in China's Mobile Internet Industry
November 22, 2013:
the first Chinese Mobile Internet company listed on NASDAQ.
the first Chinese mobile internet company offering utilities apps (“Go Desktop”) for Android on Google Play Store to users throughout the world.
the first free news portal in China – 3G Portal, which accounted for more than 40% mobile data traffic nationwide at its peak.
With our product lineup comprising more than 10 mobile phone apps, we have created a brand new overseas promotion platform for other Chinese software developers (including 360 and Cheetach Mobile) to promote their products worldwide.
We have also partnered with Google and Facebook to launch the first commercial platform for advertisement placement in China to further leverage the power of hundreds of millions of GOMO users.To date, we have grown into Facebook’s largest partner in the Asia-Pacific Region.
GOMO is leading over more than 500 enthusiastic employees dedicated in mobile technology. The GOMO R&D team comprises 280 young and talented professionals with an average age of 28.
The staff development model of GOMO to combine business trainings with personal development coaching equips our team with keen business-oriented mindset and the knowledge of the best practice in the industry.
Deng graduated from the Information Management Department, Peking University in 1999. Deng joined China Telecom and China Mobile and worked at the data application and technological service departments.
In 2004, he foundered sungymobile and launched the 3G Portal, which ushered in a new era of free WAP websites independent from carriers.
Two years later, he led a team of technical elites and started the development of mobile applications and games for Symbian, iOS and Android. It was the starting point of Go Team’s journey.
In 2016, Deng and the team launched GOMO’s flagship product, “Go launcher”, which is now used in more than 200 countries and regions. To date, the product sees its user volume ranking top three among its Android equivalents worldwide. Today the company has contributed 30+ applications covering nearly 3% of the global population.
Deng is a leader with deep insight into the needs of Mobile Internet users and decisiveness to take the challenges and opportunities in the changing environment. Under his leadership, GOMO has grew into the world’s largest mobile phone utilities app developer.
Zhu graduated from Beijing University of Post and Telecommunication and University of Surrey with an MSc in Mobile Communications in 2002. After graduation, he joined Wavecom Hong Kong’s representative office in Beijing where he held the position of validation team leader. Afterwards, he worked for Philips (China) in Shanghai as marketing manager and Partner & Operator manger.
In 2008, Zhu founded Evans Interconnection (Beijing) Mobile Software Technology Co., Ltd which soon became one of the largest Chinese mobile software outsourcing companies. The company also helped build the first client application for Bing, Sina News and Qunar. The company was later merged with Vanceinfo (NYSE:VIT) and Zhu became the Vice President of the company.
In 2010, Zhu founded Mobile woo and raised USD10 million from Northern Light Venture Capital and SINA. The company product Taoshenbian soon became one of China’s largest mobile e-commerce community for second-hand goods.
In May 2014, the company was merged with Sungy mobile (Nasdaq: GOMO) and Zhu became the President/COO. In 2016, in 2015, Sungy mobile was delisted from Nasdaq and became private company.
Sungy mobile is currently global top4 application provider on google play with 2 billion downloads across the world.