MENTORS





Industry Expert

Entrepreneur

Venture Capitalist / Angel Investor

Professional Advisory Consultant


Ms. Olivia AU

CEO & Founder, FTD InnoTech Limited

Advanced Manufacturing & Logistics, Biotechnology & Healthcare, Design, Multimedia & Infotainment, Electronics
Prototyping & Product Development, Design Thinking
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Mr. Mac, Ho Ting CHAN

Consultant Solicitor, Ernest Tang, Solicitors

Member, Youth Development Commission, HKSAR

Social Enterprises, Legal Tech, Legal and Compliance
Finance, Tax & Legal
Mr. Mac Chan is a practising solicitor of HKSAR, an accredited general and family mediator and a parenting coordinator. Mac serves on Youth Development Commission, Citizens Advisory Committee on Community Relations of ICAC, Standing Committee on Disciplined Services Salaries and Conditions of Service, Ping Wo Fund Advisory Committee, Lantau Development Advisory Committee, Subsidised Housing Committee of Hong Kong Housing Authority, Harbourfront Commission, Policy, Research & Training Committee of Equal Opportunities Commission amongst others.

Mr. Rudy, Cheung Shing CHAN

Venture Partner, Cocoon Ignite Ventures

Biotechnology & Healthcare, Information & Communication Technology, Social Enterprises
Funding and Pitching, Corporate Planning
Rudy amassed with 20 years of extensive experience in strategic planning and corporate innovation projects. He has been leading numerous innovation projects in corporate and multi-national firms. Rudy has immerse knowledge in incubating internal entrepreneurship within corporate and also lead their funding. His proficiency in new technology and startups network would enable him to bring startups up to next level, ultimately to their positive social impact.

Mr. Eddy, Lung Shing CHEN

Advisor, Hong Kong Young Entrepreneurs Association

Vice President, E-sport Association Hong Kong; 2013 President, Junior Chamber International Dragon"

Biotechnology & Healthcare, Information & Communication Technology, E-Sport
Software Development & IT, Funding and Pitching, Sales, Marketing & Public Relations
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Alan CHOW
Dr. Alan CHOW

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Mr. Tom CHUI

Founder & Director, Inclusive Impact HK

Design, Multimedia & Infotainment, Social Enterprises, Social Innovation
Funding and Pitching, Sales, Marketing & Public Relations, Prototyping & Product Development, Design Thinking
Tom Chui, the founder of Inclusive Impact, is a unique individual with international experience in Advertising, Banking, Church Management, Social enterprise and the field of badminton. Advertising career with clients such as Coca-Cola and Honda, two times national awards winner. Promoted from a cashier position to a Private Banking portfolio manager within seven years in HSBC UK, then was headhunted by HSBC China into a Senior management position. Then he dropped his well-paid banking position and worked in a purpose-driven church, called Saddleback. In 2018, founded a social enterprise called Inclusive Impact, created employment for many Elites Hong Kong athletes with disabilities. Last but not least, GB Paralympic Badminton coach and International Umpire. Current Inclusive Impact clients includes The Hong Kong Jockey Club, Facebook, Swire Coca-Cola HK, Jardine OneSolution (HK) Ltd, Cheung Kong Property Group and others.

Mr. Billy CHUNG

General Manager, GoAnimate Hong Kong Limited

Part-time Teacher, HKU Space

Design, Multimedia & Infotainment, Education, Information & Communication Technology, Social Enterprises
Human Resources, Funding and Pitching, Finance, Tax & Legal, Sales, Marketing & Public Relations
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Chi Kin Kenneth CHUNG
Mr. Chi Kin Kenneth CHUNG

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Shreyansh DURGESH
Mr. Shreyansh DURGESH

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Dr. Jan ENGELS

Co-founder, VP Technology, Opharmic Technology

Curator, Global Shaper Community (World Economic Forum)

Advanced Materials, Biotechnology & Healthcare, Education, Social Enterprises
Funding and Pitching, Prototyping & Product Development
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Mr. Kieran FUNG

Consultant, The Yeh Family Philanthropy

Venture Partner, KineticOne

Education, Information & Communication Technology, Social Enterprises, Edu Tech
Funding and Pitching, Prototyping & Product Development, Design Thinking
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Ms. Scarlett HO

Investment Manager, Gobi Partners

Social Enterprises, Food tech
Funding and Pitching
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Dr. Don, Yao Tung HUANG

Co-Founder, AQUMON

Head of Quantitative Research

Fin Tech
Funding and Pitching, Finance, Tax & Legal, Financial Mathematics, Business Development
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Mr. Tsz Chun HUI

COO, Young Founders School

Education, Social Enterprises, Edu Tech
Funding and Pitching, Sales, Marketing & Public Relations, Design Thinking
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Mr. Hong Yee KOW

