Guest talk: FINTECH in Smart City
- Event Unit
- Edinburgh Napier University x HKU SPACE
- Date & time
- 19Mar 2019 (Tue)19:00 - 21:00
- Room 204, 2/F Admiralty Centre, 18 Harcourt Road, Hong Kong (access via the shopping arcade escalators through Exit A, Admiralty MTR Station
- Free of charge
Mr. Emil Chan, Chairman of FINTECH Committee, Smart City Consortium
Emil is a FINTECH enthusiast with over 20 years experience in managing IT, back office operations and business transformation projects. He had worked for several sizeable international banks including Credit Suisse and BayernLB as the roles of First Vice President, Head of IT in Asia Pacific, Project Director and Operations Manager Asia Pacific. He has extensive experience in both Business and IT consulting encompassing the design, setup, leading and managing of cross-border projects throughout Asia. Emil is currently the Honorary Chairman of SmartHK, an NGO to promote startups for underprivileged and the members and advisors of several FINTECH startups. He is also the adjunct lecturer of FINTECH courses for Universities in Hong Kong. He conducts CPD accredited courses for professional bodies and delivers in-house training courses for well-known companies. In the past 10 years, he participated actively in voluntary community services in related to popularization of technology. He is the founding Chairman of the Association of Cloud and Mobile Computing Professionals, Past Vice President and Supervisory Committee Member of Internet Profession Association (iProA), the Vice Chairman of Hong Kong New Emerging Technology Education Association. Emil had obtained a bachelor degree on Applied Computer Science from Hong Kong Open University and graduated from the University of Iowa with a Master of Business Administration degree. To facilitate his training skill, he also had obtained the NLP (Neuro-linguistic programming) Trainer Certificate with strong rapport building and story telling or over 20 years.
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- Appreciate new technological elements in FINTECH
- Understand the development of FINTECH in promoting Hong Kong as a Smart City
- Sharing the practical viewpoints about FINTECH in Smart City
The Government of HKSAR is developing Hong Kong as a Smart City. Owing to technological advancements, more and more banks, insurance companies and securities firms are using FINTECH to improve their operations and enhance their business. The seminar shares practical viewpoints about FINTECH in SmartCity.