Jason is considered to be one of the foremost WeChat mini app experts in China and is in regular communication with the WeChat team. His O2O education platform, Youkeneng, regularly holds courses in Beijing dedicated to WeChat product development. This will be his first English language training in China.
He is popularly regarded as an influential thought leader in the Chinese tech scene. Jason’s recent piece 别开发APP了 (Don’t develop apps), is considered by many to be one of the most insightful and controversial Chinese tech pieces of 2016.
Jason was one of only 200 developers across China invited to WeChat’s private mini app beta test. His Beijing based team has already developed and tested their own WeChat mini app ready for public launch. Jason holds an impressively broad skill set, from high level marketing and product development strategy down to the nitty gritty of coding.
Drew’s education product yoli has been featured by Tencent as one of the most innovative education platforms on WeChat. yoli is the first WeChat based on-demand (lite PaaS model) education platform. His team was recently invited to Guangzhou to meet with the WeChat team and discuss the future of WeChat product development.
Drew has extensive hands on knowledge of the Chinese app and gaming industry from his years of work at Yodo1. He personally led the development of Crossy Road’s China version, Google Play global game of the year 2015.