Big Data for Business Challenge INFO SESSION

Big Data for Business Challenge INFO SESSION
Date and Time
03/10/2018 12:00-1:20pm

Take the Big Data Challenge in Real Business Life!  
Don’t miss this golden opportunity to accelerate with Big Data – the future driver of the business world!  
SIGN UP for the campus info session now to: 

  • Listen to first-hand sharing by corporate executives and start-up companies about the challenges and opportunities in big data innovation, and 
  • Meet the Organiser of the competition to learn more about the benefits and resources you may enjoy - access to raw data sets, fully-sponsored Energizer Week in Shanghai, networking with potential investors, and many more!   

Event:     B4B Challenge - Big Data for Business Challenge INFO SESSION
Date:       3rd October 2018
Time:      12:00 – 13:20
Venue:    The Base, 1/F, Lift 29-30, HKUST


Tentative Programme:  

Time Rundown
11:50am – 12:00nn Registration
12:00nn – 12:05pm Opening remarks
Speaker: Mr Daniel Yuen
12:05pm – 12:25pm Subtopic 1- Riding on the Big Data Wave, a Journey of Entrepreneurship Endeavor
Speaker: Mr Leo Chiu
12:25pm - 12:45pm Subtopic 2- The Journey from Innovation to Success
Speaker: Mr Johnson Yim
12:45pm - 13:05pm B4B Challenge Briefing: Benefits, Award Streams, Eligibility & Process 
Speaker: Mr Daniel Yuen
13:05pm - 13:20pm Q&A Session




Speakers' Profile


Mr. Daniel Yuen
Big Data Evangelist, B4B Limited

Mr Daniel Yeun has more than 29 years of experience in information technology. In 2011, he joined Gartner as Research Director covering the global agenda of Business Analytics and Big Data and specialized in offering advice to C-suites Officers, IT functions and analytics leaders to optimize business return, avoid risk and create the visible line of sights between technology investments to business outcomes. Before joining Gartner, Daniel was the Senior Project Manager of GA Infomart focusing on implementing Business Analytics and Data Warehouse strategy and projects for MNCs and enterprises in various sectors: broadcasting, banking, finance, food and catering, government, insurance, manufacturing, and retail.

The wide engagement with Analytics and Big Data practitioners around the globe and on-hand technology implementation experiences enabled Daniel offers compelling advice for organizations to define strategy, roadmap, organizational structures, best practices, change management and technology necessary to maximize business impact. 


Mr Johnson Yim
CEO, E-Business Solutions Limited 

Mr. Johnson Yim is the CEO of the E-Business Solutions Limited    (EBSL). EBSL is a local software technology company specializes in IoT and Mobility solutions. Johnson is a veteran information technology specialist who has rich practical experience in technology development from idea generation, research & development to real-life implementation. Johnson has over 20 years of solid experience in technology transfer, product development, project management and system development. He and his team have successfully applied IoT technology in a board spectrum of application areas including facility and asset management, mobile workforce management, supply chain management, cold chain management, vehicle tracking, passenger baggage tracking, library management, corpse management, etc.


Mr Leo Chiu
Honorary Advisor, B4B Limited

Leo is a hands-on practitioner and a tech-savvy entrepreneur.  After completing secondary education in Hong Kong, Leo fought his way into Stanford University, graduating with a M.S. degree in Management Science and Technology (Operations Research & Engineering Economics), one of the specialized fields out of the STEM discipline.

After graduation, Leo was recruited into Morgan Stanley New York office. Finding out wall street is not his cup of tea, Leo came back to Stanford and started his STEM career in Silicon Valley.
The last four big data/AI startups Leo served as core contributor all lead to successful IPO or M&A, with a combined market valuation of over US$1B.
Leo is currently the venture advisor of the Farm Ventures (a venture fund for Stanford Alumni), mentoring the youths and young adults in Hong Kong about innovation-driven entrepreneurship via various mentorship programs and the mainstream media as a public speaker, lecturer, mentor, columnist, and blogger.

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