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Ir Allen Tak Bun Yeung, JP (Former Chief Information Officer at The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region)

Ir Allen Tak Bun Yeung, JP

Former Chief Information Officer at The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Mr. Yeung was responsible for formulation of policies and strategies for Hong Kong’s information industry in development of the digital economy, e-government, cyber-security, and formulation of the blueprint for developing Hong Kong into the world’s leading smart city.

Mr. Yeung has extensive experience in the areas of smart city, big data, information technology, cybersecurity, investments, corporate and business development, science park development and government affairs. And he is a leader in Hong Kong's information technology and communication industry.

Currently, He is the Hong Kong delegate to the 14th National People’s Congress, member of Chief Executive's Policy Unit (CEPU) Expert Group, President of Greater Bay Area International Information Technology Industry Association and Founding Chairman at Institute of Big Data Governance.

Marshall Xu (Director of Marketing at Xiaohongshu Monetization)

Marshall Xu

Director of Marketing at Xiaohongshu Monetization

Yousi was previously in charge of Marketing and Communications at Ogilvy & Mather, BlueFocus, Didi, etc. He has been committed to branding, growth marketing, social & digital marketing, PR and other fields within the industry, and has extensive experience as well as a holistic perspective on marketing.

Herbert Chia (Board of Director at Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation)

Herbert Chia

Board of Director at Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation

Mr. Chia serves as Board of Director of Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation, a non-official member of the Governance Committee of Hong Kong Growth Portfolio, the Digital Economy Development Committee and Vice Chairman of GBA International Information Technology Association.

He has over ten years of practical experience in big data strategy and application with unique insights into the future trends of e-commerce. He was the former Vice President of Alibaba and the President of Data Committee. During his tenure, the data team of Alibaba was awarded “China Excellent IT Team” in the “Excellent Chinese CIO” selection. Mr. Herbert Chia was rated as “China Top 10 Most Influential Big Data Entrepreneurs” by the State Information Center of China.

Alan Chan (General Manager, Hong Kong and Taiwan at Adobe)

Alan Chan

General Manager, Hong Kong and Taiwan at Adobe

Alan joined Adobe in 2017. He is currently responsible for driving and operating the company’s digital media and digital experience business in Hong Kong and Taiwan markets. These businesses comprise Creative Cloud, Document Cloud and Experience Cloud solutions which facilitate Adobe customers to deliver fascinating experiences through digital transformation. Alan served in a diverse range of roles in other sizable technology companies including Microsoft, Cisco and Network Associates before joining Adobe.

Michael Yung (Strategic Advisor, Google Cloud at Google Hong Kong)

Michael Yung

Strategic Advisor, Google Cloud at Google Hong Kong

Michael is currently a Strategic Advisor in Google Cloud's APAC Industry Technology Group, where he provides technology advice and guidance to clients on their long-term strategy. He has over 30 years of experience in IT, with a particular focus on Internet, eCommerce, and TravelTech. He is also an expert in web usability, computer security, and blockchain technologies.

Before joining Google, Michael held senior roles at a number of leading organizations in the APAC region, including Asia Miles, Caltex, Cathay Pacific Airways, the HKSAR Government, Hutchison eCommerce, HKICPA, Priceline, SingTel, and Tradelink. In these roles, he was responsible for developing and managing
systems, as well as providing strategic advice and guidance.

Michael holds an MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management. He is also a founding member and past chairman of the Cloud Security Alliance Hong Kong and Macau Chapter, and a past president of ISACA China Hong Kong Chapter.

Michael is passionate about using technology to solve real-world problems. He is also a strong advocate for security and privacy. He is committed to helping organizations adopt the latest technologies in a secure and responsible way.

Nixon Chau (Managing Director and General Manager of SenseTime Hong Kong)

Nixon Chau

Managing Director and General Manager of SenseTime Hong Kong

Mr. Nixon Chau is the Managing Director and General Manager of SenseTime Hong Kong. He has over 20 years of experience in business development across Canada, Singapore, Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan markets.

Nixon is currently responsible for the overall thought leadership, go-to-market strategy and building C-suit client relationships with key accounts in Hong Kong. Prior to joining SenseTime, Nixon worked at Pivotal, SAP and Oracle.

Apart from his business endeavors, Nixon is passionate about building Hong Kong start-up ecosystem. He is the advisory board member of the CUHK Alumni Entrepreneurs Association (CUAEA) and fully supports the development of the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Nixon holds an Executive MBA from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and a BSc in Computer Science from the University of British Columbia in Canada. He also participated Technology & Innovation Management Program at UC Berkeley. He is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Nikita Mishra (Moderator) (Deputy Editor at Campaign Asia-Pacific)

Nikita Mishra (Moderator)

Deputy Editor at Campaign Asia-Pacific

Nikita Mishra is an award-winning, seasoned journalist with over a decade of cross-functional newsroom experience across New Delhi, Mumbai and Hong Kong. Her experience spans across news channel CNN-IBN (Indian affiliate of CNN International), digital news platform The Quint, and Hong Kong-based luxury lifestyle publication Gafencu. Currently working as the deputy editor at Campaign Asia-Pacific in Hong Kong, she covers news, trends and features from the dynamic and vibrant marcomms industry in the region. Her current stint at Campaign is preceded by nearly two years of digital media experience and more than seven years of television news experience where she honed her skills in live reporting, video production, scripting, anchoring, and documentary-making.

