Fred Sheu National Technology Officer at Microsoft Hong Kong Ltd Fred Sheu National Technology Officer at Microsoft Hong Kong Ltd
As National Technology Officer at Microsoft Hong Kong, Fred Sheu supports policy decision and delivers technologically relevant and scalable solutions into Hong Kong market. His main objectives are to align IT value propositions to public policies in such areas as healthcare, education, the environment, and local social and economic development; and to promote a digital agenda in top policy areas, including innovation, security and privacy, technology neutrality, accessibility, and interoperability.
Prior to Microsoft, Fred worked with Hewlett Packard (HP) Enterprise where he was the General Manager of Software for HPE Hong Kong. Fred is an active veteran in Hong Kong ICT industry, he serves in councils of Hong Kong Computer Society (HKCS), itSMF Hong Kong Chapter and the Hong Kong Information Technology Federation (HKITF). Fred graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Computer Science (Hon) degree. Michael Siu Senior Solutions Architect, Greater China at Dun & Bradstreet (HK) Ltd Michael Siu Senior Solutions Architect, Greater China at Dun & Bradstreet (HK) Ltd
Michael Siu is the lead Solutions Architect for Dun & Bradstreet in Greater China. He partners with Dun & Bradstreet’s enterprise customers to explore their data and analytics requirements and provide guidance and recommendations on solutions based on Dun & Bradstreet’s product offerings.
Michael is a self-proclaim data jockey who enjoys working with data in different shape or form. He has over 20 years of experience engaging in enterprise solutions development, with specialization in architecting enterprise data and analytics solution for MNCs. Prior to joining Dun & Bradstreet working within the Greater China region, he was team lead & architect of the Data Warehousing & Business Intelligence unit for Western Union Business Solutions in North America. He has also served in key development roles at LifeScan c/o Johnson & Johnson and Clarity Systems c/o IBM. Graham Tier Head of Property Facilities Management at The Hong Kong Jockey Club Graham Tier Head of Property Facilities Management at The Hong Kong Jockey Club
Graham has studied at various institutions in Australia gaining qualifications in Mechanical Engineering, Operations Management and Construction management. He holds international qualification in Facilities Management including FMP, CFM, and is a certified trainer for IFMA.
Graham is working with The Hong Kong Jockey Club, a non-profit, charitable organisation in Hong Kong, which has a total annual revenue of over HK$210 billion. His responsibilities include managing all matters relating to Facilities Management including Operations and Maintenance of racing and non-racing facilities. The facilities are made up of approximately 9 million square feet of residential, commercial and recreational facilities making it one of the largest property holding in Asia. He is a member of the International Facilityies Management Association (IFMA) and the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). Servicing on both the Asia Regional Board for RICS’s and IFMA Global Board. As part of the executive committee at IFMA, he is recognized as one of the most senior FM leaders in the profession. Graham has worked for many leading international companies such as British American Tobacco, Johnson & Johnson, McPherson's, Amcor and shares a network with many Blue chip organisations internationally. He is recognised speaker on best practice techniques and facilities issues within Asia Pacific. Jennifer Van Dale Partner at Eversheds Sutherland Jennifer Van Dale Partner at Eversheds Sutherland
Jennifer Van Dale is a Partner at Eversheds Sutherland, where she heads the Hong Kong data privacy practice and Asia Pacific employment practice. She serves as trusted counsel to multinational clients on various Hong Kong and Asia-related privacy and employment law matters. She has advised on the employment and privacy issues in bribery and fraud investigations (including accompanying key employees to interviews with the relevant Hong Kong and US authorities). Jennifer regularly conducts training sessions for corporate clients on data privacy, termination, remuneration, and equal opportunities issues.
Jennifer is widely recognized as one of Hong Kong and the region’s leading lawyers and is consistently ranked in the top tier of employment lawyers by Legal 500 Asia Pacific and Chambers Asia Pacific in their annual legal guides. Jennifer graduated from Rutgers University in the United States with a B.A. in Chinese and from the University of Hong Kong with an LL.B (first class) and P.C.LL. She is admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong. Julie Brandt President at Otis Elevator (Hong Kong, Macau & Taiwan) Julie Brandt President at Otis Elevator (Hong Kong, Macau & Taiwan)
Julie Brandt was appointed as President of Otis Elevator – Hong Kong, Macau & Taiwan in October 2015. Julie is based in Hong Kong and is responsible for the business operations of Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. Under her leadership, Otis Hong Kong has further reinforced Otis’ legacy of innovation by being the first region to launch the global program on field service digitalization. And she fully supports to promote innovation culture by introducing the Innovation Catalyst program to the organization. Prior to the current role, she served as Director Sales, Marketing and Business Development of United Technologies – Building & Industrial Systems in Latin America which includes brands of Otis Elevators & Escalators, Lenel Security System, Edwards Fire Systems and Automated Logic Building Automation Systems. Julie joined Otis Elevator Company in 1996 in the United States and she was responsible for projects in Asia with focus on Greater China. She had held general management roles in various US regions with overall leadership responsibility for operations in Service and New Equipment. Julie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing & International Business and an MBA from Indiana University. She serves on the Board of Governors of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and was Co-chair of the Innovation & Technology Committee in 2017.