Dr. GUO Wenli

Assistant President, Beiming Software Co., Ltd.

Dr. GUO Wenli previously served as a judge at the Wuxing District People’s Court of Huzhou City, Zhejiang Province.  Afterwards, he served as a judge at the Intermediate People’s Court of Huzhou City, where he was also a member of the court’s Adjudication Committee and director of the court’s Research Office.  On several occasions, he was seconded to work at the High People’s Court of Zhejiang Province and the Supreme People’s Court.

Dr. Guo joined Beiming Software Co., Ltd. (http://www.bmsoft.com.cn) in May 2018 and has been serving as the company’s assistant president since November 2019.  Apart from overseeing the innovation of legal technology products, he is responsible for exploring the application of information technologies such as big data, cloud computing, blockchain, and the Metaverse to the judicial field, optimizing social governance methods, and advancing intelligent governance.  In this role, Dr. Guo has contributed significant efforts to the development of China’s online dispute resolution (ODR).

As a member of the Dispute Resolution Group of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT)’s Panel of Experts, Dr. Guo represents CCPIT, an observer of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), to attend UNCITRAL meetings.  In addition, Dr. Guo is an adjunct researcher at the National Rule of Law Index Research Center of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, a researcher at the Institute of Arbitration of the China University of Political Science and Law, a part-time graduate student supervisor at Guanghua Law School of Zhejiang University, and a legislative expert on the Standing Committee of the People’s Congress of Huzhou City, Zhejiang Province.  He also actively participates in cutting-edge theoretical research, teaching, and local legislative work on dispute resolution.