Kun Gao is founder of Crunchyroll, the world’s largest destination for anime and manga. What started twelve years ago as a video-sharing platform for anime has matured into a global brand boasting more than 45 million registered users and over two million subscribers. Fans today connect through their shared love of anime via video (licensed, co-productions, and originals in the works), events, merchandise, games, and more.

Kun is the Keynote Speaker of the Anime Business Conference, a professional summit on Thursday, Nov 15 at New York’s historic Japan Society. The Anime Business Conference is curated by Anime News Network.