An Engineering Perspective on Leadership (ECE Alumni Merit Award Winner)
Senior Executive Vice President; President of Social Network Group; Chairman of Tencent Music Entertainment Group, Tencent
Friday, October 05, 2018|
09:45am - 10:45am
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About the Event
Mr. Tong, the ECE Alumni Merit Award winner for 2018, has run software engineering organizations for over twenty years in various capacities. He has found many engineering techniques useful not only in solving engineering problems but also in managing teams/projects, architecting organizations, and even guiding one’s career. He is grateful for his engineering training at Michigan, which helped him gain insights into many complex systems that involve people and resource management.
Dowson Tong joined Tencent in 2005 and currently serves as Senior Executive Vice President of Tencent, President of the Social Network Group, and Chairman of the Tencent Music Entertainment Group. Since October 2008, he has led the research and development of Tencent’s social networking platform and value-added services. Dowson currently oversees Tencent’s QQ messaging and Qzone social networking platforms, Tencent Music Entertainment Group and Tencent Cloud. He also co-leads Tencent’s social advertising business.
Open to: Public