Our Leadership

Xin (Adam) He

Xin (Adam) He

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Adam He joined us in January 2018, initially serving as audit committee chair of the Board then CFO in March 2019 until his appointment as the Company's Chief Executive Officer in June 2020. Previously, He served as Chief Financial Officer of Wanda America Investment Holding Co., US representative of Wanda Group, a Fortune Global 500 company since May 2012. Among many responsibilities, he managed both benchmark projects: a 101-story “Vista Tower” development in downtown Chicago, and NYSE traded AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc., the largest movie exhibitor owning and operating 660 theatres primarily located in the United States. He also served as an independent board director at iFresh Inc. and Energy Focus Inc., both listed on the NASDAQ.

From 2010 to 2012, he served as Financial Controller of NYSE listed Xinyuan Real Estate Co., a top developer of large scale, high quality residential real estate projects. Previously, Mr. He worked as an auditor at Ernst & Young LLP in New York, and held various roles at Chinatex Corporation and an architecture company. He is a member of the Financial Executives International and an executive board director of the China General Chamber of Commerce Chicago. Mr. He obtained a bachelor and master of Science in Taxation from Central University of Finance and Economics in Beijing, and a master of Science in Accounting from Seton Hall University in New Jersey. He is a Certified Public Accountant, both in China and in New York state.

Larry Aichler

Larry Aichler

Chief Financial Officer

Larry Aichler became the Company's CFO in September 2021 after serving as our Interim Chief Financial Officer since April 2021. Mr. Aichler has over twenty-five years of accounting experience, primarily focused in such areas as technical accounting and guidance, U.S. Securities and Exchange reporting, financial reporting, and risk management. Prior to joining us, Mr. Aichler recently served as Managing Director of Financial Reporting for International Speedway Corporation from 2008 to 2021. Mr. Aichler also worked as an auditor for Ernst & Young. Mr. Aichler received his Bachelors of Science in Accounting from the University of Southern California and is a Certified Public Accountant licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Chad Hoersten

Chad Hoersten

Chief Technology Officer

Chad Hoersten serves as the Chief Technology Officer at the Professional Diversity Network. With more than fifteen years of technology experience and more than a decade experience leading international teams of developers, he has lead the development of Professional Diversity Network's network of websites. He has been with the company since 2004 and prior to that he was a senior software engineer at Rockwell Automation. He has a Bachelors of Science in Computer Engineering from the University of Cincinnati.

Jin Chou

Jin Chou

Secretary and Chief of Staff

Jin Chou currently serves as the Secretary and Chief of Staff at the Professional Diversity Network, Inc. Chou joined the company over 4 years ago as the Director of Content at the International Association of Women, one of the corporate company’s business units. Prior to joining IAW, Chou was the senior editor of a national business and lifestyle magazine servicing Mandarin-speaking audiences in the United States. She built the magazine from the group-up to a multi-city edition, award-winning publication with over 100K reach through print and online. Chou received her Master’s degree in Journalism from Roosevelt University, and a Bachelor's degree in Translation and Interpretation from Chang Jung University in Taiwan. Besides over 10 years of experience in journalism and marketing, she is also a professional legal and medical interpreter.

Russell Esquivel

Russell Esquivel

Senior Vice President of Professional Diversity Network

Russell Esquivel currently serves as the Senior Vice President for Professional Diversity Network's recruitment business. He oversees P&L and all operations including Sales, Marketing, Client Services, and Partnership Development. Mr. Esquivel has been with Professional Diversity Network since 2014. Prior to Professional Diversity Network, he worked for Apollo Education Group where he served in several capacities including Vice President of Career Services, Vice President of Diversity Partnerships, and National Director of Latino Affairs Office. Mr. Esquivel was responsible for launching Apollo Education Group's first centralized Career Services initiative and External Affairs Diversity Partnership Office. He has served on several nonprofit Board of Directors including the Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA), and New Pathways for Youth. Mr. Esquivel obtained his bachelor's degree in business and psychology from the University of Arizona.

Megan Bozzuto

Megan Bozzuto

President of the International Association of Women (IAW)

Megan Bozzuto is the President of the International Association of Women (IAW) where she supports the mission of empowering women to reach their personal and professional goals. She joined the IAW team in 2017 and brings more than 20 years of experience across Accounting, Finance and Marketing roles, both in public companies and as an entrepreneur. She received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting Information Systems from Bentley University. Currently based in the Boston area, she considers herself a global citizen having lived and worked throughout the U.S. and in Shanghai and Dubai.