CEO & Co-Founder, GoBuddy

Chairman, Y-Talk Youth Programme

Energy & Environment Technology, Information & Communication Technology, Construction Technology, Chartered Engineer, Social Enterprises
Prototyping & Product Development, Design Thinking, Project Management, Business Strategic Thinking
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Dr. Alex KWONG

Head (Biotechnology and Entrepreneurship Support), Technology Transfer Center, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Biotechnology & Healthcare
Funding and Pitching, Prototyping & Product Development, Licensing
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Mr. Rod, Chi Ho LAI

Managing Director, ICBC Asia

Social Enterprises
Finance, Tax & Legal
HKUST MBA, Corporate Banking Veteran, Sport Club Administrator

Mr. Alvin, Ka Chun LAM

Director, TusPark Hong Kong

Venture Partner at Deepteck

Advanced Materials, Advanced Manufacturing & Logistics, Biotechnology & Healthcare, Electronics, Energy & Environment Technology, Social Enterprises, Property Tech, Edu Tech, Reg Tech
Human Resources, Funding and Pitching, Sales, Marketing & Public Relations, Business Modelling, Growth Hacking; China & South East Asia Expansion
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Mr. Billy LAM

Senior Manager, Hong Kong Science and Technology Park Corporations

Intellectual Property
Licensing
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Ms. Katherine LAM

Manager, Tech Education and Training, Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited

Education, Edu Tech
Funding and Pitching, Sales, Marketing & Public Relations, Design Thinking
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Mr. Kin Sum LEE

Senior Manager, Strategic Planning, New World Development Company Limited

Investment
Human Resources, Funding and Pitching, Sales, Marketing & Public Relations, Design Thinking
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Dr. Sabrina LIN

Senior Advisor to President, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Board member ASTRI, American Chamber of Commerce; Co-Chair Women in Leadership, Asia Pacific Research Universities

Design, Multimedia & Infotainment, Education, Information & Communication Technology, Social Enterprises, Edu Tech
Human Resources, Funding and Pitching, Sales, Marketing & Public Relations, Prototyping & Product Development, Design Thinking
Sabrina Lin is Senior Advisor to the President at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, responsible for select cross university strategic projects and initiatives, including campus development, donor stewardship, industry collaboration, and professional and executive education. Sabrina joined HKUST after 30 years in the IT sector in Silicon Valley and Asia Pacific countries.  She has held Corporate Vice President positions at Fortune 100 companies, as well as co-founder of start-up companies.  She began her career as a software engineer.  A native of Hong Kong, Sabrina completed her undergraduate and postgraduate studies in statistics and psychology at Stanford University. A mother of four, she enjoys jogging, hiking and exploring the world with her family.

Mr. Ken, Ting Hong LO

Head of Strategic Partnershopip, Zhong An International

Information & Communication Technology
Funding and Pitching, Finance, Tax & Legal, Sales, Marketing & Public Relations, Virtual Banking
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Mr. Teddy LUI

Operations Director, Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund

Strategic Advisor, HKAI LAB

Information & Communication Technology, Ecommerce, FinTech
Funding and Pitching, Sales, Marketing & Public Relations, Business Operation, Business Development in Greater Bay Area
Teddy Lui joined Alibaba Group in 2009, leading business and partnership development for Alibaba.com in Asia Pacific. He is currently the Operations Director of Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund, running the Investment Program and building partnerships to drive growth in Hong Kong’s startup ecosystem. Prior to his current position, he was the General Manager of Alipay.com and Taobao.com for the Hong Kong and Macau markets. Teddy has more than 18 years of experience in online business, business development, partnership, eCommerce, FinTech and investment. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Ms. Angie MACK

Business Development & Client Success Manager, BlueMeg Ltd.

Information & Communication Technology, Reg Tech, Corporate Services, Software Development
Software Development & IT, Funding and Pitching, Corporate Services in HK & SG (setting up companies, etc)
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Ms. Cerise MILLER

Associate Director, Global Engagement, Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Energy & Environment Technology, Fin Tech, General Entrepreneurship, Early Stage Ventures, Networking
Funding and Pitching, Networking, Relationship Management, Coaching, International Expansion, Customer Discovery
Cerise Miller leads the Polsky Center’s global initiatives and international partnership efforts. She is responsible for designing and implementing entrepreneurial programs in Hong Kong and across the globe. She helps drive the international strategy of the Polsky Center, while also serving as a key strategic relationship-builder, particularly in Asia and Europe. Some programs she manages include the Polsky Global Forum series, CUPP Entrepreneurship Bootcamp – FinTech, and BóLè Tech Investor Forum. Prior to the Polsky Center, Cerise spent two years with the UK Department for International Trade where she was responsible for managing the commercial relationships with financial services and energy firms. She supported British companies entering the US market and worked closely with US firms to develop their international expansion strategy for the UK. Cerise helped UK firms secure over £20 million in contracts. She holds dual BA degrees in economics and international studies from American University.

