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HKAI Lab X ES : AI-powered Futures: Unlocking Entrepreneurship and Career Paths

Conference / Seminar

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  • Date

    15 Nov 2023

  • Organiser

    PolyU KTEO, Entrepreneurship Society

  • Time

    17:30 - 18:30

  • Venue



Discover the limitless possibilities of AI and its impact on entrepreneurship and career development. This seminar will equip you with the knowledge and insights to unlock your potential in the AI-driven world. 


Date: 15 Nov 2023 (Wed)
Time: 17:30-18:30
Venue: V1201
Language: English

Speakers: Mr Timothy Leung, Executive Director of HKAI Lab / Dr Nick Chin, Co-founder and CTO of PanopticAI Limited

1730-1735    Introduction of speakers to students by PolyU
1735-1755    Sharing by Dr Nick Chin of PanopticAI Limited
1755-1820    Sharing by Mr Timothy Leung of HKAI Lab
1820-1830    Q&A and wrap-up 


HKAI Lab focuses on advancing the frontiers of AI through cutting-edge technologies and expertise, while also empowering startups to develop and commercialize their AI inventions and technologies. Our aim is to nurture AI and data talents and boost the development of technology in Hong Kong.

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Company profile of HKAI Lab:

HKAI LAB is a collaborative platform that brings together AI academics, scientists, and entrepreneurs who share a passion for innovation and a vision of a better future. Since its establishment in September 2018, HKAI LAB has been dedicated to advancing the boundaries of AI through state-of-the-art technologies and expertise. Its primary focus is to empower startups in developing and commercializing their AI inventions and technologies. By nurturing local AI and data talents, HKAI LAB aims to strengthen Hong Kong's position as a global hub for innovation and creativity.

As a non-profit initiative, HKAI LAB is generously funded by Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund and SenseTime. Their collective support enables HKAI LAB to carry out its mission of driving AI technology advancement in Hong Kong.


Bio of Mr Timothy Leung (Executive Director, HKAI LAB):

In the years as the Executive Director of the HKAI Lab, Timothy has supported and coached many startups in the journey to become a successful business, including areas in fundraising, product and business development, and team management. He leveraged his own experience as a startup co-founder and network in the startup ecosystem.

Timothy has accumulated over 20 years of experience in the Information and Internet field. He worked in esteemed companies such as Alibaba, Apple, and PCCW. He is now the Executive Director of the HKAI LAB, which is a not-for-profit initiative fully funded by the Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund and SenseTime focused on advancing the frontiers of AI with cutting-edge technologies and expertise, and empowering startups to commercialize their new inventions.

Timothy is strong at business strategic planning and implementation. He had managed direct sales teams and channel partners for technology products and internet services, such a background equipped him with comprehensive experience in sales, marketing, product development and senior management. He had many successes in government and private sector partnership development and management.

Timothy’s 20+ years' experience in the technology field covering Asia, Europe, and Americas. He directly managed staff and partners in Japan, Korea, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, Turkey, USA, UK, Italy, Brazil and Peru.


Company profile of PanopticAI:

PanopticAI's award-winning camera-based health and wellness monitoring solution provides users with a holistic analysis of their health simply by using the camera of their smartphone, tablet or computer. Users can measure their physiological signs (e.g. heart rate, respiratory rate, heart rate variability, stress index etc.) and get actionable insights from their own comfort and privacy within 30 seconds. The company combines the latest AI computer vision and signal processing techniques to create accessible, affordable and high-quality technologies to build a fairer and healthier world.


Bio of Dr Nick Chin (Co-founder and CTO, PanopticAI Ltd):

Dr Nick CHIN is the co-founder and CTO at PanopticAI Ltd, he is also a part-time lecturer at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He holds a BEng in Electronics Engineering, an MSc in Telecommunication, and a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Decision Analytics from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He has worked on several notable projects, including an intelligent crowd management system (a joint project between ITC and Thales) and Smart Fever Screening Systems (a project with EMSD) for efficient fever screening at multiple border control points and entrances with high human traffic. Currently, his research focuses on developing contactless health monitoring solutions using computer vision, rPPG, and machine learning technologies to measure various vital signs using a normal consumer camera. PanopticAI Ltd. has won numerous awards with remote health monitoring technology.


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