Kathy Chen Appointed Twitter China Managing Director
Twitter, the micro blogging juggernaut has announced its new Managing Director to look after Twitter operations in China. Despite the fact that Twitter is blocked in China, the company seems interested in exploring better business relations there. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted that Kathy Chen has been appointed the new Managing Director for Twitter China.
In its official announcement, Twitter said:
“As a global platform, we are already engaged with advertisers, content providers and influencers across greater China to help them reach audiences around the world. Going forward, we will look to Kathy’s leadership to help us identify ways in which Twitter’s platform and technology assets can be utilized to created further value for enterprises, creators, influencers, partners and developers in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.”
Before her new stint with Twitter, Chen worked as general manager for Microsoft China. She had also worked with Cisco Systems as a general manager.