Managing Director, Asia
Proof of Capital
Daniel Zhang became Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group in September 2019 and Chief Executive Officer in May 2015. He is a founding member of the Alibaba Partnership.
Over the past 12 years, Daniel has spearheaded innovation and growth across Alibaba. Soon after joining as Chief Financial Officer of Taobao Marketplace in 2007, Daniel took on the additional role of General Manager of Taobao Mall and became President of the B2C platform when it was rebranded as Tmall.com in 2011. As Chief Operating Officer of Alibaba Group, Daniel guided the company’s successful transition to a “mobile-first” ecosystem. He also led important strategic investments into Sun Art Retail Group, Lazada Group, Youku Tudou, Ele.me, Haier, Intime Retail and Kaola. He also led the establishment of logistic platform Cainiao Network and has served as its chairman since 2018.
Daniel was the mastermind behind Alibaba’s annual “11.11 Global Shopping Festival” on November 11, which has matured into the world’s biggest shopping day and laboratory for the future of retail. He is also the chief architect of Alibaba’s New Retail strategy and Alibaba Business Operating System, which aims to redefine the consumer retail landscape through innovation of new retail formats and help global businesses find success in digital transformation respectively.
Daniel has been a director of NYSE-listed Weibo since May 2014 and Chairman of HKSE-listed Sun Art Retail Group since January 2018. He is a member of the WEF International Business Council, and the Vice Co-Chair of the Board of the Consumer Goods Forum.
Before joining Alibaba, Daniel served as Chief Financial Officer of Shanda Interactive Entertainment Limited, an online game developer and operator then listed on NASDAQ. Prior to that he was a senior manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Audit and Business Advisory Division in Shanghai.
William Tanuwijaya is the Co-Founder and CEO of Tokopedia, a leading technology company in Indonesia with the mission to democratize commerce through technology. After a decade, Tokopedia is now evolving into a Super Ecosystem that allows everyone to start and discover anything. William believes that a marketplace is the most beautiful business model in the world because its success relies on helping others succeed. William is also the Chairman of Indonesia e-Commerce Association.
Charles is the Executive Managing Director of Asia and a Partner at IDEO. He is responsible for driving the growth of IDEO’s business in Asia ranging from guiding programs that deliver growth through innovation for clients, providing strategic advisory to executive teams and building new ventures for clients and for IDEO. Based out of Shanghai, Charles has spent the last decade working with clients in China, Japan, India, Singapore and South Korea among others. He is also a member of IDEO’s global leadership team.
Charles is a founding member of Lead a Creative China executive education program in collaboration with Tsinghua University. It is China’s first program focused exclusively on helping CEOs and Chairmen in China strategically apply the role of design & creativity in business. In addition, he is a member of the 2020 World Economic Forum Global Future Council on China.
Recognised as an exceptional institutional intrapreneur, Charles has been selected by The Aspen Institute as a First Movers Fellow in the class of 2016. He was also recognised in 2014 in FastCompany China magazine as one of 100 Most Creative People in Business for his contribution to creativity, business and nurturing talent.
Edith Yeung is the managing partner at Proof of Capital, the creator of the China Internet Report and Advisor at 500 Startups. She invests in blockchain and AI startups, including Stellar, Nebulas, Solana, Oasis Labs, Hooked, DayDayCook, Silk Labs (acquired by Apple), Fleksy (acquired by Pinterest), Human (acquired by Mapbox), AISense, Penrose, Cryworks, Piper, Apptopia, Palantir and many more.
Before 500, Edith is the GM of Dolphin Browser, a Sequoia-backed mobile browser with over 150 million installs worldwide. Edith also worked with many Fortune 500 companies such as Siebel, Oracle, AMS, AT&T Wireless and Autodesk. You can also find some of her work on SCMP, BBC, Bloomberg, CNBC, CBS , NPR, Techcrunch, Next Web, Mashable, Read Write Web, TechinAsia, etc. She frequently speaks on China & Silicon Valley investment landscape.
方力申，前香港游泳队代表。 2000年曾代表中国香港参加悉尼奥运会，并在200米仰泳及400米个人混合泳两个专案中打破香港纪录，保持至今。 2004年及2008年均代表中国香港成为奥运会火炬手。 2001年加入演艺圈，曾主演多部叫好叫座电影，包括《独家试爱》、《十分爱》、《我的最爱》及《纪念日》等。 2011年进军内地市场，演出多部电视剧及电影。由于形象正面，Alex曾多次获邀成为健康大使，于2014年更被选为「香港十大杰出青年」，并继续歌影视全面发展。 2018 年加入香港政协青年联会担任副主席职务。同年成立香港游泳学院，希望能将自己技能回馈社会。 2019年以10小时43分6秒，完成45公里香港环岛泳壮举，刷下一个新的纪录，并筹了1043万予山区缺水居民 。
Recognized by Andressen Horowitz as the Silicon Valley CEO’s CEO, Alfred Chuang an accomplished entrepreneur, venture investor, and company advisor.
