Peony Literary Agency

Derek Ting


From a small town outside of New York, Derek started out with a career in technology after graduating from Cornell University, then transitioning to media when he started working for CNN in Hong Kong. Deciding to pursue his passion of acting, he embarked on a 6 year journey in producing, writing and starring in $upercapitalist, a financial thriller about a New York hedge fund trader who is sent to Hong Kong to orchestrate a hostile takeover of a Hong Kong tycoon’s enterprise. The film launched in 2012 across the USA and internationally, and was simultaneously released on Video on Demand, iTunes and Amazon and other major platforms.

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Peony will be working with Derek on his column and represents him for his freelance journalistic writing.







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