Mr. Danny, Shizheng TAO

Cofounder CEO, EPropulsion Technology Ltd

Electronics, Energy & Environment Technology
Funding and Pitching, Prototyping & Product Development, Design Thinking, Business Development in Greater Bay Area
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Mr. Rishi TIRUPARI

Vice President Sustainability, Wynn Resorts (Macau)

Special Adviser for Sustainability, Office of Member of Parliament, Bhongir, India

Energy & Environment Technology, Sustainability, Green Building Construction, Resort Management
Sustainability, Energy and Environment, Environment, Social and Governance (ESG)
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Ms. Josephine TSE

Executive Representative, Hengqin Free Trade Zone (Hong Kong) Representative Office

Alumni Network President, Mainland Expedition on Entrepreneurship & Technology (MEET)

E-Sport, GBA Preferential Policies especially Hengqin
Sales, Marketing & Public Relations, Business Development in Greater Bay Area
謝嘉恩為橫琴駐香港經貿代表處常務代表、香港地品牌大獎主席、香港創業青年內地行成員網絡會長。於香港出生,中學時期到加拿大求學,大學畢業後回港工作,先後於多間國際及香港上市公司出任管理層職位,包括喜達屋酒店集團、鷹君集團、富豪集團等等。及後開設公關製作公司,更是陽光網絡及陽光中醫診所總監。 謝嘉恩積極參與青年工作,加強青年對祖國的認識及多關注社會。經常參與及組織青年企業家考察團到多個內地城市作考察及交流。亦多次安排內地學生來港與香港學生作交流。2017年創辦香港地品牌大獎,發掘出色香港本地品牌,推動及鼓勵更多本地創意,三屆之獲獎品牌合共超過二百七十多個。2018年更獲委任為橫琴駐香港經貿代表處常務代表,協助更多香港企業了解橫琴最新之政策,助力香港企業到內地及橫琴發展。

Mr. Ping Fung WONG

Chairman, Hong Kong HealthTech Innovation Center

Chairman/Hong Kong Association of China Business

Biotechnology & Healthcare, Information & Communication Technology
Human Resources, Software Development & IT, Funding and Pitching, Finance, Tax & Legal, Sales, Marketing & Public Relations, Prototyping & Product Development
Mr. Ping WONG, graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in the United States with a Master Degree of Public and International Affair, was formerly the Market Officer of the Southeast Asia Desk and later the Deputy Director at the Beijing Office of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC). Ping has worked for different departments of the United Nations at its New York Headquarters as an international intern. Ping has been working in the Chinese Mainland for more than 25 years as entrepreneur and senior executives in different positions for joint ventures and a listed company in areas like IT/Internet, Telecom, manufacturing and business services. He was once the COO of China InfoHighway (瀛海威), the first Internet Service Provider (ISP) in the Chinese Mainland, leading its business re-engineering, corporate restructuring and re-branding. Ping started his first business in Beijing as a young entrepreneur back in 1993. He has found one of the first few biggest business centers in Beijing in 1994, running his other businesses in areas like publishing, advertising, manufacturing and consultancy. He is now in the business of corporate financing, investment, project development, management consulting in China business, particularly related to innovation and technology as well as Healthcare services . Ping is currently Chairman of the Hong Kong Association of China Business, Chairman of the Hong Kong HealthTech Innovation Center, Vice Chairman of the Hong Kong Association of Biotechnology in Chinese Medicine. He is also a Board Member and Chairman of Greater China Affairs Committee of eHealth Consortium, serving also as Advisor for the Center for Chinese Medicine R&D at the HKUST. He is making active effort to establish a cross-border platform to bring HK’s technologies to the Mainland market while integrating financial and technology resources in the Greater Bay Area and Belt & Road countries in different areas.

Mr. Cheong-Yui WONG

CEO, Platysens Limited

Electronics, Information & Communication Technology
Software Development & IT, Sales, Marketing & Public Relations, Prototyping & Product Development
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Mr. Samuel WONG

Manager (Technology Development), Technology Transfer Center, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Information & Communication Technology
Licensing
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Mr. Ronald YU

Board Member, International IP Commercialization Council

Law
Finance, Tax & Legal, Sales, Marketing & Public Relations, Intellectual Property, Patent Licensing
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Ms. Phoebe, Chui Yiu YUEN

Customer & Partner Success Manager, Microsoft

Information & Communication Technology
Software Development & IT, Sales, Marketing & Public Relations, Prototyping & Product Development
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Mr. Johnnie YUEN

Head (Entrepreneurship Investment and Support), Technology Transfer Center, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Advanced Materials, Energy & Environment Technology
Funding and Pitching
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Mr. Jiangang ZHANG

CEO, Incus Ltd

Electronics
Software Development & IT, Funding and Pitching
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