devising supply and demand strategies for our ride hailing business and overseeing the overall development of our Piggy Express service. Prior to joining us, Mr. Sun was an associate at Tsing Capital from 2014 to 2015 and a Senior Associate at Bloomberg New Energy Finance from 2009 to 2014. Mr. Sun received a bachelor's degree and a master's degree, both in industrial engineering, from the University of Cambridge.

David Peng Xu, Vice President and Head of Capital Markets

Mr. David Peng Xu has served as vice president and head of capital markets since March 2018. Prior to joining us, Mr. Xu worked in the finance sector for eleven years, with positions at Apax Partners, UBS Investment Bank and Goldman Sachs Asia. Mr. Xu received bachelor's degrees in mathematics and economics from Carleton College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.