Founder & CEO, AppTask Limited & TeamNote Limited; Managing Partner, AT Group Ventures Chairman (2018 – 2022) Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association (WTIA) 羅國明先生 主席 (2018 – 2022) 香港無線科技商會
Mr. Roy Law
Founder & CEO, AppTask Limited & TeamNote Limited;
Managing Partner, AT Group Ventures
Mr. Roy Law is a serial entrepreneur and Investor with more than 20 years of experience in Information Technology. Graduated from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in Mechanical Engineering and University of London in Computing & Information System, Roy was the first engineer of JobsDB, Asia-Pacific’s biggest recruitment portal which was acquired for over HK$2.8 billion in 2010. Roy reinvested all of his dividend to fund his own first startup AppTask in the same year.
With headquarter based in Hong Kong and regional offices in Shanghai, Singapore and Malaysia, Roy has established AppTask to become an international powerhouse specializing in design and development of leading edge enterprise mobile app solutions. Its clients include local and multinational corporations and organizations and it had won numerous awards including APICTA Award and Red herring Global Top 100.
In 2014, under the leadership of Roy, AppTask launched its mobile productivity platform in San Francisco -TeamNote. After spinning off from AppTask, TeamNote was backed by the top notch VC Y Combinator in Silicon Valley.
Roy was the founding member of PISA (www.pisa.org.hk) and had served in the program committee 2001-2004
Billy modestly describes himself as one of the pioneers of the internet industry in Hong Kong. He was the driving force behind the conception and development of Cable Wireless HKT’s Internet service solutions. In 1995, Billy pioneered the Netplus regional Internet backbone for telecommunication carriers in Asia Pacific. While at PCCW, Billy developed the Netvigator Internet service. In 2004, Billy branched out to start Y5Zone in Hong Kong. In nine years, Y5Zone became the largest wholesale Wi-Fi supplier in Hong Kong and was acquired by HKBN in January 2013, with Billy becoming a Co-owner of HKBN as part of the consideration. To most people in the know, Billy is the godfather of Wi-Fi in Hong Kong. Billy holds a Master of Business Administration Degree from the University of Birmingham, U.K. Billy does not like to sit still. If he did not have to work, he would be sampling the finest wine and golf courses in different countries, while wishing the Wi-Fi connectivity overseas could match that of Hong Kong. Billy is 1 of 930 proud Co-owners of HKBN.
Donald is the General Manager as well as 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), Director of Rotary Club Central Harbourfront and the Committee member of Hong Kong Retail Management Association – Service & Courtesy Award & Mystery Shoppers Programme 2016.
Keith is the co-founder and CEO of Innopage Limited, a multi-award winning mobile apps development startup which successful raised multiple rounds of angel fund. Keith is a part-time lecturer at Hong Kong Baptist University, and was elected Election Committee (IT Subsector) for 2017 Chief Executive Election. Keith is dedicated to helping local statrup to build a better ecosystem, and had been a regular contributor for various printed and online media.
Lawrence CheungChief Innovation Officer, Hong Kong Productivity Council
Dr. Lawrence Cheung
Chief Innovation Officer, Hong Kong Productivity Council
Dr. Lawrence Cheung has over 25 years of experience in research and development, consultancy and business. He manages a broad business portfolio on technological research and development as well as consultancy services in automotive, smart electronics, robotics and automation, medical devices, environmental management, smart materials and manufacturing technology and testing services etc.
He is currently the Vice Chairman of Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association; Honorary Advisor of the Hong Kong Electronics and Technologies Association; an executive committee member of the Hong Kong Electronic Industries Association; an executive committee member of the Hong Kong Modern Enterprise Integration and Innovation Association; Member of Radio Spectrum and Technical Standards Advisory Committee (SSAC) of HKSAR Government Office of Communications Authority; Member of Innovation and Technology Training Board of Vocational Training Council.
Prior to joining HKPC, Dr. Cheung was living in Australia holding a senior research post in Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) of Australia. He obtained Bachelor of Engineering with honours and Bachelor of Science degrees from Monash University in Australia. His doctorate degree was also from Monash University. Dr. Cheung joined HKPC in 1996.
Mr. Sunny Kok is the Chief Executive Officer of Green Tomato Limited, a regional leader in mobile enterprise solutions and mobile innovation powerhouse. Established in 2003, over 800 mobile apps and web services and over 150 long-term partnerships were formed with many MNCs including Apple Inc, Links, Pizza Hut, CSL, Swire Properties…etc. GreenTomato is a Hong Kong Business Awards Company, Computerworld Tech Company of the Year, Red Herring Global 100 & Red Herring Asia 100 company, being a proud winner of over 50 local and global awards including Hong Kong ICT Awards & Asia Pacific ICT Alliance grand award winner.