Alice Chow (CEO of GroupM Hong Kong)

Alice Chow

CEO of GroupM Hong Kong
Derek Yip (Chief Operating Officer at Omnicom Media Group)

Derek Yip

Chief Operating Officer at Omnicom Media Group
Brian Hui (MD and Head of Customer Propositions and Marketing, Wealth and Personal Banking at HSBC Hong Kong)

Brian Hui

MD and Head of Customer Propositions and Marketing, Wealth and Personal Banking at HSBC Hong Kong

Brian Hui is Head of Customer Propositions and Marketing, Wealth and Personal Banking (WPB), Hong Kong, HSBC.

In his current role, Brian leads the Propositions and Marketing team of WPB to develop compelling customer propositions, cultivate segment growth and fulfilment, market HSBC brand and customer solutions, as well as enhance customer service delivery.

Brian is an industry veteran with over two decades of experience in marketing, customer experience and commercial roles across financial services, e-commerce and startups.

Previously, Brian has held global management roles in Faraday Future, LeEco and Amazon based in the US and China, where he took the helm of a wide range of functions including sales and marketing, customer growth, product development and customer experience. Earlier in his career, Brian also worked for Citibank and Standard Chartered Bank across Hong Kong, China and the UK in the areas of e-business, sales and marketing and channel management.

Hins Cheung (Singer-songwriter / Producer / Entrepreneur)

Hins Cheung

Singer-songwriter / Producer / Entrepreneur
Dr Toa Charm (Founding Chairman at Data Literacy Association)

Dr Toa Charm

Founding Chairman at Data Literacy Association

Dr. Charm has amassed over three decades of experience in the innovation and technology industry. He previously served as the Chief Public Mission Officer of Cyberport and held senior executive positions at leading multinational, Chinese, and Hong Kong enterprises such as IBM, Oracle, HSBC, Jardine Pacific, and Kingdee. Dr. Charm specializes in digital strategy and transformation, corporate innovation, intrapreneurship, and start-up cultivation. He possesses technical expertise in areas such as big data, AI, fintech, blockchain, and e-commerce. In 2020, Dr. Charm published his book 《數碼力大提升》.

Fred Sheu (National Technology Officer at Microsoft Hong Kong)

Fred Sheu

National Technology Officer at Microsoft Hong Kong

As National Technology Officer at Microsoft Hong Kong, Fred supports policy decisions and delivers technologically relevant and scalable solutions to Hong Kong market. His main objectives are to align IT value propositions to public policies in such areas as healthcare, education, the environment, and local social and economic development; and to promote a digital agenda in top policy areas, including innovation, security and privacy, technology neutrality, accessibility, and interoperability.

Prior to Microsoft, Fred worked with Hewlett Packard (HP) Enterprise where he was the General Manager of Software for HPE Hong Kong. Fred is an active veteran in the Hong Kong ICT industry, he serves in councils of the Hong Kong Computer Society (HKCS), itSMF Hong Kong Chapter and the Hong Kong Information Technology Federation (HKITF).

Fred graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Computer Science (Hon) degree.

Tommie Lo (Founder & CEO of Preface Hong Kong)

Tommie Lo

Founder & CEO of Preface Hong Kong

Tommie is the Founder and CEO of Preface, a technology training company that empowers enterprises and individuals worldwide to stay ahead in today's tech-driven world.

Preface operates globally, with offices in Hong Kong, London, Singapore, and Tokyo. Their AI-powered training programmes provide fast and relevant content to help learners future-proof their businesses and careers.

Tommie has always aspired to be a disruptor of traditional education. Throughout the years, he has led Preface to re-engineer tech and coding education, and re-design the classroom experience through a decentralised learning model. He also demonstrated his bold approach in Preface Coffee & Wine, a unique space that promotes lifestyle learning and aims to become the go-to place for the latest tech knowledge and edutainment experiences.

Tommie's innovative and inspirational approach has touched the hearts of many, from aspiring kid coders and curious learners, to digital-transforming enterprises and educational institutions.

James Lee (AI & Emerging Tech Consulting Leader at PwC Hong Kong)

James Lee

AI & Emerging Tech Consulting Leader at PwC Hong Kong

James is a management consulting leader and senior technology executive specializing in advising global financial services organizations on “cloud-first, data-driven” digital transformation with data and analytics, AI, and intelligent automation. He has over 20 years of strategy consulting and technology operation experience in North America, Asia, and Europe that spanned across various industries including insurance, banking, asset and wealth management, private equity, and telecommunications.

Jake Chan (Chief Commercial Officer at Apoidea Group)

Jake Chan

Chief Commercial Officer at Apoidea Group

Jake is the Chief Commercial Officer of Apoidea Group, where he leverages his extensive experience in commercial strategy and growth marketing to drive all of the Group’s commercial efforts. Prior to joining Apoidea, Jake held senior leadership positions at Klook and VIPABC, where he demonstrated a proven track record of success across multiple sectors. He has a private equity investment background from his previous life at bulge bracket investment banks such as Credit Suisse and Citi.

