Tony Á. Verb is a serial entrepreneur, urban innovator, venture capitalist and film producer, based in Hong Kong, originally from Hungary.
He’s done business in multiple industries from entertainment to social entrepreneurship. He’s come a long way from consulting small Hungarian businesses on European Union subsidies, to advising out of Hong Kong some of the biggest firms in the world on how to innovate.
His most recent venture is The GreaterBay Company, an integrated investment and consulting firm, specialised on modern urban development and smart cities. With a focus on the Greater Bay Area around the Pearl River Delta, he is actively contributing to building the biggest megacity in the world and facilitating the adaptation of best practices globally.
Tony launched several initiatives and contributes to different verticals and communities locally and globally, with experience in corporate innovation and ecosystem building as partner of Nest.vc and co-founder of Mettā, a global platform and private club for entrepreneurs and innovators. He is an acclaimed public engagement expert for cities and large scale events, as well as a thought leader and featured speaker in urban innovation.
Tony is an IWC Pioneer and a proud member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers community. He is the Vice Chairman for the Greater Bay Area of the Investment Committee of the Smart City Consortium in Hong Kong, founding committee co-chair of the Fintech Association of Hong Kong, and he holds numerous further advisory and director roles.