Sociologist, technology researcher, and ethnographer
She travels from New York, USA
Bureau announcement: Tricia Wang has moved away from her China-focused research on big data and the China Speakers Bureau is no longer representing her. When you are looking for other experts on China’s digital transformations, do check out this list.
She has returned to New York after living two years in China, investigating media and memes in their collisions with markets, governments, and local thugs. Her current research is about how trust is developed in online networks and what the implications are for companies who want to engage in their users online.
Online identities: how many governments, companies and ad firms get the development of online identities completely wrong. Tricia Wang in Malmo, Sweden, August 2013.
Building trust on the internet, Tricia Wang in Malmo, Sweden, August 2012
The next 300 million Chinese internet users
Tricia Wang on Google and China