Jake holds a Bachelor of Laws from Manchester University. He is also a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Senior Executive Program, China.

Stephanie Ng (Global Head of Marketing, Wealth and Personal Banking at HSBC Hong Kong)

Stephanie Ng

Global Head of Marketing, Wealth and Personal Banking at HSBC Hong Kong

Stephanie brings more than 20 years’ experience in consumer financial services in APAC, across business strategy, strategic partnerships, product innovation, portfolio management and customer loyalty. She was most recently the Financial Services Head at Meta (Facebook) where she led all Financial Services initiatives across the Facebook family of apps. She is passionate about building businesses, marketing innovation and digital transformation, helping brands keep up with technology and changing consumer behavior to drive results.

She joined HSBC in August 2022. Prior to her role at Meta, she was the Executive Director for Credit Cards in Standard Chartered Bank, having led successful teams in cards, payments and unsecured lending businesses in Singapore, Malaysia and globally for the Bank. She has also held senior level positions with Mastercard and AIG.

She holds a master’s degree from University of Bath and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Sheffield, both in the UK. She volunteers at various women’s events and is an active grassroots leader. Originally from Singapore, Stephanie is now based in Hong Kong and is married with a young child.

Christina Tse (Co-Founder & Advisor of Pantheon Lab)

Christina Tse

Co-Founder & Advisor of Pantheon Lab

Christina is the Co-Founder & Advisor of Pantheon Lab, driving business development, branding, and communications. She empowers companies to adopt Generative AI technologies, revolutionizing their marketing campaigns.

Previously, Christina served as VP of Branding & Communications at PUC Berhad in Kuala Lumpur, supporting the company’s various business, including integrated media services, e-commerce, technology, and renewable energy.

With over 30 years of expertise in broadcast, telecommunications, tourism, and hospitality, Christina excels in PR and marketing communications. She began her career in the leisure and tourism sector at Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, and later oversaw corporate communications and crisis management as Head of Public Affairs at Ngong Ping 360, top tourist attractions in Hong Kong.

Christina also led the opening of the world's largest Sheraton and Macau's biggest hotel, earning prestigious industry awards. She continued as Director of Marketing Communications for JW Marriott Hotel and The Ritz-Carlton in Macau, contributing to Marriott International's first twin hotel portfolios in Macau.

Certified as an IAAPA Certified Attractions Executive, Christina demonstrates expertise in the attractions industry.

Christina studied law and sociology at Keele University, UK.

Timothy Leung (Moderator) (Executive Director of HKAI Lab)

Timothy Leung (Moderator)

Executive Director of HKAI Lab

In the years as the Executive Director of the HKAI Lab, Timothy has supported and coached many startups in the journey to become a successful business, including areas in fundraising, product and business development, and team management. He leveraged his own experience as a startup co-founder and network in the startup ecosystem.

Timothy has accumulated over 20 years of experience in the Information and Internet field. He worked in esteemed companies such as Alibaba, Apple, and PCCW. He is now the Executive Director of the HKAI LAB, which is a not-for-profit initiative fully funded by the Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund and SenseTime focused on advancing the frontiers of AI with cutting-edge technologies and expertise, and empowering startups to commercialize their new inventions.

Timothy is strong at business strategic planning and implementation. He had managed direct sales teams and channel partners for technology products and internet services, such a background equipped him with comprehensive experience in sales, marketing, product development and senior management. He had many successes in government and private sector partnership development and management.

Timothy’s 20+ years' experience in the technology field covering Asia, Europe, and Americas. He directly managed staff and partners in Japan, Korea, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, Turkey, USA, UK, Italy, Brazil and Peru.

Eric Yip (Head of Solutions Architecture and Customer Solutions Manager, AWS Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan at Amazon Web Services)

Eric Yip

Head of Solutions Architecture and Customer Solutions Manager, AWS Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan at Amazon Web Services

Eric has 26 years of information technology experiences with extensive regional management coverage. He has collaborated with global teams like Greater China, Asia Pacific, Europe and US R&D teams in IT vendors. He has been working in AWS for 4+ years, leading the Solutions Architecture teams in Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. Prior to AWS, Eric has worked as Cloud Architect Management role with a leading global IT vendor. He has helped global enterprises in digital and cloud transformations across different industries.

Will Fu (Founding Fellow at Data Literacy Association)

Will Fu

Founding Fellow at Data Literacy Association

Mr. Will Fu is a data and analytics leader and has over 15 years of experience across Hong Kong, Macau and Europe helping organizations to transform and build a data-driven culture.

Will is currently the VP of Business Intelligence and Analytics at Galaxy Macau, responsible for the enterprise-wide data strategy and analytics roadmap, with a goal to harness data to create business value and support better decision making to enable growth across multiple business units from Gaming, Hospitality, Retail, F&B to Operations.

Prior to joining Galaxy Macau, he held executives roles at Citigroup and HSBC in Hong Kong and Staples Europe in the United Kingdom.

