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MScISM Luncheon Talk on 28 Apr (Sat) - Boosting Business with FinTech

The MScISM program office has invited Mr Alan Cheung, Director of the Advanced Digital Systems Group, ASTRI to share with MScISM students on 28 Apr (Sat) how companies identify their business needs, know the FinTech solutions in the market, and select the suitable ones.  Details of the talk are as follows:


28 Apr 2018, Saturday



12:20 - 12:30pm, Registration

12:30 – 1:00pm, Refreshments

1:00pm - 2:15pm, Talk


Rm G003, LSK Building, HKUST


Mr Alan Cheung

Director of the Advanced Digital Systems Group



Talk + Q&A (bring your questions to the seminar!)


Register HERE by 25 Apr 2018 (Wed)






















Today’s ever increasing global economy continually opens new business opportunities and imposes high operation requirements. Financial Technology (FinTech) is being extensively utilized to meet such challenges, including system security, transaction efficiency, cost effectiveness, reliability, and strict regulation compliance. It is important for companies to identify their business needs, to know the Fintech solutions in the market, and to select the suitable ones.  This talk provides an overview of the various Fintech solutions and their benefits.

Bio-sketch of speaker: 

Mr. Alan Cheung is a Director of the Advanced Digital Systems Group in ASTRI. He received his B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University, New York and his M.S. Degree of Electrical Engineering in Stanford University, California. He has served in Sun Microsystems (Oracle) and ATI Technologies (AMD) before coming back to Hong Kong.

He currently drives financial technology (Fintech) development and focuses on Cryptocurrency and Blockchain related research and applications. Commissioned by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, he led the ASTRI team to publish the first and second whitepaper on Distributed Ledger Technology in Hong Kong. He collaborates with financial institutions in developing blockchain applications such as Digital Identity Management and Insurance claims and actively explores applications in other sectors.