Global Fast Track 2021 Spotlight Series

How FinTech is driving a change in Retail Banking

July 29, 2021
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Thursday
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15:00
Hong Kong Time
Online Webinar
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Speakers

Dr. Frederic Lau

Executive Director and President|AMTD Digital
Hong Kong

Dr. Frederic Lau is the Executive Director and President of AMTD Digital. Dr. Lau has over 30 years’ of experience in regulating and managing financial institutions, especially in areas such as industry development, regulatory framework, risk management, and internal control. Dr. Lau is also the vice chairman of our Controlling Shareholder. Dr. Lau is the director of the Airstar Bank from July 2018 to October 2020, and served as the founding chief executive since the banking license was granted in May 2019. Dr. Lau served in Hong Kong and U.S. regulatory agencies for years, including the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and the Office of Thrift Supervision (subsequently merged with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, OCC) of the U.S. Treasury Department.

Dr. Lau was an executive director and group risk director at Dah Sing Banking Group, and a member of the board of directors of Dah Sing Bank from 2005 to 2011. Dr. Lau was also a member of board of directors of Shenzhen Development Bank (subsequently renamed as Ping An Bank) from 2011 to 2014. He was a managing director of Promontory Financial Group from 2011 to 2014. Dr. Lau received a Ph.D. degree in business management from University of South Australia in 2004.

Executive Director and President@AMTD Digital
Dr. Frederic Lau
Asia’s One-Stop Comprehensive Digital Solutions Platform
Dr. Frederic Lau
AMTD Digital
Executive Director and President
Hong Kong

Hannah Richardson

Head of Global Fast Track Programme| FINNOVASIA
Hong Kong
Head of Global Fast Track Programme@ FINNOVASIA
Hannah Richardson
Hannah Richardson
FINNOVASIA
Head of Global Fast Track Programme
Hong Kong

Herman Cheng

Head of Digital Banking|Hang Seng Bank
Hong Kong

Herman is the Head of Digital Banking for Hang Seng Bank and is responsible for the digital business of the Bank’s Wealth and Personal Banking, which includes the overall sales & propositions, customer engagement, strategy of digital innovation, transformation and fintech development, digital product and platform development, data and analytics, as well as daily operation.

He is a seasoned Digital and Technology executive with extensive corporate and entrepreneurial experience in both the United States and Greater China / Asia region. His areas of expertise include digital business start-ups, financial and operations management, consulting, business development and digital marketing, mergers and acquisitions, and vendor management.

He has an Electrical Engineering degree from Purdue University, and an MBA from Butler University.

Head of Digital Banking@Hang Seng Bank
Herman Cheng
Hang Seng Bank is a customer-centric Hong Kong bank with Greater China expertise and an international perspective.
Herman Cheng
Hang Seng Bank
Head of Digital Banking
Hong Kong

King Leung

Head of FinTech|Invest Hong Kong
Hong Kong

As Head of Fintech at InvestHK, the department of the Hong Kong SAR Government responsible for attracting Foreign Direct Investment, King’s mission is to foster a more vibrant fintech ecosystem in Hong Kong and Greater Bay Area (GBA) where King has the privilege to work closely with major fintech stakeholders – leading financial services institutions, fintech companies, accelerators, innovation labs, investors, regulators, universities, etc.  In another complementary role, King also serves as Visiting Lecturer in Fintech at Institute for China Business (中国商学院) of The University of Hong Kong in China in which King has extraordinary exposure to Mainland China fintech and financial services executives.

Prior to his Fintech immersion, King’s tech entrepreneurial career included his role as angel investor in startups involving artificial intelligence, Big Data and Insurtech; founder of a data management platform and lead generation startup funded by Credit Suisse; transformed Datatrade from a traditional direct marketing agency into a multiple awards winning CRM and loyalty marketing agency.

Recognized for his industry domain experience, King has been invited to serve in leadership roles at Fintech Association Hong Kong (Insurtech Committee), The Marketing Society Asia, [Digital-Direct] Marketing Association, Asia America Multi-technology Association, Young Entrepreneurs Development Council, etc.

Prior to his entrepreneurial career, King was a management consultant in strategy, operation and information technology with Booz Allen Hamilton and KPMG Consulting in USA and UK. King was also in technology investment as a venture capitalist at Innovate@ (a tech fund co-managed by Booz Allen Hamilton & Lehman Brothers in USA).

King Leung holds an MBA (Hons) in Finance and Strategy from University of Chicago, and BSc (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from University of Wisconsin – Madison.

Head of FinTech@Invest Hong Kong
King Leung
Helping worldwide FinTech companies to start business in Hong Kong
King Leung
Invest Hong Kong
Head of FinTech
Hong Kong

Michael Ng

Head of Product|WeLab Bank
Hong Kong

Michael is Head of Digital product and part of the founding team at WeLab Bank – Hong Kong’s homegrown virtual bank and a wholly owned subsidiary of WeLab Holdings Limited, a leading fintech company in Asia. WeLab Bank represents a 100% digital banking experience that is simple intuitive and built around customers.

Michael leads cross-functional teams that build the bank's products from ground up to create delightful user experiences and solve customers’ banking pain points. He is responsible for implementing overall product strategy to drive user engagement and market share.

Prior to joining WeLab, Michael spent over 10 years in foreign exchange, building and managing electronic businesses at leading regional and global financial institutions.

Head of Product@WeLab Bank
Michael Ng
Head of Digital product and part of the founding team at WeLab Bank
Michael Ng
WeLab Bank
Head of Product
Hong Kong

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Global Fast Track 2021 Spotlight Series Overview

Hong Kong FinTech Week 2021’s virtual Global Fast Track Spotlight Series - a series of must-attend webinars covering current trends, opportunities and challenges across key FinTech verticals in the Global Fast Track 2021.

You will hear from a range of Global Fast Track Corporate and Investor Champions who are actively seeking cooperation and engagement with FinTech companies in the retail banking industry. We will introduce more details on the Global Fast Track Programme, designed to connect you with over 80 Corporate and Investor Champions to scale up your business in Hong Kong, Asia and beyond. 

Language:
English
Entry:
FREE

What is the current dynamics for Retail Banking?

Join us to learn about the landscape and recent development in the retail banking space in Hong Kong. We will be covering the opportunities and some recent success stories, and taking a deeper dive into virtual banks, partnerships & co-creation, customer-centric banking and retail banking innovation.

Overview of the ever-changing retail banking landscape in HK; from virtual banks to payment apps

Update on the impact the Virtual Banks’ launch has made in Hong Kong
• How has consumers’ desire for convenience changed fintech business models 

How can strategic partnerships benefit retail customers?

• How to make your incubators a success and power co-creation
• What lessons can be learnt from successful partnerships in the retail banking industry?

Where is there the greatest opportunity for innovation and change?

Will the Greater Bay Area, create new opportunities for both companies and individuals
• Which sectors are underserved and calling out for innovation?

Staying on top of the latest consumers’ needs

Is there a generation shift in financial services?
• How can new innovation overcome the trust barrier of many consumers?

Opportunities & Use cases

Recent success stories and use cases to learn from
• How you can scale your company in Hong Kong & the support available when opening a business
• How to become part of the Global Fast Track programme

Event Schedule

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Opening and welcome
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Overview of landscape in HK
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Panel Discussion
Dr. Frederic Lau
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Executive Director and President
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Herman Cheng
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Hang Seng Bank
Michael Ng
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Head of Product
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WeLab Bank
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WeLab Bank
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