Ray (Jiayi) Cao is the Managing Director, Head of Global Product Strategy and Operations for TikTok, the leading short-form video platform designed to inspire creativity and bring joy. He’s responsible for building innovative long-term product solutions and setting the global strategic product vision for the commercial team. Ray builds products that provide brands and marketers the tools to be creative storytellers and meaningfully engage with the TikTok community.

Prior to TikTok, Ray was the Commercialization Lead at Google where he provided strategic commercial leadership, conducted analysis, and determined how best to scale B2B solutions in the go-to-market strategy for Google Shopping Ads.