Gao Qun serves as CEO of WD Pictures, a full-service motion picture studio specialising in the production and marketing of co-productions, Chinese remakes, and TV drama series intended for the Chinese and international audiences
Mr. Gao has extensive management experience in the media and entertainment sector. Most recently, he served as a VP at Shanghai New Culture Media Group, responsible for the group’s strategic development, M&A, and fund management. He has also managed content investment for SNC including the financing of co-productions, domestic movies, and TV formats. Mr. Gao is a co-executive producer for SKIPTRACE and SAVING MR. WU. Mr. Gao was an EVP at ChinaVision Media Group (now known as “Alibaba Pictures”), overseeing ChinaVision’s transactions such as acquisition of China Entertainment Media Group, public placement of H shares, strategic placement to Tencent and sales of controlling interests to Alibaba Group. Mr. Gao also oversees ChinaVision’s content investments, he negotiated and closed investment in Stephen Chow’s JOURNEY TO THE WEST.
Mr. Gao has extensive management and corporate finance experience, executing multiple capital market transactions through his career with leading financial institutions and multinational corporations before entering into the entertainment sector. Mr. Gao graduated with a B.A. in English Literature from Shanghai International Studies University. He also earned a MBA degree in finance from the Yale School of Management.