Humanizing the Online Experience With Hoyin Cheung

Hoyin Cheung
Hoyin Cheung

Hoyin Cheung is the Founder and CEO of, an interactive virtual event platform that humanizes the online event experience and brings people together worldwide. Passionate about humanizing technology and removing the psychological harm it has on humanity, Hoyin created a technology that provides authentic conversations that drive meaningful relations in the most human way possible. 

Hoyin is involved in volunteer work with several organizations, including Founder Institute, Startup Weekend, Taproot Foundation, and Real Options for City Kids (R.O.C.K.). Hoyin was also the Founder and CEO of Riotly Social Media, the Managing Director of Sales and Marketing for GoGoChart, and the Co-founder and Head of Marketing for iMagnet Mount. He graduated from UC San Diego with a BS in bioengineering.

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Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • Hoyin Cheung talks about formulating a technology that allows for building authentic relationships 
  • Why entrepreneurs should create solutions based on what people want and not what they think they want
  • Hoyin explains the fundamental value of connecting virtually with others 
  • How Hoyin kept pace with the rapid influx of adaptive technology during the pandemic
  • Ways to evolve with the direction of consumer momentum
  • Hoyin shares the opportunities of a shared and collaborative digital experience 
  • What is the best piece of advice Hoyin has ever received?
  • Hoyin details how to communicate to achieve your goals

In this episode…

What can your company do to combat Zoom fatigue and increase engagement with consumers and employees? Building and creating authentic digital connections can be challenging, but does it need to be?

As an early-stage entrepreneur, Hoyin Cheung began chasing the overarching vision that is an entrepreneur’s pitfall: building based on what people say they want — even though it’s not actually what they want. But catering to what consumers think they want ultimately led Hoyin to develop a technology that was a solution to their needs. Hoyin created a platform that delivers what social media cannot: a place to connect authentically and cultivate relationships digitally.

In this episode of Access To Anyone, Michael Roderick sits down with Hoyin Cheung, Founder and CEO of, to talk about humanizing the online experience. Hoyin discusses the importance of authenticity in social media, the value of digitally creating natural interactions, and the importance of collaborating in virtual environments.

Golden Answer

If you could meet any living person, who would it be?

Hoyin Cheung would like to have a conversation with business magnate Elon Musk. Hoyin regards Elon as someone who has done interesting and unprecedented things and is always ten steps ahead of the game.

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