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“Designing YouTube for Asia” Sep 28, 2010

posted Sep 24, 2010, 7:34 PM by Yanxing David Ding   [ updated Sep 24, 2010, 7:36 PM ]


NUS Entrepreneurship Centre

(Division of NUS Enterprise)



Title :

“Designing YouTube for Asia”


Speaker :


Mr. Hong Qu

Independent Design Consultant

Date :

28 Sept 2010 (Tuesday)

Time :

6:30pm - 8:00pm (Light dinner will be served at 7:30pm)

Venue :

National University of Singapore

NUS University Hall auditorium, Lee Kong Chian Wing Level 2, 21 Lower Kent Ridge Rd
Please click HERE for campus map

Registration :

Admission is FREE

Please register your details HERE by 27 September, noon
Seats are limited so please register early to secure a place





Hong Qu led YouTube's localization strategy for Asia. He will talk about the importance of a localization strategy and how to design for different cultures, countries or markets.


About The Speaker:




Hong Qu builds social media tools that help us better understand ourselves and the world around us.  As one of the first YouTube employees, Hong designed, programmed, and launched vital parts of the site such as sharing tools, user profiles and video responses.  In addition he spearheaded YouTube's localization strategy in Asia by conducting user research studies at Google's local offices in the region.  Prior to YouTube, Hong has worked at Yahoo and also at various startups in New York and Silicon Valley.  Hong has a Master's degree from UC Berkeley's School of Information with a focus on social media design and data mining and a Bachelor's degree from Wesleyan University in Economics.


We look forward to your participation!

This event is brought to you by NUS Entrepreneurship Center.