Chief Technology Officer, Firework
Shoppable Video to the World
Rick is currently the Chief Technology Officer and Head of Commerce at Firework, a B2B2C shoppable video SaaS company empowering brands, publishers, agencies, and SMEs with live-shopping and short-form swipeable video infrastructure to delight and engage their communities at scale.
He is an internet technologist with over 15 years’ experience of product and engineering leadership in both Silicon Valley and China. In his roles directly preceding his current role at Firework, he spent the past decade at Alibaba and Tencent riding the wave of the mobile Internet through astonishing growth building pioneering technologies, nudging consumer behaviors that now yield in the many billions of dollars annually and serve hundreds of millions of customers daily across Asia.