About Toa Sir

Dr. Toa CHARM 湛家揚博士

Data is the new language today. Do you speak data?

– Dr. Toa Charm –
  • 30+ years of experience in the innovation and technology industry; Held senior management positions in Cyberport, IBM, Oracle, HSBC and Kingdee
  • Former Chief Public Mission Officer of Cyberport; Established and cultivated a world-leading digital tech ecosystem with 1,200+ companies from 30+ countries where 3+ are unicorns
  • Expertise: Big Data, AI, FinTech, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Tech Park Growth and Management, Digital Strategy and Transformation
  • Author:  <數碼力大提升> Boost up Your Digital Power (Published in 2020)
  • Current Engagement
    • Associate Professor, Business School, Chinese University of Hong Kong
    • Adjunct Associate Professor, Institute for China Business, SPACE, HKU
    • Chairman, OpenCertHub and Chairman, Dr. Charm & Company
    • President, OpenCertHub Academy
    • Principal Advisor and Investor of a Few Elite Start-ups in Asia
  • Contribution to the Innovation and Technology Ecosystem in Asia
    • Head Judge (FinTech) & Chief Assessor (Smart Mobility), 2020 Hong Kong ICT Awards
    • Judge, 2020 MIT Tech Review Innovators Under 35 APAC
    • Entrepreneurship Committee Advisory Group, Hong Kong Cyberport
    • Mentorship Programme, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks
    • Technology Panel, Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute
    • Executive Committee and Chief Mentor, Hong Kong Startup Council
  • Advisory Board of Leading Enterprises, Governments, Professional and Business Associations and Academia
    • Hong Kong Institute of Bankers
    • Hong Kong Retail Management Association
    • Hong Kong Consumer Council
    • Hong Kong GS1
    • Federation of Hong Kong Industries
    • Greater Bay Area Trade and Economy Association
    • Dongguan High-Tech Industry Association
    • Taipei Foundation of Finance
  • Contribution to the Economic and Social Development in Macau
    • Macau SAR Government Talents Development Committee
    • Advisory Board, Business School, Macau University of Science and Technology
    • Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Finance, City University of Macau
  • Awards Received
    • 2019 College of Business Distinguished Alumni Award, CityU HK
    • 2018 Doctor of Business Administration Outstanding Alumni Award, CityU HK
    • 2015 Best Teacher Award from Institute for China Business, SPACE, HKU

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