Lio Chen is SVP of Global Innovation Center at Jin Jiang International. Based in Shanghai, Chen is responsible for leading product innovation and brand incubation, particularly for Jin Jiang’s hospitality business worldwide.
Prior to joining Jin Jiang, Chen served as MD of Travel and Hospitality at Plug and Play, a Silicon Valley based VC and Accelerator. Earlier in his career, Chen joined Nor1 as one of the founding members and later co-founded LodgIQ. Chen’s extensive experience entails leading customer success and growth, deliveringprofessional services as well as overseeing business operations with a special focus on strategic initiatives and product engineering. Chen holds a M.S. in Hospitality Management from Purdue University.