A night with @BetaBay: Silicon Valley, Apple, Being an Entrepreneur & More

Wednesday, 18 October 2017


Bay McLaughlin
Bay is the co-founder of Brinc, a global IoT accelerator and platform based in Hong Kong with offices in Shenzhen, Guangzhou, and London. Having spent half of his career in or founding startups, he now brings his experience and operations abilities to connect the dots from Asia to Silicon Valley for IoT companies from around the world.

As a founding team member of Apple’s global SMB channel and founder of their first Entrepreneurship Evangelism channel, Bay created a sales division that has generated more than $250M USD and is still the highest grossing team globally within Apple SMB. With 8 software and 22 hardware portfolio holdings, he’s successfully made the transition from digital to physical and from San Francisco to Asia.

As a regular mentor for Chinaccelerator, the Thiel Foundation, and other startup ecosystems in Asia, Bay is passionate about investing in founders with a global vision. He speaks regularly at conferences, most recently at SXSW, Web Summit, Echelon, RIOT, RISE and LAUNCH, Hong Kong’s inaugural consumer IoT Summit and now this October in Bahrain!