Known for being the co-founder of BEA Systems, Alfred became CEO in 2001 and lead BEA Systems to its acquisition by Oracle for $8.6 billion. Alfred is also the founder and Chairman at Magnet Systems, a mobile application server software company.
Alfred began venture investing in 2008 and over the past decade, his portfolio grew from a handful of small startups to over 100 companies including some of the most iconic Silicon Valley technology companies.
Prior to founding BEA, Chuang held many senior executive positions at Sun Microsystems including in the critical areas of software product development, network infrastructure, systems architecture, and operations management. He was also the founder of the Computer Resources Center for Sun Intercontinental Operations, which he helped establish key subsidiaries in Asia. Alfred was also director of the strategic systems group in Sun's Information Resources Organization, and finally corporate director and chief scientist of Sun Integration Services.
Alfred also loves education and dedicates his time and energy as advisor and board member at the University of San Francisco School of Engineering 2020, UC Davis Chancellor Advisory Board, UC Davis School of Engineering Dean’s Committee, School of Business Dean’s Committee at City University of Hong Kong, and School of Engineering Industrial Advisory Committee at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST).
Alfred receive numerous awards including C/F Silicon Valley Philanthropist of the Year, SD Forum Visionary Award, CIO Magazine 20/20 Vision Award Honoree and Community Star from Asian Americans for Community Involvement, eChina Forum Silicon Valley Award Honoree, and Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year finalist, University of San Francisco President’s Ambassador, UC Davis Outstanding Alumnus Award, and UC Davis Distinguished Engineering Alumni Medal.
Alfred received a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of San Francisco and a Master in Computer Science with an emphasis on distributed data management from the University of California, Davis. He is also a proud graduate of Wah Yan College, Hong Kong.
李小加先生自 2010 年起出任香港交易及结算所有限公司（香港交易所）集团行政总裁。自其担任此职以来，李先生成功推动了香港交易所历史上最为重要的多项战略举措，包括在2012 年收购了全球最大的金属定价中心伦敦金属交易所(LME)、在2013 年成立场外结算公司、在2014年推出「沪港通」、在2016年推出「深港通」、并在2017年推出「债券通」。李先生积极寻求全方位强化香港作为离岸人民币中心的角色，亦大力推动香港上市体制的改革与发展，维持香港的竞争力和巩固香港首次公开招股中心领先的地位。
李先生出生在北京，长在甘肃。李先生离开中国深造前曾是渤海油田石油工人，并曾任英文《中国日报》的编辑记者。在美国完成法律博士学位后，李先生曾在纽约的达维(Davis Polk & Wardwell) 与布朗伍德 (Brown & Wood) 律师事务所执业。加盟香港交易所前，李先生为摩根大通中国区主席；此前为美林证券中国区总裁。李先生 1984 年毕业于厦门大学，取得文学士学位（英国文学）；1988 年获得美国阿拉巴马大学新闻系硕士学位；1991 年取得纽约哥伦比亚大学法学博士学位。
Chen Ming-ming, founder and CEO of KKday, is not just a passionate and independent traveler, but also a successful serial entrepreneur who dreams big, embraces challenges, and constantly breaks new ground.
In 1999, Chen began working in the online tourism industry and is one of the most visionary entrepreneurs in the tourism market having driven revolutionary digital transformation and new levels of service. He founded ezTravel leading to the popularity local eCommerce tours. He then led Startravel and ezfly through their IPOs.
While searching for the next major opportunity, Chen saw the need for “indestination tours and activities,” and founded KKday in 2014. KKday, which launched online in January 2015, offers a diverse selection of travel experiences from around the world, allowing travelers to delve deeper into local cultures, and making travel more effortless and spontaneous. Through Chen’s leadership and vision, KKday has become one of the biggest tour and activities platforms in Asia with over 30,000 travel adventures in 500 cities and 80 countries worldwide. With his passion for travelling, rich experience in the industry, and precise insights into market opportunities, Chen Ming-ming continues to strategically lead KKday into a promising future featuring a more global footprint.
Christelle Kwizera, 26, is a Rwandan mechanical engineer and social entrepreneur. In 2014, Christelle founded Water Access Rwanda, an award-winning, innovative social enterprise offering tailor-made solutions in the field of collection, distribution and purification of water. The enterprise has provided water to over 159,000 Rwandans through a network of 95 boreholes and INUMA™ purified clean water microgrids. Water Access Rwanda is the only Rwandan enterprise to ever be awarded the prestigious Africa Entrepreneurship Award and the company is recognized as an SDG innovator by the UNSDSN. Recently Christelle emerged 3rd on the inaugural Africa Netpreneur Prize where Jack Ma, Strive Masiyiwa, Ibukun Awosika and Joe Tsai selected amongst 10 finalists, the top 3 African business heroes. Christelle is recognized as a transformer by the Islamic Development Bank and is receiving support to take Water Access Rwanda to the next level through their Transform Fund. The company envisions having a pan-African reach to offer their innovative solutions in 12 African Countries by 2030.
