Danny Yeung Keynote Speaker
- CEO of Prenetics, one of the world's leading Covid-19 testing providers
- Former CEO of Groupon East Asia
- Serial entrepreneur in diagnostic health and hospitality
Danny Yeung's Biography
Danny Yeung is the Chief Executive Officer of Prenetics Group and sets business strategies and vision. Prenetics is a leading genetics and diagnostic health testing company. Its rapid Covid-19 testing technology has seen it become a major testing provider during the pandemic. With over 5m tests performed to date, the company provides regular checks of English Premier League players and for air travellers and staff at London Heathrow and Hong Kong International airports. The company recently announced a deal to go public, in a deal that values the company at USD $1.25bn.
Prior to Prenetics, Danny led multiple investments in DNA Genetic testing companies as Founding Partner/Investor at SXE Ventures. Previously, Danny founded uBuyiBuy in 2010, which was subsequently acquired by Groupon. Prior to Danny leaving Groupon in early 2014, Danny served as CEO of Groupon East Asia, having scaled the business to a size of over USD $130m annually, overseeing a staff of 350 and becoming highly profitable.
Danny’s entrepreneurial journey started at the age of 25 when he ventured into franchising Hong Kong’s award-winning dessert chain Hui Lau Shan into USA. After exiting Hui Lau Shan, Danny successfully ventured into hospitality furniture and executed multi-million dollar projects with MGM City Center, City of Dreams Macau and Venetian. Danny is currently a Founding Partner at SXE Ventures, Board Member at Parabase Genomics, Limited Partner and Mentor for 500 Startups.
Danny received his BS in MIS from the University of San Francisco.