With more than fifteen years of experience in the Internet, Mobile Internet and Mobile Application development in Hong Kong, the PRC and the Asia Pacific region, Sunny champions innovative approach to business processes. GreenTomato’s award-winning cross-platform applications, Hong Kong Movie and Talk
Mr. Tse Siu Kong, Nelson, is the founder of Million Tech Development Limited, one of the leading Auto-ID companies in Hong Kong. Nelson graduated from the University of Birmingham (UK) in 1982 with a degree of Electronic and Electrical Engineering. After the few years working in a leading electronics manufacturer, Nelson together with few working partners founded Million Tech Development Limited in 1987. Through innovation and sheer business savvy, the company becomes the market leader in the Auto-ID industry. Mr. Tse has accumulated more than 30 years’ experience in the industry. Mr. Tse has developed label robots to provide automatic label management for the industry.
Executive Committee Member and Treasurer of The Professional Validation Centre of Hong Kong Business Sector (PVCBS)
Honorary Chairman of Hong Kong Retail Technology Industry Association (HKRTIA)
Executive Committee Member and Treasurer of Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association (WTIA)
Antony, CEO of Hoplite Technology Limited, has extensive experience on audit and cyber security experiences in banking, telecom and public sector. He is a member of ISO Sub Committee 27 and has been participating in ISO standard development including 27001 and other standards. In Hong Kong, he served as the conveyor of Hong Kong Government CIO Cloud Security Expert Group in 2013, which develops guidelines for SME on data protection. He was also the founding Chairman of Cloud Security Alliance Hong Kong & Macau Chapter. Antony was a key member in developing Singapore National Standard Multi-Tier Cloud Security Standard (MTCS), first public cloud security standard in Singapore.
Antony completed his Master of Law and has been a keen writer on cyber security and blockchain. He received Cloud Security Alliance Ron Knode Service Award in 2013.
Ben Cheng is an entrepreneur in IT industry as a co-founder of Oursky.
His award-winning team Oursky have launched a number of apps each with over 3 Million downloads on both iOS and Android platforms. Their apps have also been featured as Best of the week / Best of Year by Apple App Store, among other prestigious apps. They also developed products for developers like makeappicon.com, shotbot.io; and an open-source serverless platform Skygear.io
Ben has been actively engaged in various community organizations including Internet Society Hong Kong, Creative Commons Hong Kong, Culture & Media Education Foundation and Elected Member of the Election Committee (IT sub-sector) of HKSAR.
Eric is an expert in information technology and professional musician. He is the founder and CEO of Playnote Limited (“Playnote”), which focuses in professional music education software with artificial intelligence and cloud computing.
Under the leadership of Eric, Playnote represented Hong Kong and won the Best Startup Grand award in Asia Pacific ICT Award. Playnote was also the winners of various regional and local awards, including Grand award of Hong Kong ICT Award.
Before founding Playnote, Eric was one of the co-founders, former executive director and CTO of Perception Digital, which was listed in Stock Exchange of Hong Kong in 2009.
As a technical expert, Eric’s research focuses in digital audio signal processing and artificial intelligence. Based on one of his research papers about digital audio technology, Eric defeated researchers of worldwide top universities and won the international champion award of IEEE paper contest.
Eric is also a professional musician. He has acted as the opera tenor in a number of international opera performances and has participated in various public music performances as the pianist, the choir and orchestra conductor. He is a member of Composer and Author Society of Hong Kong (CASH).
Eric received his Bachelor of Engineering and Master of Philosophy degrees, both in Electronic Engineering, and MBA from HKUST. He also received his Bachelor of Laws from the University of London.
Mr. Jimmy Chan, the founder and chairman of Vizz Digital Group, also founded the Hong Kong Internet & eCommerce Association (HKIECA).
Vizz Digital Group is an award-winning digital marketing service provider with over 200 staffs in Hong Kong, China and Taiwan. By integrating 15 years of online marketing expertise, strong tech background and commitment to deliver quality, Vizz has built a well-earned reputation in the industry and diverse range of global clients such as Cathay Pacific, Times Square, Ricoh, Sino Plaza, CSL and Regal Hongkong Hotel. Vizz was also the official international PR of 2014 Summer Youth Olympics Games responding on global wide news and media marketing.
Besides being the an enterpenur and a pioneer in digital marketing industry, Jimmy also actively incubating startup companies by provding training, funding and consultancy services to them.
Jimmy graduated from CUHK with a Bachelor of Science in 2000. In 2007, he obtained a Master degree in Electronic Commerce and Internet Computing from HKU. Jimmy has always been passionate in serving community. He is the current Chairman of CUHK Chung Chi College Alumni Association.
Mr. Joseph Chan, Chief Executive Officer of AsiaPay, founded the company in August 2000. He spearheaded the company and product development together with his management team, to become one of the most successful electronic payment service and technology company in Asia, with operations covering 16countries.
Through successive positions in banking and finance industries, Joseph has consolidated his expertise and experience in strategic planning, management and implementation of financial, electronic banking, Internet and mobile product services and systems in Asia. He has been an active keynote and industry speaker in FinTech n e-Payment conferences across Asia.
Prior to AsiaPay, Joseph took various management positions at Barings, Citibank N.A., Bank of America and Dah Sing Bank.
Joseph received his Bachelor of Science degree and Master of Economics degree from Monash University in Australia.
