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Leadership Team

Sam Jones

Sam Jones

Cofounder / CEO

Sam is a serial entrepreneur. He started his career at Andersen Consulting (Accenture) as a technology consultant in 1999, before a 10 year career in executive search where he ran a leading Asian firm specialising in Institutional Equities and Investment Banking.

Sam started 3 technology companies over the course of 5 years from 2012 to 2017 that all related to data.

Sam joined eCommerce unicorn Wish as Managing Director, Marketing in 2017.

Sam founded OOOOO in 2020 with Eric Zhang.

Eric Zhang

Eric Zhang

Cofounder / CTO

Eric started his career as a mobile software engineer at Huawei  before becoming a founding member of the startup team as an engineering team lead, helping grow from 0 to 10 million daily active users. 

Post the acquisition of by Bytedance, Eric was a leader across Douyin and Tiktok research and development teams, to promote user growth in all major markets.

Eric is responsible for growth strategy at OOOOO and oversight of the China team.

Chen Jian

Chen Jian

Head of Engineering

Jian graduated from KU Leuven in 2012 before joining Baidu, Zamplus, and Echo in engineering roles.  

He ran large teams at Tencent specialising in specialist algorithm development projects. 

At OOOOO, Jian is responsible for search, recommendation and deep learning algorithms across the platform. He is based in Shanghai. 

Denise Evans

Denise Evans

Board Member

Denise has served globally for more than 40 years in numerous leadership and executive positions in IBM including Directors of Global e-business, Global Customer Loyalty, and Global e-Relationship Marketing.

Denise currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Women Presidents Organization, Enterprising Women Magazine, the Global Summit of Women, the Galt Foundation, the National Alliance for Mental Illness-Maryland, and the S.O.L.V.E. Group.

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