Melissa Yang

Melissa Yang is an experienced CTO and Engineering Manager in travel, ecommerce and search.

Melissa is the co-founder and CTO at Tujia Inc. Prior to this startup which she co-founded in July 2010, she was the Principal Group Manager at Microsoft where she was responsible for the Bing product, Microsoft’s search engine, for Asian markets.

Before that, she was CTO and VP of Engineering at Escapia. She built its consumer business from scratch, within a year – a vacation rental site ( and an open platform to serve transactions with partners. Escapia was acquired by HomeAway in 2010.

At Expedia from 2001 to 2006, she became Director of Development, Supply Services Group, where she was responsible for the backend of all online businesses at Expedia.

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