Xiaojian Hong is ChangYou's Chief Operating Officer and was one of the principal founders of the Company's online games business. Mr. Hong has significant experience in the security, efficiency and stability of online games software and operations. Prior to ChangYou's carve-out from Sohu, Mr. Hong was a Senior Manager of Sohu and played a key role in building Sohu's online games development division and was responsible for strategic planning for technology framework design and module development for the online games business. From 2004 to 2005, Mr. Hong worked at Sina and was a research and development manager of its iGAME project. From 2001 to 2004, Mr. Hong was the Manager of Research and Development of Beijing Tian Ren Interactive Software Technologies Co. Ltd., responsible for in-house digital games design and development and introduction, distribution and localization of popular overseas games products. From 1999 to 2001, Mr. Hong was a project manager of Object Software (Beijing) Limited. Mr. Hong received a bachelor's degree in Engineering from Beijing Technology University.