Atifa Silk
Apr 23, 2015

Exclusive interview: Tencent's SY Lau

In part one of a two-part interview with Campaign Asia-Pacific brand director Atifa Silk, Tencent’s online media guru talks managing risk, driving innovation and dealing with a state of ceaseless change.

For the first time in Cannes Lions’ 62-year history, a Chinese executive will be awarded the Media Person of the Year accolade at the global festival of creativity. As SY Lau, senior EVP of Tencent, the Chinese internet giant that rivals Silicon Valley’s titans, and president of its Online Media Group, goes on stage to collect the coveted Lion trophy, he will join a roll call of some of the world’s most inspiring minds in media, including Facebook...

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