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Social Media Strategist and Editor @Microsoft

Mar 2012 - current

Responsible for crafting social media policy and strategy. I also develop social media content for the Microsoft BizSpark program, creating marketing intelligence and analysis, as well as and enable partnership programs, and BizSpark community management that helps Microsoft business groups reach founders and developers in the global startup ecosystem.

Blogger @The Huffington Post

Mar 2012 - current

Blogging about social web, cloud computing, education technology, social commerce, social good, entrepreneurship, politics, cultural movements and inside stories about Silicon Valley

Editor-at-Large @Current Editorials

Oct 2011 - current

Enterprise stories and editing of trend pieces in the tech / social web / cloud computing and social media verticals.

Advisory Board Member @Qeykno

Jun 2011 - current

Advising, planning and creating media opportunities and social media engagement strategies for education startup based in Oakland, California.

Klout Squad Member

Feb 2011 - current

Volunteer position helping Klout shape their app to further product and market fit, with the aim of revolutionizing how people rate and assess their influence on the web.

Community Manager, Asia Media Advisor, Social Media Doer @dB C Media

Jan 2011 - current

Writing stories on software for the web, big data, mobile devices, social commerce, virtual currency, anything that is about how the web reads, writes or does both.

Blogger @Fast Company

May 2008 - current

Blogging about edtech, education reform, consumer tech, technology, and shopping and fashion on the social web

Community Manager @ReWired, Inc. Communications & Networking @Db C

Dec 2010 - Mar 2012

Manage media strategy for startup clients in education, education tech, and social business. Creates community management strategy and executes. Team leader, editor, communicator, social networker, social conversation manager. Helps brands build web presence and harnesses the power of community to generate sales, develop customer service and generate client leads.

Project Manager and Media Development Consultant @Media Partners Asia, Ltd.

Jul 2006 - Aug 2007

Responsible for managing editorial content of monthly and quarterly printed publications; responsible for writing and investigating media business trends in 16 countries across the Asia-Pacific region; monitored online media trends in crucial Asia media territories like China, Vietnam, Japan, Korea, Singapore and India.

Responsible for marketing independent consulting products to new business markets for the company, such as China, Vietnam, Korea and Singapore. Expanded the marketing and sales footprint of consulting business and produced new sectors for company's media analysis business, considered the most independent and solid in Asia, by utilizing network and sales prowess.

Chief Features Writer @The Standard Newspaper

Jan 2005 - May 2006

Provided the newspaper with essential media writing tools and insight as new technology began to impact the changing media landscape in Asia, contributing to the company's much tighter focus on online media and web-based advertising in one of Asia's most competitive newspaper markets. Innovative reporter and consummate networker, who expanded the role of the newspaper in the community's lifestyle.

Student @The University of Hong Kong

Jan 2013 - Jan 2013

Learned digital media strategies, and performance optimization for digital journalism, which I later used to create my own company, which helps brands, people, and companies communicate to the world and to their smaller circles using social media.



English Literature; Anthropology; Psychology @Wake Forest University

1994 - 1998


Fine and Studio Arts @Syracuse University

1998 - 2001


Journalism @The University of Hong Kong

2004 - 2005


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