Aliza Knox

Advisor, Singapore

Aliza is in charge of Twitter's online business across Asia Pacific and Latin America. Prior to this, she was a Managing Director at Google Asia Pacific, where she led Commerce and Mobile Wallet efforts and, formerly, the Online Sales Group for the region. Highlights included garnering three key innovation awards. She worked closely with the Economic Development Board to create a major presence for both Google and Twitter in Singapore.

Aliza has significant financial services and international experience. Prior roles include SVP, Commercial Solutions, Visa International; SVP, International, Charles Schwab; and Partner and Head of Financial Services APAC at Boston Consulting Group in Sydney and Singapore

I like to be part of the build-up of companies that are going international. And I have spent most of my life helping companies that were from somewhere else get bigger in Asia.

She is a senior executive at Twitter Asia Pacific who sits on the board of Scentre Group (Australia), SingPost (Singapore) and GfK (Germany). She previously lead the APAC [email protected] programme and does the same at Twitter now, serves on BoardAgender, and is an active member of Women Corporate Directors.

Aliza has recently been appointed to two key committees by the Singapore government and invited to address the Singapore Institute of Directors on why gender diversity is important to boards. She was named the AWA Singapore International Business Woman of the Year in 2015.