Yat SIU

Co-founder & Chairman, Animoca Brands, HK
Founder & CEO, Outblaze, HK

Veteran technology entrepreneur/investor Mr Yat Siu is the co-founder and executive chairman of Animoca Brands, a global leader in blockchain and gaming with the goal to provide property rights for virtual assets. He began his career at Atari Germany, and then established Hong Kong Cybercity/Freenation, the first free web page and email provider in Asia. In 1998, he set up Outblaze, an award-winning pioneer of multilingual white label web services. After selling one of its business units to IBM, he pivoted Outblaze to incubate digital entertainment projects. One of those projects is Animoca Brands.

He received numerous accolades, including Global Leader of Tomorrow at the World Economic Forum and Young Entrepreneur of the Year at the DHL/SCMP Awards, and was selected as one of Cointelegraph's top 100 notable people in blockchain. A classically trained musician, he is a member of the advisory board of British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) and a board director of the Asian Youth Orchestra.