Uptin Saiidi is a Multimedia Journalist for CNBC International, currently based in Singapore.
Before relocating to Asia, Uptin served as a Segment Producer on CNBC's "Power Lunch" at the network's global headquarters and reported on digital platforms, covering tech, startups, social media and millennials.
Prior to CNBC, Uptin worked at MTV News where he digitally produced, wrote, shot and edited.
Uptin is a graduate of The George Washington University where he studied Finance, International Business and Communications.
You can follow him on Twitter @Uptin.
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