Head of International, Verizon Media
•Yahoo is a guide to digital information discovery, focused on informing, connecting, and entertaining users through its search, communications, and digital content products. By creating highly personalized experiences, Yahoo helps users discover the information that matters most to them around the world and connects advertisers with target audiences through a streamlined advertising technology stack. In Taiwan, Yahoo operates under the name Yahoo Kimo and owns a number of properties including Mail, Search, News, E-commerce (Store, Shopping, Auction), Finance, Movies and Sports.
•Rose is the first APAC executive in a global internet company, who started her career from Taiwan advertising industry. Rose joined Yahoo Taiwan as general manager in 2000 and was promoted to senior vice president and managing director of the company’s APAC region. During her tenure as managing director of Yahoo Taiwan, she successfully grew the business and established Yahoo as a brand synonymous with the internet in Taiwan. She leads more than thousands of employees, manages media contents and offers the latest and high-performed digital marketing solutions across APAC markets, also contributes significantly to connect Taiwan and global emerging trends.
•With visionary ideas and the spirit of innovation, Rose led the acquisition of Kimo, the no.1 local internet portal site in Taiwan in 2000, which made Yahoo the largest Internet business in Taiwan after the successful integration of the two companies. In 2008, Yahoo acquired Taiwan e-commerce company Monday, which is an important strategic milestone to enabling Yahoo Taiwan’s full capabilities in e-commerce from C2C Auction, B2C shopping to online store solution. Under Rose’s leadership, the strategic acquisitions and partnerships further fortify Yahoo’s leading position in Taiwan.
•With more than 20 years in the field of Advertising and marketing, Rose is one of the most influential and successful female leaders and icon in Taiwan, and is often invited to share her viewpoints in various field such as digital industry trend, managing strategy, leadership, talent development, as well as work-life balance. She was also invited to be the host of celebration the centennial of the Republic of China (Taiwan) with her extraordinary capability and reputation.