Alvin Chng recently joined TripAdvisor as Commercial Director APAC. He’s part of the newly-formed TripAdvisor for Business division, which is leading TripAdvisor outreach to the hospitality trade, in particularly hotels and vacation rentals.
He has over 20 years of Asia Pacific experience in media, Internet and ICT (Information, communication and technology) and was most recently the Managing Director of AC Mediacom, a media and technology consulting company and international media/channel agency.
Prior to AC Mediacom, he was the Regional Director for APAC at The New York Times where he setup NYT’s Asia Pacific operation and was responsible for managing content licensing, syndication and advertising.
Before joining NYT, Alvin was the Vice President at Channel NewsAsia, a pan Asia 24 hours TV News Channel responsible for the new media and continuous news divisions where he lead the building of channelnewsasia.com into one of Asia leading news portal.
He holds an MBA from the Golden Gate University, USA and a Bachelor of Engineering (Honors) from the University of Queensland, Australia.