China Information Technology, Inc., a provider of cloud-based software as a service for the Chinese new media industry, has announced the appointment of Robin Yang as its Chief Financial Officer effective immediately.
Robin brings 15 years of buy-side and sell-side experience in U.S. capital markets. Previously, Robin was the Director of Research at Harbert Management Corporation, a U.S.-based hedge fund with $2 billion of assets under management, where she led the investment idea generation for its global emerging market fund.
Prior to that, Robin was a senior analyst at Jayhawk Capital, where she co-managed the firm's China mutual fund and conducted bottom-up investment research for the firm's China hedge fund and private equity fund. Before that, Robin led the research coverage of the enterprise software industry at Stephens Inc., an investment bank specializing in advising small and mid cap companies in the U.S. She started her career at American Airlines as a financial analyst managing accounts payable.
Robin received a B.A. from Yantai University in 1994 and an M.B.A from University of Arkansas in 1997. She holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.