Between Meetings

Alvin Wang Graylin, China President at HTC, Virtual Reality VR, XR, metaverse

January 19, 2022 Marian Danko Season 2 Episode 7
Between Meetings
Alvin Wang Graylin, China President at HTC, Virtual Reality VR, XR, metaverse
Show Notes


  • Metaverse allows more fluidity for economic class
  • 5% of your customers generate 80-90% of your profitability
  • The right timing is key to success
  • I‘ve been lucky throughout my career that people have trusted me to execute and to be able to think independently 
  • Entrepreneurship is tough
  • All the things that we have been seeing in sci-fi movies are going to be a part of our real world soon
  • I learned more in that year and a half than I did at all my courses at MIT
  • You need to be very careful looking at your legal documents
  • We did all the mistakes you could do as a venture-backed entrepreneur

Mr. Graylin (汪丛青) is the China President at HTC leading all aspects of HTC's business in the region (Vive/VR, phone, Viveport content platform, partnerships and investments) and the company’s XR Suite Business globally. He is also currently Vice-Chairman of the Industry of Virtual Reality Alliance ( with 300+ company members, President of the $18B Virtual Reality Venture Capital Alliance ( and oversees the Vive X VR Accelerators ( in Beijing, Shenzhen and Tel Aviv. Mr. Graylin is a sought-after speaker and thought leader in the areas of VR/AR, AI, Entrepreneurship, and doing business in China by events and media globally.

🚗 In China Between Meetings is a series of on-the-go interviews in which we discuss innovation, technology and entrepreneurship at the speed of China. Our guests are industry leaders, entrepreneurs and corporate innovators. We catch them between meetings. In a car ride across town, they share inspiring stores, personal experiences, industry insights and practical advice on how to scale your way to success in China and beyond. 

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