Mr Stephen Liang is Assistant Executive Director of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the statutory organisation responsible for promoting and developing the city’s external trade. He oversees the Council’s Mainland China and international activities that promote Hong Kong products and services.
Mr Liang joined the HKTDC in 1996 as Manager, Service Promotion. In 2000,
he was posted to the Council’s Singapore office to oversee the Southeast Asian market. Mr Liang was promoted to Head of Mainland Promotions in 2005, managing the HKTDC’s promotional activities in Mainland China. Before taking up his current post, he served as Director, Product Promotion.
Born and raised in Hong Kong, Mr Liang graduated from York University in Canada with a Bachelor of Sociology degree. He then furthered his studies on Business Administration at the University of California, Los Angeles in the US.
Mr Liang began his career with the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) and Hong Kong Industrial Technology Centre (now called the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation). While at the HKTB, he served as its representative on the US West Coast for more than four years.
Wesley Ng is the CEO and Co-Founder of CASETiFY. With a background in Media, Ng left his day job in autumn 2011 to start his own business — CASETiFY, without previous experience in the start-up industry. CASETiFY was born out of social media, targeted to individuals who value self expression. Ng initially developed a product which allowed customers to turn their favourite Instagram photos into bespoke phone case designs.
With headquarters in Hong Kong and Los Angeles, in 9 years, CASETiFY has grown into the world’s third largest tech accessories company (rank 1st in the world for social media with 2 millions followers on Facebook & Instagram), beloved by influencers and celebrities including Lucy Hale, Kylie Jenner, Snoop Dogg, Pharrell Williams, Shay Mitchell and more. The company is the collaborative partner of choice for luxury names and of-the-moment labels such as Vetements, DHL, Moncler, Saint Laurent, Thom Browne, and Coach, who come to Ng for his knowledge on the industry and his passion for bespoke, quality accessories.
Terry Iu currently oversees Facebook’s eComm business in both Hong Kong and Taiwan. Earlier in his career he worked at media and creative agencies including Mindshare and GREY, covering a broad spectrum of verticals including FMCG, Travel, Luxury and Auto. Prior to Facebook, Terry served Google as a Senior Manager and responsible for the DoubleClick business for Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Terry is a bachelor's degree holder in Economic and Management from University of London. With over 18 years of marketing experience specialized in media and technology, Terry has a deep understanding of how consumer behaviour has changed and the opportunities ahead for businesses. His diversified industry experiences across markets made him one of the experts around digital transformation and cross border business.