SHARP Forum is a thought-provoking platform where thriving business executives, prominent government officials, prestigious scholars, inspiring entrepreneurs, influential celebrities, and renowned experts are invited to:
- Spread inciting ideas, insightful perspectives, and inspirational experiences;
- Stretch boundaries of novel concepts, evolving issues, and cutting-edge solutions.
Preventing deliveries of the right products to the right customer at the right place in the right quantity at the right time in the right condition at the right cost, supply chain disruptions caused by unforeseen events (e.g., Suez Canal blockage) or catastrophes (e.g., COVID-19 pandemic) often pose substantial operational and financial consequences. How might companies mitigate the disruption risks with innovative strategies and smart technologies? Corporate leaders from various industries will share their experiences and advice.
Ronald Iu, CEO, Airstar Bank
Keith Ip, CMO, SF Express Hong Kong
As a global hotbed for FinTech startups and scaleups, Hong Kong has seen a talent gap wherein supply for a myriad of skills required for digital transformation is not meeting demand. To prevent talent shortage, what are essential strategic imperatives for corporates? How should individual talents develop relevant core competencies to align with the resulting opportunities for advancement? Leading experts are invited to address these questions.
Jeff Tang, Partner, EY
Fred Ngan, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Bowtie
Philip Tam, Founder, CryptoSX
The restricted social lives amidst COVID-19 have prompted companies in service-oriented sectors, including retailing and banking, to stretch their digital capabilities to engage, enable and delight customers with minimum direct contacts. The capabilities, in turn, have increased consumers’ reliance on digital channels, rapidly reshaping their behavior. Will such a reliance be long-lasting or ephemeral? Industry experts will discuss how to develop innovative and competitive channel strategies that align with new normal consumer behavior trends.
Calvin Ng, Alternate Chief Executive,Co-Head of Retail Banking, ZA Bank
Plato Wai, General Manager, SHOPLINE Hong Kong
Standing for “Any Time, Any Where, Any Device, Any Content,” ATAWADAC is known to be the digital future of our office.
For many corporations, upskilling employees to work ATAWADAC while maintaining effective collaboration and efficient productivity was desirable, but not a necessity until after the onset of COVID-19. Such a necessity has accelerated the development and adoption of smart office solutions. This forum invites leading industry experts to share their views on how to take full advantage of smart workspace toward the halcyon post-pandemic days.
Guru Balasubramaniam Operations Director, Rentokil Initial HK
Jordan Kostelac, Director - Asia Pacific, JLL
Is it true that insects can provide a solution to food shortage, malnutrition, and waste problems while creating economical and environmental benefits? To discover the answer and its implications to business venture opportunities and environmental sustainability in Hong Kong, industry and academic gurus will jointly share with you the bees-knees of insects. Don’t miss out!
Chan Ka Ming Director E Farm Biotech
Cristina Michelini COO Livin Farms
Possessing enormous economic potentials with an unforeseen capability of connecting people from all over the world, esports have seen a rapid boom in Hong Kong. To harness the power of the virtual connectivity, industry experts are invited to discover the trends of esports ecosystem, explore the downstream business opportunities, and shed light on future development of streaming and tournament platforms.
Alwin Wong Head of Business Development & Partnership CAPSL
Tristan Lo Co-Founder and CEO Godzpeed Autosport
The Festival, with the theme “One Health · Digital Society · Smart City”, provides you with an interactive experience to explore innovations in digital business and mobile technology so as to improve well-being, increase social welfare, and enhance quality life.
|Founder||Prof. Kevin CHIANG (MBA Director)|
|Advisor||Dr Thomas TANG