Yu Yongfu is the Chairman and CEO of UCWeb, a leading provider of mobile internet software technology and services in China.
With extensive experience in strategic planning and venture capital, Yu holds a thorough understanding of the telecom, internet, and new media industries in China. He is responsible for the overall strategic planning and operations of the company.
Prior to UCWeb, Yongfu joined Legend Capital as one of the founders in early 2001. He had been in charge of the investment in the telecom, new media, Internet and mobile Internet industries, and was appointed to the positions of investment manager and vice president.
Yu received the Excellent Entrepreneur of China’s Software Industry; Top Ten Leaders of China’s New Media Industry; New Marketing Leader in China; Top Ten Innovators; and the Pioneers of Zhongguancun awards in the year 2009 and received the titles of Potential Pioneer of China, and Top Ten Innovators of New Media Industry, in the year 2008.
Yongfu received a bachelor’s degree in economics from International Business School of Nankai University in 1999.