Ms Chiu-Ti Jansen received her Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Columbia Law School and M.Phil. in literature from Yale University, and was a New York-based corporate partner of Sidley Austin LLP, an international law firm of 1,900 lawyers. She was an investment banker in the mergers and acquisitions department of Credit Suisse, and a member of Contemporary Art Advisory Committee of China Institute in America, the Board of American Composers Orchestra and the Board of the Couture Council of Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT). She is the founder of CHINA HAPPENINGS™ and Chiu-Ti Jansen Channel, while also serving as an International Honorary Ambassador of the Lang Lang International Music Foundation.
Ms. Jansen hosts TV and video presentations on fashion and style for Phoenix TV, Phoenix Fashion and SINA Fashion. She co-founded YUE, a bilingual luxury lifestyle magazine that had gained a following among the Chinese and Chinese American elite, with Jared Kushner, son-in-law of US President Donald Trump, as her business partner. She writes a blog titled CHINESE ELEMENTS for international auction house Sotheby’s and a column titled NEW YORK IN STYLE, focusing on the interplay between creative industries and economic forces, for the Financial Times’ Chinese edition. In August 2016, People’s Daily Publishing published her memoir titled Create Your Star Power: A Guide to Self-Fulfillment.
As a member of the outstanding Chinese overseas, she deploys international language to tell the stories about China. CHINA HAPPENINGS™ is becoming a multimedia platform that introduces contemporary Chinese lifestyle and cultural industries to the West.