Cecilia Chan

Chan has over 30 years of experience in business development and direct investments. She has invested over 1 billion USD to date in a wide range of industries including e-commerce, education, real estate, pharmaceuticals and entertainment. She has also invested in international security companies specializing in facial-recognition and high-speed video scanning applications.  Chan is an investor in Maxwell’s in the US, an iconic restaurant and performance venue home to generations of talented artists and is also involved in developing and globalizing the brand. Chan is currently involved in driving the growth for Attract China, which markets global brands and destinations to the Chinese market.  

Alexis Wong

Wong is the Founder of Blinq, the world’s first O2O total solution platform in metro systems spanning Greater China and US, accumulating over 4.5 million members in China alone and spanning 26 BART Metro Stations in San Francisco. Prior to Blinq, Wong was Founder & CEO for Prometheus Partners and AGI Capital Group and remains Chairman of AGI. Wong has been appointed to various prominent state boards and commissions including the California Real Estate Advisory Board, the COIN Advisory Board, the California World Trade Commission, the Asia Pacific Islander Affairs Commission and the California Small Business Advisory Board.

San Francisco Business Times “Top 100 Most Influential Women in Business” “49 Most Influential People in San Francisco” Asian Economic Development Center “Top 50 Asian American in Business in the US”

Jong Lee

Jong is the Chairman and Managing Director of RGL Holdings, Ltd. Jong has a Juris Doctor degree from Columbia University where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and an honours graduate of the Parker School of International Law. He also graduated with honours from the University of Pennsylvania with degrees in Bioengineering and Political Science.  Jong has over 20 years experience building and reinventing businesses as a principal, an executive, an investor, a banker and a lawyer in the US, Japan, South Korea and China. Jong specializes in technology, social enterprise, traditional industries and special purpose real estate. Current and prior portfolios include Nexon, Good Morning Securities (Korea), SMIC (China), Hong Kong Commons, Bonham Strand and Hanson Robotics.  Jong is the curator of TEDx Hong Kong.

Shannon Kalayamanitr

Kalayamanitr is the co-founder of MOXY by Orami, the leading SEA Female Lifestyle eCommerce, and as the Group Chief Marketing Officer oversees its expansion and growth.  Previously Singha’s youngest Director in International Corporate Planning and Strategy, Kalayamanitr has overseen multiple business set ups, marketing and distribution activities and campaigns including the Manchester City deal and Vijay Singh’s Brand Ambassador Contracts. She also built a Financial Advisory/ Private Equity Group, Altus Transactional Services, which covered South East Asia with clients from the IFC, GE Capital, Deutsche Bank and the AIG.  Projects at Atlus include taking a lead role in Lazada in HR, Buying/ Sourcing and Marketing creating “Thailand’s Amazon” ecommerce platform.

Roger Cheng

Cheng is the Associate Provost (Teaching and Learning) and Professor of the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST).  He graduated with a BS degree from Drexel University and has a MA and PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University. Cheng was the Associate Head for Undergraduate Affairs of the ECE Department in 2008-10 and then the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies and Student Affairs of the School of Engineering in 2010-14.  A founder of a technology startup that was listed on HK Stock Exchange in 2011, Cheng has also published over 150 papers in Wireless Communication and Networks. He is a Fellow of IEEE, a Fellow of HKIE and has consulted with various international companies and research labs including Motorola, ASTRI, Huawei and MaxLinear.


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