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Anson Bailey (Head of Consumer and Retail, ASPAC / Head of Technology, Hong Kong at KPMG)

Anson Bailey

Head of Consumer and Retail, ASPAC / Head of Technology, Hong Kong at KPMG

Anson joined KPMG in Hong Kong in 1999 and is currently a Partner based in the Hong Kong office heading up the Consumer & Retail Practice in the ASPAC region. He is part of the KPMG Global Consumer & Retail Steering Group as well as being a member of the Global Technology Innovation Centre and the Cluster Leader for the Technology, Media & Telecoms Practice based in Hong Kong.

Anson has been active in driving a number of thought leadership reports and executive briefings for senior executives covering innovation and consumers in China and across Asia. He has worked with many corporates to understand the complex markets we live in and current levels of disruption being seen with recent reports including Global Mobile Payments, Consumers & Convergence, Mobilizing Innovation: The Changing Landscape of Disruptive Technologies, The Rise of the Digital Multi-tasker, Be a Smarter Start-up, MNCs in China, Made in China 2025, China’s Connected Consumers, Global Connected Consumers, Connecting Hong Kong – Perspectives on our future as a smart city, Connected Cities – insights across the ASPAC region and The Changing Face of Commerce series.

Today, he not only mentors the next generation of go-to-market professionals at KPMG but continues to work with a growing number of C-level executives as a trusted advisor in providing the best in client innovation whilst acting as the Lead Partner for a number of strategic accounts in both the consumer and technology arena across the Asia Pacific region.

He is a frequent speaker at conferences and events around the globe and has completed his Executive Masters in Technology & Innovation with the Poly University as well as the MIT Executive Leadership & Innovation Program.

Greg Crandall (Director of Brand Engagement at Pico Global)

Greg Crandall

Director of Brand Engagement at Pico Global

15 years of Silicon Valley specialising in content and event services for Apple, IBM, Motorola, Silicon Graphics, Adobe Systems, and Disney. 18 years in Asia where he eventually created his own agency serving such clients as The Venetian, Cathay Pacific, Nokia, Hysan Avenue, and Mercedes Benz. Greg has personally delivered over 100 client based launches and events.

In 2010 Greg joined the media world as General Manager of HK Magazine and later Hong Kong Tatler, two of the city’s “best in class” lifestyle and luxury brands. His job, engaging and growing audiences and connecting advertisers to these powerful customers. He has unique understanding of the interaction of great content, digital, print, live and social media and the power of their interplay.

In March 2017, with a desire to return to his technology roots and to apply his understanding of how audience engagement techniques can seamlessly and creatively work together, he re-joined the Pico Group to spearhead Pico +, the global total brand activation company. Here he is responsible for using technology to build omni-channel and through-the-line channel experiences for global brands.

Edith Wong (Chief Marketing Officer at Invest Hong Kong)

Edith Wong

Chief Marketing Officer at Invest Hong Kong

Edith Wong is Chief Marketing Officer at Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK), a government department tasked to attract, facilitate and retain foreign direct investment into Hong Kong. The department works with companies of all sizes, from startups and SMEs to multinationals, and supports them in every stage from planning, setting up to promotion and expansion.

She joined InvestHK in 2005 and took up the CMO position in 2015. Her division oversees content marketing, events, public relations, social media, market intelligence and strategic research. Her teams work closely with 31 offices in the key markets worldwide to reach out to potential investors and to strengthen and promote Hong Kong’s status as Asia’s premier business location. Recent campaigns launched and spearheaded by InvestHK include StartmeupHK Festival and Hong Kong Fintech Week.

Prior to joining InvestHK, Edith worked with the Airport Authority Hong Kong and Hong Kong Productivity Council.

Ravindra Ngo (Founder & President of Cambodian Association of Hong Kong)

Ravindra Ngo

Founder & President of Cambodian Association of Hong Kong

Ravindra has 10+ Years of experience in senior management working for multinationals and start-ups.

He has strong HNWI, Investors, entrepreneurs and business executives network in Asia and in Europe. He is building win-win relationships with strategic partners, implementing best practices and elaborating profitable synergies with clients and corporate accounts.

Founder and President of the Cambodian Association of Hong Kong, he reinforced his network with Consul general, diplomats and governmental institutions in China and with ASEAN countries in line with the Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) and Greater Bay Area (Guangdong, Hong-Kong, Macau).

He has also created bespoke events with premium audience and socialised with affluent people.