Evan Auyang
Animoca Brands
Group President
Evan Auyang is the Group President of Animoca Brands, a Hong Kong-based multinational
blockchain technology and investment company focused on developing the digital property
rights ecosystem, including play-to-earn games, non-fungible tokens (NFTs), decentralized
finance (DeFi), blockchain marketplaces, infrastructure and more.

Mr Auyang is also the Chairman of the Board of Civic Exchange, a non-partisan public policy
think tank. He serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director on three boards: the Urban
Renewal Authority, Sun Hung Kai & Co. Ltd., and Asia Financial Holdings Limited. He is an
Advisor for Our Hong Kong Foundation, a member of the Fintech Advisory Group of the Securities and Futures Commission, and serves on the Innovation and Technology
Advisory Committee of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, the Transport Policy
Committee of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, the Development Fund
Committee of the Hong Kong Council of Social Service, the Advisory Council for Institute at
Brown for Environment and Society for Brown University, as well as the Board of Advisors
of Hong Kong 2050 is Now. In addition, Mr. Auyang is a lecturer at the Hong Kong Academy
of Politics and Public Policy.

Prior to joining Animoca Brands, Mr Auyang was the Managing Director and Head of GLG
International (Gerson Lehrman Group), a technology-enabled expert insight platform where he
ran and grew its business spanning Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia-Pacific across 15
locations. Before GLG, Mr Auyang was the Deputy Managing Director of the Kowloon Motor
Bus Co. (1933) Ltd. (“KMB”) and a board director of Transport International Holdings Limited,
the parent company of KMB. Prior to joining Transport International and KMB, Mr Auyang
was an Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company. Before that, Mr Auyang worked at
Citigroup’s Derivatives Structuring and Marketing unit.

He obtained his undergraduate degree in Economics and Political Science from Brown
University and his MBA degree from the Kellogg School of Management.
12:10PM - 12:25PM
Mocaverse: How Animoca Is Using NFTs to Build Community
Animoca Brands is a global leader in building the digital asset ecosystem, and has launched its native PFP collection Mocaverse. The project aims to be the leading Web3 membership pass in culture and entertainment, while facilitating user growth and cross pollination in the Animoca ecosystem and beyond. This session will shed light on how the company approaches NFT community-building.