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Kicking start AmCham’s first “Tech Leadership Series” in the midst of Hong Kong’s exciting transformation into a smart city, we will host a cross-industry dialogue with Google’s President of China on the future of artificial intelligence and related opportunities.

Artificial intelligence is enabling us to do amazing things and solve problems for users, customers, and the world. How can Hong Kong businesses and entrepreneurs make good use of machine learning and artificial intelligence?

Scott Beaumont, Google's President for Greater China, will share Google's vision in bringing the benefits of AI to everyone, providing new ways of looking at old problems, and helping transform how we work and live.


10:30 AM - 11 AM
Registration / Networking
11 AM - 11:03 AM
Welcome remarks by AmCham President Tara Joseph
11:03 AM - 11:06 AM
Remarks by Prof. Tam Kar Yan, Dean of Business and Management Chair Professor of Information Systems, Business Statistics and Operations Management, HKUST
11:06 AM - 11:30 AM
Remarks by Google President for Greater China Scott Beaumont on Artificial Intelligence for Everyone
11:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Fireside chat with Tara Joseph
11:45 AM - 12 PM
Q&A with the participants


  • Scott Beaumont (President at Google Greater China)

    Scott Beaumont

    President at Google Greater China

    Scott Beaumont is the President of Google Greater China, overseeing Google’s Sales and Operations in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Previously, he was the Managing Director of Partnerships in Northern & Central Europe. He was responsible for some of Google’s largest European partnerships, including eCommerce, ISPs, and media publishers. He was also a member of the European Management Team.

    Mr. Beaumont joined Google at the beginning of 2009 from his own mobile start-up, Refresh Mobile, which he founded in early-2005. The primary product of this start-up was Mobizines, an award winning downloadable app in the days before iPhone and Android made apps mainstream. Prior to Mobizines, he was EVP Business Development for T-Mobile International where among other things he helped establish the T-Mobile Venture Fund as well as managing T-Mobile’s key international strategic relationships.

    He spent the early years of his career as an Equity Analyst for Telecoms at HSBC James Capel at a time that saw the advent of both the internet and mass scale cellular technology.

    He is passionate about entrepreneurship and innovation and an active mentor to a number of startups and small businesses. He lives in Shanghai with his wife and two sons.

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Member Price Free
Standard Price Free

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