Joanna Mao joined the United States Information Technology Office (USITO) in Sept. 2015 serving as its Deputy Managing Director. Prior to that, Joanna was employed with Lenovo, Intel, A.P. Muller. Maersk, Microsoft and Ogilvy&Mather. She had 17 years of marketing, communication and partner management experience in the information technology sector, and when serving as spokeswoman, oversaw government affairs in North Asia. Joanna was once in investment banking, providing counseling for Chinese companies seeking overseas listing while serving for ING Baring.