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Dr. George LAM

Dr. George LAM is the Chairman of IIPCC GBA Hong Kong. He is a Non-Executive Chairman - Hong Kong and ASEAN Region and Chief Adviser to Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets Asia. He has served in leadership roles (including Chairman, Vice Chairman, Managing Director, CEO, COO and General Manager) with several leading multinational corporations including Hong Kong Telecom, A.T. Kearney, Singapore Technologies Telemedia (Temasek Holdings), BOC International Holdings (the Bank of China group), Chia Tai Enterprises International Limited (CP Group) and Macquarie Capital. He has extensive international experience and connections in the innovation and digital technology spheres and in general management, strategy consulting, corporate governance, direct investment, investment banking and fund management fields.

Dr. Lam has also been actively participating in community service and international affairs. Currently, he is a member of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government's Committee on Innovation, Technology and Re-Industrialization, the Belt and Road Committee of the Hong Kong Trade and Development Council (and Convenor of its Digital Silk Road Working Group), the Court of the City University of Hong Kong and the Advisory Board of the Hong Kong Investor Relations Association and the Sir Murray MacLehose Trust Fund Investment Advisory Committee; Chairman of Monte Jade Science and Technology Association of Hong Kong; Honorary Advisor to the Hong Kong Business Angel Network (HKBAN); President of Hong Kong-ASEAN Economic Cooperation Foundation; President of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP) Sustainable Business Network (ESBN) Executive Council and Chairman of its Task Force on Banking and Finance; and Vice Chairman of Pacific Basin Economic Council (PBEC). Dr. Lam has also taught at Tsinghua University, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Baptist University and the City University of Hong Kong. He is committed to nurturing talents and youth and next-generation SMEs, and fostering the development of Hong Kong's digital economy and ICT sector.

Dr. Lam holds a BSc in Sciences and Mathematics, an MSc in Systems Science and an MBA from the University of Ottawa in Canada; an LLB (Hons) in law from Manchester Metropolitan University in the UK, a LLM in Law from the University of Wolverhampton in the UK; an MPA and a PhD from the University of Hong Kong. He is also a Solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong (and formerly a member of the Hong Kong Bar); an Accredited Mediator of the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution; a Fellow of Certified Management Accountants (CMA) Australia, the Institute of Public Accountants, the Institute of Financial Accountants, the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators, and the Hong Kong Institute of Directors; and an Honorary Fellow of Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Australia, the Hong Kong Institute of Facility Management, and the University of Hong Kong School of Professional and Continuing Education.

Mr. Duncan CHIU

Duncan is the President of the Hong Kong Information Technology Joint Council (HKITJC), the Chairman of Lai Yuen Company Limited and the Managing Director of Radiant Venture Capital Limited. He graduated from Pepperdine University in the United States with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration. Over the years, he has been enthusiastic about participating in IT, cultural and entertainment related investment projects and also social affairs.


For the last 20 years, Duncan has been actively engaged in the IT sector and
has invested in technology corporations and start-ups in Greater China, North
America and Israel. A number of them have been listed on the stock exchanges
in Hong Kong and overseas. In 2014, he co-founded Radiant Venture Capital
which mainly invests in early-stage tech startups and now has more than 30
technology startup investments in its portfolio.


As the President of HKITJC, Duncan also regularly participates in and organises
technology and entrepreneurship exchanges and sharing activities and
frequently serves as mentor of startup companies. Supporting innovation and
entrepreneurship development in Hong Kong, making recommendations and
suggestions on the government's IT policies and promoting China-Hong Kong
integration are HKITJC's main advocacies.


Duncan also participates in several other roles regarding the establishment of
the Greater Bay Area. In March of 2018, Duncan was appointed as Chief
Representative of Hengqin Free Trade Zone (Hong Kong) Representative Office. In July of the same year, HKITJC and One Country Two Systems Research Institute jointly composed a research report on the innovation and technology development of the Greater Bay Area and explored the role and opportunity for Hong Kong. There were more than a hundred proposals and suggestions for innovation and technology policy and strategic development of the Greater Bay Area.


In addition, HKITJC has organised various events over the years. In 2017, it
hosted "Delegation of the Hong Kong Leaders in Innovation and Technology
Sectors" in Beijing with the aim for encouraging exchanges, improving
understanding of Mainland's IT development and strengthening communication within the industry.

Mr. Frank LEE

Frank is the co-founder of the International IP Commercialization Council HK (GBA) Chapter. 

He is a part-qualified UK patent attorney at Marks & Clerk (HK). He specializes in patents and designs, and has extensive experience dealing with mechanical, biomedical, electrical, electronics, computer, and software innovations. He works closely with Engineers, Scientists, Academics, and Entrepreneurs in the region. 

Frank is actively involved in the local and regional startup scene. He is a regular speaker and a mentor for various local and regional accelerator programs, including the Founder Institute, one of the world's largest pre-seed startup accelerator.

Before joining the IP profession, Frank was a Researcher at the MRI Research Lab at the University of Hong Kong, focused on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems and applications as well as signal and image processing. Previously, Frank served as an in-house IP manager/director at Techtronic Industries, a leading global power tool and electronic equipment manufacturer, where he managed the IP portfolio for APAC and EMEA regions as well as enforcement of IP assets and other contentious matters.

Mr. Pan Wong

Mr. Pan Wong co-founder of the International IP Commercialization Council HK
(GBA) Chapter.  


Pan was the head for South East Asia and Hong Kong business for CPA Global
(top IP solution company that handles over 60% of global IP renewal). His
responsibilities included advising IP professionals and IP lawyers on
matters in IP management strategy and provide supprt to law firms and
corporations throughout the whole IP lifecycle.

Pan has two decade experience in IT security and IP working in industry
leading companies, he frequently represented companies speaking in various
seminars and workshops.


Prior to IIPCC (GBA (HK) he volunteered in varies Hong Kong originated NGOs
and Associations in the director roles to help on fund raising and
organizing events for members since 2003.
He is a Hong Kong native and a graduate of Carleton University in Ottawa,
Canada.

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