Speaker

Byron Perry

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Coconuts Media

Byron Perry
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Coconuts Media

Byron Perry is the Founder and CEO of Coconuts, an online news and video publisher reaching up to 26 million people per month.

Under the Coconuts TV brand, the company produces original documentary videos exploring the wondrous untold stories of Asia and distributes them to Facebook, Youtube and broadcast/OTT outlets.

Coconuts TV videos have been licensed to Netflix, Fusion (USA), RTL (Germany), ABS-CBN (Philippines) and GOASEAN (Malaysia).

The Coconuts.co network of city news websites was launched in 2011 and now runs in Bangkok, Hong Kong, Singapore, Manila, KL, Jakarta, Bali and Yangon, reaching up to 4.2 million monthly unique visitors.

Byron previously worked at Variety magazine in Los Angeles and attended Georgetown University in Washington DC. He is a board member of the Society of Publishers in Asia.