Xiaofeng helps B2C marketing and digital business professionals develop effective digital marketing and omnichannel engagement strategies for the Asia Pacific market. Xiaofeng's research focuses on how to better understand the unique social, mobile, and digital behaviors of consumers in Asia Pacific and how to harness digital platforms like Alibaba and WeChat to drive awareness, engagement, and brand loyalty. She is fluent in English and Mandarin. Before joining Forrester, Xiaofeng worked as a strategic planning manager on the marketing team at Sina Weibo, the largest microblogging platform in China, where she developed key consumer insights to drive social media effectiveness for automotive, retail, telecommunications, financial services, and consumer packaged goods companies. Xiaofeng was also a strategic planner at L3 Advertising, a multicultural advertising agency based in New York, where she developed brand and integrated marketing strategies for her clients. Xiaofeng holds an MA in integrated marketing communication from Emerson College, an MA in communication from Tsinghua University, and a BA with a double major in advertising and economics from Peking University. She was also the recipient of the 2004 Outstanding Innovation Award from the Serge Dumont-Tsinghua Communications Scholarship and the 2003 Most Creative Award from the Asian Inter-University Multimedia Design Competition.