Andy Tian is Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of Asia Innovations Group ('AIG'). He oversees strategy and growth for the company. A successful serial entrepreneur, Andy started his tech career in Silicon Valley. He co-founded one of the world's earliest social app companies in 2008 and sold it to Zynga in 2010 when it became Zynga China. Andy subsequently served as General Manager and led Zynga China's expansion. Andy was also an early member of Google in China. He established the company's mobile business and introduced the Android operating system to China in 2006. Before this, Andy worked for BCG, where he delivered business strategy consulting services to Chinese mobile carriers and banks. Andy holds bachelor's and master's degrees in Computer Science from MIT. He was born in Sichuan, China, and moved to New York at the age of 10.
Currently, more and more mobile applications are expanding their presence in overseas markets, buoyed by the popularization of smartphone brands such as Huawei, Xiaomi, Vivo and Oppo, as well as the growing availability of fast mobile internet in these emerging markets. Social networking platforms like WeChat and TikTok, also known as Douyin, have surpassed the first generation of social media apps in the United States, such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, in the realm of functionality, creativity, complexity and depth of operation.10 November 2021