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Ivey Business School: Can Hong Kong Be a Fintech Hub and Should It?
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FinTech is the theme of this Ivey Business Insight Forum that features a diverse group of industry leaders and entrepreneurs and their experiences in discovering and generating value in uncertain and challenging environments. Whether you are starting a new career, starting a new business or starting in a new market, this series will empower business leaders with invaluable insights on how seasoned experts have created and materialised their success across various industries.

24/09/2015
When: 24/09/2015

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Ivey Business School

Ivey Business School

FinTechis the theme of this Ivey Business Insight Forum that features a diverse group of industry leaders and entrepreneurs and their experiences in discovering and generating value in uncertain and challenging environments. Whether you are starting a new career, starting a new business or starting in a new market, this series will empower business leaders with invaluable insights on how seasoned experts have created and materialised their success across various industries.

 

We arepleased to share with you the profile of the event panelists. We will have five exciting panelists joining us, including Bankers,Investors, Academics and Start-ups, who will share what FinTech is, why it is important for us and why it could be important forthe future development of Hong Kong.

 

In association withDBS AcceleratorandNestin Hong Kong,Ivey Business Schoolis pleased to invite your participation in the Ivey Business Insight Forum onFinTech.

 

Topic: Can Hong Kong Become a FinTech Hub? And Should it?
Panelist

Panellist:Jennifer Carver,CIO, NEST

Jennifer has over 27 years of experience in asset management, investment advisory and technology in HK with, among others CLSA, Fortis and Indosuez. A serial entrepreneur, she has launched, managed and sold an investment advisory firm and hedge funds. She also lead an investment team in a number of successful internet startups for Chinadotcom from 1999-2000. In 2005, she was named one of the finalists for The HK Business Woman of the Year award and currently sits on numerous technology and investment company boards.


Panellist:Professor Stephen Sapp,Associate Professor of Finance, Ivey Business School
Professor Sapp's research interests are concentrated in international finance, particularly in how the globalization of financial markets has influenced the observed behaviour and interactions between investors and firms operating in diverse financial markets. Professor Sapp teaches Finance and International Business in the HBA, MBA and doctoral programs at Ivey. Prior to joining Ivey, Professor Sapp was an adjunct lecturer in Finance at Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, where he taught Investments and received his PhD.


Panellist:Oliver Meyrick,Co-Founder, COO, CFO, DemsystData
A graduate of Oxford and a member of the CFA Institute, Oliver spent over 10 years in consulting and private equity in Europe before starting DemsystData. DemystData helps financial institutions optimize customer interactions through improved access to information. DemystData’s Credit-in-a-Box suite brings together the best available online, social, and internal company data to create more comprehensive profiles and refined customer predictions. DemystData has offices in Hong Kong and New York and has received investment from Arbor Ventures and Singtel Innov8 among others.


Panellist:Mukesh Bubna,Founder & CEO, Monexo Innovations Limited

Mukesh brings 20 years of consumer banking experience from Citibank. He has worked across geographies and lived in India, Singapore and Hong Kong. He has led diverse regional teams in his role as Regional Director for Product & Marketing of Citibank. Prior to that he was CFO for Cards and Unsecured Lending for the Citibank APAC region. In his last role he was a Business Head for Western Union - Financial Inclusion Program for Asia. Mukesh enjoys outdoor activities, traveling and photography. He can be either seen dragon boating on the weekends or hiking trails. In Jan 2014 - he ran the Hong Kong Trail of 50 Km from Peak to Big Wave beach - he climbed his Mount Everest and has since been an avid runner sporting a Polar watch on his wrist.


Ralph Chan,VP, Strategic Planning & Transformation, Technology & Operations, DBS Bank (HK) Limited

Passionate in technology, Ralph is responsible for developing digital strategies, change management and bringing innovation to DBS. In this capacity, he defines, executes and monitors strategic initiatives and projects for Hong Kong and China. Recently, he supported DBS HK to introduce the 1st DBS Accelerator Program. Prior to joining DBS, Ralph was a Consultant focusing on IT advisory, operation modelling and process re-engineering. A graduate of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Ralph is also a Financial Risk Manager (FRM) holder and Certified Public Accountant (CPA).


Moderator

Moderator:Professor Chris WH Chan, Associate Dean, Asia, Ivey Business School

Chris is Professor and Associate Dean of Ivey Business School Asia. With 17+ years of consulting and executive education experience in corporate learning and development working with a wide range of regional corporate universities, Chris has developed and delivered custom L&D programs and content for the public sector as well as for multinationals in the financial services, luxury, hospitality and travel, retail, pharmaceutical, textile, telecommunications, shipping, and FMCG industries. Prior to joining Ivey, he was Professor of Accounting at Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration and Dean of the Cornell-Nanyang Institute in Singapore. Chris was also the Assistant Dean and Director of MBA programs at the University of Hong Kong.


 

Date:Thursday, September 24, 2015

Time:Registration 6:30 pm

Panel Discussion 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Venue:'The Vault', Basement of Overseas
Trust Bank Building,160 Gloucester Road,
Wanchai

Price: $100

Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis.


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