Gary Liu

Gary Liu is CEO of the South China Morning Post, a global news media company that has reported on China and Asia for more than a century. Liu is also the Chairman of the WAN-IFRA Asia Pacific Committee and was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2019. 

Prior to joining the SCMP in January 2017, Liu was CEO of Digg, spearheading the New York startup’s transformation from aggregator to a data-driven news platform. Previously, he was Head of Labs at Spotify, after joining the company as Global Director of Ad Product Strategy. 

Born in the United States, Liu grew up in Taiwan and New Zealand, before returning to the American Northeast where he lived and worked for 20 years. He currently lives in Hong Kong with his wife Katrina, a pediatric dentist. 

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