Startup Weekend Maker Hong Kong
Friday, June 17 - 19, 2016
Friday, June 17 - 19, 2016
Event starts at 6:30 pm
Makerhive - A makerspace in the Kennedy Town, HK Island, HKSAR
10/F Cheung Hing Industrial Building,
1st Startup Weekend Maker in Hong Kong!
Setup for Success Before/After Startup Weekend
Friday June 17th
Saturday June 18th
Sunday June 19th
Mr. Chong is a member of the Board of Directors of Business Environment Council (BEC) and is serving as the Chair of Climate Change Business Forum, an advisory group under BEC dedicated to raising awareness of Climate Change among businesses. He is also member of the HKTDC Electronics / Electrical Appliances Industries Advisory Committee since 2015.
As a founding team member of Apple’s global SMB channel and founder of their first Entrepreneurship Evangelism channel, Bay has partnered with the world’s best founders, venture capitalists, and accelerators to identify and solve their most pressing strategic issues. With 8 software and 11 hardware portfolio holdings, he’s successfully made the transition from digital to physical and from San Francisco to Asia.
As a regular mentor for Chinaccelerator, the Thiel Foundation, and other startup ecosystems in Asia, Bay is passionate about investing in founders with a global vision. He speaks regularly at conferences, most recently at Web Summit, Echelon, RISE and LAUNCH, Hong Kong’s inaugural consumer IoT Summit.
Dr. Tang is the Founder and Chairman of Esri China (Hong Kong) Limited, one of the international offices of Esri. Esri is the top 50 software companies in the world; it is expert in Geographic Information System (GIS) technology which is extensively adopted in both public and private sectors across the globe. Over the years, she has published 6 Chinese and English books and over 200 research papers, newspaper articles and journals to dedicatedly promote ICT knowledge, applications and share her views regarding smart city and entrepreneurship.
Dr. Tang has been serving various roles in the government advisory boards and non-governmental organizations to encourage the social and technological developments. Some of her current major appointments include Member of Election Committee (IT Subsector); Member of Antiquities Advisory Board; Chairman of Kwai Tsing District Youth Program Committee of the Hong Kong Special Administration Region Government; Advisor of Our Hong Kong Foundation; Co-Founder of eHealth Consortium; Governor of HL7 Hong Kong; Member of Computer Science Advisory Committee, Department of Computer Science, HKU; Advisory Member of The Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation; Member of Advisory Committee on ICT Development of The Hong Kong Society for the Aged ; and Founder and Chairman of the Conservation E3 Foundation, etc.
In recognition of Dr. Tang's outstanding achievements and contributions in promoting the development of ICT and social innovation, she has been awarded the Distinguished Alumni for HKU Faculty of Science in 2009, the Ten Outstanding Young Persons in 2006, the Women of Influence – Young Achiever of the Year Award by the American Chamber of Commerce in 2004, and the Ten Outstanding Young Digi Persons Selection in 2001.
Sheelpa’s global marketing career has spanned Europe, the USA, Japan and Australia where she managed high profile sponsorship campaigns at the Olympic Games, FIFA World Cup and for American Express.
Coaches and Mentors
By living and working throughout Europe, America and Asia, he became passionate about leveraging cultural synergies for the development of disprutive innovations. As an expert in the transportation sector, Peter is motivated by solving one of the biggest problems of urban life. Holding patents by himself, he is always looking for bright ideas and supports talents and their visions. And still today he is playing with latest technologies and is developing apps by himself, just for fun…
Anna is passionate in digitalization and smart city. Aspires to make city smart, intelligent and digitalized and improve human conditions with technology, she is a strong advocate in technology adoption and an active member in sustainability and communications communities. She was a delegate at “One Young World 2015” - the “World Economic Forum of the youth” addressing pressing issues for mankind and was named one of the 40 most impressive marketing professionals under 40 by Campaign Asia in 2015.
Managing Director of Brio Ventures
- Managing Director of Brio Ventures – an early stage investment company with strong interest in hardware/IOT
- Previously Head of Corporate Development of Ports Design (HK:0589) & PCD Stores (HKSE IPO in 2009)
- Previously at Bain & Company and AT&T Broadband
- MBA MIT, BA Cornell
Managing Director of D2M Asia
- Managing Director of D2M Asia – an engineering design consultancy for global clients including FitBit and DropCam
- Founding CEO of #Cube
- Product Manager at ReplayTV, SONICblue, Rio, Virgin Electronics, Flip Video
- BA UCLA
Director / Adjunct Assistant Professor / Co-founder, Idea Mill Limited / PolyU SD / Dim Sum Labs (hackerspace)
He holds a B.S. Engineering degree from Swarthmore College and a Ph.D. from University of Pennsylvania in Systems Engineering.
He is an adjunct assistant professor at the School of Design of HK Polytechnic University, instructor for the Gifted and Talented Program at the Chinese University, founder of Idea Mill Ltd. and Dim Sum Labs, advisor to Floship Ltd., Jobdoh.com, IU travel, and 巧克力（深圳）科技有限公司.
He also acts as mentor and judge at several entrepreneurship organisations such as PolyU micro fund, Chinese U+Google EYE, Startup Weekend, Bootcamp/AcceleratorHK, and StartLab.
Quality & Safety Manager - Mobility, Siemens Ltd., Hong Kong & Macao
He has strong project management skills with a unique customer focus mindset in order to succeed collectively among internal teams, external teams and vendors/partners alike for network infrastructure implementation works under committed timeframe and within budget. He is motivated with strong willingness and initiatives to achieve positive results that are timely, customer focused, economically and morally sound, and supportive of the team’s, organization’s and company’s key metrics and objectives.
Project Manager, Mobility, Siemens Ltd., Hong Kong & Macao
Eddie is passionate in developing youths’ potentials, believing that with good attitude, everyone can change the world.
Event Sponsors, and Partners
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He is the Regional Manager Greater China for Techstars Startup Programs.
He is co-founding anekdote.co and olea.store
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