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What's Next for FinTech - DeFi (Online)

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Open SPACE 2022
Finance and Compliance

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Date & time
11Jun 2022 (Sat)14:00 - 15:00
  • Mr Wilson Kwok (Founder & Vice-Chairman of Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia Limited) ;
  • Mr Anderson Woo (Chairman of Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia, Digital Assets Committee) ;
  • Mr Emil Chan (Chairman of Hong Kong Digital Finance Association )

Mr Wilson Kwok

Wilson C. Kwok is a Hong Kong Certified Practising Accountant, a Hong Kong Certified Tax Accountant, a China M&A Dealer, a CFP Financial Planner, a CFT Financial Technologist, and a Qianhai Hong Kong Certified Tax Accountant. Over the 30 years, Wilson has provided auditing, financing, international tax planning, corporate restructuring, listing planning and professional training services for many domestic and foreign companies since his practice. He also has actively participated in the voluntary work of various associations and universities in Hong Kong and mainland China. Mr. Kwok is the Founder & Vice-chairman of Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia Limited (IFTA). It is a non-profit organization and an accredited FinTech certification body in Asia. Its mission and vision are to nurture global FinTech talents with the highest standards of ethics, education and professional conduct. In addition, Mr. Kwok was the Founding Executive Committee Member and Honorary Treasurer of the Institute of Financial Planners of Hong Kong (“IFPHK”). He has been actively involved in the promotion of Financial and International Taxation Planning in Hong Kong and PRC for banks, financial institutions, and universities.

Mr Anderson Woo

With over 20 years of experience in IT within the investment banking industry, Anderson has been responsible for heading up the technology project and operations team in Pacific Rim at various prominent investment banks. He became an entrepreneur in 2009 when he founded several start-ups: Sonivy Technology Limited Company (Innovative technology solution company), tagmywine (Social network for wine lovers), Anymex (P2P money exchange platform), Gelato.AI (Intelligent hotel platform), QuantDART (Crypto custody and investment platform) as well as Artzioneer (O2O2M Blockchain Company).

Mr Emil Chan

Emil is a FinTech enthusiast with over 20 years experience in managing IT, back office operations and business transformation projects in international financial institutions. 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 Hong Kong University SPACE, Hong Kong Institute of Bankers, Vocational Training Council, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hang Seng University of Hong Kong and Lingnan University . He conducts CPD accredited courses for professional bodies including HK Law Society, HK Institute of CPA, Project Management Institute, etc. Moreover, he compiles and delivers in-house training courses for well known international companies and financial institutions. 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. He is also the Chairman of Smart City Consortium FinTech Committee, the Vice President and Hon. Secretary of Hong Kong Blockchain Development Association, Council Member of Hong Kong Software Industry Association, Think Tank Member of Dashun Foundation and Committee Member of the Hong Kong Cross Border eCommerce Association. Emil hosts seminars, delivers public speeches and publishes articles of FinTech related topics on media. He has also be interviewed by major media from time to time. 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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Advanced Diploma in FinTech 環球投資管理學證書

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