Partner, Business Transformation Services Leader, Global Business Service, IBM
Karen has years of professional advisory experience in New York, London and APAC leading transformations. She currently leads IBM Business Transformation consulting practice in Hong Kong. Her role focuses on transforming businesses with the use of AI, automation, Internet of Things, data analytics and blockchain to create intelligent workflows.
She has a proven track record in building and driving a large scale team to deliver global transformation projects, for drivers including operating model reorganization, cost optimization, M&A integration/ separation and automation. Advisor and implementation partner of CFO, COO, CRO, CHRO, CEO and head of businesses throughout the lifecycle of strategy refresh, business case development, operating model design, program/ project planning all the way to execution of changes in organization, governance, data, systems, processes and controls.
Karen joined IBM from EY where she was the Partner leading Strategy & Operations Advisory. She qualified as a chartered accountant with ICAEW, HKICPA and AICPA.
Blockchain Leader, Global Business Services, IBM
Jenny has enriched digital transformation consultation experience in nascent tech (Blockchain, RPA, AI, IoT, ML, Digital Marketing, Data Analytics, Cloud) for various verticals with over 20 nation-wide scale blockchain & AI projects and 30 enterprise-wide scale digital transformation projects in Asia and Middles East.
She has led many end-to-end projects from design, develop to deploy in supply chain provenance, distributed identity for individuals and business, eKYC, cross-border legal enforcement, education chain, tokenization of digital asset and loyalty points on blockchain platforms like Ethereum, R3 Corda, Hyperledger Fabric, Quorum, etc.
She focuses on driving blockchain adoption for government and enterprise in cross industries in GCG and currently she is working on Tradelens for international trade, Digital Health Pass for cross-border travel, international banking settlement, tokenization of digital assets and interoperability among different blockchain solutions.
Data & Technology Transformation Leader, Global Business Services, IBM
Chris Leung is currently the Data & Technology Transformation Service Line Leader at IBM Services, Hong Kong. He has years of professional advisory and implementation experience and proven track records in driving business transformation and innovation with Cognitive/AI, Advanced Analytics, Big Data and other exponential technologies.
Playing the role of Project Delivery Executive in Data and Analytics solution, Chris leads and mentors the project team in cognitive solution design, conversational AI adoption, insight/information governance, digital strategy and roadmap definition, target operating model design, business process re-engineering, change management and Agile/Innovation program management for clients.
In addition, Chris is a regular speaker and facilitator on cognitive and advanced analytics technologies and management consulting at universities and professional associations.