Christelle graduated top of her class from High School and received scholarships to study Mechanical Engineering in the USA. In her undergraduate, Christelle researched purification of water using air-generated ozone and later graduated Magna Cum laude from the Oklahoma Christian University.
Her work in water and geophysics has also seen her train and support the development of social water businesses across the African continent. With her strong academic background and deep commitment to environmental, youth and gender issues, Christelle has managed to get the attention of development leaders and enablers who have awarded her with fellowships and awards for her various activist initiatives and advocacy efforts, notably the Resolution Fellowship, MILEAD fellowship, Sierra Club GPEP fellowship, the Princess Diana Award among others.
In her home district, she was elected to be the economic commission head in the Joint Action Development Forum. Christelle is a regular speaker and activist on the national and international stage and is involved at a high-level in keeping leaders accountable to their people, especially in promoting youth initiatives. A faithful steward, Christelle lives to see her God-given gifts multiplied through service.
Chris Fisher是香港早期风险投资公司Click Ventures的执行合伙人，他在该公司投资于高度可扩展的科技企业。在公司内部，他特别致力于帮助投资组合公司制定战略，发展，收购，出售和IPO。
Chris拥有哥伦比亚商学院和伦敦商学院的MBA学位。他也获得了Case Western Reserve University的物理学学士学位。
Di spent the first decade of his career designing and building information solutions for some of the world’s largest companies: first with JPMorgan Chase, leading the design of global technology asset management system laying a solid foundation for private Cloud transformation; and then at Infosys Consulting, as a senior consultant focusing on enterprise architecture and Cloud strategy, provided management consultancy services across multiple industries. Di has a master’s degree in information management from Syracuse University, US.
Di joined CLP as the head of technology at CLP Innovation Enterprises based in Hong Kong. He leads a team that have built Smart Energy Connect (www.clpsec.com), which is a platform that offers end consumers, enterprises and utilities with a range of energy management solutions.
Dr Yip is the Managing Director of G.E.W. International Corporation Limited (G.E.W.). With over 30 years of experience in home appliance design and manufacturing, he has successfully led the company to transform from an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and Original Design Manufacturer (ODM) to an Original Brand Manufacturer (OBM). He further upgraded G.E.W. from majoring in home appliances to the research and development and manufacturing of commercial appliances, which won the “Hong Kong Awards for Industries: Upgrading and Transformation Awards” in 2018. Over the years, he has been maintaining close ties with local universities to jointly develop new technologies applicable on new products, making remarkable contributions to the promotion of cooperation between the government, industry, academia and research institutes.
彼自二零一八年十月起担任Ascendent Capital Partners (Asia) Limited之总裁。 Ascendent Capital Partners (Asia) Limited是一家专注于中国市场的私募股权投资管理公司。旗下管理的资产主要来自全球知名的机构投资者，包括主权财富基金，大学捐赠基金，退休基金，基金会等。
彼自二零一五年七月起担任中国守正基金管理（香港）有限公司之行政总裁。翟博士曾从事投资银行领域，于二零零九年九月至二零一五年三月担任J.P. Morgan Securities (Asia Pacific) Limited的董事总经理及于二零零七年五月至二零零九年八月担任Macquarie (Hong Kong) Limited的董事总经理。彼拥有逾17年的企业管理和投资银行管理经验。
Fion Leung is the Co-founder of Time Auction, a tech-enabled charity that encourages volunteerism with inspiring experiences.
Started as a side project in 2014, Time Auction quickly gained traction among generous donors and young adults. Time Auction became a registered charity in Hong Kong in early 2017 with Fion dedicating herself full-time to the charity and is now leading the international expansion, operations, and continuing the mission to make volunteering a fulfilling and vital part of people’s lives.
Prior to Time Auction, Fion was Product Evangelist at a media startup, Notey, and Analyst at Barclays after graduating from HKUST with a degree in Business Administration.
