Head of Formats and International Business, Hunan TV
Lester Yangzi Hu is Head of Formats and International Business for Hunan TV, China. Over the past 10 years, he has led the acquisition and localisation of an array of international formats, including 1vs.100, Take Me Out, Your Face Sounds Familiar, Educating Yorkshire and Gogglebox, and produced a number of high-profile live events with western creative and technical professionals. Following the success of The Smart 7, he has been actively exploring non-scripted content co-development partnership worldwide. Hu and his team also looks after Hunan’s original format distribution across various platforms and territories.