Loading Events
This event has passed.

Preparing businesses for Hong Kong’s Data Science and AI Revolution

Date: Thu, 20, October 2021

Time: 19:00-20:00 HKT

Venue: Garage Wan Chai Lockhart

2F, Beverly House, 93-107 Lockhart Road, Hong Kong

MTR Wan Chai, Exit A1

 Register Here

About this event

As AI applications have moved to the mainstream environment, it is essential for businesses in Hong Kong to embrace the change and to capitalize on its advantages. Find out how to start the journey through data and digital transformation in this talk.

Join us on this panel discussion led by AI Society and Xccelerate. Xccelerate’s Data Instructor, Reshma Punjabi and Chief Marketing Officer of Invest HK, Edith Wong will provide insights on the on-going AI revolution that is shaping the current landscape of Hong Kong businesses. They will share their views on how AI is adding value across industries and how companies and individuals can prepare to catch up with this AI revolution through data science and digital transformation.

In particular, these key topics will be discussed:

  • Driving digital transformation through data and AI
  • Practical applications of AI across industries in Hong Kong
  • How to build and prepare workforce for the AI revolution

You should attend if you are:

  • Curious on the current applications of AI across industries
  • Looking to get your organization or yourself ready to leverage on AI reindustrialization
  • Anybody with a genuine interest to embark on an AI journey

About the Speakers

Edith Wong

Edith Wong is Chief Marketing Officer at Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK), a government department tasked to attract, facilitate and retain foreign direct investment into Hong Kong. The department works with companies of all sizes, from startups and SMEs to multinationals, and supports them in every stage from planning, setting up to promotion and expansion.

She joined InvestHK in 2005 and took up the CMO position in 2015. Her division oversees content marketing, events, public relations, social media, market intelligence and strategic research. Her teams work closely with 31 offices in key markets worldwide to reach out to potential investors and to strengthen and promote Hong Kong’s status as Asia’s premier business location. Recent campaigns launched and spearheaded by InvestHK include the StartmeupHK Festival and Hong Kong Fintech Week.

Prior to joining InvestHK, Edith worked with the Airport Authority Hong Kong and Hong Kong Productivity Council.

Reshma Punjabi

Reshma Punjabi is a Data Science and Machine Learning Instructor at Xccelerate. Her academic background is in Banking and Financial Services, and a Master’s in Mathematics specialising in Big Data Analytics and Computations. Prior to working at Xccelerate, she was working at a virtual bank in Hong Kong. In this role, she was heavily involved with the Credit Risk and Business Intelligence teams. She also has experience as a Technology Instructor educating children in Virtual Reality, Website Design, and other digital skills rooted in coding.