Mr. Victor Lam, JP
Acting Government Chief Information Officer,
Office of the Government Chief Information Officer,
The Government of HKSAR
Mr. Vandia Yang
IT Solution Director
Enterprise Business Group,
Dr. the Hon. W. K. Lo, BBS, MH, JP
Member of the Legislative Council
(Functional Constituency - Engineering)
Miss Janet Wong Wing-chen, JP
Commissioner for Innovation and Technology,
Commerce and Economic Development Bureau,
The Government of HKSAR
Mr. Sampson Ching
Head of Group Technology & Architecture,
CLP Power Hong Kong Limited
Dr. K. F. Tsang
Associate Professor and
Director of Wireless Sustainability Center, Department of Electronic Engineering,
City University of Hong Kong
Mr. David Hooper
Technology Strategy Director,
Microsoft Hong Kong and Macau
Dr. Daniel Ng
Director and Lead Researcher,
Kun Hang Group
Ms. Lili Pan
L GEES Limited
Dr. Wendy Lee
Taiwan, Hong Kong & Macau
Autodesk Far East Limited
Mr Victor Lam joined the Hong Kong Government as an Analyst/Programmer in August 1985, immediately after his graduation from the University of Hong Kong, majoring in Computer Studies.
Being an information technology (IT) professional, Mr Lam has provided IT service to various government departments, including Housing Department, Customs and Excise Department, the former Trade Department and the former Information Technology Services Department. He was the project manager of the Air Cargo Clearance System in preparation for the opening of the Hong Kong International Airport at Chek Lap Kok in 1997-98. In 1998-2001, he completed a review on the “.hk” domain name administration regime and facilitated the establishment of the Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation. He assumed the position of Chief Systems Manager (Human Resources) of the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer in 2002-05 to take forward a series of cultural and organisational change programmes of the Office. He took up the Assistant Government Chief Information Officer position in 2006 to help government departments transform their businesses through IT. Currently he is Acting Government Chief Information Officer responsible for developing and implementing the Digital 21 Strategy, the blueprint for the development of information and communications technology in Hong Kong.
Mr. Vandia Yang now is leading the IT business at enterprise business group of Huawei Hong Kong. Before this position, he had worked as the Technical Director at Global IT Data Center Solution Sales Department, and the Head of Global IT Public Industry Solution Department. He could foresee the growth of Huawei IT business and decided to act as a key role of this area.
Vandia strives to IT and data center territory and got a strong experience in that. He joined the development of the next generation of Huawei data center framework - distributed cloud data center, and acted as the first solution owner of Huawei Smart City Cloud Data Center solution.
He is from Taiwan and holds a bachelor degree of international trade and finance from Taiwan Catholic Fu Jen University.
Dr the Hon LO Wai Kwok, BBS, MH, JP, is Member of the Legislative Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, representing the Engineering Functional Constituency.
Dr Lo is very active in the community and has served many government organizations, professional bodies and trade associations. He was President of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers in the session 2007/08 and was a Sha Tin District Councilor for many years. He is currently Chairman of the Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency, member of the Housing Authority and its Building and Tender Committees, the Hong Kong Science Park Board of Directors, the Hong Kong Certification and Testing Council, Board of the Hospital Authority and the Board of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority. He is Vice Chairman of the Business and Professionals for Hong Kong, and Chairman of the Hong Kong Green Strategy Alliance, and President of the Hong Kong Professionals and Senior Executives Association.
Miss Janet Wong assumed her present post as the Commissioner for Innovation and Technology in September 2009 responsible for the formulation and implementation of policies pertaining to innovation and technology, a new pillar industry in Hong Kong.
Miss Wong joined the Civil Service as an Administrative Officer in 1980. Over the years, she has served in various bureaux and departments, including the Independent Commission Against Corruption, Food and Environmental Hygiene Department, the former Education and Manpower Bureau and the Home Affairs Department. In 2004 Miss Wong was appointed to be the Head of the World Trade Organisation Sixth Ministerial Conference Coordination Office. In 2006 she took up the post of Deputy Secretary (Works) in the former Environment, Transport and Works Bureau which became the Development Bureau upon the re-organisation of the Government Secretariat in July 2007. She was then responsible for the Government's Capital Works Programme and heritage matters.
Mr. Sampson Ching has worked in IT for 30 years and has been working in energy industry for more than 20 years. He has held numerous IT management and business development positions and has significant IT change management experience. Mr. Ching has managed large project teams across multi-faceted systems implementations for various industries; Banking, Radio broadcasting, Dairy Export, and Utilities, in New Zealand and Hong Kong.
Mr. Ching joined CLP Power Hong Kong Limited (CLP) in 1992 and has taken up various IT Management roles. Following his success in leading a major CRM roll-out for the retail business group, he was appointed to Head of Group Technology and Architecture for the CLP Group with responsibilities of aligning technology roadmaps with business objectives and identifying new business opportunities that can be realized through innovative application of technologies.
Mr. Ching is also tasked with managing Smart Grid Program for CLP.
