TuSimple (Nasdaq: TSP), a global autonomous driving technology company, today announced the appointment of James Lu to its board of directors as an independent director. Lu brings more than 20 years of experience in the technology sector as a seasoned entrepreneur, executive and investor.
Lu is the chairman of Grindr, the world’s largest LGBTQ social dating application. In addition, Mr. Lu is a Director, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Life Concepts Holdings Limited, an investment company principally engaged in restaurant operations; Director of Fusion Media Limited, an internet publishing company; and Director of Global Commerce Technology Limited, a software development company.
“James brings a wealth of experience in the technology sector and has a keen understanding of the full life cycle from startups to mature companies. He has extensive board experience and knows first-hand the challenges of scaling deep tech organizations. said Cheng Lu, President and CEO of TuSimple. “I look forward to working with James as we place TuSimple on the right path to fulfill our vision of safe and efficient autonomous freight technology.”