Ji-Ye Hwang is the Assistant Vice President and Head of Innovation and Customer Experience for Manulife Hong Kong. In this role Ji-Ye is responsible for implementing Manulife’s desired customer journeys through innovation and collaboration with different businesses. This includes leveraging innovation and forming partnerships aimed at fulfilling customers’ retirement, health, family and children’s needs.
Ji-Ye joined Manulife Asia’s Human Resources department in 2008. In 2011 she transferred to John Hancock, the US Division of Manulife, as the Assistant Vice President of Learning and Development in 2011 to oversee all management and leadership development. Ji-Ye returned to Hong Kong in 2013 as the Assistant Vice President of Strategy, Asia, and was part of the Asia Corporate Development group that helped to successfully acquire key bank assurance / bank distribution relationships.
Before joining Manulife,Ji-Ye was a senior consultant at a global consultancy. Ji-Ye holds a Master of Arts degree from Columbia University in New York and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, the United States.
Partner, Head of Technology, Media & Telecommunications, Hong Kong, KPMG
Irene is an audit Partner of KPMG China and heads up the Technology, Media and Telecommunications sector for the Hong Kong region. She also leads the High Growth Technology and Innovation Group in Hong Kong focusing on emerging technology companies.Irene started her career with KPMG Toronto and has been working in Hong Kong for over 15 years.
Irene has many years of experience in serving multinational and Chinese companies in the technology sector including software, media, telecommunications, e-Commerce, electronic components, and consumer markets on audit and accounting advisory projects.
In her role as the leader of the High Growth Technology and Innovation Group, Irene actively works with innovative startups and entrepreneurs across different sectors including Fintech, robotics, IoT, ecommerce, health tech, and green tech and support different stages of their development and growth strategies.
Irene and her team collaborate with Hong Kong government agencies, startups incubators, investors, universities and corporate entities to help promote and support the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Hong Kong. Some of these efforts include providing subject matter expert mentoring support to startup founders on a number of accelerator and incubation programs.
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