Lin-Hua Wu is a communications and marketing professional with more than 20 years of experience. She currently serves as Vice President of Global Communications & Public Affairs at Google, where her remit encompasses the Search, Advertising, Maps, and Commerce product areas, as well as the Global Business Organization. Previously, she was the Chief Communications Officer of Dropbox, overseeing global internal and external communications, brand marketing, and analyst relations. Before joining Dropbox, she was Head of Corporate Communications at Square, and a Partner at Brunswick Group and Kekst and Company, two firms that specialize in financial communications and special situations. She began her career as an associate at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati in Palo Alto. Lin-Hua graduated with a B.A. in international relations from Stanford University and a J.D. from Stanford Law School. She is a member of the Board of Trustees of Glide and a board member of the Stellar Development Foundation. Lin-Hua lives with her husband, four children, and a small petting zoo in San Francisco’s foggy Richmond District.
In October 2021, MoneyGram and the Stellar Development Foundation signed an agreement to enable digital wallets connected to Stellar to access MoneyGram’s global retail platform. Just one month later, we had some exciting updates to share. This conversation with Alex Holmes, Chairman and CEO of MoneyGram, and Denelle Dixon, CEO and Executive Director of SDF, covered what it took to get us here, and what to expect in the year ahead as we build the bridge between digital assets and local currencies for consumers around the world.