The UBC Sauder Alumni Club of Hong Kong invites you to "Business Before Pleasure". Attend to hear candid insights from experienced professionals on how a young upstart can navigate Hong Kong.
At "Business Before Pleasure" UBC Sauder alumni looking to develop a career in Hong Kong can gain insights from experienced professionals. The event will begin with a presentation on Networking Tips and Tricks followed by a Fireside Chat with guest speakers in Finance, IT, Consulting, and Human Resources.
For any questions regarding this event, please contact Jessica Chan, Alumni Engagement Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, October 17, 2016
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
UBS AG Auditorium, IFC Mall,
Two International Finance Centre, 8 Finances St,
Central, Hong Kong - map
Admission is free. Registration includes light refreshments and non-alcoholic beverages.
Alexander Leung (MM 2012) - Moderator
Head of PR & Partnerships, Lamplight Analytics
Alexander started his career working in digital marketing agencies, most notably, Ogilvy & Mather, where he has worked with some of the world's biggest brands. He currently works at Lamplight Analytics, a notable Hong Kong social media start-up as its Head of PR & Partnerships. Alexander enjoys providing deeper knowledge on the APAC tech scene as a contributing writer to Tech in Asia, the region's largest online tech publication, where he covers founder stories, new co-working spaces and up-and-coming start-ups.
Vincent Chung (BCom 2013) - Host and Presenter
Associate of Technology and Information Risk, Morgan Stanley
Vincent Chung Is an Associate of Technology and Information Risk at Morgan Stanley. He graduated from the University Of British Columbia- Sauder School of Business in 2013 with a Bachelor of Commerce double major Finance and MIS. Vincent gained extensive experience in quantitative analysis, management information reporting and project tracking while working with Standard Chartered Bank in Hong Kong as an Operations Analyst, and then in Kuala Lumpur as a Project Analyst. Extremely passionate about Information Technology and Finance, Vincent moved to his position as an Associate in Technology and Information Risk at Morgan Stanley in December 2014.
Ho Yeung Liu
Senior Consultant, Endeavour Search Ltd
Ho Yeung is a Senior Recruitment Specialist at Endeavour Search Limited. He graduated from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2011 with a BBA in Management and Marketing. During his time in HKUST, Ho Yeung was the two-time recipient of the Management Scholarship. Since then, he has worked closely with leading Fortune 500 international firms in the digital/UX, management consulting and software development spheres on mid to senior level search engagements. With his extensive experience in the industry, he also provides strategic advice to client leadership about niche job market trends and solutions. Ho Yeung is also highly involved with senior team-building assignments, and has taken on increasing amounts of team-managements and company-wide training duties.
Associate, McKinsey & Company
Angela joined McKinsey’s Hong Kong office in 2012 as a Business Analyst. She has been engaged in diverse projects consulting multinational and local corporates, and organizations across China and Southeast Asia with focus on financial institutions and the public sector. Her topics of interest include market entry and growth strategy in emerging markets. Examples of her recent client work include designing and implementing a program with the government of Malaysia to spur exports among 50 high-performing SMEs, developing a health product strategy across 5 emerging markets in Southeast Asia for a leading global insurer, and devising a disruptive strategy to capture the Internet of Things opportunities for a leading semi-conductor player. Angela graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with a BBA in Global Business Studies in 2012. In her personal time, she enjoys scuba diving, Muay Thai and creating internet memes.
Co-Founder, Maker Lab and Managing Director, 3D Forage Ltd.
Jeremy Cheng has 20+ years of experience in entrepreneurship, client services, IT operations, talent acquisition, and project management in both the United States and the Greater China Region. He’s the founder and managing director of 3D Forage, a Hong Kong based digital fabrication consultancy with a strong focus on 3D Printing adoption, and Metacentrix (MXI), a Seattle based international management consulting firm. Prior to his recent entrepreneurial endeavors, he led a team of senior and principal engineers in managing all of Microsoft’s research and development data centers worldwide. Aside from Microsoft, he previously served as the Director of IT at Imagekind, Inc and was actively involved in IT management strategy, business operations, web application architecture, and implementations. Before Imagekind, Jeremy was the Technical Services Manager at Vigilos, Inc where he managed the IT infrastructure and network-based enterprise security management systems in both production and development environments. Jeremy began his career during the "IT bubble" in the 90’s and holds a BS in Informatics and a BA in Economics from the University of Washington. He also holds a certificate for Information Assurance and Cyber Security from the University of Washington.
Kevin Lee (BCom 2007)
CEO, Genesis Gaming and Investment Director, Gallant Investment Partners
Kevin Lee is the CEO at Genesis Gaming, Hong Kong and an Investment Director at Gallant Investment Partners. He graduated from the University of British Columbia in 2007 with a Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) in Finance, Accounting and Economics, before completing his Masters in Finance at the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management in 2010. Kevin has had extensive experience in Investment Banking, working with BMO, Citigroup and Standard Chartered, where his portfolio consisted of looking at M&A, valuation, LBO Analysis and Growth Capital. In 2015, he moved to become the Director of Corporate Finance and Strategy at Geoswift, and an Investment Director at Gallant Investment Partners, specializing in venture capital and private equity. As CEO of Genesis Gaming, a Gallant Investment Company, Kevin is in charge of all aspects of commercial operations, including strategy, business development, finance and marketing.
LOOK WHO'S COMING
Benz Ng (BCom 2010), Sammy Yu (IMBA 2016), Tommy Chan (BCom 2011), Maggie To (BCom 2011), Mandy Ng (BCom 2015), Vincent Tung (BCom 2013), Michael Wong (BCom 2016), Shaun Zhang (BCom 2011), Justin Chan (BCom 2016), Janice Chan (BCom 2016), Gordon Tse (BCom 2012), Sally Zhou (BCom 2011), Jennifer Ko (BCom 2015), Cherrie Tse (BCom 2009), Twiggy Zhang (BCom 2012), Aaron Wu (BCom 2011), Kevin Tseng (BCom 2012), Adrian Fung (BCom 2015), Gary Liang (MBA 2014), Simon Chow (BCom 2005), Kevin Li (BCom 2013), Wayne Wong (BCom 2009), Danielle Yoo (BCom 2014), Winnie Cheng (BCom 2004), Hok Leung Chow (MBA 2012), Esther Law (BCom 2014), Wayne Wong (BCom 2009), Jennifer Ko (BCom 2015), Rosita Lam (BSc 2005), Joyce Chan (MM 2010), Janice Wai (MM 2010), Andy Cheung (BCom 2008), Angel Lai (BCom 2006), Alexander Leung (MM 2012), Peter Yip (BA 2011), Angie Kan, Kelly Ho, Jessica Chan (BCom 2008), Sing Yuk Ng (BCom 2013), Joey Ho (BA 2012), Amy Yeung (BCom 2000), Nina Gupta (Other 1996), Cherry C, Jeremy Cheng