Dr Winnie Tang (Founder of Smart City Consortium)

Dr Winnie Tang

Founder of Smart City Consortium

Keynote speaker

Dr Winnie Tang JP is an honorary professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Hong Kong. She is a pioneer in bringing the geographic information system technology to Hong Kong. Over the years, she has been actively advocating the use of technology in e-health, environmental conservation and education. She also founded the Smart City Consortium and Esri China (Hong Kong) Limited.

Jodi Schneider (Senior Editor at Bloomberg News)

Jodi Schneider

Senior Editor at Bloomberg News

Moderator

Jodi Schneider is a senior editor on the Bloomberg News TOP team, curating and managing the front page of Bloomberg News, and regularly appears on Bloomberg Television and Radio. She has held senior editing positions at Bloomberg, including running coverage of the Congress and tax policy from the Washington bureau in the U.S. Before coming to Hong Kong, she was an economics editor in Japan. Prior to joining Bloomberg, Jodi was an editor at The Washington Post, U.S. News and World Report magazine and Congressional Quarterly, among other publications. (She is a past president of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.) Jodi is a co-lead of the Bloomberg News Women's Voices project and also helps lead the Bloomberg Women's Community in Hong Kong.

Vincent Chan (Managing Director and Head of China/HK Research at Credit Suisse)

Vincent Chan

Managing Director and Head of China/HK Research at Credit Suisse

Panellist

Vincent Chan is a Managing Director and Head of China/HK research for Credit Suisse. He is responsible for covering China and HK strategy.
Prior to joining Credit Suisse in May 2004, Vincent worked at UBS, covering China strategy and was Head of China A-Share research for the equity research department. He was also at HSBC Securities for one year.
Vincent has been ranked in various polls since 1999, and has consistently been a top-three-rated China analyst in the AsiaMoney survey since 2000. In 2006, Vincent was rated the Number One analyst. The Credit Suisse China Research Team has also consistently ranked among the top five in Institutional Investor surveys since 2005.
Vincent received a Master of Social Science (Economics) from the University of Hong Kong. He is based in Hong Kong and Shanghai.

Mancy Sun (Managing Director of Goldman Sachs)

Mancy Sun

Managing Director of Goldman Sachs

Panelist

Mancy Sun is a managing director in the Principal Strategic Investments (PSI) team in Asia Pacific, a strategy and investing team that manages a global portfolio of strategic investments in financial technology, market structure and enterprise software. She is also a lead investor for Launch With GS, the firm’s first for-profit investing initiative with a gender lens. Prior to joining PSI, Mancy managed the Asia insurance and diversified financial/financial technology research team. She also covered Asia exchanges from 2008 to 2012. Mancy joined Goldman Sachs as an analyst in 2008 and was named managing director in 2017.
Mancy earned a BA in Economics from Tsinghua University in 2006 and an MPA in International Affairs from Columbia University in 2008.

Karen Farzana (Founder & CEO of WHub & AngelHub)

Karen Farzana

Founder & CEO of WHub & AngelHub

Panelist

Karen Contet Farzam, also Co-Founder of WHub, pillar of the HK Startup and coder scene, is also a founder and board member of the FinTech Association of Hong Kong, international speaker (Vivatech, RISE, JSConf), a French Foreign Trade Advisor, ambassador of the FrenchTech, community leader for Techstars and mentor for several accelerator programs. Karen has been working in Asia for 13 years, starting in Tokyo as JP Morgan Exotic Equity Derivatives Trader to Software Engineer for an IoT Startup and teaching Front-End Web Development (Linkedin: karenfarzam; Twitter: @chleozam).