生于香港，毕业于美国芝加哥大学并持有金融分析师 ( CFA ) 执照，曾任职于 Disney 与高盛集团，累积了零售、电商以及娱乐等丰富的产业经验。
2013 年，Fiona 创立SHOPLINE 全球智慧开店平台，重视合作导向，并善用行销与营运策略不断优化平台服务，并积极拓展不同市场；高速、稳健地成长也让SHOPLINE 在2014 年获选加入矽谷500 Starups创业加速器的孵育计画，于2015 年正式打入台湾市场，并在2016 年获得阿里巴巴香港创业基金投资，于2019 年也获得中华开发资金挹注。
SHOPLINE 作为亚太市场的行业领军者，积极争取外部资源、发展策略联盟，与在地第三方金物流服务、行销伙伴等结盟、合作，建立了高度在地化且功能强大的一站式开店服务。在Fiona 的领导下，SHOPLINE 不仅提供电商架站的系统服务，更有完整的电商人才协助客户导入电商流程，发展全通路零售，甚至是跨足海外的跨境生意，此外，专业的顾问团队、行销团队也提供包含网站代营运、广告导流代操等全方位的伙伴服务。
目前，SHOPLINE 团队超过300 人，成员横跨香港、台湾、越南以及中国等地；服务客户更遍及全球，超过20 万个品牌都透过SHOPLINE 成功开店，包含Dazzling、杜蕾斯Durex、绿藤生机、海边走走、京盛宇、Lady M、Lucy's、毛起来、美珍香、葡吉食品、QUEENSHOP、古典玫瑰园、Smith & Hsu、泰山等知名品牌选用。
Francis Ngai is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Social Ventures Hong Kong (SVhk, www.sv-hk.org). He is also the Founder of Playtao Education, BottLess, HATCH co-working factory and Sonova Institute, and a Co-Founder of Green Monday and RunOurCity.
Since its establishment in 2007, SVhk has invented and incubated more than 40 social innovation projects, including Light Be (empowerment housing) and Diamond Cab (wheelchair-accessible cab service). Being an Impact Purpose Organisation, SVhk is dedicated to innovating social change through pioneering impact ventures, aggregating impact capital and providing Business 2.0 consultancy.
Prior to establishing SVhk, Francis was the Head of Strategy in a listed technology conglomerate in Hong Kong. He graduated from the City University of Hong Kong and was conferred as an Honorary Fellow by the University in 2013. Francis’ recognitions include Honorary Fellow of the Education University of Hong Kong (2018), 100 Asia Pioneers by The Purpose Economy (2014), Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum (2012), and Hong Kong’s Ten Outstanding Young Persons (2011). He also serves as Deputy Chairman of the Asian Venture Philanthropy Network.
As an ultra-running veteran, Francis completed The North Pole Marathon, Sundown Ultra-marathon 100km Race and the 250-km Gobi March of the 4 Deserts race series.
Jack Zhang，Airwallex联合创始人兼CEO，主要负责制定和实施公司整体战略。在他的带领下，公司从成立至今3年多的时间内迅速规模化发展，目前业务覆盖130多个国家，并在全球9个城市拥有办公室。Airwallex获得DST Global 、腾讯、红杉资本、高瓴资本、维港投资等顶级VC机构超2亿美元融资，总估值超10亿美元，成为全球金融科技领域的独角兽企业。
Jason is the founder and CEO of Cherrypicks, a regional leader in mobile technology and eCommerce specializing in smart city, augmented reality, artificial intelligence, eWallet and location intelligence. Jason is an industry icon in Hong Kong well known for his successful entrepreneurial experience in mobile innovation. With disruptive Online-to-Offline (O2O) solutions as well as patent-pending products and technology inventions, Cherrypicks has represented Hong Kong and China on many world stages to win over 100 local and international awards. The early entrepreneurial journey of the company was also featured as a Harvard Business School case study (#N9-807-106). Jason founded Cherrypicks in 2000 and exited in 2014 and 2016 through strategic acquisitions with NetDragon Websoft Holdings Limited (HKSE: 777). Since joining the NetDragon global family, Jason is leading Cherrypicks to grow Smart City Location Intelligence, eWallet Loyalty platform and Lifelong eLearning businesses.
Jason is an industry leader and a frequent speaker at TEDx, EmTech, Google and numerous University, startup and entrepreneurship workshops.
A thought leader and well sought-after serial entrepreneur, angel investor and mentor in the startup community, Jason has invested in over 20 startups in Hong Kong, Silicon Valley, China, and France. Apart from running the Hong Kong Startup Council, Jason also serves as a mentor or venture partner at Helix Accelerator (Blockchain Hashgraph), Zeroth AI Accelerator, The Mills Fabrica, and more.
Joe Tsai is a co-founder of Alibaba Group, a global Internet technology company based in China. He is a member of board of directors of the company and serves as its executive vice chairman. His career at Alibaba Group spans over 20 years, during which he served as the company’s chief financial officer and oversaw strategic investments. He serves on the investment committees of Alibaba Group and its affiliate Ant Financial, and is a founding member of Alibaba Partnership.