Will holds the prestigious position as Vice-Chairman of Aston University Alumni Hong Kong and Macau, where he foster strong connections among graduates and industry leaders. He is also a Founding Fellow of Hong Kong’s DaLa (Data Literacy Association), where he promote the importance and value of data skills in the society.

Will holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Aston University in the UK. He is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Patrick Tu (CEO & Co-founder of Dayta AI)

Patrick Tu

CEO & Co-founder of Dayta AI

With a vision to build a SmartRetail ecosystem that entails Computer Vision and Business Intelligence, Patrick Tu, started the Hong Kong-based AI startup right after he graduated. His SaaS product, Cyclops, helps offline retailers acquire and analyse data for the future planning and performance evaluation with the help of artificial intelligence.

Jason Wong (Head of Performance at Omnicom Media Group)

Jason Wong

Head of Performance at Omnicom Media Group

Jason deeply understands client's needs and the rapid market change in the advertising/media industry. He has been growing with Omnicom Media Group Hong Kong for 8+ years. Jason first worked in one of OMG’s media agencies, OMD, for four years, then moved to the group level to lead the company, transform, and set up a division called ‘OMG Performance’ from scratch.

With a deep understanding of the market trends and business needs, Jason took the lead in a business transformation by merging different special business units (SBUs) to form OMG Performance to break the silos and provide holistic performance solutions to OMG’s clients. With proven cases, OMG Performance drove success for numerous clients and, as a result, was recognized by the industry with iconic awards such as Campaign Asia’s APAC Performance Agency of the Year in 2020 & Greater China Performance Agency of the Year 2021 & 2022; Marketing Interactive’s Performance Agency of the Year 2022 & Programmatic, Search, Performance Agency of the Year 2020.

Before he joined Omnicom Media Group, he worked in Ogilvy, and Universal McCann on performance-related roles for regional accounts across 15 APAC markets, and those experiences helped Jason to build up a division with a regional vision and a performance media foundation.

Rex Ching (Group Chief Technology Officer at TVB)

Rex Ching

Group Chief Technology Officer at TVB

Mr. Ching was appointed as Group Chief Technology Officer in September 2021 to lead the development and dissemination of technology across all business groups within TVB. He was also appointed as President of MyTV Super Group in January 2022 for overseeing the business, operations and technology development. Mr. Ching also holds directorships in certain subsidiaries of the Company. He joined TVB as Head of Technical Engineering in October 2014. Before joining TVB, Mr. Ching worked in PCCW Solution to lead the IT development for nowTV. He has 24 years of extensive experience in OTT, IT and Telecommunication industries. Mr. Ching holds a Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering and a Master of Economics from The University of Hong Kong. He is also a Corporate Member of The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers.

David Ko (Moderator) (Managing Director of RFI Asia Limited)

David Ko (Moderator)

Managing Director of RFI Asia Limited

David Ko is the leader of RFI Asia, a digital marketing agency that belongs to the Ruder Finn group. RFI Asia comprises a talented team of digital strategists, data analysts and content creators who provide services such as branded content creation, emerging technologies, web, social influence, crisis management, analytics, and consumer research. RFI Asia was one of the first agencies to create chatbots for consumer brands in Asia and to produce a VR mini-movie in 2013. Its multinational clients include Audi, Dah Sing Bank, Estée Lauder, HSBC, L'Oréal, Longines, Manulife, Marriott International, Orbis, Hublot, Porsche, Prudential, Tencent and many others. RFI Asia's Insights & Analytics team also offers innovative solutions such as Marketing Ecosystem Audit, Influencer Mapping, Consumer Journey Mapping and Crisis Simulation.

Cheuk Shum (Managing Director, Head of Marketing, Wealth & Personal Banking at HSBC Hong Kong)

Cheuk Shum

Managing Director, Head of Marketing, Wealth & Personal Banking at HSBC Hong Kong

Cheuk Shum is Managing Director, Head of Marketing, Wealth and Personal Banking, HSBC Hong Kong.

Cheuk joined HSBC’s Hong Kong office in 2022. He oversees full-funnel marketing strategies across the segment continuum, from HSBC One and Premier to Private Banking, to deliver brand priorities and business growth.

Cheuk Shum started his career with Standard Chartered in wealth management, assuming various leadership positions in retail equities, platforms, business planning and investment products before switching career track to heading the bank’s strategic marketing function in 2012. His business background and perspective have helped him shape campaigns that deliver strong marketing ROIs and win industry accolades. He will be leading the efforts to drive HSBC’s ambition to be the Number 1 brand in Hong Kong for customer advocacy.

Saron Leung (Industry Head, FinTech & Financial Services at Google HK)

Saron Leung

Industry Head, FinTech & Financial Services at Google HK

Saron joined Google Hong Kong in 2018 and currently leads the strategic partnerships between Google and global FSIs.

Before joining Google, Saron had over a decade of experience in Marketing and Adtech across the APAC region, leading Digital Strategy for some of the most iconic brands globally.

Awarded “Global Rising Star” by iProspect during his agency career, Saron has earned recognition across the region, being named Under 30 Achiever of the Year by Mumbrella Asia in 2016.

