Founder and Chairman, NDN Group
Mr. Andy Ann is an award-winning serial entrepreneur – the founder and chairman of NDN Group, a digital conglomerate focusing on data, mobile, and media technologies. Andy also founded Klarity Analytics, a big data anlytic engine, and Hot Mob, a leading mobile data company. He’s the cofounder of YAS Digital Limited (YAS) whom pioneered one of the first bitesize insurtech companies in the region.
Andy actively contributes to the business startup community – he is well known for discovering and mentoring high-potential entrepreneurs, he has been actively involved in multiple local and Silicon Valley incubators including Google EYE, Founders Institution, Entrepreneur Organization, and more. He is one of the founding members at the TEDx conferences, focusing on inviting inspirational speakers in areas of NGO, social enterprise, and philanthropy, to uncover new ideas to make the community a better place for all. Andy also cofounded GoImpact Capital Partners, an ecosystem to fast track social impact investment for making a difference in the world.
In addition, he was awarded as Young Entrepreneur Winner of DHL and SCMP as well as EO Piaget in 2008 and 2013 respectively. In 2014, he was nominated as the top 50 most influential businessman in China by Leader’s Talk. He is also on the executive committee of One Foundation Hong Kong, Hong Kong Management Association, Belt & Road Committee of Trade Development Council, Hong Kong Management Association, and currently serving as the president of the Chinese University EMBA Alumni Association.
Andy is a graduate from the University of British Columbia with a degree in economics and psychology. He also earned an EMBA degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.