Founder and CEO of Yodo1, Henry is a veteran technologist and international business strategist who’s lived and worked around the world; he has over 20 years of industry experience, including executive roles at Microsoft and Brocade Communications. As a serial entrepreneur, Henry previously co-founded several successful ventures, including a $80M investment fund and a Pan-Asian market entry consulting firm. He’s spoken about mobile gaming at GDC, SXSW, GCAP and Casual Connect, and has been interviewed as an expert in Chinese mobile gaming by the ABC Australia, BBC, Pocket Gamer, and numerous other outlets. He frequently writes for tech and business outlets including TechCrunch, Forbes, and VentureBeat, and is an an expert blogger for Gamasutra.
James is co-founder, investor and board member of Yodo1 and currently drives several growth project teams. James started his career as an early employee of Microsoft Japan and led the subsidiary’s rise to the first billion-dollar revenue subsidiary of a software company in history. After his nearly 15 year corporate career which culminated in a role as CEO of a NASDAQ listed software company, James co-founded Yodo1 with Henry Fong. In addition to his role driving new growth initiatives at Yodo1, James is a serial entrepreneur, investor, university professor, start-up mentor, best-selling book author, public speaker and and WeChat columnist.
Before joining Yodo1, Billy Tang was a co-founder, CEO and acting CTO for two biometric leadership startups, focusing on the fingerprint and face recognition technologies and managed over 100 employees in China and Hong Kong. Billy has an abundance of experience in operations, marketing, new technology research and innovation, and product design. As COO of Yodo1, Billy automates the data processing and analysis, and manages the legal and finance aspects of daily operations.
With over eight years of experience in mobile game publishing, Vincent has led teams in all aspects of the industry; Vincent’s managerial background in product development, product testing, account management, and international business development have helped to give him a comprehensive understanding of the mobile game industry as a whole. Vincent’s aptitude and experience have allowed him to rise through Yodo1’s ranks, where he currently serves as the youngest member on the company’s executive committee. During his time at Yodo1, Vincent has helped to form strong, collaborative partnerships with some of the world’s most prominent mobile game developers, including Hipster Whale and Defiant Development. Under Vincent’s management and support, Yodo1 has published global hits like Crossy Road and Ski Safari, which have garnered more than 100 million users worldwide.
Sun Ke is a marketing and business development specialist for the Chinese region. At Yodo1, he leads the Chinese business development team where he uses his experience in China’s distribution channels, advertising designs and industry relationships to continue to build the company . Since joining Yodo1, Sun Ke has overseen the release of over 80 games including Ski Safari, Rodeo Stampede, Transformers: Earth Wars and Crossy Road. Before Yodo1, Sun Ke’s experiences include working at IN-FUSIO where he managed various well known IPs such as Dragon World, Age of Empires and Terminator.
Anna is the VP of Production at Yodo1 Games, a global game publisher that is best known for hit games like Crossy Road, Ski Safari, Rodeo Stampede and Transformers: Earth Wars. She is responsible for product teams and technical teams at Yodo1. Anna was the former General Manager of Valorplay Games and oversaw various facets of publishing and first party title businesses. She has almost 10 years of management experience leading mobile game development. Anna received her MBA from Johnson & Wales University.
Michelle joined Yodo1 in late 2011 as the Director of Finance and Administration and has worked closely with Yodo1’s senior leadership since her arrival. Michelle is responsible for the company’s overall financial management, reporting and tax, and financial analysis functions. She has over 15 years of experience building and leading finance teams in global high tech companies with significant operating scale and complexity. Prior to joining Yodo1, Michelle was with Microsoft Hong Kong Limited, Brocade Communications Systems and RTMAsia Ltd serving in a variety of finance and operations positions.
Will Chung has about 20 years of award-winning experience in digital film post-production and CGI animation and headed a number of film production teams listed among the top 10 in China and the top 25 Asian-based animation teams. He’s also led numerous projects for clients including Sony Pictures, Disney Picture, the Discovery Channel, and the History Channel America. At Yodo1, he directs and supervises all art related issues including game art and commercial art, and manages game operation, user operation and ad optimization.