Joe Chen
Chairman & CEORRJC.COM
Mr. Chen has served as CEO and chairman of board of Renren since its inception. In addition to having overall responsibility for Renren's operating business in social networks and consumer/auto financing in China, Mr. Chen oversees company's billion dollar global investment portfolio. On behalf of Renren, Mr. Chen sits on the board of Social Finance Inc. (SoFi), Motif Investing, LendingHome, Plum Lending,Fundrise, Trucker Path, CreditShop, and some of Renren’s non-US investee companies. Mr. Chen is a pioneer of Chinese internet industry. Before founding Renren, Mr. Chen was co-founder, Chairman/CEO of, a first-generation SNS in China and one of China's most visited websites in 1999. He served as Senior Vice President of (NASDAQ: SOHU) after was acquired by Sohu in 2000.

Mr. Chen holds a bachelor's degree in physics from the University of Delaware, a master's degree in engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a M.B.A. degree from Stanford University.