Grace Shao

Hong Kong Lead at SoGal, former CNBC reporter


Grace is immersed in the tech and innovation scene in APAC, providing communications, marketing and content strategy consultancy to tech companies and VCs. She is currently also co-leading the Hong Kong Chapter for SoGal, the largest global platform for the education and empowerment of diverse entrepreneurs and investors.

Grace was the Creative Director for PayPal Innovation Lab’s podcast series focusing on business innovation in APAC. Formerly a business reporter for CNBC, based in Singapore, Grace has reported extensively on tech, trade and geopolitics throughout the region.

She’s also reported for CGTN, based in Shanghai and Beijing, where she covered business, trade and tech in Greater China. Her work has also appeared in S&P Global Market Intelligence, South China Morning Post, USA Today, Yahoo Finance, NBC News, Asia Times, and RealClearPolitics. (if you need to shorten it, then cut this paragraph)

Grace holds a B.Comm. in Finance from the University of Alberta, an M.A. in Business Communications from Tsinghua University and an M.S. in Journalism from Columbia University.

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