Gou Zhongwen, male, Han nationality, is a native of Zhenyuan County, Gansu Province. He was born in 1957, joined the CPC in 1974, graduated from Northwest Institute of Telecommunication Engineering in 1981 with a Bachelor Degree, and from Xidian University with a Master Degree in 1989. From 2002 to 2008, he was Vice-Minister of Information Product Ministry. From 2008 to 2013 he was Vice-Mayor of Beijing Municipality. In 2016 he was named Deputy Secretary of the Beijing CPC Municipal Committee. He is a member of the 19th CPC Central Committee.