PROFESSOR YIU, SIU MING
Associate Head (Teaching and Learning) Department of Computer Science, HKU
Professor Yiu received a BSc in Computer Science from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, an MS in Computer and Information Science from Temple University, and a PhD in Computer Science from The University of Hong Kong. He received two research output prizes, one from the department in 2013 and one from the faculty in 2006. He was selected for the Outstanding Teaching Award by the University in 2009, the Teaching Excellence Award in the Department for several years.
MR CHARLES D'HAUSSY
APAC Managing Director - ConsenSys
Charles d’Haussy is Asia Managing Director at ConsenSys, a leading blockchain engineering company. Among his responsibilities, he leads ConsenSys’ projects on central-bank digital currencies with the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and Bank of Thailand. Prior to this, Charles served as head of fintech with the Hong Kong government (InvestHK). In that capacity, he helped found and scale Hong Kong Fintech Week, and supported the growth of over 450 fintech companies. He has 15 years of prior experience in Hong Kong’s private sector and is licensed to invest and deal in securities. In 2018, Charles was elected as a Top-50 fintech influencer in Asia. In 2021 he published Block Kong, a book about Blockchain leaders shaping the Hong Kong blockchain ecosystem. He studied in France at Rennes International Business School and in Guangzhou, China at Sun Yat-Sen University. He is a certified Bitcoin professional and studied blockchain business strategy at Be9 London.