Wendi Deng Murdoch 267
Co-CEO, Big Feet Productions
Wendi Deng Murdoch is co-CEO of Big Feet Productions, a film production company launched in 2008. Ms. Murdoch produced the feature film Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, based on the 2005 best-selling novel of the same name, was released simultaneously in the U.S., Europe and China in summer, 2011 and won Golden Angel Film Award in November, 2011.
Ms. Murdoch is also a co-founder and investor in Art.sy, a digital start-up focusing on the fine art market. She continues to provide strategic counsel to News Corporation’s interests in China and began her career with the Company as a vice president at its satellite television operation, STAR.
A native of China, Ms. Murdoch is fluent in Mandarin and English. She holds an MBA from Yale University’s School of Management and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from California State University at Northridge in Los Angeles.
Ms. Murdoch currently serves on the boards of the Yale School of Management and AdChina. She is married to Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation. The couple has two children.