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TikTok is one of the most downloaded apps in the world – empowering its users to become content creators themselves. It's mission is to capture and present the world's creativity, knowledge, and moments that matter in everyday life.

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TikTok Roundtables

For two days CLX is for invited participants only to take part in a selection of curated roundtable discussions.
Details about how to apply for a specific roundtable will be published soon for those that have already registered for CLX.

Authenticity wins - TikTok’s formula for success

Generation Z and millennials are creating and consuming content at a rapid pace. TikTok supports a community of inspired individuals using their creativity to celebrate authenticity and true forms of raw self-expression. This session brings valuable guidance from the platform about what moves and inspires young creatives around the world, along with influencers creating change and establishing authentic voices that resonate deeply. Learn what works on TikTok and why, and discover why being authentic matters. Get behind-the-scenes insights on what captivates Gen Z and millennials, and learn how brands can support creativity and self-expression with tried and true examples from the fastest-growing short-form video app of 2019.

Everyone is a Creator: Unlocking the power of UGC

TikTok ignites Generation Z. The platform empowers its users with the necessary tools to be creative and honest while building an audience of millions of fans. TikTok's formula has proven itself through the company’s rapid rate of growth and multiple viral successes. You don’t have to be polished to create stories that resonate; instead, TikTok embraces the unique narratives that live within each individual. Each story is worth telling, and there’s an audience for every story.

Discover how users interact on the platform, with each other, as well as with brands. Explore opportunities for brands to power and enhance storytelling in a world where unique voices matter. Learn from some of TikTok’s most celebrated minds as they discuss: the unique connections that authenticity provides, the value of being relatable, and the opportunity that such honesty and openness unlocks.

Featuring

Blake Chandlee

Vice President, Global Business Solutions

Blake Chandlee is a Vice President at ByteDance, overseeing the strategic business direction and teams responsible for growing TikTok’s business presence across the Americas and EMEA as TikTok’s user base and brand partnerships continue scaling globally. Previously, Blake served as Global Vice President of Facebook’s GMS Partnership and Solutions Engineering Team, where he oversaw strategy, partnerships, and commercial relationships across tech and content partners, and led the engineering team focused on the most sophisticated clients and agencies. Prior to Facebook, Blake spent 5 years at Yahoo! in a variety of domestic and international roles, including Vice President and Commercial Director at Yahoo! UK Ltd. There, he played an instrumental role in setting the strategic direction of the organization, leading agency and client sales teams and driving partnerships across the UK and Pan-European market.
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Corinna Chen

General Manager, Global Business Solutions

Corinna Chen is a General Manager at ByteDance where she leads global business marketing across the company’s platforms and products including TikTok. She is responsible for connecting product innovations to business-focused operations to build TikTok’s global image as an innovative platform for digital advertising and marketing, create industry awareness, and drive marketers and advertisers’ preference for TikTok in the digital age. Prior to joining ByteDance, Corinna worked at MEC of GroupM. As a 10-year veteran of the digital advertising and marketing industry, she has successfully helped international brands implement integrated marketing strategies in the global market.
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Matty Lin

Managing Director of Monetization and Brand Partnerships, US

Matty Lin is a Managing Director at TikTok, overseeing monetization and brand partnerships in the Americas. Before joining TikTok, Matty played a major role in media agencies including OMD, PHD, and SapientRazorfish. During his 7-year tenure as a Senior Director at OMD, Matty led the strategic business planning, media optimization, and client relationship efforts for Fortune 100 global clients. At Razorfish, he also led marketing media analytics teams for clients in retail, CPG, travel, and household service. Matty holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and earned his Master’s Degree in Integrated Marketing Communications from Northwestern University. In his free time, he enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with his family.
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Inam Mahmood

Director of Revenue Partnerships, EU

Inam Mahmood serves as Director of Revenue Partnerships for TikTok, the popular short-form video app that is sparking creativity and fun in social media. In this role, Inam oversees monetization and brand partnerships for Europe. Prior to joining TikTok, Inam played a major role in growing digital businesses across various mobile and video startups over the last 15 years, including award-winning creative mobile firm, Adludio, where he led strategy and client relationships across high-growth businesses. Inam holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Film & Broadcast Production. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, movies and discovering new cultures..
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Akira Suzuki

Head of X Design Center, Japan

Akira Suzuki is the Head of X Design Center for TikTok Japan where he leads marketing strategy and creative direction. Prior to TikTok, Akira worked at Dentsu in a number of creative and strategic leadership roles over 12 years serving global and national brands. Throughout his career, his work has been recognized by over 140 international awards including Cannes Lions, D&AD, OneShow, and Clio. In 2016, Akira was chosen by the Foreign Policy Magazine as ‘100 Leading Global Thinkers’ along with Hillary Clinton, Angela Merkel, and Mark Zuckerberg. He was also part of ‘The Innovator 25 2018 Asia-Pacific’ nominated by The Holmes Report and ’40 Under 40 in 2018’ nominated by Campaign Magazine. Akira earned his MBA at Hitotsubashi University.
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Plus an unmissable interactive experience that brings TikTok to life

CLX is designed around immersive and interactive experiences and the TikTok space is being designed to give all delegates the chance to interact with new technologies and product offerings from the brand.

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