Hailing from China, Xiurong Ye has a bachelor’s degree in National Gas Processing Engineering, a master’s degree in Public Administration, specializing in Crisis Management, and a Ph.D. in Management, specializing in branding. Inspired by the book Start-Up Nation, Xiurong came to Israel and studied in the Sofaer International MBA program at Tel Aviv University.
Xiurong published a book, Crisis Management in the Electric Power Industry, in Chinese. She was the Board Director of Beijing Guoli Energy Investment Ltd in China, a diversified investment group. She also worked as Investment Director at Chengdu ToShare Investment Group. Furthermore, she lectured and taught Business at Sichuan Education Institute’s business school. From 2006 to 2009, she worked as an Investment Bank Manager at Kim Eng Securities and was a Senior Executive and Assistant Manager at Hong Leong Bank Singapore in Singapore. From 2000 to 2002, Xiurong worked as Vic-GM at Top Group China, a computer software company and one of the biggest IT groups in China.