Startup Weekend HKU Bootcamp #1: Design Thinking for Startup Ideas
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Event starts at 6:30 pm
G/F, 511 Queen's Road West
Sai Ying Pun
Hong Kong Island,
Speaker: Quinn Lai, Founder and Director of EONIQ
Bio: With Stanford education and McKinsey's management consulting experience, Quinn is an aggressive entrepreneur in Hong Kong and the United States. His startups have achieved impacts in different ways from shaping students’ lives through enabling them to learn more effectively to creating customized Swiss time pieces that tell stories of their owners. His current venture aims to revolutionize how watches are designed and bring custom time pieces to everyone.
Venue Sponsor: theDesk
The Startup Weekend HKU Bootcamp series is co-organised by the team behind TecHKU, the HKU Journal of Technology.
Quinn received his M.S. (Stanford Graduate Fellow) at Stanford University and his B.S. at Georgia Institute of Technology, both in the field of Mechanical Engineering with a focus in Product Design and Innovation. Utilizing his training and experience in design thinking and need finding, he has been involved in the development of multiple MNC’s innovative products/processes, including but not limited to card based multitasking UI for mobile devices, next generation automotive infotainment system and a car design process which includes international market insights.
Event Sponsors, and Partners
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He started his career at Ricoh as a Data Scientist working with many multi-national companies in data strategy and digital transformation. As part of his startup passion, he co-founded and led 3 fast growing startups prior to joining Techstars. He co-founded Cloudbreakr aiming to bridge the gap between influencer marketing, data analytics, social media and advertising agencies. He also held position leading growth strategy at The Wave’s integrated startup platform in terms of growth marketing, user acquisition strategy and for-purpose event management. After that, he joined Abtitu as the Director of Growth leading product strategy, UI/ UX design and technical project implementation.
Felix graduated from The University of Bath in Mathematical Science and received a master degree in Marketing from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
He is deeply involved in helping both young founders and the startup community thrives. He always put forward new ideas if only more time to implement them. In his spare time he loves playing football, cooking pasta and transform his imaginations into reality by Lego.
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