Gary Liu is the Founder of Artifact Labs, a company leading the development of historical NFTs, to preserve and connect history on the blockchain.
In his previous role as CEO of the South China Morning Post, Gary oversaw an extensive transformation of the publishing group, expanding its global audience reach and influence, establishing new revenue and commercialization channels, and cementing SCMP as Asia’s leading digital media company.
Previously as CEO of Digg, Gary spearheaded the New York
startup’s reinvention as a data-powered news platform. He was also Head of Labs at Spotify, after joining the company as Global Director of Ad Product Strategy. Gary has also worked at AOL and Google.
Gary is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, is included in Business Insider’s list of 100 people transforming business in Asia, and has featured on Tatler Asia’s list of the region’s most influential voices.
Born in the United States, Gary grew up in Taiwan and New Zealand, before returning to the American Northeast where he lived and worked for 20 years. He currently lives in Hong Kong with his wife Katrina, a pediatric dentist. Gary is an Economics graduate from Harvard University.