Alex Hsiao is the Vice President of Product Design at CNN, where he leads CNN Digital's global product design and user experience initiatives across CNN's owned and third-party platforms, including mobile, web, video, OTTs, and emerging platforms.
An award winning experience design leader & entrepreneur, Hsiao has lead startups & global organizations to craft meaningful user experience, fuse design-first thinking, and create lasting impressions to reach bottom line results. Over the years he has worked with some of the world's most respectable companies including Netflix, Marriott, Verizon, PwC, IAC, Time Warner Cable, National Geographic Channel, National Geographic Society, Verisign, AP, American Red Cross, Discovery, TLC, Animal Planet, Turbo Tax, Quicken, and Intuit. His work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, TechCrunch, CNET, Communication Arts, and PC Mag.
Hsiao has received notable recognition for his work, including the following accolades: Gold Horizon Interactive Awards, Gold AVA Digital Award, 30 Under 40: The Future Leaders in Special Events, Commarts WebPick of the Day, Gold ADDY, Top 100 Web Sites by PC Mag, and Best of Internet Appliance Comdex Award.
He received his BA in Graphic Design cum laude from American University and taught advanced multimedia and computer graphics at his alma mater. Hsiao currently resides in the Washington D.C. area.