Joseph actively participates and contributes to the development of e-Commerce and e-Payment in the community. Joseph’s achievement has been recognized by the society and Joseph was honorably to receive “Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2013 – the Most Promising Entrepreneurship Award” and “EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2014” award. “Cards & Electronic Payments International (CEPI) Asia Disruptor 2016” Award，”2017 (Industry) Influential Leader”, “World Business Leader 2017– Award”, “The Most Influential Payment Professionals 2018”, “Most Promising Business Leaders in Asia 2019” and “Business Leadership Awards 2019”.
Lawrence PoonGeneral Manager of Hong Kong Productivity Council and Automotive Platforms and Application Systems R&D Centre
Dr. Lawrence Poon
General Manager of Hong Kong Productivity Council and Automotive Platforms and Application Systems R&D Centre
Dr. Poon is the General Manager of Hong Kong Productivity Council and Automotive Platforms & Application Systems R&D Centre. Dr Poon took lead a team of professional Engineers and researchers with rich experiences in EV and Autonomous technology development. The most representative R&D results include a series of pure electric and hybrid-electric commercial vehicles, EV chargers, active safety systems and big data analytic platform for automobile. In addition to automotive R&D, Dr. Poon and his team also conducted many technology and market study with focus on EV, EV charging infrastructure and connected vehicles.
Dr Poon is also serving as Hon Secretary of SAE HK and Section-Chair of HK Bio- & Eco- Energy Industry Association and Fellow of Green Strategy Association. He has been appointed as Technical Expert by the HK Council for Accreditation and Academic & Vocational Quality since 2015. His major research interests focus on the development of energy storage systems, electrical vehicle control systems and EV charging infrastructure.
Dr Poon graduated with first class honor degree from HKPolyU Mechanical Engineering Department. He got the doctoral degree in 2004. In addition to the duty in HKPC and APAS R&D Centre, he is also a visiting lecturer in HKPolyU for number of subjects related to Automotive Safety and Reliability, and Product Design.
Leo is the founder of The Hero Enterprise Limited, which also known as “CarWash.HK”, a social enterprise providing vehicle related service via its digital shared-economy platform.
Joining WTIA as executive committee member since 2013. He represents WTIA to work with Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (PCPD) to provide the first “mobile apps privacy guidance” to local app developers, as well as taking care of the Wi-Fi annual security survey of WTIA.
With the combination of IT, internet-of-vehicle, startups and government policy knowledge, Leo hopes to not only dedicate his time and knowledge to serve the association, but also bring in more innovation to keep the industry always young and growing.
Ping has been working in ICT industry over 15 years as a marketing and business development and professional. Ping is a female entrepreneur and currently the CEO and Founder of World Changers. She also contributes to the Internet community by taking volunteer work of being Executive Committee member of HK Wireless Technology Industry Association (2018 – present), Director and Startup Working Group Convener of Internet Society Hong Kong (2015 – 2017), Director of Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation (2015 – 2018). She is the Elected Member, Information Technology Subsector, Election Committee of HKSAR Government (2016).
Ping writes columns on ICT, the Internet and entrepreneurship for a number of media, including the Hong Kong Economic Times, Hong Kong Economic Journal, Tech in Asia, EJInsight, eZone, and Unwired.PRO, and has penned an article for international news network CNN, and interviewed by BloombergTV. Through these efforts, she brings the public the latest news on the Internet and its applications, as well as inspiring stories of successful entrepreneurial journeys. In the past, Ping has led various entrepreneurship competitions and programs, worked closely with local and international entrepreneurs and partners to enhance Hong Kong’s startup ecosystem.
Ping has attended a number of global Internet and startup conferences such as TechCrunch Disrupt, Tech in Asia, Google I/O, Web Summit, ICANN, APNIC and APRICOT. She headed up the organization of the first ever APRICOT-APAN and Internet Hall of Fame in Hong Kong. Her network of Internet experts from around the globe has given her insight into cutting-edge Internet trends and concepts, which she can successfully use in promoting Internet development in Hong Kong.
Sophia SungCEO & Co-founder of Achiever Technology Limited
Ms. Sophia Sung
CEO and CO-founder of Achiever Technology Limited
Achiever is one of the Hong Kong’s leading business solution company offers Retail Management Solution (RMS) system, Human Resources Management (HRM) system, Big data and AI analytic solutions house. The company ranked 1st in Hong Kong Enterprise Resource Management Application Vendor Shares by International Data Corporation (IDC) and awarded Hong Kong ICT Award for Best Products and Adoption. Achiever served multinational clients like Adidas, Lane Crawford, Airport Authority, Banks, Maxims group, Jardine Group and HKTVMall.
With her success in IT business, she also won the honor of “Greater Bay Area Outstanding Female Entrepreneur Award” by Metro Radio in 2018. Sophia also won the Top 10 Female Entrepreneur Award in China in 2019. Besides business achievements, Sophia spends lot of effort in charity events and youth developments. She is the executive director of Hong Kong United Youth Association. She also served as the executive director for Hong Kong Lok Sin Tong Charity Association for 2 years.
Sophia is an MBA from HKUST and was in audit industry before joining the company.