think Asia, think Hong Kong - Speakers

Speakers

(in alphabetical order of family name)
Opening Session and Main Symposium
Mr Michael D. Antonovich
Supervisor
Fifth District, Los Angeles County
Mr Andy Bird
Chairman, Walt Disney International
The Walt Disney Company
As chairman, Walt Disney International, Andy Bird is responsible for Disney’s businesses outside of the United States. Reporting to Disney Chairman and CEO BobIger...[more]
Mr Stephen Bird
Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific
Citi
Stephen Bird is Chief Executive Officer of Citi Asia Pacific, responsible for all of the company’s business lines across 17 markets in the region from Korea in the....[more]
Mr Ronnie C. Chan
Chairman
Hang Lung Properties Ltd
Ronnie C Chan is the Chairman of Hang Lung Group Limited and its subsidiary Hang Lung Properties Limited. Following successes in Shanghai, Hang Lung has been...[more]
Mr John Chiang
California State Controller
John Chiang was first elected in November 2006 to serve as Controller of the State of California, the ninth-largest economy in the world. He was elected to serve a...[more]
Mr Silas Chou
Chairman
Novel Fashion Holdings Ltd
Silas Chou is President and CEO of Novel Holdings Group, one of the world’s leading vertically-integrated textile and apparel manufacturers and fashion brand owners...[more]
Mr Clayton Dube
Executive Director
USC US-China Institute
Clayton Dube has headed the USC U.S.-China Institute (china.usc.edu) since it was established in 2006. The institute focuses on the multidimensional and...[more]
Dr William Fung, SBS, OBE, JP
Group Chairman
Li & Fung Ltd
Dr William K Fung, SBS, OBE, JP, aged 63, joined the Group in 1972 and was appointed Group Chairman in 2012. Graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor of...[more]
Mr He Guangbei, JP
Vice Chairman and Chief Executive
Bank of China (Hong Kong)
Mr He has overall responsibility for the business and operations of BOCHK and he is a member of the Strategy and Budget Committee of BOCHK Holdings and BOCHK...[more]
Ambassador James Keith
Senior Director, Asia
McLarty Associates
Ambassador James Keith, Senior Director, leads McLarty Associates’ China practice and co-leads our Asia practice. During his 31-year career as a US diplomat he became...[more]
Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint
The Honourable C Y Leung, GBM, GBS, JP
The Chief Executive
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China
Mr C Y Leung graduated from King's College, Hong Kong Polytechnic and Bristol Polytechnic. He has been awarded Honorary Doctorate degrees by four universities in...[more]
Mr Francisco J. Sánchez
Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade
US Department of Commerce
C. Francisco J. Sánchez was appointed by President Obama and unanimously confirmed by the United States Senate to serve as Under Secretary...[more]
Mr Gregory So Kam-leung, GBS, JP
Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development
The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China
Mr So was appointed Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development of the fourth term Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on...[more]
Mr Jack So Chak Kwong, GBS, OBE, JP
Chairman
Hong Kong Trade Development Council
Mr Jack So Chak Kwong assumed the Chairmanship of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) on 1 October 2007. In this capacity, he presides over a...[more]
Mr James E. Thompson, GBS
Chairman and Founder
Crown Worldwide Group
James Thompson is the Chairman and Founder of the Crown Worldwide Group of Companies. Crown Worldwide is a logistics company performing various types of warehousing...[more]
Ms Marjorie Yang, JP
Chairman
Esquel Group
HK Section Chair
HK-US Business Council
Marjorie Yang is Chairman of Esquel Group, a leading textile and apparel manufacturer with operations throughout the world, producing over 100 million cotton...[more]
Dr Levin Zhu
President & CEO
China International Capital Corporation Ltd
Mr Zhu joined CICC in 1998. Under his leadership, CICC has registered remarkable achievements in business development and expansion and CICC has been...[more]
Thematic Sessions
Mr David Bloch
Partner
Winston & Strawn LLP San Francisco Office