Mr. Tsai owns and is the governor of the Brooklyn Nets of the NBA and the team’s arena Barclays Center. He also owns the New York Liberty of the WNBA and the San Diego Seals, a professional indoor lacrosse team in the National Lacrosse League. He has investments in the upstart Premier Lacrosse League, Los Angeles FC of Major League Soccer, and several sports media and technology companies.
In 2017, Mr. Tsai received the George H.W. Bush ‘48 Lifetime of Leadership Award from Yale University. The award honors alumni athletes who, in their lives after Yale, have made significant leadership contributions in their worlds of governance, commerce, science and technology, education, public service, and the arts and media.
Prior to founding Alibaba Group, Mr. Tsai was a private equity investor with Investor AB of Sweden’s Wallenberg family. He is a graduate of Yale College (BA ’86) and Yale Law School (JD ’90), and practiced tax law as an associate with Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York from 1990 to 1993.
iStaging Corp. 于2015年成立，与工业技术研究院AR/VR研发团队合并后获得台湾国发基金、大亚创投、中国阿里巴巴及WI Harper Investment Funds、ASUS等国际知名机构投资。 iStaging以台湾为研发总部，于美国矽谷、欧洲及中国、香港都设有分公司，拥有专业领域的顶尖国际人才，并凭借不断创新研发多项关键技术的跨国专利，以及在垂直产业的商业应用领域上得到业界领导品牌客户的极高口碑与多项的国际大奖。 iStaging以AI为核心技术ARVR内容的创建变得像手机拍照一样容易，目前拥有超过50个国家的AR/VR内容生态圈及商业付费用户。
曾俊华先生于香港土生土⻑,在就读香港喇沙书院中学二年级时,全家移⺠美国,并于美国纽约的史岱文森高中学校(Stuyvesant High School)毕业。他在麻省理工学院攻读建筑学,其后继续进修,先后获得波士顿州立学院(Boston State College)的双语教育硕士学位和哈佛大学甘迺迪公共行政学院(Kennedy School of Government)的公共行政硕士学位。他曾于波士顿公立学校(Boston Public School) 任教及专责课程发展。曾先生于1982年加入香港政府成为政务官,其后担任商务及财经事务有关的职位。回归后,他曾出任海关关⻑、规划地政局局⻑、工商及科技局局⻑、行政⻑官办公室主任,并自2007年起出任财政司司⻑至2017年离职,于同年竞选特首但落败。
曾先生参与不同的活动。他是非牟利机构「薯片叔叔共创社」 的始创人,从事投资科技的金融机构Ion Pacific 的副主席,虚拟保险公司保泰人寿的资深顾问,商业电台音乐节目的主持人和喇沙书院的剑击教练。
王梓轩（Jonathan）是一位多元表演艺术家 — 集歌唱、作曲、歌曲监制、演戏、跳舞及乐器演奏于一身。 2009年出道，共推出过4张广东专辑、1张国语专辑及两张日文单曲。先后在香港及内地多个音乐颁奖典礼赢得50多个唱作/舞台演绎/优秀新人等奖项。
除为自己作曲外，Jonathan亦曾为不少歌手创作，作品包括莫文蔚的《太多太多》、《境外》、郑秀文的《等一等幸福》、X玖少年团的《玩家》等。在2016年，Jonathan获邀参加内地最大型原创音乐节目《中国好歌曲》第三季比赛，凭着自弹自唱作品《碰不上会更美》、《我是谁》闯入队制六强，成为成绩最佳的香港参赛者。 《好歌曲》后，Jonathan在「全球华语榜中榜暨亚洲影响力大典」颁奖礼中夺得「传媒推荐好歌曲」大奖，更凭着突出表现获Billboard Radio China「香港地区年度突破男歌手」奖项。 Jonathan热爱全方位创作，凭自导自演音乐电影《千色 Fighting For》获得「日本亚洲短片电影节(Short Shorts Film Festival)」东京站「特别呈献」的殊荣。
电视方面，Jonathan是TVB长寿清谈节目《兄弟帮》两千多集的主持之一，也参演不少剧集，包括2015年刘松仁及汪明荃主演的《华丽转身》— 他饰演罹患严重情绪病的音乐才子「唐荣」；角色深入民心，也让他首次获得TVB「万千星辉颁奖典礼」的「最佳男配角」提名。 2018年，Jonathan于TVB与优酷同步播出的律政剧《是咁的，法官阁下》 饰演富有音乐才华的年轻大律师「董丹桥」，以及刚播出由金牌编剧陈宝华监制的《多功能老婆》 ，在两剧中均担演重要角色，演出备受肯定。
Linda Findley Kozlowski is Blue Apron's President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the company's Board of Directors. Before joining Blue Apron in April 2019, Linda most recently served as Chief Operating Officer of Etsy, Inc. where she held responsibilities for product, marketing and customer engagement and acquisition. Prior to Etsy, Linda spent three years at Evernote Corporation, most recently serving as COO, where she oversaw worldwide operations, managed cross-functional teams across seven countries and led the successful launch of the company’s multi-tier pricing strategy to drive accelerated revenue. Before that, Linda worked for Alibaba.com based out of Hong Kong, most recently as Director of Global Marketing and Customer Experience with responsibilities spanning multiple revenue-generating and customer-facing functions. Linda serves on the Board of Directors and as a member of the Finance and Audit Committee of the Ralph Lauren Corporation, in addition to serving on the Board of Directors of Styleseat, Inc., an online platform for beauty and wellness professionals, and Dress for Success, a not-for-profit organization focused on empowering women. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Corporate Communications and Journalism from Elon College and a Master of Arts in Journalism and Public Relations from UNC-Chapel Hill.
