Wendy Yung

Wendy Yung

Regional Head of Marketing, Asia Pacific, The Economist

Wendy Alison Yung is a seasoned digital marketer and events director with a penchant for all things tech-related. She is currently the Regional Head of Marketing at the Economist in Asia where she oversees marketing of their events business in APAC. Prior to that, she acted as the Executive Director of the Wireless Technology Industry Association, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the development of wireless and mobile technologies in consumer and business markets in Hong Kong. She spent four years in Singapore leading content development and marketing of technology events including as tradeshows, large-scale conferences, and C-level seminars. Before working in Asia, she worked in the software development and media businesses in the United States.

She is the founder of Digital Marketers Alliance in Hong Kong and Singapore and co-founder of a boutique digital marketing training consultancy for startups called Kaptcher. Wendy holds a B.A. in Asian Studies from University of California, Berkeley, an MBA from University
of Manchester (Manchester Business School) and is currently finishing her dissertation for her Doctorate in Business Administration with the Swiss Business School.