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Ross Settles is a media and business development consultant and investor. He is Senior Advisor for Digital Media of the Media Development Investment Fund (MDIF) and visiting lecturer in digital media entrepreneurship at The University of Hong Kong. He has worked for MDIF client Malaysiakini, the largest independent online news portal in Malaysia, immediately prior to joining MDIF. His work with Malaysiakini focused on new online products and services as part of a year-long Knight International Journalism Fellowship.
Ross previously managed the online business and editorial operations for Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post and directed marketing and business development for Knight Ridder Digital. Before Knight Ridder, he led marketing and international development efforts for technology media company Red Herring Communications, and worked in marketing and product development with Times Mirror. Ross has spent over a decade in China and East Asia, and speaks, reads and writes Mandarin Chinese.