Professor Joshua Mok Ka-ho
Professor Joshua Mok Ka-hoVice-President of Lingnan University

Professor Joshua Mok Ka-ho is the Vice-President and concurrently Lam Man Tsan Chair Professor of Comparative Policy of Lingnan University. Before joining Lingnan, he was the Vice President (Research and Development) and Chair Professor of Comparative Policy of The Education University of Hong Kong, and the Associate Dean and Professor of Social Policy, Faculty of Social Sciences of The University of Hong Kong. Prior to this, Professor Mok was appointed as the Founding Chair Professor in East Asian Studies and established the Centre for East Asian Studies at the University of Bristol, United Kingdom. He is also Changjiang Chair Professor, a national chair professorship conferred by the Ministry of Education of China, serving at the College of Public Administration, South China University of Technology.

Dr. Winnie Tang, JP
Dr. Winnie Tang, JPFounder & Honorary President of Smart City Consortium

Dr. Winnie Tang JP is an Honorary Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Hong Kong (HKU), she is one of the locally-bred IT entrepreneurs of Hong Kong. Dr. Tang has over 20 years of experience in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry. Dr. Tang is the Founder and Chairman of Esri China (Hong Kong) Limited, an international office of Esri which specializes in Geographic Information System (GIS) technology, and is among the top 50 software companies in the world.

Over the years, Dr. Tang promotes technological and social developments by writing articles and serving the society. She also shares her views regarding conservation, smart city and entrepreneurship to instil in positive attitudes to the community. She has published ten Chinese and English books and over 400 research papers, newspaper articles and journals. Some of her current major appointments include Member of Antiquities Advisory Board; Founder and Honorary President of the Smart City Consortium; and Board Member of AeHIN (Asia eHealth Information Network) etc.

In recognition of Dr. Tang’s works, 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.

Dr. Louisa Lam
Dr. Louisa LamChief Information Officer and Librarian of Lingnan University

Dr. Louisa LAM joined Lingnan University as Chief Information Officer and University Librarian in May 2018.  In this dual role, Dr. Lam provides strategic leadership in the adoption of the latest information technology to advance scholarship, learning, teaching and research, to transform the campus IT facilities. She also takes the lead in leveraging the strength of both IT and library to advance the mission of the University.

Dr. Lam has rich experience in supporting academics with the application of technology. Prior to joining Lingnan University, she was the Senior Sub-Librarian serving as the Head of Research Support & Digital Initiatives at the Chinese University of Hong Kong Library to lead the strategy development and policy on research support and digital scholarship. She pioneered the first cutting-edge Digital Scholarship Lab in Hong Kong for big data research and data visualization.  She also led several digitization projects and built a digital repository as the one-stop platform for supporting digital humanities research. Prior to this role, Dr. Lam was the Head of Library Information Technology & Systems overseeing the IT strategy development and the transformation of IT infrastructure, network, hardware and software application across all libraries of the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Mr. Eric Yeung
Mr. Eric YeungPresident of Smart City Consortium

Eric Yeung is currently the Executive Director of Skyzer VC Group and he is also the founder of Skyzer Group. Skyzer VC group comprises four technologies & entertainment Houses that provides the best digital entertainments experience & innovative O2O business platform, which includes Golfzon GreenLive Hong Kong, Mini168 Holdings Ltd., Versus Stadium Ltd. and Atalon Ventures Ltd. (so-called “PongConnet”).

Eric also plays an active role in IT industry as well.  He is the president of Smart City Consortium and E-Sports Association Hong Kong, the chairman of Hong Kong Software Industry Association, the vice president of Hong Kong Information Technology Joint Council and the vice chairman of the Internet Professional Association.  Besides, Eric is constantly invited to give speeches in colleges and regularly interviewed by major media of Hong Kong.  He is also an article writer for many famous newspaper and journals on topics concerning IT industry and youth issues.  Devoting himself to various types of community service, Eric endeavors to promote technology innovation and encourage the youth to contribute to the society.

As the vice chairman of the Hong Kong United Youth Association and the executive vice president of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Small and Medium Business, Eric not only serve consultative service to government advisory committees.  He also takes his role as a member of Advisory Committee on Innovation and Technology, and Council for sustainable development and also committee member of Committee on the Promotion of Civic Education, Small and Medium Enterprises Committee, the Telecommunications Users and Consumers Advisory Committee (TUCAC), Telecommunications Regulatory Affairs Advisory Committee (TRAAC), the Kowloon City District Youth Programme Co-Ordinating Committee and the Kwai Tsing District Youth Programme Co-Ordinating Committee.  In 2010, Eric was selected as the 4th Young Leader of the Junior Chamber International Harbour.

Mr. Mohamed D. Butt
Mr. Mohamed D. ButtExecutive Director of Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC)

Mohamed D. Butt joined HKPC as Executive Director since December 2017. He  has over 30 years' experience managing large transformational projects in collaboration with private and public sectors, spanning a wide range of multi-national businesses. He brings to HKPC a wealth of leadership experience, together with deep industry and customer knowledge in infrastructure, industrial and consumer sectors from his previous senior executive positions.

Mohamed boasts rich business insights with a remarkable track record of enabling customer success from his over 20 years’ experience with General Electric (GE). Before joining HKPC, Mohamed was President & CEO of GE’s Transportation Business in the Asia Pacific region, providing strategic leadership and expanding the business footprint. Prior to this role, he also served as President & CEO of GE Lighting Asia as well as GE Security Asia respectively.

He also held various senior leadership roles with GE - GE Appliance Asia and GE Industrial Asia, ranging from Product Planning, Marketing Development, Global 
Sourcing to GE Consumer Products.

Mohamed graduated from Winona State University, Minnesota, U.S., with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. He also received his MBA from Kellogg School of Management and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Mohamed joined HKPC in December 2017.