Rob Gilby
CEO & Founder, Blue Hat Ventures

Speaker Profile

Rob Gilby is CEO & Founder, Blue Hat Ventures, an advisory & investment firm focused on high growth businesses in the Consumer & Media Tech sectors across Asia.

After 26 years at Disney, WarnerMedia and PwC across Asia Pacific and Europe, Rob has established deep industry expertise on the convergence of Consumer, Media & Technology. Through leadership roles and board member positions with digital media, entertainment, distribution, strategy & marketing organizations he’s become a trusted advisor to leaders across the industry.

Most recently Rob was Managing Director, The Walt Disney Company Southeast Asia, driving rapid growth of the company’s Disney, Marvel, Star Wars and Pixar brands across film, media and consumer products businesses in emerging markets such as Indonesia & Philippines, and pioneering digital media initiatives in mobile, social, games & online video.

Rob is Chair, Advisory Board of the Singapore Media Festival and a Board member of Singapore’s InfoComm Media Development Authority (IMDA).

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