David Bloch, an IP litigator at Winston & Strawn LLP in San Francisco, has broad and deep experience with the issues confronting businesses from and in Asia. He has...[more]
Mr Nicholas Brooke, SBS, JP, FRICS, FHKIS
Chairman
Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation
Nicholas Brooke is the Chairman of the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation. The Corporation was established in 2001 with the objectives of...[more]
Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint
Mr Rafael Cardenas, BS, JD
CEO
Hand Crafted Spirits
Rafael Cardenas, BS, JD, is CEO of HAND CRAFTED SPIRITS in Seattle Washington. Rafael is passionate about: HCS, flying his twin engine plane and motorcycling...[more]
Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint
Mr Charles Chan
Chairman and CEO
Crowe Horwath (HK) CPA Limited
Charles began his CPA practice in 1980. Over the course of many years, Charles’ CPA practice has expanded to cover a comprehensive range of services such as...[more]
Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint
Mr Charles Chan
Executive Director
Shui On Land Ltd
Mr Norman T. L. Chan, GBS, JP
Chief Executive
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Mr Norman Chan was appointed Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) on October 1, 2009. He first joined the HKMA in 1993, and was...[more]
Dr Jonathan Choi, BBS, JP
Council Member
Hong Kong Trade Development Council
Chairman
Sun Wah Group
Dr Jonathan Choi is Chairman of the Hong Kong-based Sunwah Group. Chairman of the Toronto-listed Sunwah International Limited, Hong Kong-listed Sunwah Kingsway...[more]
Dr David Chung
Chief Technology Officer
Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited
Dr David Chung joined Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited as the Chief Technology Officer leading core public functions of Cyberport, namely IT&T...[more]
Ms Mary Wadsworth Darby
Founder & Managing Director
Peridot Asia Advisors, LLC
Vice-Chair
Hong Kong Association of New York
Mary Wadsworth Darby is Founder and Managing Director of Peridot Asia Advisors, a strategic financial advisory firm. She has developed a unique market expertise...[more]
Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint
Mr Andrew Davis
Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion
Invest Hong Kong
Andrew Davis joined Invest Hong Kong in February 2010 and is responsible for several key sectors including Creative Industries. Under his aegis, the newly created...[more]
Mr Clayton Dube
Executive Director
USC US-China Institute
Clayton Dube has headed the USC U.S.-China Institute (china.usc.edu) since it was established in 2006. The institute focuses on the multidimensional and...[more]
Mr Sergio Esposito
Founder / Owner
Italian Wine Merchants
The Founder of Italian Wine Merchants, Sergio Esposito has over twenty years of experience in the wine industry, and his excellent work has made him a global authority on...[more]
Mr Hugo Foutermann
Vice President
Windsor Jewelers Inc
Hugo Foutermann is a third generation antique jewelry expert. He started his career in his family jewelry business in France, 20 years ago. He had the opportunity to...[more]
Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint
Mr Patrick Frater
CEO
Film Business Asia
Patrick Frater has over 20 years of experience writing about and analysing the international film industry, with publications including Screen International...[more]
Ms Anita Fung
Group General Manager and Chief Executive Officer Hong Kong
The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
Anita Fung is Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong for The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited. She is also Chairman and Director of HSBC Global Asset...[more]
Mr He Guangbei, JP
Vice Chairman and Chief Executive
Bank of China (Hong Kong)
Mr He has overall responsibility for the business and operations of BOCHK and he is a member of the Strategy and Budget Committee of BOCHK Holdings and BOCHK...[more]
Mr Paul Kennedy
Chief Financial Officer
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd
Mr Alexander Koff
Partner and Co-Chair, International Practice
Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP
Alexander W. Koff is a partner and Co-Chair of the International Practice at the U.S. law firm Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLP. His diverse intellectual property rights practice....[more]
Mr Robert Krieger
President
Krieger Worldwide
Robert was born in New York and is a second generation Customs Broker. He is a graduate of San Francisco State University....[more]
Mr Herman Lam
CEO
Hong Kong Cyberport Management Co Ltd
Mr Herman Lam joined Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited in March 2010. As the CEO of Cyberport, Mr Lam is responsible for leading, representing and...[more]
The Hon Jeffrey Lam, GBS, JP
Council Member
Hong Kong Trade Development Council
Mr Jeffrey Lam is a non-official member of the Executive Council and a member of the Legislative Council of HKSAR. He is also a National Committee Member of the...[more]
Dr Peter Lam
Chairman
HKTDC Entertainment Industry Advisory Committee
Dr Peter Lam is well recognized for his contributions in promoting Hong Kong in different aspects. He is now Chairman of the Hong Kong Tourism Board responsible for...[more]
Mr Albert Lee
CEO
Emperor Motion Pictures
Mr Albert Lee, who joined Emperor Motion Pictures as its Chief Executive Officer in 2003, is an active member of the Hong Kong film industry for over 30 years. A member of...[more]
Mr Philip Leung
Managing Partner
Commence Technology Partners
Founding President, Pearl River Delta Chapter
Asia America MultiTechnology Association
Philip Leung is an executive with 3 decades of hands-on experience in internet, computer software, hardware, and semiconductor. He is currently Managing Partner...[more]
Mr Li Lixin
Chairman
Guangzhou Yahu Power Engineering Co Ltd
Guangzhou Yahu Power Engineering Co Ltd is one of the leaders in providing all-rounded electricity solutions in China. Founded in 2000, Yahu provides the best electricity...[more]
Prof Ronald Li
Founding Director, Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Consortium
The University of Hong Kong
Professor Ronald Li is the Founding Director of the Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Consortium (SCRMC), with over 150 faculty and staff, at The University of...[more]
Mr Jerry Liu
Head
Create Hong Kong
Mr Jerry Liu joined the Create Hong Kong (CreateHK), the dedicated office set up by the Hong Kong SAR Government to spearhead the development of local creative...[more]
Mr Liu Yongpeng
Chairman
Zhaoqing Beryl Electronic Co Ltd
This national grade high-tech enterprise is a professional manufacturer specialized in research, development and selling of aluminum electrolytic capacitors and...[more]
Mr Luo Zhenqing
Deputy General Manager
Foshan Torch Innovation Park Co Ltd
Foshan Torch Innovation Park is a tripartite joint project of the Torch High Technology Industry Development Centre under the Ministry of Science and Technology...[more]
Mr Andre Morgan
Co-Founder
Ruddy Morgan Organization
Andre Morgan joined Raymond Chow’s Hong Kong based Golden Harvest Group in 1972. He served in various management capacities building the operating units of...[more]
Mr Simon Newstead
CEO & Co-Founder
Frenzoo
Simon is CEO and co-founder of Frenzoo, creator of mobile 3D lifestyle games with it's hit Me Girl™ series played by millions around the world. Simon is passionate about...[more]
Prof Ka-Ming Ng
Chief Executive Officer
Nano and Advanced Materials Institute Limited (NAMI)
Prof Ka Ming NG is Chief Executive Officer of Nano and Advanced Materials Institute Ltd and Chair Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering of The Hong Kong...[more]
Dr Alan Paau
Executive Director & Vice Provost for Technology Transfer & Economic Development
The Cornell Center for Technology Enterprise & Commercialization, The Cornell University, USA
Dr Alan S. Paau is vice provost for technology transfer and economic development at Cornell University, as well as executive director of the Cornell Center for Technology....[more]
Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint
Mr Andrew Pang
Founder and CEO
Leovation Limited
Before joining Leovation, Mr Pang is the founder of PlayMotion Limited in Hong Kong, provided unique interactive experiences using mixed media technologies...[more]
Mr Qi Zhenli
Counsel
The Economic and Information Commission of Guangdong Province
Mr Qi worked in the analytical spectrum group and the computer applications group of Guangzhou Research Institute of Non-ferrous Metals and engaged in firther...[more]
Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint
Mr Joseph E. Schoonmaker
Chairman
New York District Export Council
Joe E. Schoonmaker has been involved in the US business community for over 3 decades working with a number of major financial organizations while focusing on...[more]
Mr Scott Shaw
Chief Commercial Consul
United States Consulate General Hong Kong,
US & Foreign Commercial Service, US Department of Commerce
Scott Shaw is the Chief Commercial Consul for the US Department of Commerce in Hong Kong. Mr Shaw’s primary role is to assist US companies to establish and increase...[more]
Mr James Sun
Chairman
The American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong
Managing Director
Charles Schwab HK Ltd
James Sun is Managing Director and Responsible Officer of Charles Schwab, Hong Kong, Ltd, overseeing Schwab’s business in Asia. James joined Charles Schwab & Co Inc in...[more]
Mr Anthony Tan
Chief Executive Officer
Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation
Since becoming the Chief Executive Officer of Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTPC) in April 2008, Mr E. Anthony Tan has been overseeing...[more]
Mr Wang Zhu
Deputy General Manager
Guangdong Kito Ceramics Co Ltd
Guangdong KITO Ceramic Co Ltd specializes in the manufacture of top grade glazed tile, including full body, porcelain and ceramic. “Keep the international standard” is our...[more]
Mr Albert Wei
President
Vizion Logistics, LLC
Albert Wei, President of Vizion Logistics, LLC, founded and established Vizion Logistics in March 2003 with his brother, Benjamin Wei. Prior to Vizion, Albert was the...[more]
Mr Greg Weigard
Assistant Treasurer
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
Mr Jeffrey A. Williamson
Statewide Director
Center for International Trade Development
Director
California, State Trade and Export Promotion
Jeffrey Williamson has 20 years global marketing experience in the public and private sectors, having conducted business in more than 50 countries in consumer...[more]
Mr Huen Wong, JP
Chairman
HKTDC Professional Services Advisory Committee
Past President
The Law Society of Hong Kong
Chairman
Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
Mr Huen Wong is currently the Vice Chairman of the Inter - Pacific Bar Association, Chairman of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, the Chairman of the Copyright...[more]
Mr Johann C. Y. Wong
Deputy Commissioner for Innovation and Technology
The Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Mr Johann Wong is the Deputy Commissioner for Innovation and Technology of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, responsible for the promotion and...[more]
Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint
Mr Simon Wong, JP
Group Chairman
Kampery Group
Chairman
Chamber of Food and Beverage Industry of Hong Kong
President
Hong Kong Federation of Restaurants & Related Trades
Mr Simon Wong is the chairman of Kampery Group which does coffee, tea, wine and organic food business. Major brands include: Dai Pai Dong, GreenDotDot, RedDotDot...[more]
Mr Sze Wong
Co-Organizer
MoDev Network
CEO
iFormBuilder
Mr Sze Wong is the CEO of Zerion Software, Inc, creator of iFormBuilder. Mr Wong is also the co-organizer of MoDevDC, the biggest mobile developer group in the US...[more]
Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint
Mr Dieter Yih, JP
Immediate Past President
The Law Society of Hong Kong
Partner
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
Mr Dieter Yih first became a member of the Council of the Law Society of Hong Kong in 2003 and had served in various Law Society committees since. He was elected as...[more]
Mr Henry Yu
CEO & President
Kalloc Studios Asia Ltd
Henry Yu is a game technology expert and an entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience in video game industry. He is devoted to game technology innovation...[more]
Ms Lili Zheng
China Business Committee Co-Chair
The American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong
Managing Director
Deloitte AP ICE Ltd
Lili Zheng is specialized in advising multinational corporations (MNCs) on their inbound and outbound investments into and from the United States with a special focus on...[more]