IoT X Blockchain: Convergence of Smart Hardware and Finance

May 25, 2017
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IoT X Blockchain: Convergence of Smart Hardware and Finance
~~ a Network Reception cum Panel Discussion with exciting sharing guests at IBM venue ~~



Mr. Clarence Sham, Client Technical Advisor, ISST Team, IBM Hong Kong


Clarence has been working in IBM for 20 years. He has been an IT Specialist, IT Architect, Technical Sales Manager, Consultant, etc in various IBM local and regional teams. He is currently a Client Technical Advisor looking after a number of financial accounts in Hong Kong.

Dr. Lawrence Ma, CEO,

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Lawrence has over 20 years of academics, finance and technology development and business experiences. Lawrence is currently the CEO of eMALI.IO. eMALI, based in Hong Kong, is led and founded by Lawrence along with several industry veterans in 2016. The primary focus of eMALI is to develop compliant blockchain and distributed ledger applications to solve real world challenges in FinTech, InsurTech and LegalTech industries. eMALI has recently been chosen as one of the Top 5 Winners of AIA Blockchain Global Challenge; a global competition with entries from 19 countries.

Mr. Ludovic Depoid, CEO, Tektos Group

Speaker Ludo Depovic

Ludovic Depoid is Director of Tektos, a group focusing on the mobile accessories ecosystems, and is responsible of corporate development including finance, governance and innovation strategy. Pushing the introduction of new connected (IOT) devices, helping partners in the process of product innovation manufacturing and focusing on products design and simplicity are among his expertise. Ludovic has over 25 years of software and innovative consumer electronics product development experience in Asia.

Mr. Eddie Rong, CEO, Heycoin

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Eddie is a young and passionate entrepreneur with formal backgrounds in Finance and Risk Management. Before starting the venture of HEYCOINS in Hong Kong, Eddie has multi-sector experiences in various companies across China, Singapore, Hong Kong and U.S: FWD Life Insurance (H.K), China Taiping Reinsurance (H.K), ICBC (China), Pan Pacific Hotels Group (S.G) and Neusoft Corporation (China).



Dr. Ernest Lo

Director, HK IoT Alliance / Founder, Future Impact Lab

Mr. Jeff Au

Director, HK IoT Alliance / Chief Strategy Officer, Incu-Lab


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Date: 24th May 2017

Venue: IBM Client Center, 10/F PCCW Tower, Taikoo Place, 979 King’s Road, Quarry Bay

Time: 6:00 – 8:00pm


Programme Rundown:

6:00pm    Registration

6:15pm    Welcome Remarks

6:20pm    IBM presentation on IOT x Block Chain

6:40pm    Panel Discussion

7:30pm    Networking

will end around 8:00pm


Seats are limited and priority will be given to our Corporate and Individual members.


Enquiry: / +852 9251 0844



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