Hang Seng and FinTecubator Sponsored CUHK to Hold 2020 Conference on Financial Technology
(From left) Professor Martin D.F. WONG, Dean, Faculty of Engineering, CUHK; Mrs. Eunice CHAN, Chief Operating Officer, Hang Seng Bank Ltd.; Professor Lin ZHOU, Dean, CUHK Business School, Professor Rocky S. TUAN, Vice-Chancellor and President, CUHK; Mr. Joseph CHAN, JP, Under Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau; Ms. Rebecca PUN, JP, Commissioner for Innovation and Technology; Professor Benny Chung-ying ZEE, Director, Office of Research and Knowledge Transfer Services.)
Hang Seng and FinTecubator Sponsored CUHK 2020 Conference on Financial Technology
Hang Seng and FinTecubator Sponsored CUHK 2020 Conference on Financial Technology Hang Sang Bank and FinTecubator sponsored CUHK 2020 Conference on Financial Technology on 2nd November. As part of the core agenda of the HK FinTech Week 2020, this event was aimed to bridge the banking industry and academia together, providing an open platform for all parties to exchange ideas and vision of the Fintech ecosystem in HK.
With the theme of “How FinTech Transforms Organizations – Theory and Practice”, senior executives from Hang Seng Bank, experts in FinTech industry and Professors from CUHK were invited to share their views on the impact of Fintech on organization. The topics were ranging from AI, Machine Learning, Big Data Analytics, Cybersecurity, FinTech in Banking, Virtual Banking, Security Token Offering and Digital Assets, which provided wonderful attraction for industry practitioners, academicians, researchers, government officials and regulators to review the impact of FinTech on organizations, and discuss the theory and practice behind it.
(A group photo of the officiating guests, and representatives of Hang Seng Bank Ltd.)
Mrs. Eunice CHAN(Chief Operating Officer, Hang Seng Bank Ltd.), one of the officiating guests of the event, remarked, “Hang Seng is actively participating in various FinTech initiatives. We are delighted to have partnered with CUHK on various projects to support the development of young FinTech talent in our city and we look forward to more collaborations in the future, which include supporting research projects and offering scholarships and internships to CUHK students.”. The event certainly marked as a milestone of bilateral cooperation between Hang Seng and CUHK and was an example of integrating theory and practice.
Online webinar to share information about Hang Seng Fintech Banking Ecosystem
Under CUHK’s invitation, senior executives of Hang Seng Bank Ltd. Including Mr. Nike KONG(Chief Information Officer, Hang Seng Bank Ltd.), Ms. May WONG (Head of Communications and Corporate Sustainability, Hang Seng Bank Ltd.), Mr. Herman CHENG(Head of Digital Banking, Hang Seng Bank Ltd.), Ms. Rosita LEE(Head of Investment Products and Advisory Business, Hang Seng Bank Ltd.) shared their views on how Fintech transforms the banking industry and reshape the future of wealth management.
[Speech topic: How FinTech Transforms Organizations, with Mr. Nike Kong, Chief Information Officer, Hang Seng Bank Ltd.; Ms. May Wong, Head of Communications and Corporate Sustainability, Hang Seng Bank Ltd.]
[Speech topic: FinTech Reshaping the Future of Wealth Management, with Mr. Herman Cheng, Head of Digital Banking, Hang Seng Bank Ltd.; Ms. Rosita Lee, Head of Investment Products and Advisory Business, Hang Seng Bank Ltd.]
Besides, Mr. Herman Cheng (Digital Banking, Hang Seng Bank) was invited to a panel discussion on Digitization of Financial Services in Asia, sharing his thoughts on the role of HK in a more digitalized world and the Fintech trends that will redefine the future of finance, with other industry practitioners and academicians and researchers.
[Panel Discussion topic: Digitalization of Financial Services in Asia, with Mr. Herman CHENG, Head of Digital Banking, Hang Seng Bank Ltd.; Prof. WONG Kam Fai, Professor, Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, CUHK; Ms. Emily CHAN, Corporate & Commodities Business, Bloomberg LP; Ms. Lulu CHEN, Asia Investing and Real Estate TL, Bloomberg Editorial]
Physical and virtual booth to showcase FinTecubator programme
A physical and a virtual booth was set up at the conference to introduce FinTecubator programme to the guests of honour and the audience. It was a platform for all to have a closer look at how Hang Seng had embraced innovation through an Internal Start-up Programme and its start-up ecosystem. Through the interactive demo session with those who visited onsite or joined us virtually, FinTecubator team had shared the vision and opportunities to the Fintech talents and companies.
Two MSc students were also showcased during the VIP tour to demonstrate good results of work with the supervision by Hang Seng industrial supervisors and CUHK academic advisors. The projects are Gamifications – Financial Management with Customer Behavioral Analysis and Ecosystem with Trustless Trust that handled by SHEN Yan, Tia and Li Junya respectively. SHEN Yan, Tia had great achievement and awarded the FinTecubator scholarship of year 2020.