Welcome Remarks by Lukas Petrikas of HKEX |
Announcement of 4 shortlisted startups
Start-up x 4 teams; 10mins each
Allie currently works at HKEX Innovation Lab, and is responsible for delivering and investing in creative business models to strengthen and grow the group’s core competencies. She has previously worked at a Shenzhen-based family office to invest in and develop onshore and cross-border business opportunities. Prior to that at UBS Hong Kong, she looked at private capital fundraising and investments in the U.S. and APAC technology space. Allie received her Bachelor's degree at UC Berkeley and is actively involved in the Hong Kong alumni chapter.
柏恩司（Austin R. Bryan）於2016年5月加入中電控股，出任創新高級總監一職，帶領公司的創新策略以迎接數碼化浪潮。他同時是中電集團多家附屬公司的董事。過去10年，柏恩司是推動數碼媒體業創新服務的翘楚，在革新金融及電訊業商業活動方面享負盛名。
柏恩司的經驗包括在1990年代初推出德國首項直接銀行理財服務、為美國運通建立網上客戶服務平台，以及與3 Mobile推出澳洲首個3G多媒體流動網絡。他在加入中電前為Singtel Optus策略創新部副總裁，專責數碼媒體項目的收購事宜，並為建立數碼媒體業務發展和推行新產品及服務。
唐啟波先生成功主導和參與投資了Airwallex, Welab, Urban Revivo, DayDayCook, Aqumon和Sandbox VR等項目，曾被評為“香港2017年度風險投資家”，並獲得“2019全球企業風險投資與創新論壇前25名新星”等獎項。
進入戈壁創投以前，唐啟波先生曾在摩立特集團上海管理諮詢公司（Monitor Group Asia）擔任戰略顧問，負責東南亞、中東和北非地區企業的市場拓展及運營服務，並曾在博世集團(Robert Bosch)擔任亞太區企業戰略高級經理一職。
唐啟波先生擁有哈佛大學應用數學與經濟學學士學位，並在哈佛上海校友會(Harvard Club of Shanghai)董事會任職6年。
Jayne Chan is Head of StartmeupHK at InvestHK, the government department responsible for attracting and retaining Foreign Direct Investment into Hong Kong. StartmeupHK is InvestHK’s startup division established in 2014, aimed at attracting innovative startups, investors and other stakeholders to Hong Kong, provide a one-stop service platform to support these companies setting up in the city, promote Hong Kong as a premier startup destination and help build our ecosystem to transform the city into a global hub for innovation and entrepreneurship.
The StartmeupHK Festival is one of the key platforms organised by the team to attract international startup communities to Hong Kong, to share and network with local innovators, corporates and showcase the city’s success stories. The annual event in January 2018 attracted over 6,000 participants, and representation from over 40 countries, with events in key sectors where Hong Kong has distinct competitive advantages, namely financial technology (fintech), Internet of thing (IOT), health technology, retail technology and smart city.
Prior to joining InvestHK, Jayne was Executive Director at the HK chapter of TiE, a global non-profit network focused on fostering entrepreneurship in the markets in which they operate, and management roles at advertising & digital agencies, startup incubator, management consulting and manufacturing companies.
Chief Operating Officer at Innovation Lab, HKEX Jeff is the Chief Operating Officer of Innovation Lab at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, and is responsible for the effective management of the Lab, including people and financial strategy, governance and operations. Jeff also leads initiatives to build innovation culture within HKEX. Prior to joining HKEX, Jeff has held various positions in Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and Barclays Capital.
Jeff holds a BSc degree in Statistics from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is also a Certified Financial Risk Manager and a Certified Internal Auditor.
Kshitij Karundia (KK) is a senior director in Ant Financial’s investment team. As part of his mandate, he is also the co-founder and managing partner of BAce Capital, an early stage venture capital firm, focussed on emerging markets, primarily India and SE
Prior to his current role, KK was the head of Alibaba’s strategic investment responsible for SEA and India. He led Alibaba’s investment in Bigbasket, XpressBees, Lazada, Tokopedia, and Paytm.
Prior to joining Alibaba, KK was a banker with institutions such as Citi, Rothschild, and Goldman Sachs and was part of the banking team that led the US IPO of Alibaba in 2014 and the HK IPO of Alibaba’s B2B business in 2007.
Lukas is Managing Director and Head of Innovation Lab of HKEX, where he looks for creative business models and disruptive technology innovations that can deliver value and open new opportunities for HKEX. During his career, he has been involved in many of the initiatives that have broken new ground for Hong Kong's markets, including the acquisition of London Metal Exchange; Shanghai & Shenzhen Stock Connect; China Bond Connect; and the 2018's listing reform. Prior to HKEX, Lukas was an investment banker at Rothschild London and Hong Kong.
Polly is the Technology, Media and Telecom Industry Leader of Southern China Region of Deloitte China. Polly has actively involved in a number of Hong Kong and state-owned enterprises listings in different stock exchanges in the United States of America, Canada and Hong Kong, including a state-owned enterprise in telecommunication industry. She has extensive experience serving clients with multiple locations and monitoring regional coordination.
Polly is a Member of Professional Development Committee and Member of Registration and Practising Committee of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (“HKICPA”). She is a member of Zonta Club of Hong Kong and a full member of Association of Women Accountants of Hong Kong to help to advance the status of women in Hong Kong through services and advocacy, and to raise the interest of woman accountants in the accountancy profession and in business.
Suzanne Cheng has been Chief Financial Officer of the Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong Holdings Limited since 2012. She is a qualified accountant with membership of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Ms Cheng holds a Master of Science degree in Finance. She has more than 21 years of experience in accounting and finance for corporate and banking sectors.