Dr K F Tsang obtained his PhD degree from the Cardiff University of Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom. He has close ties with industry, and is working actively on RFID (ZigBee) for numerous applications, including energy management system for utilities, metering infrastructure, security, and office/home automation. Dr Tsang has published more than 150 technical papers. He was the recipient of CityU’s Applied Research Excellence Award, the first Hong Kong Science & Product Innovation Competition and the World Chinese Invention Exposition. The other accolades won by Dr Tsang include the EDN Asia Innovator Award, Ericsson’s Super-Wireless Application Award, the Best Award from Freescale Semiconductor, the Innovation China Outstanding Entrepreneur Award and the Excellent Product Award from the China Hi-Tech Fair. KF is the Associate Editor and the Guest Editor of IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, the Chairman of Technical Committee “Wireless and Cloud Architecture For Industrial Applications” of the Industrial Electronics Society, Editor of KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems, the ZigBee Chair of the IEEE Consumer Electronics Society, as well as the Chairman of the Internet of Things Special Users Group Hong Kong (IoT SUG HK). Dr. Tsang is a Fellow of HKIE, Senior Member of IEEE and is now an Associate Professor as well as the Director of Wireless Sustainability Center in the Department of Electronic Engineering, City University of Hong Kong.
David has over 25 years of experience in the high technology software and telecoms market. During his career at Microsoft he has held a number of senior roles in direct sales, partner development, product marketing as well as developer evangelism across the UK, Europe, Middle East and has spent the last 6 years in Hong Kong.
David leads a technology strategy team responsible for the successful adoption of Microsoft’s solutions in the Enterprise including Cloud & Mobile Computing spanning productivity and line of business solutions across various industry segments.
David has a BSc in Electrical Electronic Engineering and a Masters in Strategic Marketing from Henley Management School. During his spare time he is an avid Kite Surfer and Basketball player.
Dr. Daniel Ng is an industrial engineer, CPA, Chartered Management Accountant, and Fellows of BCS and HKCS. He used to be Executive Director of a Hong Kong listed textile mills and now runs 5 business units. He is external examiner to HKU, and visiting lecturer to PolyU. His doctoral researches are Integrated Reporting, Learning Organisation and Big Data for SME Dynamic Capabilities. The latest research focus is on deep learning, Logical Bayesian Network and Random Matrix Theory.
Ms. Lili Pan has been working on LEED project since 2008, and provided LEED consultant services to many landmark projects in HK, Mainland China, Singapore, Philippines and Korea. She has practiced 'life cycle energy performance quality assurance' in those projects through energy modeling, building commissioning/retro commissioning and measurement & verification. She has good understanding of standards adopted by LEED, including ASHRAE and IPMVP etc.
Lili is also actively engaged in green building research. She is the author of several papers and publications, including 'Commissioning requirement shall be incorporated into China Green Building Rating system', published at IC-GEEB, Beijing. She is also a part-time PhD student at Cardiff University with research topic of 'Valuing commissioning to improve the predictive ability of energy modeling'.
Lili was awarded as Emerging Professional by USGBC in 2011. She is so far the only LEED professional granted with this award in Greater China Region. Lili was interviewed twice by LEED in Motion report in 2013 and 2014. She was also invited by USGBC to be a speaker in Green Build 2014, which is the biggest green building conference in the world.
Dr. Lesly Lam
Chairman of Land Surveying Division
The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS)
As the General Manager of Autodesk Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau, Wendy is responsible for the overall management of business and operations in Taiwan, HK and Macau, covering sales strategies, marketing, channels and business development. She joined Autodesk Far East limited in 2000 and has held several key positions to develop new business in the Greater China Region. She also serves as committee member of industry professional associations and advisory committee, including the Past Chairman of the BCS (Hong Kong Section) and the Board Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Building Information Modelling (HKIBIM) (2013-2015). Wendy participated in various creative innovation and design technology competitions or awards events as guest of honour, judge, awards presenter or organizing committee member.
Wendy grew up in Hong Kong where she attended St. Paul’s Co-Educational College. Graduated from The University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada, she holds a bachelor degree of Electrical and Computer Engineering. She also was awarded a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at The University of Leicester and a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) at the University of South Australia with research topic related to the Building Information Modelling (BIM) technology adoption in Hong Kong.
Dr. Conrad Tang
Department of Land Surveying and Geo-informatics,
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Lesly received a Bachelor of Science in Surveying and Geo-Informatics from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong in 1995. He obtained a Master of Science from the University College London, United Kingdom in 2002. His Doctor of Business Administration on the research topic of knowledge management in PPP projects, was from the University of South Australia, Australia in 2014. He is now the Chairman of the Land Surveying Division of the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors.
In the recent years, he has been working closely with his former teacher, Dr. Conrad TANG of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University on a research project – the Spatial Data Infrastructure (“SDI”) for Hong Kong. SDI has been proven in various countries to be a practicable policy on promoting sustainable development for the society via data sharing. His contributions to the industry have outrun many professionals in the young generation.
The Hon. Charles Mok, JP
Member of the Legislative Council
(Functional Constituency - Information Technology)
Dr. Conrad Tang received a Bachelor of Science in Surveying Engineering and a Master of Engineering from the University of New Brunswick, Canada in 1987 and 1990 respectively. He obtained his PhD degree from the PolyU on the topic of enhancing Hong Kong land boundary system in 2002. As a land surveyor, he serves continuously in the Land Surveying Division Council of the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors since 1998. He is Vice Chairman of the Land Surveying Division, the Chairman of Boundary Survey Advisory Committee and Spokesman of the LSD.
Charles Mok, Legislative Councillor representing the Information Technology Functional Constituency, has been serving the Information Technology and Telecommunication industry for more than 20 years. He is the president of Professional Commons and co-founder of Internet Society Hong Kong. He is active in public services with a view to upholding the core values of Hong Kong of which include democracy, liberty, human rights, rule of law and integrity. He graduated from Purdue University in the United States with his Bachelor and Master degrees of Science in Computer and Electrical Engineering.