Greenburg Capital is a family office venture capital that focuses on education sector across South East Asia. Marco is also the Executive Director of Greenburg Holdings, the financial investment arm of the family office. Marco is the investor and director of several education businesses in Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Singapore, including STEM education service providers. He is also the of Director of Monty Inc., a multinational corporation with business in garment manufacturing, agriculture, real estate and infrastructure. Marco has a Master of Business Administration degree from Bimbi at CCER, Peking University and a second master’s degree in global finance from Fordham University. He has also enrolled in a Family Office Diploma Programme from China Europe International Business School. In his spare time, he enjoys mentoring startups and attending charity events with the family.
Mazing Lee was born in 1987 in Hong Kong and graduated from Business at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) in 2008. She has a passion in beauty, lifestyle and wellness since a young age. Having worked in a corporate job with a hectic schedule that takes her across the world, Mazing realised that striking a work-life balance is essential for one’s wellbeing. She is particularly interested in natural remedies and East-meets-West wellness wisdom and believes there should be a smart and convenient solution for urban dwellers to pursue wellness. She is now studying Certificate Programme in Chinese Medicine for Women’s Health organized by The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Leveraging on her previous experience managing a diversified portfolio of luxury brands in Singapore and Italy, Mazing became Director of Contact Design Group upon her return to Hong Kong. She co-founded The Contact Store, a lifestyle experience centre in Milan and Hong Kong. She curated many lifestyle events and collaborations with well-established brands such as lululemon, Hyatt Group, WeWork and Wynn Hotel.
As a CUHK alumnus, Mazing is a regular speaker at the university’s EMBA and Minor Programme in Entrepreneurship and Innovation and enjoys sharing her entrepreneurial journey with students.
Mui Kinoshita is a multi cultural designer, she studied industrial & strategic design in Hong Kong, UK, Finland and Italy and possess over 15 years’ experience in product design & development, using technology in creative problem solving and business approach. Her works have earned numerous international awards including Reddot Design Award, Global Design Award, iF Design Award China, etc, and her designs are collected by MOMA stores (The Museum of Modern Art) in New York, San Francesco, and Tokyo. Mui’s company focuses in providing the best air quality in a bespoke way and has won numerous startup awards including Alibaba Jumpstarter Global Best Startup & Most Favourite Startup, HSBC innovation award, China Mobile Entrepreneur Award, and more.
Ng Tze-wei specialises in serving charities, social enterprises, funders and all forms of impact organisations and vehicles, hoping to bring thoughtful legal, corporate governance and strategy support to help those doing good become more sustainable.
Tze-wei comes from a cross-disciplinary background in social innovation, media, and public interest law, and has over 10 years of experience working with NGOs in Hong Kong, mainland China, and regionally. Prior to joining the law firm, Tze-wei was a member of the startup team at Sustainable Finance Initiative (SFi), an education platform aimed at growing sustainable investing amongst private investors and family offices in Hong Kong. And before that she was the founding Hong Kong director and deputy director of Asia for the international NGO PILnet: The Global Network for Public Interest Law. She is currently board co-chair of Resolve Foundation, and board director of ESELA – The Legal Network for Social Impact.
Norma was born and raised in Hong Kong. Prior to DayDayCook, Norma was the head of equities research at HSBC Private Bank. Norma started DayDayCook in 2012 where she turned her passion for cooking into the business. In 2015, Norma brought DayDayCook to Shanghai and entered China Market.
Norma designed DayDayCook to satisfy today’s young female millennial who need for a better lifestyle and has been providing a 360-degree lifestyle experience to them. Company has three major business lines including DDCTV content, E-commerce platform and offline experience centers to form a panoramic and comprehensive brand ecosystem. DayDayCook now is the largest cooking and lifestyle content platform with 80 million active viewers, and has 6 experience centers nationwide. Norma has raised over USD 65M in venture funding for DayDayCook from investors including Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneur Fund, K11 Investments, Ironfire Captital, and 500startup.
