A Day in the Life: TikTok COO Vanessa Pappas Reveals What It's Like to Run Gen Z's Most Prized Possession - E! Online

A Day in the Life: TikTok COO Vanessa Pappas Reveals What It's Like to Run Gen Z's Most Prized Possession

5/6/2021 4:51:00 PM

A Day in the Life: TikTok COO Vanessa Pappas Reveals What It's Like to Run Gen Z's Most Prized Possession

She may not be as ubiquitous as Charli D’Amelio or Addison Rae, but TikTok COO Vanessa Pappas keeps the platform running one viral clip at a time. She lets E! News discover the secrets of her role.

6:30 p.m.All the world's a stage for Pappas' crew. After her kids' bath ("Our favorite family bonding time"), they blastThe Greatest Showman's "This Is Me" so everyone can shake off the day."My kids have a penchant for the theatrical, and I love how empowering the song is!" she says. "If it's not a dance party to our favorite songs it's a musical parade where everyone in the family grabs an instrument and marches around the house making a cacophony of sounds. Lucky for us, the neighbors also have kids!"

Exclusive: US assessing reported leak at Chinese nuclear power facility Missy Elliott Surprises Her Assistant With the Most 'Thoughtful' Gift: See the Emotional Unveiling China reports 23 new coronavirus cases on June 13

Vanessa Pappas; E! IllustrationHer children sent off to sleep with the help ofCatherine Ingram's "funny and educational" cartoon-style book,Arnold's Extraordinary Art Museum, Pappas and her wife chat about their days over plates of the chicken stir-fry she whipped up. "I like to keep dinners simple," she says of her go-tos. The easiest: "On nights we're both tired and had a long day, we'll order sushi."

9 p.m.Among Pappas' secret weapons: A running to-do list. After dinner, she checks her emails once again, takes a peek at her calendar and writes down her priorities for the next day. "This simple nightly ritual is what helps me not only relax for the evening and disconnect from work, but helps me hit the ground running the next day," she explains. headtopics.com

Then she rewards herself with another scroll through her For You feed. "Lately," she notes, "I've been seeing a lot of trends around 2000s throwback with celebrities, fashion, and movies."Vanessa Pappas; E! Illustration10:45 p.m.

While some might consider TikTok a meditative experience, Pappas turns to her Calm app for a quick session following an episode ofThe Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Then it's lights out by 11 p.m. to do it all again the next day."It's so inspiring to see creativity flourishing both on our platform and at the company with our employees," she says of the highlight of her job. "Our employees are the heart and soul of the company and bring so much passion and creativity each day that makes work so rewarding."

Read more: E! News »

LGBTQ+ PRIDE | Good Morning America

GMA LGBTQ+ PRIDE with powerful coming out stories, news, and celebrations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities.

tiktok_us GIVE hawkhatesyou HER ACCOUNT BACK tiktok_us Hello can I please get my account back as it has all my saved videos and tik toks that I’ll never get back unless you un suspend me, please I need my account back. tiktok_us You FUCKED UP TikTok. Putting everyone of transylvania65000 videos under review. UNFLAG my account NOW or there will be hell to pay. Thank you. transylvania65000

tiktok_us You FUCKED UP TikTok. Putting everyone of transylvania65000 videos under review. UNFLAG my account NOW or there will be hell to pay. Thank you. transylvania65000 tiktok_us You FUCKED UP TikTok. Putting everyone of transylvania65000 videos under review. UNFLAG my account NOW or there will be hell to pay. Thank you. transylvania65000

tiktok_us You FUCKED UP TikTok. Putting everyone of transylvania65000 videos under review. UNFLAG my account NOW or there will be hell to pay. Thank you. tiktok_us You FUCKED UP TikTok. Putting everyone of transylvania65000 videos under review. UNFLAG my account NOW or there will be hell to pay. Thank you. transylvania65000

tiktok_us Plz viral this account tiktok_us My username is Goddessmia20 and Tiktok banned me from commenting for thanking my followers. Wth tiktok_us Unban foreskinchips on tik tok

The stark divide between 'Straight TikTok' and 'Alt TikTok'Queerness has always been alternative.​ this is terrible news Having Indoor Air Purifier Ventilation Systems Are Just As Important As Getting Vaccinated. Enviroklenz Stops Traps & Kill Covid 19 Aerosol Transmissions in Indoor Spaces 1000sqft. Breathing Fresh Clean Air Is Essential. EnviroklenzAirPurifiers OperationBreatheFreshCleanAir

How TikTok Keeps Dua Lipa ‘Levitating’ At The Top Of The ChartsThe single just hit a high of No. 4 on the Hot 100 despite being released more than seven months ago.

How TikTok Keeps Dua Lipa ‘Levitating’ At The Top Of The ChartsThe single just hit a high of No. 4 on the Hot 100 despite being released more than seven months ago. this is terrible news tic toc props up an authoritarian government. They dont believe in democracy.

The ‘Super’ Success Of Aritzia: Jennifer Wong, President And COO, Leads With ImpactOver the course of Jennifer Wong’s tenure with Aritzia, the company has grown from a Canadian retail operation to an internationally recognized name with a successful e-commerce store and a continually growing U.S. presence. Learn how the brand is doing it, by focusing on giving back (and fashion). Why do several embassies process all immigrant visa categories except for DV. We are all created equal! TravelGov please stop discrimination against DV immigrants. Justice_For_DV KCC_Not_Working DV2021 USAinKSA USEmbassyCairo Oh hell no!

The ‘Super’ Success Of Aritzia: Jennifer Wong, President And COO, Leads With ImpactOver the course of Jennifer Wong’s tenure with Aritzia, the company has grown from a Canadian retail operation to an internationally recognized name with a successful e-commerce store and a continually growing U.S. presence. Learn how the brand is doing it, by focusing on giving back (and fashion). ?way NOT?