Into The Metaverse
EP.61: Into the Metaverse with Connie Kuang - Metaverse & Generative AI Value Creation Lead, World Economic Forum

EP.61: Into the Metaverse with Connie Kuang - Metaverse & Generative AI Value Creation Lead, World Economic Forum

Hey, Yon here! Welcome to Into The Metaverse. My mission is to help you understand what is the metaverse, how it will impact our lives, and what opportunities it unlocks. If you are a marketer, entrepreneur, investor or simply a curious professional, Into The Metaverse is for you. Subscribe to get access to every letter and podcast show that I publish.

In this episode, Yon welcomes Connie Kuang into the metaverse. Connie leads the Metaverse & Generative AI Value Creation team at the World Economic Forum, where she and her team have been hard at work researching and writing a five part series of reports on building a responsible metaverse that have just begun to be released.

During their conversation Yon and Connie discuss what value creation in the metaverse looks like, key challenges in bridging technological gaps, why access to new technologies is paramount, aspects of the World Economic Forum’s upcoming metaverse reports, and much more.


  • Introducing Connie (00:20)

  • What is the Metaverse (01:15)

  • Value Creation in the Metaverse (04:00)

  • Key Challenges in Bridging the Technological Gap (06:30)

  • Moderating Involvement in the Evolution of the Metaverse (11:40)

  • Need for Access and Its Relation to Adoption (17:15)

  • Five Dimensions Outlined in Upcoming WEF Metaverse Report (21:20)

  • One Key Insight from the Report that has Connie Excited (24:40)

  • Being an Extension of the Human Experience Not a Replacement (28:15)

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To learn more about the World Economic Forum’s Defining and Building the Metaverse Initiative, visit here.

To read the Social Implications of the Metaverse report from the Value Creation track, visit here.

To read the Metaverse Privacy and Safety report from the Governance track, visit here.

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Into The Metaverse
Into The Metaverse is a multi-segment podcast show focused on deep coverage of the Metaverse through interviews with brilliant minds who build, create for, and invest in, the metaverse.