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Josh Ong

Josh Ong

Formal First Name
Josh

Josh Ong is a Founding Partner of Causeway Strategies, a boutique strategic communications firm headquartered in New York City. He is a distinguished communications advisor who has led campaigns ranging from media relations to brand awareness. He is skilled in media relations, social media strategy, content marketing, public speaking, publishing, and writing. He also consults across the vast range of company lifecycles, from early-stage startups to the Fortune 500.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS AT CHEETAH MOBILE

  • Ong led Cheetah Mobile's New York office and helped transform the brand into a content company with a billion-dollar-plus market valuation and 580 million active monthly users.
  • He did market research and new product development and created advertising and marketing strategies for companies in which Cheetah Mobile has invested. 
  • Musical.ly was sold for almost $1 billion to ByteDance after his team helped work on its commercial strategy.
  • He worked with the News Republic, which Cheetah Mobile bought for $57 million in 2016 and sold a little more than a year later for $87 million.


AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

  • 2018 Honoree of Crain’s New York Business 40 Under 40

 

MEDIA
  • Ong has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.