With the achievement acquired, Norma was named as China New Media Top 100 people in 2016 and CY Zone’s 2017 Most Notable Female Entrepreneurs, and was featured in Apple Store’s Cover Story in November 2018.
Dr. Omar Sakr is the founder and CEO of Nawah-Scientific, the first private multidisciplinary research center in Egypt, catering for research in the fields of natural and biomedical sciences, and offering its services online and ondemand. He holds a PhD in pharmaceutical technology from the University of Geneva and an MBA degree from HULT business school in London. His career extends over 15 years of experience in the pharmaceutical field, both in academia and industry. His workplaces include Egypt, Switzerland and Germany. Dr. Sakr is also an adjunct assistant professor of entrepreneurship at Zewail City of Science and Technology. To his name, Omar holds several scientific and business awards for innovative product design.
Pubs has worked in the technology and energy sector for +15 years. In that time, Pubs has worked in consulting and held positions in a range of industries and companies ranging from energy and FMCG. Currently at CLP Holdings, Pubs manages the Digital Products team under CLP Innovation where he focuses on energy saving solutions.
Within CLP, Pubs lead a range of initiatives including managing large IT application teams, technology infrastructure teams, setting up the initial smart grid technology infrastructure, and establishing the data analytics practice to name a few. More recently Pubs has been managing the Smart Energy Connect program (www.clpsec.com) where the mission is to make sustainability a practical reality through deploying energy saving solutions for customers.
GRAMMY nominated musician and activist, Rocky Dawuni, straddles the boundaries between Africa, the Caribbean and the U.S. to create his appealing Afro Roots sound that unites generations and cultures. A galvanizing performer, Dawuni has shared the stage with Stevie Wonder, Peter Gabriel, Jason Mraz, Janelle Monae and John Legend, among many others. Named one of Africa's Top 10 global stars by CNN, he has showcased his talent at prestigious venues such as The Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center and The Hollywood Bowl. Rocky is a UN Goodwill Ambassador for the Environment for Africa as well as a UN Foundation Ambassador for the Clean Cooking Alliance. Through these designations he uses his music to shine a light on crucial issues facing humanity cross the globe through live concerts, speaking roles, panels, youth empowerment, leadership circles and more.
Rony founded Magic Leap in 2011, but was dreaming about such things for most of his life. Prior to Magic Leap, he was the co-founder and Head of Development and Technology for MAKO Surgical, the world leader in human-interactive robotics for orthopedic surgery. Rony was named a Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum for his work on computer-assisted technologies for minimally invasive surgery. He holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering and a M.S. in biomedical engineering from the University of Miami.
关先生也曾服务财富500强企业--英国所属的BTR Plc担任中国区总裁4年。在BTR, 关先生担任中国区总裁，下辖8个生产分部。通过3年的合并和扩展，取得了一亿五千万美元每年的销售收入的业绩。
关先生出生于香港，1965-1969年就读于英国剑桥郡工业学院，获得国家高级文凭；并先后获得Loughborough University of Technology 和伦敦商学院授予的工程学和科学硕士学位。
Syaru Shirley Lin is Compton Visiting Professor in World Politics at the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia. She also teaches at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, in both the master’s program in global political economy in Hong Kong and the Tsinghua-CUHK FMBA program in Shenzhen and Beijing.
She was the youngest woman partner as well as the one of the first Asian partners of Goldman Sachs & Co., where she led the firm’s investment efforts in Asia, managing investments in twelve countries and setting up the Tokyo operation. Most notably, she spearheaded the firm’s investments in technology start-ups in Asia, making it one of the earliest and most successful investors in China. In that capacity, she led the first round of institutional investment in Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation and Alibaba, immediately after it was registered in 1999. She was also an early investor in Sina and in start-ups that were acquired by Sohu and E Ink. Prior to her work in private equity and venture capital, she specialized in the privatization of state-owned enterprises including China Southern Airlines and Singapore Telecom.
Shirley has served on the boards of numerous private and public companies and currently serves as a director of Goldman Sachs Asia Bank, Langham Hospitality Investments, Mercuries Life Insurance and Swire Pacific Limited, and is a Senior Advisor to Crestview Partners, a private equity fund based in New York. Appointed by the Hong Kong government, she serves on the Hong Kong Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation and is also a director of the Focused Ultrasound Foundation, which supports the development and adoption of new therapeutic medical technologies.
Shirley graduated, cum laude, from Harvard College and has also studied at Keio University in Tokyo and Complutense University of Madrid. After retiring from Goldman Sachs, she earned her masters and Ph.D. from the University of Hong Kong. Her teaching and research examine issues in international and comparative political economy. Her book on Taiwan’s cross-strait economic policy was published by Stanford University Press and by Business Weekly in traditional Chinese in 2019 and is being published in simplified Chinese in 2020. She is currently writing a book on the challenges facing high-income economies in Asia. Her analysis and commentary frequently appear in English and Chinese media.
