Ir. Allen Yeung, JP
Founder, CEO & Strategic Advisor | Intelli Global Corporation
Mr. Yeung has extensive experience in the areas of smart city, information technology, cybersecurity, investments, corporate and business development, science park development and government affairs. And he is a leader in Hong Kong’s information technology and communication industry.
At the end of 2018, Mr. Yeung teamed up with former Barcelona Deputy Mayor Antoni Vives, former Alibaba Data Committee Chairman Herbert Chia, and many other international smart city and big data scientists to establish Intelli Global Corporation to provide top-level design and big data/artificial intelligence related products that helping city governments and companies around the world to manage cities with new smart city concepts, improve the quality of life of, reduce management costs and improve urban governance efficiency.
During 2015–mid 2018, he was appointed as the Government Chief Information Officer (head of department, Justice of Peace) by the Hong Kong SAR Government. Mr. Yeung was responsible for formulation of policies and strategies for Hong Kong’s information industry in development of the digital economy, e-government, cyber-security, and formulation of the blueprint for developing Hong Kong into the world’s leading smart city. He also managed the Hong Kong Cyberport and was a voting member of its Macrofund’s Investment Committee.
Recently, he formed the Institute of Big Data Governance as the founding Chairman along with many industry leaders from Google, Microsoft, AWS, Alibaba, Tencent, Bank of China, SAP, HKSTP, Cyberport etc to build HK as a data hub for the GBA region.
Mr. Yeung holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas (Austin), a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University, and an Executive MBA from the Kellogg School of Management of the University of Northwestern in conjunction with the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.