DATE Saturday - May 8, 2010
LOCATION CNEX Salon Cafe, Beijing
1:30-1:50 - Registration
2:00 - Welcome and Intro from Jenny Bai (Executive Director of GITChina)
2:15 - Twittamentary Beta Screening / Q&A (Directed by Siok Siok Tan)
3:05 - Break
3:15 - Panel: The Effects of Real-Time Web and Micro-blogging
4:00 - Panel Q&A
4:30 - GITChina announcements and closing remarks
*This is a Private event
Siok Siok tan, Twittamentary filmmaker, CEO of Niurenku
Siok Siok is a filmmaker, entrepreneur and honorary geek with a deep passion for great storytelling in the age of real time web. Siok's latest project is Twittamentary, a documentary about Twitter, the popular micro-blogging tool. Leveraging the power of social media, Siok crowdsources the stories and videos for the project. Siok is also an internet entrepreneur who has built Niurenku, an online video venture in China focused on sports and youth culture. Siok previously worked as an executive producer for Discovery Channel in Asia. The shows she produced have clinched more than a dozen awards and nominations at the Asian TV awards and the Golden Bell Awards. Siok has also been a visiting lecturer at the Beijing Film Academy, where she directed a documentary about the Beijing Olympics with the assistance of her students. Siok holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (Honors) in Comparative Literature from Brown University, USA.
Anita Huang, Tudou.com, VP of PUB-Product, User, Business Development
Tudou.com is the leading online video site in China, often referred to as the Youtube of China. Anita is responsible for the website experience, product development, consumer marketing/community and business dvelopment of Tudou. With 10 years Internet industry experience, she was formerly the Marketing Director at Google the Greater China region, and Search & Community Business Director of Yahoo! Taiwan. Prior to entering the Internet industry in 2000, she undertook various marketing and analytic positions at Disney World Resort in Florida, a Singapore-based F.J. Benjamin Fashions company. Anita also holds an M.S. degree in Interactive Marketing Communications from Northwestern University, Illinois, and a B.S. in English Literature from Fu Jen University in Taiwan.
Cindy Jiang, Co-Founder, MOBINODE.tv
MOBINODE.tv is the first independent video blog focusing on entrepreneurship, thought leadership and grassroot initiatives in the Chinese technology and Internet industries. With over seven years of experience in public relations and integrated marketing in the IT and Internet industries, Cindy brings unparalleled career knowledge and know-how to every project she's involved with, thanks to her extensive experience in Chinese IT and Internet industry. She has been Digital Strategy Lead of Waggener Edstrom China, as well as Marketing Director of HiPiHi.com.
Scarlett Li, Co-Founder & CEO, Zebra Media
One of China's leading media executives, Scarlett is the Founder and CEO of Zebra Media, China's largest multi-media music platforms, promoting music on TV channels, cable channels, concerts, internet and mobile networks. Zebra Media organizes more than 100 music events every year, including Zebra Music Festival (ZMF), which is the largest music festival in China, attracting more than 150,000 people annually at the venue and 100 million people via TV and Internet. Prior to Zebra Media, Scarlett was the GM of StarTV's Channel [V] (A News Corporation Company) music channel in China, where she launched the first ever Channel [V] Chinese Music Awards (CMA). The event broke viewership records for music awards shows, reaching more than 139 million Chinese homes. She also launched the famous "Made in China" campaign, turning [V] into one of the most popular youth/music brands in the region. Scarlett also co-founded R2G, a company that focuses on online/mobile music distribution and licensing. She is currently a shareholder and board member of R2G. Scarlett obtained her bachelor's degree in Australia, majoring in Information Technology and Business Management, and has her EMBA from Tsinghua University in Beijing. She is a Henry Crown fellow with the Aspen Institute, an NAL of the World Economic Forum and an Asia21 fellow of the Asia Society.
Loretta Chao, Tech correspondent, The Wall Street Journal
Loretta is a correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, covering China's growing influence in the global technology sector. She writes about business and technology trends in the world's largest market for Internet and mobile users, including the latest news about what companies like Google, Apple and Microsoft are doing there. Loretta also covers Chinese companies such as Tencent, Baidu, and Alibaba Group in addition to writing about public health, natural disasters and basketball, and has done an online video series about the Beijing Olympic Games. Prior to joining the Journal in 2005, she wrote for the New York Daily News and Newsday, and produced content for Community Connect Inc., which operated three of the earliest social networking websites. Loretta graduated from New York University, and currently resides in Beijing.
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