Speaker

Kaichen Li

Head of WeTV & iflix

Kaichen Li,
Head of WeTV & iflix

Kaichen Li, Head of WeTV & iflix

03:30 PM

Tencent-owned streaming platform WeTV has acquired regional streamer iflix, has its first original series for Indonesia in the works, and is moving forward with a freshly minted content partnership with Thailand’s BEC World/Channel 3. Kaichen Li, the head of WeTV and iflix, talks about content priorities, key growth markets in Southeast Asia, what the acquisition of iflix means, the importance of premium production and co-production, the role of Tencent Video’s Chinese originals in the rest of the region, growing cross-border content engagement and leveraging Tencent’s tech and know how.