Vanessa Pappas

COO at TikTok


Vanessa Pappas is the Chief Operating Officer at TikTok.

Vanessa was named Interim CEO, TikTok in August 2020 after being the General Manager for North America & ANZ region.

She is the former Global Head of Creative Insights at YouTube where she led company-wide strategic growth initiatives that sit at the intersection of content and product.



  • COO

    April, 2021 - present

  • Interim CEO

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