Our Mission

Inspire creativity, enrich life.


ByteStyle is fundamental to corporate culture at ByteDance and represents the principles we uphold as employees.


Yiming Zhang
Founder, CEO, and Chairman of the Board

Yiming Zhang is the founder and CEO of ByteDance. Yiming started several ventures prior to ByteDance, including Kuxun—then the dominant travel and transportation search engine in China, which was later acquired by TripAdvisor—as well as the real estate search portal 99fang. In 2019, Yiming was named one of the world's 100 most influential people by Time Magazine. He holds a B.A. in Software Engineering from Nankai University.
Arthur Dantchik
Board Director
William Ford
Board Director
Philippe Laffont
Board Director
Neil Shen
Board Director
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General Atlantic
Hillhouse Capital Group
Sequoia Capital
Susquehanna International Group (SIG)
Softbank Vision Fund

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Corporate Structure

For illustration purposes, this corporate chart only disclosed main operating entities of Bytedance Group as of June 30,2020


With products available in over 150 markets, we have offices in 126 cities, including Beijing, Shanghai, Los Angeles, New York, London, Paris, Berlin, Dubai, Mumbai, Singapore, Jakarta, Seoul, and Tokyo. As of November 2019, ByteDance has over 60,000 employees and 15 research and development centers around the globe.

Code of Conduct

Through our efforts and vision of offering premier Global Creation and Interaction Platforms, ByteDance is committed to making the digital life of billions of people become more beautiful, efficient, and interesting. We believe that high ethical standards and a culture of integrity play a pivotal role in achieving the vision. Therefore, we have developed the ByteDance Code of Conduct and ByteDance Partner Code of Conduct.

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