Ping has been working in the Chinese Mainland for more than 20 years as entrepreneur and senior executive in different positions for joint ventures and listed company in areas like IT/Internet, Telecom, manufacturing and business services. He was once the COO of China InfoHighway (瀛海威), the first Internet Service Provider (ISP) in the Chinese Mainland, leading its business reengineering, corporate restructuring and rebranding. Ping started his first business in Beijing as a young entrepreneur back in 1993. He has found one of the first few biggest business centers of Beijing in 1994, running his other businesses in areas like publishing, advertising, manufacturing and consultancy. He is now in the business of corporate financing, investment, management consulting in China business, particularly related to innovation and technology.
Ping is currently Chairman of the Hong Kong Association of China Business 香港內地經貿協會 (HKACB) and Vice-Chairman of Hong Kong Innovative and Creative Media Association 香港創新媒體協會(HKICMA). He is also a Board Member and Chairman of Greater China Affairs Committee of eHealth Consortium in HK, a non-governmental organization of Health information Technology. He is making active effort to establish a cross-border platform to bring HK’s technologies to the Mainland market while matching financial and technology resources there with research teams and entrepreneurs in HK for effective commercialization, leveraging on his connections and professional resources in both the public and private sectors. Top
After graduate school, K.C. stayed in Pittsburgh and started up his own computer software company specialized in logistics and warehouse management. His software company was later acquired by a leading reverse logistics service provider, GENCO, where he became Senior Vice President in charge of corporate system infrastructure and product development. He has an experience working with the research team of the Mathematics Department of the Chinese University of Hong Kong for his logistics related project. GENCO was lately acquired by FedEx, one of the biggest logistics Group in the world, when K.C. decided to move back to Hong Kong for his own angel investment business. As an IT expert in third party logistics systems, he has been in charge of many technical projects for his former employer, serving customers like Walmart, Target, Kohl, AT&T, Dell Computers etc.
Prior to working in the logistics IT area, K.C. has worked as project manager in HSBC Hong Kong and Mellon Bank US. Top
Chen has served the Army in its information department after his first degree before his further studies and researches in the medical field. He was once a visiting scholar at the National Institute of Health and Medical Quality Management (NICE) in the UK. He worked as Executive Vice Director at the Medical Quality Control and Evaluation Research Project Office of the National Health and Family Planning Commission in the China Hospital Development Research Institute in the Shanghai Jiaotong University. His researches in this Office were specifically related to information technology concerning standard of medical quality control, clinical data processing and data mining. With his unique background in both information technology and medical research, Dr. Chen has founded the Hua Ju Healthcare Assessment Information Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd. as its CEO.
Chen holds some public positions including Member of the Medical Services Quality Evaluation Standard Committee under the Ministry of Health, Deputy Director of Shanghai Medical Quality Evaluation Research Center and Member of the Information Management Committee of China Hospital Association. He has been contributing articles for the “Chinese Digital Medicine” Magazine. Top
With her over 40 years professional nursing background, Dr. Tso has been in senior executive positions in Hong Kong Hospital Authority for over 25 years. During the period, she has been appointed as the General Manager of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (the largest hospital in Hong Kong with 2,000 beds) and concurrently the Cluster General Manager of the Kowloon Central Cluster (with 5 hospitals over 4,000 beds). As the most significant part of her nursing career, Dr. Tso has effectively and efficiently led the healthcare teams in meeting the biggest challenge of SARS in 2003. In 2010, Dr. Tso was being head-hunted by the Founder of Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) to become the CEO to commission their first International Hospital in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province, China under China Health Corporation (CHC). This Joint Venture project with the local Government was completed in 2012/2013, and is now in smooth operation.
