Shanshan Cui has served as our director since August 2023. Ms. Shanshan Cui has been serving as senior vice president in charge of human resources and administrative functions of Baidu (Nasdaq: BIDU; SEHK: 9888) since May 2019. Ms. Cui joined Baidu in January 2000 overseeing the search technology group, and is a founding member of Baidu. Ms. Cui left Baidu in July 2010 to pursue personal interests and rejoined Baidu in December 2017, initially serving as executive assistant to the Organizational Culture Committee of Baidu. In this capacity, Ms. Cui oversaw employee culture and organization effectiveness, implementing initiatives, such as OKR (objectives & key results) management, throughout Baidu. Ms. Cui received a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Beijing Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences.