Widely recognized as the world's most famous Chinese teacher, Jenny was the flag bearer of a learning revolution and the voice behind the iconic ChinesePod lessons since 2005. Having co-hosted more than 2000 Chinese lesson podcasts and re-imagined the way Chinese was taught around the world.
After her tenure at ChinesePod, Jenny founded OpenLanguage to help young Chinese learn English. She produces and hosts one of the company's flagship shows 潘吉Jenny告诉你, a wildly popular podcast about American culture, the English language and how young Chinese experience it.
The brain and face of a suite of highly successful video productions including No More Chinglish, 今天我们说美国, Jenny keeps pushing the envelope and sets a new standard in high quality, high-relevance language and cultural learning content in China.
Born to a military family in Shanghai.
Sent abroad to study in Singapore.
Majored in Political Science in the University of Sydney.
In her 10-year tenure ChinesePod, Jenny established herself as the world's most famous Chinese teacher as well as a cultural icon in helping foreigners understand China. She also grew into a formidable entrepreneur and helped build ChinesePod into the world's largest and most recognizable online Chinese learning brand.
After a successful exit from ChinesePod in 2014, Jenny decided to apply her experience and skills to help Chinese learn English with her new venture OpenLanguage. Blending her charismatic studio presence with innovative pedagogical approach, Jenny has established OpenLanguage as one of the fastest growing learning brands in China with a passionate following.
She's also a veteran in the local startup community and a frequent commentator on China related topics in the English media.