Saron is known for his passion in data and technology, previously serving as the Data & Measurement Committee Lead at the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) of Hong Kong in 2019. He is currently an Executive Committee member of the Digital Marketing Community at Hong Kong Management Association (HKMA) and a Committee Member at the Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia (IFTA).

Deepika Nikhilender (CEO, Xaxis Asia-Pacific & Executive Director – Programmatic Practice of GroupM Nexus Asia Pacific)

Deepika Nikhilender

CEO, Xaxis Asia-Pacific & Executive Director – Programmatic Practice of GroupM Nexus Asia Pacific

Over the last 20 over years, Deepika has gained experience across the Asia-Pacific region in the marketing & communications domain, working across multiple categories and over 100 brands. She is seen as a maven and veteran in the media industry in the APAC region. She has garnered deep knowledge of the Asia Pacific markets, consumer culture and its diverse market environments.

With a deep foundation in analytics, marketing science, solutions architecture and strategy, she made a foray in Ad technology and the programmatic practice 6 years ago.
Today, Deepika has established herself in the Ad Technology and Marketing Technology domain as an expert navigating brands in their data-driven marketing agenda. She also steers the A.I and Machine learning blueprint for the company, in the region.

She has won coveted awards such as:
- Media Person of the Year for Singapore
- Innovator of the Year by The Internationalist Magazine, New York
- Regional Account Person of the year by Campaign Asia-Pacific
- Business Leader of the Year for Women Leading Change year by Campaign Asia-Pacific and Technology Chief of the Year for Women Leading Change year by Campaign Asia-Pacific

Frank Liu (Deputy General Manager, Head of Product & Solutions of Greater China Region at Dun & Bradstreet (China) Co. Ltd.)

Frank Liu

Deputy General Manager, Head of Product & Solutions of Greater China Region at Dun & Bradstreet (China) Co. Ltd.

Frank Liu is the Deputy General Manager and Head of Product and Solutions at Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) Greater China region. He has a long-standing commitment to supporting Chinese companies in their global business expansion efforts and possesses deep insights into the application of data and data-driven decision-making in various sectors, including finance, infrastructure, international trade, and commodities trading.

Throughout his distinguished career, Frank has garnered an impressive track record of successfully assisting numerous top-tier Chinese Fortune 500 companies in achieving their expansion objectives within the Asia-Pacific, Middle East, North Africa, and European markets. His accomplishments underscore his exceptional capabilities in orchestrating international market penetration and formulating comprehensive strategic initiatives.

Gavin Buxton (Managing Director, Asia of Magnite)

Gavin Buxton

Managing Director, Asia of Magnite

Gavin currently leads the growth of Magnite Asia, where he is focused on helping
media owners and brands win across every channel and format.

Gavin has over 20 years’ global experience in the digital advertising space, having
worked in leadership roles at tech and publishing companies, including Microsoft,
Turner Broadcasting and LinkedIn, with the last ten years based in Asia building
businesses. His working knowledge spans television, digital, search, programmatic,
mobile, content marketing and social media.

He is an active participant within the advertising industry with multiple thought
leadership publications, speaker slots and contributing to industry bodies, including
past board membership of the IAB SG and participant of several committees. In
March 2018, he was named as “one of the top people to look out for” by The Digerati
Asia Pacific – which is The Drum’s annual celebration of people in the industry that
goes out of their way for digital in this region.

Arto Tolonen (Chief Product Officer at

Arto Tolonen

Chief Product Officer at

Arto Tolonen is the Chief Product Officer at, a global leader in the digital advertising industry. With over 15 years of experience in the field, Arto has played a pivotal role in transforming the way marketers engage with their audiences.

Arto currently heads the Smartly AI Product Lab, a dynamic hub of innovation that equips marketers with cutting-edge AI-powered solutions to address their campaign and creative requirements. Under his leadership, has emerged as one of the world’s largest SaaS digital advertising platforms, collaborating with over 700 renowned brands across the globe.

For the past 8 years, Arto has been at the forefront of’s product team, steering the company’s strategic vision and uniting brands and advertisers under a single, comprehensive digital marketing solution. His commitment to driving excellence in the digital advertising landscape has made a significant impact on how brands allocate their budgets across the evolving social and digital ecosystem.

Arthur Chan (Chief Operating Officer at Vpon Big Data Group)

Arthur Chan

Chief Operating Officer at Vpon Big Data Group

Arthur has 15 years of experience in the fields of big data and digital marketing with special expertise in transforming startups to multinational enterprises. Since joining Vpon in 2016, Arthur has propelled the company’s growth in big data profession across APAC region and capture big client wins including Japan National Tourism Organization and Citibank. Vpon is recognized by industry peers as a leading big data company equipped with top mobile ad platform in Asia.

Dr. Yvonne Leung (Director of Customer Transformation & Growth at Bupa Hong Kong)

Dr. Yvonne Leung

Director of Customer Transformation & Growth at Bupa Hong Kong

Yvonne Leung is the Director of Customer Transformation & Growth of Bupa Hong Kong. A strategic thinker, Yvonne creates human-centered user experiences to continually build game changing solutions to maximize customer outcomes and brand equity. She has extensive experience in analytics-based performance marketing, creative/ service design, experience-driven innovations, digital transformation, public & media relations, and corporate events.