Stephen Po is the Co-founder and CEO of QooApp Limited. Founded in 2014, QooApp is a global anime game platform specializing in anime games and otaku cultures, also known as ACG culture. The goal is to create a virtual haven for all ACG lovers to discover new games and series and to share the things that they love with kindred spirits around the world. QooApp has an active online community that evolves according to gamer’s needs, creating new dimension breaking gaming experience for gamers across the world.
Stephen was educated in engineering and computer science. After graduation, Stephen started as one of the first few programmers at Yahoo Hong Kong. He was then invited to join TVB.com as the CTO, and developed myTV as their first video streaming product. In 2009, Stephen started his entrepreneurship in the gaming industry by co-founding Memoriki, a web game distribution platform company, with his college friends. Spotting the potential of mobile games and Japanese anime games in particular, he and the team created QooApp, as an internal innovation project. Identifying its potential, QooApp is then spun off as a separate and independent company, as Stephen’s next startup.
QooApp has since grew into a global anime game platform serving tens of millions of users across 200 different countries.
Steven Lam is the Co-Founder and CEO of GOGOVAN, which was founded in 2013. Steven is responsible for developing the overall business strategy and driving the growth and profitability of the business across the region. This also includes establishing business partnerships and securing funding.
GOGOVAN is committed to making daily lives easier, through decreasing idling time of drivers by efficiently connecting drivers and users using its platform. GOGOVAN has expanded rapidly in recent years from Hong Kong to Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea, Mainland China and India. In August 2017, GOGOVAN merged with 58 Suyun, the leader in China’s intra-city logistics market, and with operations in over 300 cities and over 8 million registered drivers, the new company becomes the largest delivery platform in Asia. Steven is the CEO and is responsible for the development of the overall business strategy.
Steven brings with him a wealth of entrepreneurial skills. Prior to founding GOGOVAN, Steven started BoxAd in 2010, an advertising company which advertises on lunch boxes in Hong Kong. Steven earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a focus on global management from the University of California, Berkeley - Walter A. Haas School of Business.
Temie Giwa-Tubosun studied International Public Management from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies. She has over 10 years of health management experience with the Department For International Development (DFID), World Health Organization, UNDP, and the Lagos State Government. In 2014, the BBC listed her as one of the 100 Women changing the world. She was also recognized as an African Innovator by Quartz and the World Economic Forum. She is the Founder and CEO of LifeBank; Africa's healthcare supply chain engine. The company helps hospitals discover essential medical suppliers and delivers them in the right condition and on time.
Fresco Capital is an early stage venture capital firm investing at the intersection of people and technology. Previously, Tytus was Chief Investment Officer of Equities at PMA Investment Advisors, an institutional Asia Pacific hedge fund, managing the equity funds and the equity team. He was a co-founder of PMA, which was started in 2002 and acquired in 2006 while in the process of scaling up to US$3B in assets under management. Before that, he was focused on equity investment with HSBC Asset Management in Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, and London.
Tytus graduated from the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia (Finance with Honours) and is a Leslie Wong Fellow alumnus of the UBC Portfolio Management Foundation. He is also a founding Board Director of the UBC Sauder Alumni Club of Hong Kong and holds the CFA designation. In his spare time, Tytus enjoys training and teaching traditional Okinawan karate as a third degree black belt.
Yat Siu is a technology entrepreneur/investor based in Hong Kong. He is co-founder and chairman of Animoca Brands, an ASX-listed company focusing on leveraging popular brands, gamification, AI, blockchain, and mobile technology to make engaging apps ranging from games to fitness solutions.
Yat began his career at Atari Germany in 1990. In 1995 he moved to Hong Kong to establish Hong Kong Cybercity/Freenation, the first Asian free web page and email provider. In 1998, Yat set up Outblaze, an award-winning pioneer of multilingual white label web services. He sold Outblaze’s services business to IBM in 2009, and pivoted Outblaze to become a conglomerate specializing on cloud, AI, blockchain, and mobile software.
Yat is a director for TurnOut Ventures, a partnership between Outblaze and Turner Entertainment that brought to prominence the hugely popular emoticon character Tuzki. In 2017 he set up the Dalton Learning Lab, an afterschool lab environment that supplements Hong Kong students with skills not emphasized by the local education system, including divergent thinking and design thinking. He is the founder of ThinkBlaze, the research arm of Outblaze investigating socially meaningful issues in technology.
Yat has earned numerous accolades including Global Leader of Tomorrow at the World Economic Forum, and Young Entrepreneur of the Year at the DHL/SCMP Awards.
A classically trained musician, Yat is a member of the advisory board of BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) and a director of the Asian Youth Orchestra.