Angela Hou, Vice President of Business Development. Born and raised in Taiwan, Angela enjoyed a successful career as a performer in Asia (China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore). In 2007, Angela moved to Beijing, spearheading a 15-person marketing team responsible for production of a startup music company that resulted in increased brand awareness and additional sponsorship acquisitions. This success motivated her to pursue a professional career in marketing. She moved to New York in 2009 to study Global Marketing at New York University and Image Consulting at Fashion Institute of Technology. During her studies, she interned as a personal shopper, working closely with ultra high net worth individuals in Hong Kong.
Liz Flora, Editor. Liz joins Jing Daily from Asia Society, where she was a contributor to the Asia Blog in the fields of arts, business, policy, and culture. She has also contributed to The Atlantic, Foreign Policy, and Hyphen. Previously, she interned at the Center for a New American Security and the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. She holds a master’s degree in East Asian Languages and Cultures from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in international studies from University of Chicago.
Philana Woo, Associate Publisher. Philana comes to New York via Beijing, Boston, and San Francisco. During her seven years in China, she worked as a news research intern at The New York Times, Shanghai Bureau; translator, interpreter, and editor for leading contemporary art workers and institutions; celebrity publicist for Huayi Brothers; and founding advertising director for LEAP, the premier bilingual magazine about contemporary art. Philana holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Wellesley College and is a recipient of Fulbright and Henry Luce Foundation fellowships.
Susan Delson, Editorial Advisor. A seasoned editor of magazines, books, and digital media, Susan played a key role in the development of Jing Daily. A former editor at Forbes, Susan was for many years the editor-in-chief of Museums Magazines. She has edited several books on contemporary art and culture, including Ai Weiwei: Circle of Animals (Prestel, 2012).
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