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Kaiann Drance 2018-09

Drance in September 2018.

Kaiann H. Drance (born Kai-ann Han, c.1977) is the Vice President of iPhone Marketing at Apple Inc. She is known for presenting new features of recent iPhone models at Apple Special Events.[1]


Drance received her bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Michigan Business School and her MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.[2]


Drance joined Arthur Andersen in August 1999 as a corporate recovery consultant. She then joined Calico Commerce as an education consultant in February 2000. In May 2003, Drance joined Good Technology, where she served as a marketing engineer and product manager.[2]

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Drance joined Apple in July 2008 as a product manager of iPod and iPhone marketing, and became a director of the marketing department in October 2014. She rose to become a VP of worldwide marketing in October 2019.[2]

Personal life[]

Drance is the daughter of Dr. James Tsung-wu Han and was raised in Rockville, Maryland.[3] She now resides in California and is married to Matt Drance, a former Apple employee.[4][5] She is known for donating to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.[6]



  1. Apple's Kaiann Drance talks iPhone 12 and launch day in new interview by Joe Wituscheck, iMore. 2020-10-22.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Kaiann Drance, LinkedIn. Accessed 2020-05-13.
  3. James Tsung-wu Han, The Washington Post. 2017-06-21.
  4. Matt & Kaiann Drance by Steven Tamm, Flickr. 2007-10-06.
  5. 对苹果的发布会上的主持人驼背大妈感兴趣 by 佐拉, Twitter. 2020-10-14.
  6. Kaiann Han Drance who grew up in Rockville, MD but now lives in California by Team Milman et al., Facebook.2014-03-31.

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