As one of the most experienced experts in the credit evaluation field, Lingyun Gu has achieved outstanding accomplishments both domestically and internationally. He used to receive his PhD degree in Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University before he joined ZestFinance as the Founding Member of modeling team. Later, he worked as the Chief Data Scientist at Kabbage in a short time. He then joined Turbo Financial Group, where he served as Co-Founder, Board of Directors, and CRO. Later, Gu became an Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR) and Investment Advisor at IDG-Accel/ IDG Capital Partners.
Lingyun Gu now is the Founder, Board Chairman and CEO of a leading fin-tech company, IceKredit, Inc. Meanwhile, he remains a Board Member at Turbo Financial Group, and holds a position in a public company, Beijing Sino data, Inc. (002657). Additionally, Gu is the Investment Partner of FreesFund and works as an Afflicted Professor at University of California Irvine as well as University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC).
Under his leadership, IceKredit has been named to CB Insights'Global FinTech 250, Member of NIFA (National Internet Finance Association of China), National High-tech Enterprise, KMPG's China FinTech50, and many other valuable prizes at home and abroad. Gu meanwhile got a lot of awards like "Shanghai 'Thousand Talents Plan' Specially-invited Expert, Shanghai Overseas Talent", One of the '10 elite returnees of Shanghai Lujiazui Financial District', One of the “50 Outstanding Credit Assessment Chinese Professionals” and so forth.
With dozens of academic writings published in international journals and numerous patents granted to his models, Gu is indeed a knowledgeable, experienced, and exceptional expert in his field.