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In today's world, web surfing, cloud computing, online gaming, computer and mobile applications have become part of our daily lives.

Joining us in this webinar will be Ms Cally Chan, General Manager of Microsoft Hong Kong and Macau. Chan will share how the tech giant is harnessing innovation to empower people and societies, under the mission of 'empowering every person and organisation to achieve more'.

A seasoned business executive with three decades of experience in the tech sector under her belt, Chan will share her personal stories of working at one of the world's top tech giants. She will also provide some insights on the development of the tech industry, as well as how Microsoft has been contributing to diversifying the industry.

Speakers' presentations at this event are intended for educational purposes only and do not replace independent professional judgment. Statements of fact and opinions expressed during this event are those of the speakers and participants and, unless expressly stated to the contrary, are not the opinion or position of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, its members, or its committees. The Chamber does not endorse or approve, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, accuracy or completeness of the information presented. Attendees should note that, with the approval of speakers, this event may be recorded, and possibly published on the Chamber's website in audio and/or video formats without further notice.

Recording, duplication or distribution of the contents of the online event is prohibited without prior written permission from the Chamber.

Speaker(s) Cally Chan is General Manager of Microsoft Hong Kong and Macau, leading the overall strategy and business operations, raising the talent bar and providing leadership in customer satisfaction and business growth. Chan leverages on over 30 years of business and IT experience to drive Microsoft's Mission to empower every person and every organization to achieve more. The key focus is enabling technology, accelerating digital transformation for customers and partners, and empowering people and societies through technology innovations.

Previously she served as Managing Director and Vice President of the Hewlett Packard Enterprise from 2010 to 2017.

Chan is passionate about driving digital transformation and diversity. She is Council Member of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Director of the Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI). Director of the Employees Retraining Board (ERB), Founding Chairman of the Hong Kong Computer Society lady club – FACE (Female, Attract, Connect, Engage), to name just a few of her external positions.

Chan holds an Executive MBA from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and a BSc in Computing Studies from the University of Hong Kong.

Moderator: Ms Anna Yip, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of SmarTone
Language English
Date and Time 2020/08/07 14:30 to 15:15
Venue The event will take place online
Media Closed to media
Enquiries Verna So
Tel: 28231295
Fee Members @ HK$100 / Non-Members @ HK$200
+$50 for booking offline
This event accepts Chamber Coupon (terms and conditions)
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