Yat Siu (Outblaze)

Hong Kong
General Assembly @ The Garage Society 9/F, 33 Des Voeux Road Central Hong Kong, 999077
Sept. 18, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

About this event

A serial technology entrepreneur based in Hong Kong, Yat Siu is founder and CEO of Outblaze, a conglomerate specializing in gaming, cloud technology, and smartphone/tablet software. In 2009 Yat sold Outblaze’s messaging division to IBM and successfully pivoted Outblaze from B2B messaging services to B2C digital entertainment. He is a director for TurnOut Ventures, a partnership between Outblaze and Turner Entertainment, co-founder of Animoca, a major developer and publisher of smartphone games, and of Animoca Brands, a spinoff focusing on branded mobile games that is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange. In 2012 he set up ThinkBlaze, the research arm of Outblaze dedicated to investigating socially meaningful issues in technology. Yat has earned numerous accolades including Global Leader of Tomorrow at the World Economic Forum, and Young Entrepreneur of the Year at the DHL/SCMP Awards. He is a supporter of various NGOs and serves on the board of directors for the Asian Youth Orchestra.   About Outblaze Outblaze is a company of innovators who are passionate about information technology. Our mission is the delivery of powerful digital media and web 2.0 products.   Founded in Hong Kong in 1998, Outblaze Ltd. was a pioneer in cloud computing services and the first company to offer fully hosted multilingual communication services for online communities. Today, Outblaze develops and provides various digital media products and services including virtual community services, online transaction systems, web communication software, smartphone apps and games, social media applications, and more. Business to consumer Outblaze and partners develop numerous consumer products, include bestselling smartphone games and edutainment apps, computer and videogame titles, and social media applications and software. Outblaze products and services, published under various subsidiary or partner brands, have reached millions of Facebook users and achieved top rankings on Apple’s App Store and Google’s Android Marketplace (search for “Dream Cortex” and “Animoca” to locate our apps). Business to business Outblaze collaborates with clients to create customized Web service solutions tailored to meet specific client needs, without investment in expensive software and hardware. Outblaze handles all operations of the service/s, leaving clients free to focus on their core competencies.

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Yat Siu (Outblaze)

Yat Siu

Outblaze

A serial technology entrepreneur based in Hong Kong, Yat Siu is founder and CEO of Outblaze, a conglomerate specializing in gaming, cloud technology, and smartphone/tablet software. In 2009 Yat sold Outblaze’s messaging division to IBM. Yat has earned numerous accolades including Global Leader of Tomorrow at the World Economic Forum, and Young Entrepreneur of the Year at the DHL/SCMP Awards.

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When
Sept. 18, 2014
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
 
Where

General Assembly @ The Garage Society
9/F, 33 Des Voeux Road Central
999077 Hong Kong

 

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