This episode explores the fascinating background and career of Shou Zi Chew, the CEO of TikTok. From his early career cutting deals for a venture-capital firm in Asia to his current position at the head of one of the world's most popular social media apps, Chew's unique cultural straddle has helped him navigate the complexities of Chinese and Western business cultures. We also discuss the controversy surrounding TikTok's data safety and its potential ties to Beijing.

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