Prior to current role, Yvonne was the ex-Chief Marketing Officer and founding leader of AlipayHK. She is a well-known marketer and change leader in the Fintech industry and Chartered Marketer and Fellow Member (FCIM) of Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK), as well as a winner for Distinguished Marketing Leadership of HKMA/TVB Marketing Excellence Awards 2020.

Yvonne holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Finance (First Class Hons & Dean’s List Award), a Master of Arts degree in Communication, a Master of Business Administration degree in Strategic Management, and a Doctor of Business Administration degree with research focus in Digital Marketing. She has also completed a Digital Disruption: Digital Transformation Strategies Program at the University of Cambridge, Customer-Focused Innovation Program at Stanford University, and Executive Program for Leading Change at The Hong Kong university of Science and Technology.

Dr. Leonard Newnham (Chief Data Scientist at LoopMe)

Dr. Leonard Newnham

Chief Data Scientist at LoopMe

Leonard Newnham is LoopMe’s Chief Data Scientist. He holds a PhD in Machine Learning and has over 26 years’ experience in applying ML in the real world, with 20 of those working in real-time behavioral targeting companies, using big data and AI applied to the advertising industry. He has co-authored AI papers alongside David Silver, the brains behind the AphaGo project and has spoken at various large international conferences, including the International & European Conference on Machine Learning. He currently holds 22 granted patents, 21 pending, 19 as lead inventor, in the field of ML.

Heatherm Huang (Co-Founder of Measurable AI)

Heatherm Huang

Co-Founder of Measurable AI

Dr. Heatherm Huang is a serial technology entrepreneur, Y Combinator alumnus, and holds a Doctorate in FinTech from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. With a passion for innovation, Huang has co-founded several notable ventures. MailTime, a messaging style mobile email app, earned a place in the Apple App Store’s Best of 2015. Measurable AI, an emerging market alternative data provider, was honored as the Startup of the Year in 2017 at the Mobile World Congress. Huang also co-founded Measurable Data Token, a decentralized data exchange economy that rewards users for sharing data.

Yannick Mahé (Head of GCR Business Engineering at Meta)

Yannick Mahé

Head of GCR Business Engineering at Meta

Yannick is originally from France, and after starting his career in Mainland China went on to leadership roles in tech as Director of Engineering and CTO of startups in Europe. He holds MBAs from Columbia Business School and the London Business School. After joining Meta in Paris, Yannick currently leads the Business Engineering function for Meta in the Greater China Region, which puts him at the intersection of business and technology.

Cedric Delzenne (Moderator) (Managing Director APAC of 55, the data company)

Cedric Delzenne (Moderator)

Managing Director APAC of 55, the data company

A Digital Marketing Specialist with a passion for technology with a purpose, Cedric has been calling Hong Kong home since 2010. He successfully bootstrapped Asia’s first digital platform for emerging fashion designers before launching the local Chapter of Silicon Valley start-up incubator Founder Institute.

He is currently Managing Director for APAC at 55, the data company, helping global advertisers & publishers improve marketing, advertising and sales performance across channels through advanced measurement, insights and activation of their data assets.

Cedric is an Executive Committee member and Measurement Committee member at IAB Hong Kong (Interactive Advertising Bureau) as well as a regular speaker and panelist at conferences in the region.

Andy Hood (VP Emerging Technologies at WPP)

Andy Hood

VP Emerging Technologies at WPP

As VP Emerging Technologies at WPP, Andy is focused less on technologies themselves and more on the role they have, the problems they solve and the opportunities they create, the behaviours they change or require and the impact they have on people and the world around them. Andy spent 20 years at AKQA, founding the Creative Research & Development Team there in 1999 and developing pioneering and award-winning use cases for major clients with virtual and augmented reality, artificial intelligence, computer vision and connected physical spaces before moving into WPP in May 2020. He was a Cannes jury President in 2017, has presented for TedX and was included in an AdWeek list of the “The Top Creative Minds in Digital”.

Dr. Yongming Shi (Manager Of Solution Architecture And Engineering at Nvidia)

Dr. Yongming Shi

Manager Of Solution Architecture And Engineering at Nvidia

Dr. Yongming Shi is the manager of solution architecture and engineering at NVIDIA. He supports industry customers in the acceleration computing field. Customers are involved in finance, retail, manufacturing, and logistics.

He joined NVIDIA in April 2020. Before that, he was a lead research scientist at Siemens China Research Institute.

Ben Chien (Managing Director - Greater China of AnyMind Hong Kong Limited)

Ben Chien

Managing Director - Greater China of AnyMind Hong Kong Limited

Ben Chien is an experienced adtech founder, corporate executive, automobile gymkhana enthusiasts, and father of two. Driven by the desire to disrupt the status quo, he takes pride in being the only service provider of advertising monetization services to online publishers in Hong Kong, which led to his startup being acquired by a Japanese tech company. As an acqui-hired executive, his goal is to accelerate the growth of the Greater China business, and to expand services to the influencer marketing and video space. With a successful startup exit, Ben is now an active angel investor, mentor at startup accelerators, and supporters of early-stage funds.

