Interim Chief Financial Officer

Jonathan Maroko will serve as Faraday Future’s interim Chief Financial Officer, effective July 24, 2023. Prior to joining Faraday Future, Mr. Maroko has served as external CFO at several companies during their growth phase including Gladstein Neandross & Associates, Willow, Lifeforce A-Frame Brands, Kwell Labs and Arcadia Earth. Reporting to Mr. Xuefeng Chen, Global CEO of FF, Mr. Maroko brings over 17 years of investment and finance experience to the role of CFO, previously serving as Discretionary Global Macro Portfolio Manager at Mulholland Vista Capital Advisors, LLC, as an Investment Analyst at Vanadium Capital Management, and beginning his career as investment Banking Analyst at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Mr. Maroko earned a Bachelor of Science in Business (Accounting and Finance) from Indiana University, Kelley School of Business.

Global Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Matthias Aydt has served as FF’s Global Chief Executive Officer since September 29, 2023. Mr. Aydt served as FF’s Senior Vice President of Business Development and Product Definition since November 2019, overseeing business development of FF’s business to business sales, technology licensing and strategic cooperation as well as leading its product strategy for future products. Mr. Aydt has also served in various leadership roles at FF, including Senior Vice President of Product Execution, Vice President of Vehicle Engineering and Vehicle Chief Engineer and Head of Hardware Architecture. Mr. Aydt has extensive experience in the automotive industry. Prior to joining FF in July 2016, Mr. Aydt served as the Vice President of Vehicle Engineering of Qoros Auto from January 2015 to May 2016, held various positions at Magna Steyr from 2006 to 2014, including Branch Manager and Head of Project Management at Magna Steyr China. Mr. Aydt received his Bachelor of Science degree from Fachhochschule Ulm - Hochschule für Technik. Mr. Aydt also serves on FF’s board of directors.
Vice President, I.A.I. (Internet, Autonomous Driving, Intelligence)
Mr. Hong Rao has served as FF’s Vice President of I.A.I. (Internet, Autonomous Driving, Intelligence) since April 2015, overseeing technology innovation, product and technology roadmap, system architecture, software and AI, among others. Prior to joining FF, Mr. Rao served as Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer at Borqs Technologies from October 2007 to March 2015 and held several engineering leadership positions in Motorola from 2003 to 2007. Mr. Rao received his Master of Business Administration degree from Arizona State University, his Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Beijing Institute of Technology, and his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Shanghai University of Science & Technology.
Executive Vice President, Head of User Ecosystem
Mr. Chui Tin Mok has served as FF’s Executive Vice President and the Global Head of User Ecosystem since August 2018. Mr. Mok is very experienced in managing marketing & sales functions in global internet tech companies. Prior to joining FF, Mr. Mok worked in Trend Lab Limited, which Mr. Mok founded in January 2017. Trend Lab has been rated as Top 10 Innovation Startups. From September 2017 to January 2018, Mr. Mok was the President of EFT Solutions Limited (HKEx: 8062), a Hong Kong public company that provides online and offline payment solutions. From 2013 to 2017, Mr. Mok served as the Group Chief Marketing Officer of LeEco Group and also the CEO of LeEco APAC. During this time, he successfully managed a team of more than 1500 people across all business functions of smartphone, smart TV, video streaming service, cloud computing, online content distribution, e-commerce, retail, etc. in both domestic and overseas markets. He contributed to helping LeEco successfully enter the Hong Kong, India and US markets. Mr. Mok served as the Global Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Meizu Technology Co., Ltd. from 2010 to 2013. He managed marketing and communication departments that included more than 500 employees and was in charge of the sales channel upgrade as well as the overseas expansion. Mr. Mok received his Higher Diploma in Building Service Engineering from Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education, and his Executive Master Degree in Business Administration from International Business Academy of Switzerland.
Chief Product and User Ecosystem Officer
YT Jia (YT), the founder of FF, was appointed as the Chief Product and User Ecosystem Officer in March of 2023. Mr. Jia is a trailblazer and a revolutionary of the Internet eco model and the smart mobility model, a forward-thinking world-class strategist, serial entrepreneur who excels in cross-boundary innovation in disruptive product and technology through breaking boundaries and creating eco chemistry, who has successfully built a global user ecosystem that attracted nearly 1 billion users.

YT is not only a great visionary, but also one of the few product and technology transformers and the implementer who leads the team to turning the vision into reality. He set up the next-gen shared smart mobility ecosystem strategy featuring “AI + Platform + Hardware + Software+ Application + Sharing” back in 2013 and started to make plans to enter the global Internet smart auto industry. He founded Faraday Future (FF) - a global Internet smart mobility eco company - in California, the global innovation epicenter. The “Four Future Trends” theory featuring “electrification, intelligence, Internet and sharing” proposed by YT 6 years ago is fueling the transformation of global auto industry by setting a new industry standard for such transformation.

YT believes that the next-gen auto industry is the biggest application in the age of AI and presents the greatest opportunities for industrialization and commercialization. As the founder and CPUO, YT is leading the team to building the Internet ecosystem and the AI-powered shared mobility ecosystem that integrates Platform, Hardware, Software and Application. He also leads activities in AI, product definition, user acquisition, user experience and user operation. Regarding product and technology, he focuses on breaking the boundaries between the Internet, AI, consumer electronics and automobile, create eco chemistry and new species. With respect to users, his priority is to create a user-centric Internet eco O2O model that encompasses user acquisition and user operation.
Global General Counsel
Scott Graziano has served as Global General Counsel at Faraday Future since September 2023. In this pivotal role, he directly reports to FF's CEO and holds a place on the Company's executive leadership team. Mr. Graziano brings to FF a wealth of experience managing legal departments at publicly listed U.S. companies, coupled with a distinguished career at esteemed law firms. Prior to joining FF, he served at Healthpeak Properties, Inc. (NYSE: PEAK), where his roles included Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, along with Corporate Secretary. Preceding his time at Healthpeak, he held the position of Director – Securities and Corporate Governance at Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC). Earlier in his career, Mr. Graziano practiced law at O’Melveny & Myers LLP and Shearman & Sterling LLP, working in various locations worldwide. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from the University of California, San Diego, and a Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University Law Center. He is admitted to practice law in California and New York.