Chairman of E-Business Solutions Limited (EBSL) and Jetty Innovations Limited. With 30+ years experience in IT industry, had held various senior management positions including VP, Systems & Technology Group of IBM GCG, General Manager of IBM HK and Board Director of ETI Consulting Ltd ; also served as Chairman of Digital Solidarity Fund by the HK Council of Social Service, Director of HK Computer Society, Honorary Advisor of HK Computer Society, and member of IT Training and Development of the Vocational Training Council.
Mr. Yung obtained a bachelor of science degree majoring in physics and minoring in electronics and a MBA, both from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in October 1973 and October 1986 respectively. Mr. Yung also completed a Harvard Business School Executive Education course in July 1997.
Mr. Yung has extensive knowledge and 43 years’ experience in the ICT industry. Before his retirement in April 2011, Mr. Yung was the general manager of the Hong Kong Productivity Council, responsible for the development of the ICT industry in Hong Kong. From May, 1992 to April, 1995, Mr. Yung was elected as the president of the Hong Kong Computer Society. During this period, he worked closely with the China Computer Federation, introducing ICT applications and management to mainland China. After his retirement, Mr. Yung still actively involved in ICT industry activities, including performing as the chairman of the Hong Kong Game Industry Association, the vice president of the Hong Kong Software Industry Association and the council member of the Hong Kong Association for Advancement of Science and Technology. Mr. Yung was also elected as distinguished fellow of the Hong Kong Computer Society and member of the first three Election Committees of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Mr. Yung is an independent non-executive director of Gameone Holding Limited (Stock code: 8282).
Corporate strategist. Experienced in green field start-ups and market entries of global companies into Asia Pacific and Greater China. Turnaround two international companies with no growths with sustainability.
Led notable technology projects in CRM, Mobile commerce and digital strategies including the launch of innovation portal in China for over 200 retail channels. Notable companies of note include: Hong Kong Jockey Club, PCCW, Ocean Park, LV, MTR, Amway among others. Growth Through Innovation and Passion led business design co-developed with IDEO. Active member in social entrepreneurship in Asia Pacific.
Former Regional Vice President, Enactus. Current: Co-Founder, Popular Street, Board Member – Invotech
Robert Fong has been Executive of Government Programs, IBM China/Hong Kong Limited, since 2004. His role provides public policy and government relations expertise to support IBM’s growth and business operations. He works with government on key economic, governmental, and societal issues, helping to solve problems and create strategies for the future.
Mr. Fong holds a Master of Science degree and a Bachelor of Science degree, both in Mechanical Engineering, from the University of California at Berkeley. He also obtained a MBA from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and a Master of Social Science degree from the University of South Australia. He completed a Client Executive Program from Harvard Business School and is a graduate of the IBM Systems Research Institute. Externally, he sits on the council of Hong Kong Computer Society, Hong Kong Information and Technology Federation, serves as the Vice Chairman of the Digital, Information and Telecommunications Committee of Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, and a member of the Advisory Committee of the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department of The University of Hong Kong.
Founder and CEO of iCharacter Ltd, President of Hong Kong Creative Art Education Development Association. Mr. Kam is a visual arts expert and has been assuming creative director roles at 4A’s companies such as Saatchi & Saatchi Ltd. before starting his own venture on digital creation. Throughout the years, he has served many international brands like Sony and has been assuming Advisory roles at various organizations and government departments.
Mr. Kam is on the Executive Committee of the Hong Kong Information Technology Federation, and is on the organization committee and vetting committee of the Hong Kong ICT Awards.