Jo Ling Kent joined Fox Business Network (FBN) as a reporter in May 2013 and covers the global technology sector. Since joining the network, she has led reporting on the Alibaba IPO and interviewed technology heavyweights including Alibaba co-founder and executive chairman Jack Ma, Box CEO Aaron Levie and T-Mobile CEO John Legere.
Prior to joining FBN, Kent served as an on-air reporter for NBC's owned-and-operated station WVIT-TV in Hartford, CT. In this role she covered local businesses as a general assignment and investigative reporter. She was a member of the reporting team awarded a Peabody Award for coverage of the Newtown school shooting. Kent also covered the 2012 presidential campaign as an embedded reporter with NBC News. Before joining NBC, she covered the Chinese economy, human rights, Taiwan trade and environmental issues as an associate producer in CNN's Beijing bureau. Kent also covered the Beijing Olympics, 2008 Taiwan elections, unrest in Tibet and the 2008 Sichuan earthquake as a web reporter for ABC News in China.
A graduate of the London School of Economics and Peking University, Kent holds two Master's degrees in international affairs, in addition to a Bachelor's of Arts degree from Rice University. She was a U.S. Fulbright Fellow to China, specializing in the effects of legal aid for underprivileged women in the criminal justice system under China's preeminent activist lawyers. She originally hails from Minnesota and is fluent in Mandarin. She sits on the board of Minnesota YMCA Youth in Government.
Mon May 18, 2015
Thu May 14, 2015
Palo Alto Networks CEO Mark McLaughlin discusses how he is fighting the war on cyber terrorism.
Wed May 13, 2015
Mon May 11, 2015
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on the Uber’s latest round of funding and valuation.
Fri May 08, 2015
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on the outlook for jobs.
Competition is heating up in the wearables market with Fitbit filing to go public and the debut of the Apple Watch. FBN’s Jo Ling Kent and NYU Professor of Innovation Luke Williams discuss. ...
Thu May 07, 2015
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on McDonald’s unveiling the Hamburglar with a whole new look in an effort to boost sales.
Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley discusses the company strategy and Yahoo acquisition rumors.
HotelTonight CEO Sam Shank tells FBN’s Jo Ling Kent how business is faring.
Alibaba’s new CEO Daniel Zhang discusses the company’s hiring freeze, corporate revenue and the Chinese economy.
Alibaba CEO Daniel Zhang is replacing Jonathan Lu as CEO. He sat down with FBN’s Jo Ling Kent to discuss his new role.
Wed May 06, 2015
Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian discusses the benefits of failure for entrepreneurs and diversity in Silicon Valley.
Tue May 05, 2015
500 Startups Founder Dave McClure argues a lot of public tech companies are vulnerable to disruption. .
Google Ventures Managing Partner Bill Maris says investing in health-care companies is a real priority.
AOL BBG Ventures President Susan Lyne says more women are taking on leadership roles in the tech sector.
Mon May 04, 2015
Fri May 01, 2015
Starbucks opens its tiniest location ever
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