2WEB3 FEST Hong Kong 2023
Date: 17 March, 2023, Friday | 10am - 5:00pm (UTC+8)

  • 10:30 - 12:20


    Morning Session

  • 13:30 - 16:45


    Afternoon Session

2WEB3 FEST Hong Kong 2023

Imagine the exponential growth of web 3.0 technologies and the essential of mass adoption of blockchain, DApp development, tokenisation, and the metaverse in this era. This will be an exciting event to bring the enterprises, individuals and start-ups to enter the new world of web3.0!

Date: 17 March, 2023, Friday | 10am - 5:00pm (UTC+8)
Language: Chinese / English
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The Honourable
Paul CHAN Mo-po,

Financial Secretary of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Mr Chan is a Certified Public Accountant. He is a former President of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Before joining the Government, Mr Chan held a number of public service positions including member of the Legislative Council and Chairman of Legal Aid Services Council.

Mr Chan served as Secretary for Development from July 2012 to January 2017. He has been Financial Secretary since 2017.

King Leung

Head of Fintech, InvestHK

As the Head of Fintech at InvestHK, the department of the Hong Kong SAR Government responsible for attracting Foreign Direct Investment, King’s mission is to enrich the fintech ecosystem and contribute to the innovation of the financial services sector in Hong Kong. King achieves this goal through partnerships with fintech stakeholders – regulators, financial institutions, investors, fintech companies, associations, etc. in Hong Kong, the Greater Bay Area, and other major international fintech hubs.

Leo Liu

General Manager of HMTP, Alibaba Cloud Intelligence

Leo Liu is the General Manager of Alibaba Cloud Hong Kong, Macau, and Philippines. He has more than 10 years of practical experience in cloud computing, AI and globalizing the ICT industry, and is the mind behind the “Industrial Brain” concept, making Alibaba Cloud one of the largest public cloud providers in the region in a short period of time.

Prof. WANG Yang

Vice-President for Institutional Advancement of HKUST

Prof. WANG yang is the Vice President for institutional advancement of HKUST. After he graduated in Harvard as a Math PhD, he has been dedicated himself in the field of mathematics at Georgia Tech university. He is a Web3.0 Pioneer who foresees the future and put every effort to reach his goals.

Leo Li

CEO of HashQuark

Leo has more than 12 years of experience in blockchain technology, FinTech and cloud computing. A holder of several patents for distributed computing, Leo founded China’s first innovative blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) platform. He is also Head of financial cloud and intelligent investment research at DataYes.

Jonathan Gill

Senior Legal Counsel at HashKey Group

Jonathan Gill is a Senior Legal Counsel at HashKey Group. He structures utility and security token offerings and advises on virtual assets regulation. He has a broad legal, accounting, financial and corporate governance background. He combines this with his interest in virtual assets to facilitate liquidity across asset classes including real estate, art, technology and natural resources.

Wilson Wu

Asia Growth Lead, Ava Labs

Wilson serves as Asia Growth Lead of Ava Labs. Wilson was the Asia Head of FBG leading the sales & trading team. Prior to joining FBG, Wilson founded a fintech startup provide fixed income asset management SAAS services to top financial institutions. Mr. Wu was the first few to dive into institutional grade of micro lending via Trust - FOTIC, a subsidiary of Sinochem, as a business director, he managed fixed income portfolio over $500mil. Mr. Wu also leads the global trading team at China International Futures. And he gained his accounting knowledge from Ernst&Young back in Singapore.

Dr. Ben Zhang

Co-Founder & COO, NodeReal
Former member of BNB Chain

Xiaoguang (Ben) Zhang is a pioneer in the blockchain infrastructure sector, currently working as COO of NodeReal, a leading company that provides blockchain infrastructure & solutions on the BNB Chain, Ethereum, Aptos, Solana, Polygon, and many others.

Previously, he coordinated the growth of the BNB Chain ecosystem from Zero to One and built the BNB Chain to become one of the largest L1 blockchains worldwide in 2 years.

He is on a mission to make web3 real, aiming to support mass adoption, growth, and long-term success of the web3 ecosystem. Ben, is a Ph.D. holder in Computer Science from one of Asia’s top Universities.

Alvin Kan

Head of Growth, BNB Chain

Alvin Kan is the Head of Growth at BNB Chain.

His team works directly with Web3 projects to help them launch and grow effectively through different support programs and ecosystem partnerships.

After a prolific career at LinkedIn, he transitioned from web2 to web3, and has since advised and driven various decentralized applications in the Gamefi, DeFi, and infra verticals.

Laura Shi

Director, ConsenSys

Ms. Shi is the Director of ConsenSys in charge of Asia Strategy. Before joining ConsenSys, she has over 10 years of experience in investment advisory and asset management. She brings deep understanding of market and expertise across multiple industries and the entire business cycle.

