Gen Kanai is Director of strategic partnerships at Animoca Brands. In
this role Gen works on partnerships, M&A and investments for the
blockchain gaming company. Gen has a broad range of experience
including marketing, product management, business development,
evangelism and community development in Asia with significant Japan
In his previous role as Director of Asia Community Engagement at
Mozilla, Gen supported the launch of Mozilla’s Firefox OS mobile phone
platform in Asia, including India, Bangladesh and the Philippines. He
also supported the launch of Mozilla Japan, Mozilla China, multiple
South East Asian Mozilla communities, and held community management,
evangelism, business development and marketing roles at Mozilla since 2006.
Previous to Mozilla, Gen was responsible for building Internet
services for Sony’s Digital Imaging products in the US and launched
Toyota Motor Sales’ ecommerce strategy also in the US. Gen is active
with the US-Japan Leadership Program as well as the Asia Society’s
Asia 21 Young Leaders’ program.