Jim Zhang graduated from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications in 1977. He received a Master’s degree in Information and Communication Management from the Norwegian Business School in December 1999.

Jim Zhang worked for years in the government, State‐owned enterprise, Multinational Corporation, private enterprise and NGO. On April 1, 2003, Mr. Xingsheng Zhang joined AsiaInfo (NASDAQ:ASIA) as President and CEO. Before that, Jim Zhang contributed thirteen years to   Ericsson   (China)   where   he   held   several   positions   including Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Before joining Ericsson, Mr. Zhang worked in international cooperation position with Ministry of Posts & Telecom and China International Telecom Construction Corporation.

Jim Zhang has inspired groups of prominent Chinese entrepreneurs to join the cause of environmental protection. Jim Zhang also is the Co‐Founders of “China Entrepreneurs Club”, “China Entrepreneurs Forum”, “Alxa SEE Ecological Association” and “The Future Forum”.