Advisor, Our Hong Kong Foundation, Former Hong Kong Government CIO, Hong Kong
Mr. Yeung has extensive experience in technology development for software/hardware and semiconductor areas, investments for angel/venture capital and private equity space, corporate and business development, science park development and government affairs. During 2015–mid 2018, he was appointed as the Government Chief Information Officer (head of department, Justice of Peace) by the Hong Kong SAR Government. Mr. Yeung was responsible for formulation of policies and strategies for Hong Kong’s overall digital technology; e-government; cyber-security; development of the digital economy, particularly for information technology industries; and formulation of the blueprint for developing Hong Kong into the world’s leading smart city.
He also managed the Hong Kong Cyberport and was a voting member of its Macrofund’s Investment Committee. Mr. Yeung was the Chief Corporate Development Officer of the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation. He was responsible for the development strategy of the science park, global partnership, incubation programmes for start-ups, nurturing technology enterprises, and establishment of the science park corporate venture fund. Mr. Yeung started his career in Silicon Valley in 1987 and had worked for several high-tech companies. In 1995, he relocated back to Hong Kong to further develop his career. He has held senior management positions in several multinational corporations, Hong Kong listed companies and private equity funds, with operations throughout Asia.