John Y. Liu

non-executive, independent



Singaporean citizen


Doctor of Philosophy, Traffic Engineering & Network Management, Technical University of Denmark (DK)

Master Degree, Operation Research, Technical University of Denmark (DK)

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Mathematics, Beijing Normal University (CN)


Afiniti, USA
2020-2022 CEO China

Voss, USA
January – June 2020 Interim CEO

Wanda Internet Technology Group, China
2016 – 2018 Group Vice President, Chief Operating Officer

Qihoo 360*, China
2014 – 2015 Chief Business Officer

Google*, USA
2008 – 2013 Corporate Vice President and President Greater China

SK Telecom*, South Korea
2002 – 2007 Chief Executive Officer China

FreeMarkets, USA
2000 – 2001 General Manager Greater China

SITA Communications, Switzerland
1999 – 2000 General Manager China Operations

Lion Group, Malaysia
1997 – 1999 General Manager Telecom Division

Singapore Telecommunications*, Singapore
1994 – 1997 Country Director Greater China

External activities and interests

Since September 2022 independent non-executive Director, Pixelworks* Inc., USA

Since 2020 Member of the Board of Directors, dormakaba Holding AG*, Switzerland

Since 2014 independent non-executive Director, Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of the Board, Digital China Holdings*, Hongkong

2013 –2020 Member of the Board of Trustees, Beijing Normal University Education Fund, China

2014 – 2018 independent non-executive Director, China Eastern Airlines*, China

2014 – 2016 independent non-executive Director, ARM Holdings, United Kingdom

2005 – 2007 independent non-executive Director, TTP Communications, United Kingdom

* listed company