Xiaochen (Susan) Zhang - 2nd Keynote
Xiaochen (Susan) Zhang has been confirmed as our second keynote. She is Director of Global Sales at Bytedance, a leading Chinese Internet company whose content platforms enable people to enjoy content powered by artificial intelligence (AI) technology. She previously worked as a Creative Technologist at Google in London. Ms Zhang has deep expertise in both the buy and sell sides of online advertising, having worked to bring machine learning and programmatic advertising to life for the largest advertisers across Europe and the United Kingdom.
A serial entrepreneur, Ms Zhang has founded multiple start-ups, including Dragon Translating and Interpreting Service, which helps Australian Businesses and government agencies to improve cultural understanding with China. She uses these experiences to mentor young entrepreneurs in Sydney, London and Canada. She is a committee member for the Institute of Director's Young Directors Forum in London and an Australian delegate for the G20 Young Entrepreneurs Alliance.
Ms Zhang holds dual Bachelor degrees in Computer Science and Software Engineering from Zhengzhou University, China and the University of Wollongong (UOW), Australia, as well as a Master of Information Communication Technology majoring in Enterprise Networking, also from UOW.