Management
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Silong Chen
Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Board of Directors

Mr. Chen serves as our Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of our Board of Directors. Mr. Chen founded our Chinese subsidiary in 2003 and has more than 14 years of experience in the pet products industry. Mr. Chen created the brand Dogness in 2008. Since 2017, Mr. Chen has served as the executive director of the Guangdong Province Economic Research Institute. We have chosen Mr. Chen to serve as a director because of his expertise and experience in the pet supply industry.
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Yunhao Chen
Chief Financial Officer

Dr. Chen serves as our Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining our company, Dr. Chen served as the CFO for Eland Engineering Inc. since 2014, where she directed and managed the company’s financial reporting and accounting functions. From 1997 to 1999, Dr. Chen was an accountant at China Jinmao Group, Inc. With a Ph.D. in Accounting and an MBA from the University of Minnesota, and a BE degree from University of International Business and Economics of China, Dr. Chen has also been active in the academic area. From 2013 to 2014, she was a Visiting Assistant Professor at University of Miami. From 2007 to 2013, Dr. Chen was an Assistant Professor at Florida International University. From 2011 till present, she has been teaching at Southern Medical University as a Visiting Professor (Healthcare MBA).

We have chosen Dr. Chen as our Chief Financial Officer because of her knowledge and experience with U.S. GAAP and SEC reporting and compliance requirements. She has conducted analyses and research of large amount of formal filings of SEC registrants, with focuses on financial disclosure, capital market anomaly, business valuation, internal control and auditing, corporate tax avoidance, and earnings-returns relation. She presented research results and implications for policy makers at large conferences such as American Accounting Association annual conference and Southern Finance Association annual conference. Dr. Chen also published research results in both accounting and finance journals such as Journal of American Tax Association, Journal of Information System, and Financial Management.
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Minliang Gong
Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Gong has served as our Chief Operating Officer since May 2010. He joined our company with 11 years of experience in brand marketing management and marketing model design. Mr. Gong worked for Zhongshan Rongshida Kitchen & Bath Appliance Co., Ltd from September 2005 to May 2010, where he specialized in marketing and acted as the Regional Manager and Assistant to General Manager. Mr. Gong graduated from Jiang’xi Agriculture University with a Bachelor degree in Economics.
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Jiwei Yuan
Chief Technology Officer and Member of Board of Directors

Mr. Yuan has been our Chief Technology Officer and director since 2017. Since 2017, he has been the Technical Director at Hangsheng Duonisi (Shenzhen) Smart Technology Co., Ltd where he is responsible for the design and implementation of the smart pets collar (pets social media section). From 2015 to 2017, Mr. Yuan acted as the Project Manager at Shenzhen Aerospace Innotech Technology Co., Ltd, where he was responsible for the technical documentation of the Smart Collar software platform, the interface definition of PetServer, App Server and PetAdmin, and process plan for the GPS programming, as well as the quality control of the Smart Collar software platform. In 2015, Mr. Yuan was the Project Manager at Shenzhen Qianhai Taoguo Internet Co., Ltd. From 2008 to 2014, he served as Technical Manager at Dongfang Communications Co., Ltd and from 2005 to 2008, he acted as Software Engineer at Shenzhen Hadaxun Communications Technology Co., Ltd. Mr. Yuan graduated from Harbin Institute of Technology in 2005 with a B.A. degree in Computer Science and Technology. Mr. Yuan has five-year experience in developing C language and 4 years’ experience in Java programming and he is familiar with object programming. We have asked Mr. Yuan to serve on our Board of Directors because of his experience in smart wearable technology, which will play an important role in the future of our company.