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IxDAHK: OutBlaze - Designing UX of the Future

Description

• How is UX different in the mobile gaming industry?

• How does OutBlaze as one of the most successful Startups in Hong Kong practices UX internally?

• How do you design for future User Experiences with emerging interactions differently such as augmented reality in Pokémon Go?


In Sept's IxDAHK event, we are bringing to you OutBlaze, a conglomerate dealing in gaming, cloud, and mobile software. OutBlaze sold its messaging arm to IBM in 2009 and is one of the most successful startups from Hong Kong. The founder and CEO of OutBlaze will share with you how OutBlaze does User Expereince in gaming and mobile also speak about the future of design in emerging technologies and interactions such as Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and how the User Experience field will evolve and what you as Startups and UX Designers in this sector need to be prepared for.


- 7-7:30pm Registration

- 7:30-7:40pm IxDAHK Intro

- 7:40-8:40pm Speaker's Talk

- 8:40-9pm Q&A

- 9-9:30pm Networking

- 9:30pm Wrap up


Speaker

Yat Siu

Founder & CEO, Outblaze

A technology entrepreneur based in Hong Kong, Yat Siu is founder and CEO of Outblaze, a conglomerate dealing in gaming, cloud, and mobile software. In 2009 Yat sold Outblaze’s messaging division to IBM, which used it to build IBM’s LotusLive iNotes to deliver business-class email services to SMEs (the transaction resulted in the establishment of the first cloud lab in Hong Kong by a major multinational technology company). Yat is a director for TurnOut Ventures, a partnership between Outblaze and Turner Entertainment that owns and manages the hugely popular rabbit character Tuzki. Yat is also co-founder and director of Animoca, a major developer and publisher of mobile games, and of Animoca Brands, an ASX-listed spinoff that focuses on branded mobile games. He is founder of 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 member of the advisory board of BAFTA (The British Academy of Film and Television Arts) and a director of the Asian Youth Orchestra.


(This event is organized by IxDAHK

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Fri Sep 9, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM HKT
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Venue
Infiniti Lab
Tickets
Tickets from HK$100
Venue Address
2/F, Hopewell Centre, 183 Queen's Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong Hong Kong
Organizer
META
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