Ashley is a China marketing expert, serial entrepreneur, professional speaker, bestselling author, vlogger, podcaster, media contributor and female entrepreneurship spokesperson. She is the founder of several China-focused businesses, including social media agency alarice.com.hk and resources & training company ChoZan.co.
Ashley is a member of Alibaba’s Global Influencer Entourage and works directly with a Tencent core founder to conquer Western social media.
She runs world’s #1 China Marketing vlog at www.youtube.com/c/AshleyTalksChina.
Her book, “Unlocking the World’s Largest E-Market: A Guide to Selling on Chinese Social Media”, is the #1 book about social media marketing in China and a #1 Amazon bestseller in 2 categories.
Ashley is a professional speaker and workshop facilitator. Her topics include Modern Chinese Consumers, Chinese Digital & Social Media Marketing, and China’s New Retail & Tech.
In 2017 alone she spoke at 58 events across Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. Ashley frequently gives talks for multinationals such as Richemont, Tetra Pak, Shangri-La and industry conferences such as the China Marketing Summit, the WeChat Conference, New Retail Convention, Global Tourism Forum, etc.
She is also the host of a 1-min business show on OneTV in Hong Kong.
Ashley is a regular contributor to The Next Web, China Daily, Econsultancy and Jumpstart Magazine. She is regularly interviewed by Forbes, CNBC, Huffington Post, SCMP, Technode, Asia Times, Hong Kong Economic Times, Ming Pao, Jing Daily, Wen Wei Po, The Asian Entrepreneur, HK01, Macau Business Daily, Branding in Asia, etc.
She is the host of the AshleyTalks Podcast, where she interviews top thought leaders from across Asia about entrepreneurship, marketing, women in business, China, tech and more.
Ashley is a TEDx speaker. She has also given lectures at HKU Space and done talks at the China Business Centre of Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the National University of Singapore Business School. Ashley is a mentor for the Jockey Club Incubation Programme for Social Innovation and HKFYG.