BlockShow has announced that they will place Gabriel Yang as their new Head of Asia amidst the buildup of momentum for BlockShow Asia 2019, which has been dubbed as the Festival of Decentralized Technology. The mega conference will be held in Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands hotel between November 14-15, 2019. He is the former Chief Operations Officer of Beyond Blocks, a leading platform that connects global blockchain industry leaders and communities. His strong background in events management can be gauged from the fact that Beyond Blocks ran successful Blockchain events were held in Bangkok, Hong Kong, Seoul and Tokyo and attracted over 6000 attendees.
Addy Crezee, BlockShow’s founder, welcomed Yang to the team:
“Gabriel is a proved professional with 12 years of experience in the event space. Moreover, he has successfully organized blockchain conferences in the past which is crucial in our industry, as not that many people have relevant experience and network in the space. I’m happy to welcome Gabriel who will oversee and improve the Asian presence of BlockShow.”
Gabriel is best known as a specialist in events and media industries and has focussed his efforts on growth of tech focussed businesses in Asia. His pan-Asian experience spans nearly a decade spent working across cultures and diverse business environments in Singapore, Bangkok, Seoul, Tokyo and Hong Kong.
Gabriel Yang commented on his appointment as Head of Asia for BlockShow:
“I'm excited to be part of BlockShow even though this was very unexpected on all parts. As one of the driving forces behind beyond blocks previously, I’d never imagine this day would be possible. But Compliments to Addy for reaching out and taking a shot in the dark. His sincerity gave me reason to believe blockchain events aren’t dead and we can potentially do something great together with the team. Im focused now in giving BlockShow an edge in the industry and am sure my experience will add much value.”
The appointment of Gabriel comes at a crucial time for BlockShow, especially since the present iteration of this Blockchain Festival has a special focus on media. BlockShow Asia 2019’s Medialogue, for example would bring together 100 media and PR persons for best of debates, discussions and networking opportunities. As Bitcoin enters into its first decade of existence, there is an increased impetus on providing fair, balanced and accurate coverage of events surrounding the decentralized industry.
Promotional tickets are now on sale for BlockShow Asia 2019. See you soon in Singapore.