Senior Executive Vice President, Tencent
David Wallerstein is senior executive vice president of Tencent. A U.S. native with 20 years of experience living and working in China and Japan, he is responsible for Tencent's international strategic initiatives. Prior to joining Tencent in 2000, Wallerstein was vice president of business development at MIH Asia, overseeing its entry strategy into China's Internet sector. Before MIH, Wallerstein was a management consultant based in Shanghai and Beijing, working primarily with Fortune 500 companies. He has a master's degree in political economy from the University of California, Berkeley, and a bachelor's degree from the Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington, Seattle. He is proficient in Mandarin and Japanese.