Alex Luis (Managing Director - Hong Kong & Taiwan of Aleph Holding)

Alex Luis

Managing Director - Hong Kong & Taiwan of Aleph Holding

Leveraging his extensive experience in digital media and technology, Alex Luis has dedicated the past 20 years to providing business development and digital marketing consultation services for various international media and technology companies.

Alex has held numerous management positions in market solution companies and media organizations in Hong Kong and Australia. Throughout his career, he has successfully led teams to implement marketing strategies that drive business growth and enhance brand recognition.

In recent years, Alex has focused on promoting digital audio in Hong Kong and Taiwan. He has a deep understanding of the trends in digital media development and changes in consumer behaviour, and is committed to helping businesses leverage digital audio platforms to adopt innovative marketing strategies.

Donald Chan (Co-Founder and Senior Advisor of Cherrypicks Limited)

Donald Chan

Co-Founder and Senior Advisor of Cherrypicks Limited

Donald is one of the founders of Cherrypicks, a regional leader in mobile technology and eCommerce specializing in smart city, augmented reality, artificial intelligence, eWallet and location intelligence. With disruptive Online-to-Offline (O2O) solutions as well as patent-pending products and technology inventions, Cherrypicks has represented Hong Kong and China in many world stages and won over 100 local and international awards. Cherrypicks were strategically merged with NetDragon (HKSE:777) in 2014.
Donald is a seasoned mobile telecommunication expert who leads the team to develop strategic accounts with local and multinational corporations like HSBC, Prudential, MTR, and major property developers. In recent years, the company together with its partners developed and launched one of the most popular eWallet in Hong Kong, and continues to bring world-class electronic payment solutions to corporate customers and the public with innovative user experience and cutting-edge technology.
Donald holds a bachelor of Engineering and a MSC in Financial Management, he also frequently accepts judge and speaker invitations from prestigious technology and services awards such as the Hong Kong ICT Awards, Asia Smart App Awards, and international conferences to generously share his knowledge and experience. Donald is also the Vice Chairman and one of the founding members of the Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association (WTIA) and Past President of Rotary Club Central Harbourfront.

Man Yu (Technical Manager at CloudMile Limited)

Man Yu

Technical Manager at CloudMile Limited

With over 10 years of experience in IT infrastructure, cybersecurity, and cloud engineering, Man is a technical leader skilled at securing IT environments and uplifting legacy architectures. His expertise spans IT security, network infrastructure and cloud migrations. He has served as a technical consultant architecting secure hybrid and cloud infrastructures tailored to clients' profiles. Man thrives on collaborating with clients and helping organizations optimize their IT ecosystem, harden defenses, enable digital transformation securely, and support their cyber resilience journey.

Ronald Li (Engineering Director of Shopline)

Ronald Li

Engineering Director of Shopline
Michael Zhu (Senior Manager, Sales & Marketing Solutions, Product & Solutions, Greater China at Dun & Bradstreet (HK) Ltd)

Michael Zhu

Senior Manager, Sales & Marketing Solutions, Product & Solutions, Greater China at Dun & Bradstreet (HK) Ltd

As the Sales & Marketing solutions lead for Dun & Bradstreet Greater China, Michael is responsible for formulating product and solution strategies, planning and implementation processes, advancing research and development of our business model, and providing effective support to our sales representatives.
With a strong understanding of data analysis, he is a corporate international investment and strategic management consultant who assists organizations throughout the region in addressing the challenges of the digital era, managing company data efficiently, and exploring the potential applications of technologies.

Cecilia Cheng (Executive Director of EternityX Marketing Technology Limited)

Cecilia Cheng

Executive Director of EternityX Marketing Technology Limited

Cecilia Cheng is the Executive Director of EternityX Marketing Technology Limited, the acclaimed pragmatic AI marketing technology platform that empowers marketers to connect and convert Chinese consumers.

Being Selected as the Woman To Watch in Greater China by Campaign Asia, Cecilia proves herself that she’s not only capable of providing valuable digital strategy consultation to clients but also embodies excellent leadership and managerial skills with experiences in managing cross-department teams, currently overseeing five business units with over 30 team members.

Her previous experience working at Publicis UK rooted her in digital fundamentals and deepened her understanding of doing business in a culturally diverse and fast-evolving industry.

Ray Lee (General Manager at JCDecaux Transport)

Ray Lee

General Manager at JCDecaux Transport

Ray Lee, the General Manager of JCDecaux Transport, is responsible for the development of advertising media for MTR and Airport Express. He is committed to integrating the strengths of outdoor advertising with online and mobile advertising and has led the sales team to develop the Programmatic Digital Out of Home (DOOH) outdoor advertising. Ray began his journey in the digital media industry in 2000 when he joined DoubleClick HK. In 2017, he became the CEO of Shimba Digital Ltd, a startup under Sing Tao News Corporation, where he promoted and marketed various digital media platforms and developed new social media and e-commerce platforms.