Dr Tso, with her unique academic background and rich hospital management experience, was appointed as Founding Fellows of Nursing and Health Management in Education and Research of the Hong Kong Academy of Nursing. She has been appointed as Academic Advisor of the College of Professional and Continuing Education of the Hong Kong Polytechnics University, Honorary Assistant Professor of the School of Nursing of the Hong Kong University, Deputy Academic Director of Hong Kong Community College under the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Honorary Associate Professor of SPACE of the Hong Kong University. Dr. Tso has long been dedicating to the training of healthcare professionals including doctors, nurses and hospital administrators in Hong Kong and the Chinese Mainland. She has founded the Hong Kong College of Nursing and Health Care Management in 2012 as their Founding Chairman. She has also been appointed before as member of the Sectorial Elector Committee for the Election of the Hong Kong Chief Executive. Dr. Tso is now Chairman of the Hong Kong Community Care Society. Top
Jackal is the Vice-Chairman of the Innovation and Technology Committee of the Hong Kong Association of China Business (香港内地經貿協會創新及科技委員會). Top
After Simon came back to Hong Kong in 1989, he was the General Manager and Vice-Chairman of UTC, the then exclusive dealer of Honda Motors in Hong Kong, managing sales and marketing of different brands of motorcycles, engines and parts to China with an annual sales turnover up to USD 150 million. He has established two engine manufacturing joint ventures in 1993 and 1994 in China and Korea and was appointed as the first CEO of the China joint venture with a combined investment of USD 12 million. The China joint venture he established also became a motorcycle manufacturer two years later. He was consultant to TVS, a US$ 4 billion sales India motorcycle manufacturer, intending to invest in a US$ 30 million motorcycle manufacturing project in China. Through his experience in corporate financing and acquisition, he has structured a management buyout in 2001 to acquire an appliance company from HSBC.
As an innovative entrepreneur, Simon has established the first rotational molding plant in Hong Kong and expanded to China in 1998, providing to the Hong Kong Government a traffic related product which has been monopolized by a UK Company for many years before that. As an inventor and holder of different patents, Simon started up “Nuevopak”, the first in Asia and Pacific, to manufacture environmental friendly paper base system of protective packaging material for random packaging market like e-commerce etc. Simon has been working with different universities in HK like the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, ASTRI in different research projects for commercialization of different technologies. He has been traveling and doing businesses all over the world with unique global reaches, covering both the developed and developing countries. Top
Dr. Tam has helped to establish a number of biotech startup companies in the US and Canada. He is well published and has contributed significantly toward a number of issued patents and federally awarded grants. He has completed a number of projects for major US biopharmaceutical and government sponsors in new protein technology development, further advancing biomarker discovery and product applications in a number of chronic human diseases.
During his tenure as the Program Director and Research Associate Professor at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Dr Tam has successfully established instructional programs in the training of Postdoctoral fellows, PhD/MD & PhD students, and local undergraduate student interns. While serving as the Vice President of R&D at Nuclea Bio and research faculty member at Clark University, he again has created a state of art GLP Proteomics and Metabolomics laboratory in the training of graduate and undergraduate students. More recently, he is leading a graduate Biotechnology department at Framingham State University in the recruiting of faculty members and training of students in the technical & managerial roles of the fast expanding biopharmaceutical industry. Top
Clube is the chairman of Industry Liaison and Partnership SIG of Smart City Consortium, the co-opted board member of eHealth Consortium, the Working Council member of Asia eHealth Information Network, and the CEO of eHealth Research Institute Ltd. Top
Jason is an investment professional with over 20 years of experience in financial analysis, valuation, acquisitions, equity investment, and corporate finance. He has participated in numerous projects including both domestic and joint venture investments, located in various Asian countries, including China, Philippine, Thailand, and Pakistan. He is interested in infrastructure, environmental, retail, and healthcare industries. He has acted as financial advisor and professional analyst for many projects and companies in different counties, including a Chinese environmental service company for private equity investment and public listing, a Chinese e-payment platform for raising C-round, a geothermal power project in Indonesia, a wood pellet project in Philippines, a thermal power project in Thailand, a Chinese waste-to-energy power project etc. Top
Since 2015, Donald has been a teaching assistant in several courses at Johns Hopkins University, including Cognition, Introduction to Cognitive Neuropsychology, Cognitive Neuroscience and the Probabilistic Model of Visual Cortex. Top
He also worked in the Institute of international Studies and Education in the United States, provided advisory services and technical assistance on training and knowledge management projects for key clients such as the USAID ( United States Agency for International Development) and UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees). He has a Master degree in Computer Science specialized in Software Engineering and a Master degree in Education specialized in Instructional Design and Technology. He is passionate about innovative learning methodologies and its opportunities for development. His current interests range from pedagogy and technologies, including serious games, social technologies, big data in education, and future e-learning trends. Top