Rebecca Liao is VP of Business Development and Strategy at Skuchain, a Silicon Valley startup that provides blockchain technology for the supply chain.
She is also a writer and China analyst.
Previously, she was the Director of Business Development and head of Asia at Globality, Inc., a B2B platform for AI-powered procurement of professional services.
She was also a member of Secretary Clinton’s foreign policy team for her 2016 presidential campaign, responsible for Asia trade and economic policy.
She began her career as an international corporate attorney at Fenwick & West and Skadden Arps, representing clients in Asia, North America and Europe across a variety of industries, including Internet, mobile, semiconductors, enterprise software, energy, advertising technology, consumer technology and finance.
Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, Financial Times, Foreign Affairs, The Atlantic, The National Interest, Bloomberg View, n+1, Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, Times Literary Supplement and Chinafile, among many other publications.
She regularly comments on China for Deutsche Welle and Channel NewsAsia and has also appeared on HuffPost Live and SiriusXM Radio.
She is a contributing editor at SupChina.
A graduate of Stanford University, where she studied Economics, and Harvard Law School, she serves as Co-Chair of the Brookings Society and is a member of the Board of Directors of several arts organizations.
She is also a member of the National Committee on US-China Relations.