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David Rainsford
Managing Partner
Albenque Advisors

David Rainsford is Managing Parter, Albenque Advisors, an advisory firm specilizing in Fintech, Cybersecurity and Business Transformation. In addition to consulting, he seves as speaker, mentor, and non executive director to a number of growth stage businesses.

Prior to founding Albenque, he held regional business leadership positions at IBM China/Hong Kong, and AMP Credit Technologies, one of the ten fastest growing fintechs in Hong Kong.

Mr Rainsford has extensive experience advising on digitization projects in the finance sector, as well as digital sales channels and digital marketing. At IBM he grew digital channel revenues four fold.

Mr Rainsford is a fellow of the Hong Kong Insititute of Directors (HKIOD), holds an MBA degree from Deaking University, and an Electrical Engineering degree from University of South Australia.

Micky Lo
Chief Technology Risk Officer APAC, Technology Risk Management & Technology Compliance
BNY Mellon

Over 20 years of IT experience in Financial Service Industry that spans across a diversified IT management disciplines including regional and location management, IT and security architecture, distributed computing engineering, technology infrastructure operation, outsourcing/in-sourcing management, IT risk management and technology audit.

Specialties: Information and resilience risk management skills, technical architecture, IT service delivery, Data Center Operation Management, IT products engineering, people management, IT regulation, six sigma project management, negotiation and influence skills, IT process re-engineering.

Benson Ng
Partner – Greater China Digital Advisory, HK & Macau Performance Improvement

Benson Ng is a Partner with EY Advisory in Hong Kong. He lead EY’s Greater China Digital Hub (network of 200+ digital professionals in Greater China) aiming to help client to solve business problem leveraging digital.

He is a seasoned consulting professional with 18 years of global experiences in digital business advisory (big data analytics, experience-led transformation, innovation as a service, digital operation optimization) and business transformations. Benson has advised automotive, multinational and technology and companies around the world.

Benson has been a regular speaker and participant with various universities, industry seminars and conferences, and client events. Benson is a member of The Hong Kong Institute of Directors and has been Selection Consultant to Directors of the Year Awards.

Benson graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor degree and a Master degree on topic of artificial intelligence.

Distinguished Alumni Award – The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Engineering

August Chan
Head, IT
Fubon Life Insurance

August Chan is the Head of IT of Fubon Life Hong Kong. Previously, August has been taking up senior IT management in diverse industries like banking and finance, insurance, retails, entertainment, as well as in government and university, spanning Hong Kong, Macau, China and Australia. Other than technical role, August had also managed a gaming development and operation in China.

Shane Read
Noble Group

Shane Read is the CISO for Noble Resources Limited based in Hong Kong. Prior to this he has been with the Australian Federal Government for the past 15 years, predominantly within the Department of Defense undertaking the role of their Information Systems Security Officer. His passion in the industry is broad, and while now he favors building the Boardroom’s understand of InfoSec delivering the overall program, his real excitement is playing with new and emerging technologies. He feels the key to InfoSec is in understanding your data, the protections you can employ on that data (CIA&NR) and being able to continue build your cyber maturity. “If you don’t understand your own networks and external connections you are not placing yourself well to understand an attack”

Shane hold a Masters of Policing, Intelligence and Counter-Terrorism from Macquarie University.

Paul Haswell
Pinsent Masons

Paul specialises in technology (including telecoms and data protection), and advises clients on both non-contentious issues and disputes.

As the youngest partner in Pinsent Masons' Hong Kong office, Paul is head of the TMT practice, and works across Asia spending time in China, Singapore and Japan. He's a regular speaker on technology matters, most recently advising organisations what they should to if they suspect they have been the victim of a data breach, and is often quoted in the press for his views on legal developments in the technology sphere.

Paul has extensive experience of advising in relation to commercial contracts, outsourcing arrangements, complex IT and telecoms projects and the disputes that can arise from these. Paul is especially known for providing level-headed, commercial advice in pressured environments, as well as his personal interest in technology and technological developments.

He lectures regularly in Asia, most recently on the topics of restrictive covenants, cyber security cloud computing, data protection and social media.

Barry Lewington
Principal Consultant, Data Centre and Digital Transformations
PTS Consulting

A Chartered IT professional (CITP) with extensive experience in assisting organisations in setting and agreeing their Digital Transformation Strategies covering the delivery of IT, Data Centre and Cloud Services. With global expertise in the successful delivery of advisory and programmes/projects across 40 countries, managing critical services and systems for multi-national corporate organisations, Internet Service Providers, Data Centre Colocation Providers, and Managed Services Providers, before moving into an advisory role that enables Barry to assist organisations transition and transform their IT, Data Centre and Cloud Services into the next phase of their business evolution. With a standard motto of - Keep it Simple, communicate at the level of the recipient and provide a Trusted Advisory service, Barry can bring complexity to a level of understanding for all, and is a regular presenter at industry conferences and seminars.

Guy Parsonage

Guy Parsonage is Partner & Leader of the PwC Experience Centre where he is responsible for driving digital transformation and innovation for global brands in and out of Greater China. With a remarkable record in agency leadership, strategic marketing and iconic experience design, he is an industry pioneer. Guy is a highly experienced marketer and passionate culture-builder, who brings the best out of all of those around him.

Yoshinori Sakaue
Corporate Vice President, Digital Business Group
Ricoh Company, Ltd.

Mr. Yoshinori Sakaue serves as General Manager of Digital Business Group at Ricoh Company Ltd and Corporate Vice President and General Manager at Ricoh ICT Research Institute currently. Prior to joining Ricoh, he held numerous management roles in IBM Japan, Yamato Laboratory and Microelectronics Japan as well.

Bringing together over 30 years of experience in the ICT space, his experiences include to providing the value added solution to solve the customer’s challenges of digital transformation and contributing to the evolution of productivity and business expansion. Through Ricoh Group Service and technology, he will bring you the workstyle innovation to realize the fulfilling lifestyle. Mr. Yoshinori Sakaue holds both bachelor and Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from WASEDA University.

Aaron Yim
Managing Director
Ricoh Hong Kong

Mr. Aaron Yim is the Managing Director of Ricoh Hong Kong Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Japanese global office solutions and ICT service provider. He is a member of the Ricoh Asia Pacific’s Management Board and is responsible for Ricoh’s sales and services businesses in Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. As a 30-year veteran of the office solutions industry, Mr. Yim has vast experience in managing sales and service operations as well as HR and finance areas.

Prior to this current position, Mr. Yim had worked in Gilman Office Automation as Chief Executive and promoted to the Chief Operating Officer of Ricoh Hong Kong Limited. He successfully transformed the business of Ricoh from analog to digital, and implemented TQM in the company with a customer and people focus culture. Under his leadership, Ricoh has become the market leader in Hong Kong and the company was awarded the HKMA Quality Award Overall Winner in 2002.

Mr Aaron Yim has involved in promoting quality management and people engagement in Hong Kong. He had served as the HKMA Quality Award examiner and the adjudicator for the HKMA Award for Excellence in Training. He has been a member of the Manpower Committee of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce (HKGCC) since 2004. Mr. Yim earned a First Class Honours BBA Degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and a MBA degree from the University of Dallas.

Event Details
Date : 16 November 2018, Friday

Time : 09:00 - 14:30

Venue : Grand Ballroom, Lower Lobby Level, Conrad Hong Kong