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Carrying the theme of “Change, Disruption, Opportunity: Digital Banking in 2024”, The 15th Annual BankTech Executive Summit 2024 Hong Kong, as the industry’s most important annual meeting, will bring together some of the most influential, disruptive and innovative finance technology thought leaders and practitioners to explore opportunities in capitalizing on FinTech and Digital Innovation for sustainable growth.  


Targeting 150+ FSI IT, Digital and IT Security Executives as well as business decision makers, this summit will look at a number of key themes and emerging technologies shaping Hong Kong’s FSI Industry in 2024 and beyond.





14 March 2024 (Thursday) 

10:00 - 16:50

Cordis Hotel at Langham Place

555 Shanghai Street, Mongkok 

Kowloon Hong Kong 


09:15 - 10:00
 Registration, Showcase Visit & Networking
09:00 - 10:00

Executive Breakfast Roundtables Sponsored by SUNeVision

(By Invitation Only)

Accelerate the Journey to AI: Future-proof IT Strategy to Safeguard Your Assets The AI boom is creating a new world unleashing unprecedented opportunities and changes, while it is also revolutionising the entire financial services industry. Many financial institutions use machine learning algorithms to analyse huge amount of data in real time to make informed decisions. It is becoming increasingly clear that, for financial sector to benefit from the application of AI, they must understand the sensitive implications of AI uses through sufficiently interdisciplinary lenses. In today's rapidly evolving digital landscape, the importance of cybersecurity has become more prominent than ever before. AI holds the key to both strengthening the security and to exposing businesses to growing cyber threats. It is an imperative for financial leaders to align their IT strategies with robust security measures. Join us at the executive breakfast roundtable as we bring together industry thought leaders to explore the strategies involved in navigating the financial landscape in the era of AI. Key topics to cover: •How AI is reinventing financial services industry? What AI applications have you been using? •What is your current AI deployment strategy? On-premise or Cloud or Colocation? •Understanding regulatory developments and potential risks •Importance of adhering to data centre compliance standards in today’s intricate security landscape

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Zena Cheng

Vice President, Channel and Partnerships

SUNeVision Holdings Ltd.

10:00 - 10:25

Opening Keynote: How Can Generative AI Add Value in Banking and Financial Services? Can Generative AI really revolutionize banking and financial services? And how? What’s the catch? These are the topics many companies are still exploring these few years. It promises to enhance risk assessment and fraud detection by analyzing data patterns; Personalize customer experiences by generating tailored recommendations and financial plans; Also carries the potential to optimize investment strategies and portfolio management by analyzing market trends and investor preferences. Early signs has shown promising result on manual tasks automation, like document processing and compliance checks, improving operational efficiency. Are these all good and true? Let’s explore the potentials, pilot case examples and more importantly, the pitfalls and challenges together if this topic is in your company’s executive agenda. Understanding how to embrace generative AI in order for your company to stay competitive in the digital financial landscape.


Ronald Fung

Partner, Digital & Financial Services

Oliver Wyman

10:25 - 10:50

Keynote 1: Data Security and Protection in Financial Services Industry: Implication on the IT Infrastructure Deployment for AI Applications The keynote presentation will shed light on the data security and protection in the financial services industry, specifically its implications on IT infrastructure deployment for AI applications. We will cover key data protection regulations, latest developments, and their impact on financial services institutions (FSIs). Discussions will revolve around deploying your AI applications on public cloud (which may be based outside your local operations), on-premise, or local colocation data centers, taking into consideration compliance, data localisation and protection. The session encourages sharing and collaboration among industry experts, IT professionals, and regulators, presenting actionable insights and real-world success cases to guide AI and IT infrastructure deployment in the financial sector.

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Jacky Cheng

Vice President, Strategy

SUNeVision Holdings Ltd.

10:50 - 11:15
Keynote 2: Unknown Unknowns – Manage Against the Unexpected
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Barbara Fung

Sales Director 


11:15 - 11:40

Keynote 3: Unleashing the Power of Gen-AI by Managing Cyber Risks Gen-AI promises a revolution in the way we conduct financial services from the front to the back office. However, with every technology driven revolution comes risks that we need to be acutely aware of and actively manage. This presentation will highlight the key Cyber and Data Security risks presented by Gen-AI and how to build a secure foundation to manage them.

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Jeremy Pizzala

Asia-Pacific Cybersecurity Consulting Leader

Ernst & Young

11:40 - 12:00
Morning Networking Break and Showcase Visit
12:00 - 12:50

Executive Panel One: AI and The Consumer – Impacts, Expectations and Opportunity

Panel Chair

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Brett Verschoor


Ernst & Young

Executive Panelists


Nailesh Shah

Head of Digital Channels and Experience

Citibank Hong Kong

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Prof. Andy Chun

Adjunct Professor

City University of Hong Kong

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Charlotte Wong

Chief Information Officer, Hong Kong 


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Forrest Chai

Managing Director, CIO

Hang Seng Bank

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Medhy Souidi

Founder & Host

What The FinTech

12:50 – 14:15

Executive Luncheon Roundtables Sponsored by NTT  

(By Invitation Only)

Enabling Innovation with Next Generation Infrastructures 
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Alex Chan

VP, Enterprise & Digital Solutions


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Adam Kwan

Director, Digital Solutions


12:50 – 14:15

Executive Luncheon Roundtables Sponsored by HCL Software  

(By Invitation Only)

Digital Strategy and Transformation
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Roger Cheng 

GCG Business Director, Digital Solution & Experience

HCL Software

14:15 – 15:00

Executive Panel Two: Risk & Opportunities at the intersection of ESG and Technology

Panel Chair

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Helina Lo

Managing Director, Head of Risk and Compliance

Sia Partners

Executive Panelist

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Chelsea Jiang

Chief Technical and Innovation Officer, General Insurance,  Greater China

AXA Group

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Cuong To

Head, Enterprise Risk Management

Standard Chartered Bank Hong Kong

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Kannes Wong

Head of Strategy and Planning

Zurich Hong Kong


Stephen Tsang

Chief Revenue Officer 


15:00 – 15:25

Keynote 4: Drive Better Banking Outcomes with AI Solutions from Dell Technologies

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Sam Wah

Solution Manager

Dell Technologies

15:25 – 15:50

Keynote 5: Accelerating Digital Transformation in Banking by re-imagining Application Development

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Andi Johan

Head of Asia Pacific, Digital Solution & Experience

HCL Software

15:50 – 16:15

Keynote 6: How to Replicate: The Best Practices for Digital Transformation

(Session will be conducted in Mandarin) 

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Wang Fenghui

Deputy General Manager

Tencent Financial Cloud

16:15 - 16:25
Afternoon Networking Break and Showcase Visit
16:25 – 16:50

Closing Keynote: Regulatory Update and Outlook 2024 In this session, Peter will share the review of the landscape for upcoming regulation of AI and associated risk followed by explaining the legal issues causing the need for such regulations. He will also look at the ways the PRC is tempering its approach to cross border data exchange as well as how interest groups are hoping to engage with regulators over what is likely to be a frenetic upcoming period.

Peter Bullock


King & Wood Mallesons 





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