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EMDL Forum: Fintech: Blockchain Technology

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Date: 19 May 2017 (Fri)
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Speakers: Mr. Aloysius Lai

 

PolyU’s interdisciplinary Executive Master in Digital Leadership (EMDL) is specially designed for executives looking to become well-equipped leaders in today’s digital economy.  "The HKSAR Government is investing HK$18 billion to promote innovation and technology development. There will be more jobs and opportunities in the sector," said Prof. Ir. Daniel Lai, former Government Chief Information Officer (GCIO) of HKSAR.

In this sharing session, Aloysius is going to give you a bird-eye veiw on how Blockchain technology introduces new opportunities of changing the current operation landscape in banking. From proof-of-concept to actual application, there will be case sharing on how this disruption impacts the Know Your Customers (KYC), trade finance, property valuation and securities settlement processes.

Speaker: 

 Mr. Aloysius Lai

  • Executive Director, Head of Technology & Operations United Overseas Bank, Hong Kong Branch

Aloysius Lai is the Executive Director and Head of Technology and Operations of United Overseas Bank Limited, Hong Kong Branch. He has over 20 years of banking experience across US and European Banks prior to join UOB HK. His regional exposure covers the areas of corporate & commercial banking services, corporate communications & public affairs, fixed income currencies & commodities operations and IT project & change management. He holds a Master of Management in Information Technology and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Marketing. With his passion in staff development and adult learning, Aloysius begins his volunteer practice of coaching and leadership training since 1999. Recently, He has obtained a Master of Arts in Coaching & Mentoring Practices and become a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF) in 2017.