Charles Eric EESLEY
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr. Charles Eric EESLEY (“Mr. Eesley”), is an independent non-executive Director since 2017. He is also the chairman of our remuneration committee and a member of our audit committee and nomination committee. Mr. Eesley has over ten years of experience in education and research focusing on technology and entrepreneurship. Since 2009, Mr. Eesley has worked at Stanford University, and is currently an Associate Professor in the School of Engineering and the W.M. Keck Foundation Faculty Scholar in the Department of Management Science and Engineering. As part of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program, he conducts research on technology entrepreneurship, specifically the impact of institutions and university environment on high growth technology entrepreneurship. In 2020, he received the Third Annual IACMR-RRBM Responsible Research in Management Award and in 2018, he was the recipient of the TUM Research Excellence Award from the Technical University of Munich. Mr. Eesley obtained a Doctor of Philosophy in Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States in 2009 and a Bachelor of Science from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, United States in 2002.