Shawn Sha

Co-Founder, BitValue Capital

BitValue Capital (Canada) Co-Founder

Jenny Cheng

VP of Investments at Animoca Ventures

Jenny is a Vice President at Animoca Ventures, focusing on early-stage investments in blockchain infrastructure, gaming and content.
Prior to Animoca Ventures, she was an Assistant Vice President focusing on web 3.0, consumer and tech investments at C Ventures (now C Capital), an investment vehicle backed by New World Development. Previously, she was an analyst at J.P. Morgan. Jenny holds a BSc (Econ) Statistics and Economics degree from University College London.

Chief Technology Officer

ZA International

Hudson Jiang is CTO of ZA International, focusing on cutting-edge technologies including Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain. He is dedicated to exploring the broader boundaries of finance on a more secure, tech-based basis.

Hudson was formerly a co-founder and CTO of Geerong Yunke, where he was responsible for building the Geerong brand from scratch and developing technology solutions. He contributed to the company’s fintech transformation with Big Data and AI at its core, and the IPO of its parent entity Jiayin Group on Nasdaq.

Prior to that, he was the founder of Ant Financial Cloud, where he launched the product R&D team and led the cloud service to go live within a year. In two years’ time, he managed to support the onboarding of MYBank (Zhejiang E-Commerce Bank), Zhima Credit, Tianhong Asset Management, as well as India's largest mobile payments and commerce platform Paytm.

Michael Gao

HK CEO & Global Head of Sales, ChainUp Technology Ltd

Michael Gao currently is responsible for leading the various business development teams across ChainUp’s global offices in Singapore, Hong Kong, Dubai, Cyprus, Brazil and Tokyo. Before that, he was the CFO of the Group. With over a decade of experience in the financial services industry across different regions, Michael has led a fintech company as the CEO, turning the company into the largest cross-border payment service provider in Beijing in 2020. Prior to that, Michael was the CEO of a financial holding company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. He started his career in major global banks including DBS, HSBC, and Maybank. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Kelvin Soo

Head of Partnerships, Materia Logic

Kelvin Soo is the Head of Partnerships at Materia Logic. Currently working on cloud infrastructure projects related to metaverse and blockchain solutions. He has more than 7 years of practical experience in IT industries ranging from mobile applications to trade engine software. He was a blockchain specialist advising crypto funds with technical and tokenomics analysis.

Eddie Rong


Eddie is currently the Co-Founder of Bloom Rewards Limited. Bloom Rewards is a Web3.0 rewards platform that enables all Visa cards to start earning crypto and NFTs as rewards. Bloom works with bank partners such as HSBC, Citi Bank, and ZA Bank, over 100 merchants such as Foodpanda, Trip, Sephora, Decathlon, WeChat Pay, and crypto platforms such as Binance, OKX, Okcoin, and Amber to offer Web3 rewards. Bloom’s mission is to bring 3.9 billion Visa consumers, merchants, and banks from the Web2 world into the Web3 revolution through rewards and payments.
In May 2015, Eddie founded his first tech start-up, HEYCOINS, a FinTech start-up in the Greater Bay Area of China. HEYCOINS provided a self-served kiosk-based network where consumers can deposit spare physical coins to their digital wallets, transportation cards, and bank saving accounts. In May 2019, with his well-rounded knowledge of products, businesses, and operations, Eddie participated on building Mox Bank, the virtual bank backed by SCB, PCCW HKT, and Trip.com.

Qifu Zhong

Partner & Product Lead, Slowmist

Graduated with a major in information security, he has worked in the security industry for more than ten years, and has been in the blockchain security industry for the past five years. He is one of the initial team members of SlowMist and has extensive blockchain security research and practical experience.

Jag Foo

Head of Business Development, Safeheron

Senior security management expert with 10+ years of experience in security management,
Al, and technology who is also CPP, PSP and PCI certified.

Dr. Simon Chen

CTO, Trusta Labs

PH.D in computer science from HKUST, 12 year R&D in machine learning and deep learning in risk management. Led the AI and Security labs of the world leading Fintech company.

Chris Fung

Founder & CEO, Yuliverse

Global rank #1 in Hearthstone over 10 times 20 years of professional world class gamer 8 years of experience in ECM and trading Handled 50 IPO cases, expertise in financial consultancy, operation, team-building and motivation, and business development

Asher Li

Founder of Parallel Hong Kong

Leader of Parallel Hong Kong

Ezun So

Co-Founder, Ponlaii Ltd.

Ezun So has 8 years experience of project management and produce.
He lead several large-scale of Minecraft restoration projects, masterpiece: Along the River During the Qingming Festival;
Forbidden City;
Miniature Peking City of Qing Dynasty.
He lead the team to provided content creative services to partners such as ALIBABA/INTEL/NVIDIA/DELL etc.
Cooperated with Ali team to co-build the Chinese Cyber City - Taobao City.

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