Bernard Fung (Managing Director, North APAC of LoopMe)

Bernard Fung

Managing Director, North APAC of LoopMe

Bernard has 20+ years of multi-continental consulting, marketing, and sales experiences in media and tech, with 10+ years specifically in digital marketing. As Managing Director of North APAC, Bernard oversees LoopMe’s business in Greater China, Japan and Korea. Bernard is the Team Lead of the IAB Hong Kong Measurement Committee and was also on the judging panel of the Morketing Awards 2022 in China. Prior to joining LoopMe, Bernard was the Sales Director at Spotify, the Account Director at Financial Times, and the Senior Product Consultant at Microsoft.

Isabel Zhang (Sales Manager, Greater China at LoopMe)

Isabel Zhang

Sales Manager, Greater China at LoopMe

Isabel, Sales Manager of LoopMe GCR, who reports to Bernard Fung (Managing Director, Head of North APAC) , leads business development in the region and works on strategy and implementation of clients and partners relationship building. Before joining LoopMe, Isabel had experience in multiple international and local media agencies, branding consultancy, marketing team in Fortune 500 company and as a result, Isabel has a deep understanding of the advertising industry ecology.

Rocky Zheng (Sales Manager, Greater China at LoopMe)

Rocky Zheng

Sales Manager, Greater China at LoopMe

As a sales manager at LoopMe, my team and I deliver AI-powered advertising solutions to clients across China. LoopMe is a global leader in AdTech, using artificial intelligence and big data to optimize marketing campaigns and drive business outcomes.

With a solid track record in marketing and technology, I have worked at industrial innovators such as LoopMe, Cloudera, LinkedIn, and Oracle. Passionate about AdTech, I am constantly seeking to learn and share new insights. Committed to delivering innovative solutions, my goal is to assist businesses in realizing their marketing and growth ambitions.

Ryan Cheung (CEO & Founder of PressLogic)

Ryan Cheung

CEO & Founder of PressLogic

Ryan founded PressLogic in 2016 with a vision to revolutionize the Ad-Tech industry through data-driven technology solutions and content marketing.​

Ryan is a seasoned finance professional with a proven track record. He earned a BBA in Accounting and Finance from the University of Hong Kong and gained valuable experience working in various investment banks' Equity Markets and Commodities Division. At the young age of 26, Ryan made a name for himself in the world of structured solutions business while working as Director in Asia at Leonteq Securities AG (formerly EFG Bank Financial Products), which is supported by its market-leading technology platform listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Under Ryan's leadership as CEO, PressLogic has become a leading Ad-Tech company in Asia, offering a range of services that help businesses connect with their audiences in meaningful ways.

Arthur Kwok (Sales Director of RTB House Pte Ltd)

Arthur Kwok

Sales Director of RTB House Pte Ltd

Arthur is a dynamic digital marketer with a passion for leveraging cutting-edge technologies to drive business growth.

With over 10 years of industry experience and a background in digital media agencies, Arthur has gained exposure across various sectors, including travel, finance, e-commerce, cosmetics, and consumer electronics, as well as in different regions such as China, Hong Kong, India, South Asia, and MENA.

Arthur excels in omnichannel media planning and execution, which includes SEM, programmatic advertising, paid social media, content marketing, and influencer marketing. He approaches his work with a performance-driven mindset.

Since joining RTB House, Arthur has successfully launched deep learning-driven advertising campaigns in collaboration with local e-commerce and performance advertisers from various sectors, addressing their unique challenges and pain points. These campaigns have resulted in incremental growth in conversions and revenue.

Eric Mui (VP of Sales at Sleekflow Technologies Limited)

Eric Mui

VP of Sales at Sleekflow Technologies Limited

Eric is the VP of Sales at SleekFlow and a seasoned SaaS sales leader. Prior to joining SleekFlow, he had supervised the APAC business development of the world’s leading cloud-based SaaS. From improving SMB’s shipping experiences to helping retailers to sell on social, he takes pride in his work to building a high-performing sales team and strives to create a work environment where people can flourish.

Ivan Leung (General Manager and Co- founder of Aloha Group)

Ivan Leung

General Manager and Co- founder of Aloha Group

Ivan is a co-founder and General Manager of Aloha Group Limited with over 8 years’ experience handling multi-sector branding and acquisition digital campaigns across various channels. The management opportunities have led to acknowledgements from Google, Yahoo, Marketing Magazine, among others.

Ivan is an active digital advocate as an IAB HK’s Career & Education Committee member and has partaken in speaking engagements with universities, marketing conferences and various business associations.

Under Aloha, Ivan and his partners strive to utilize organic search and SaaS marketing technology to reimagine SEO practices.

Jin Han Lim (General Manager of Greater China at Dable Hong Kong Limited)

Jin Han Lim

General Manager of Greater China at Dable Hong Kong Limited

Jin Han oversees the sales and operations of Dable’s Greater China Region. He has a wide range of experience from different fields, including broadcast media, e-commerce, and ad tech. Prior to joining Dable, Jin Han honed his skills in the digital advertising industry in Japan and also managed online sales and marketing strategy at a Japanese trading firm.

Sam Yan (APAC Business Development Director of RE:DREAMER)

Sam Yan

APAC Business Development Director of RE:DREAMER

Investor, Early Community Contributor and Business Development for Greater China at
Investor, Strategic Advisor and APAC Business Development Director at RE:DREAMER