Data Governance in the Age of AI: Balancing Innovation and Regulation

Data Governance in the Age of AI: Balancing Innovation and Regulation

CPT/CE Eligibility (A Recognized CPT Provider)

CPT hour(s) 1
PL (CE) hour(s) 1
RBV CPD hour(s) 1

(CODE: 240313LU-CEX)

This session explores the critical role of data governance in an AI-driven financial landscape, particularly focusing on its impact on investors. Experts in data governance will discuss the importance of quality data, ethical considerations, and regulatory requirements essential for AI models in finance. Special emphasis will be on data governance laws in various jurisdictions, highlighting their influence on AI deployment in financial services. The session will feature a speaker sharing experiences in applying AI to investment projects, offering valuable insights into optimizing investment strategies through AI. Additionally, the evolving landscape of data regulation in different jurisdictions will be explored, providing a broad perspective on how these regulations impact cross-border financial activities and AI applications in the finance sector. Experiences from working with the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) will also be shared, providing practical perspectives on data governance in a regulated environment. Data scientists will contribute by illustrating how data governance affects AI model development and deployment. This comprehensive discussion aims to equip investors and finance professionals with a nuanced understanding of balancing innovation with regulation in the age of AI.

Simple lunch and drinks will be served at the event.

About the Speakers

Alex Hung
Head of Asia Retail and Retirement Advanced Analytics
Manulife Investment Management Asia

Mr Alex Hung a professional practitioner and an educator in Applied AI, Advanced Analytics, Data Management, and Digital Transformation in the Financial Services Industry. He is currently the Head of Asia Retail and Retirement Advanced Analytics at Manulife Investment Management Asia, Part-time Lecturer at Lingnan University and HKU SPACE Community College.

He has extensive experience leading AI Advanced Analytics driven digital transformation initiatives which transformed marketing operations, sales management, customer experience management and contact center operations with proven ROI Value using AI and Data. He has been leading different scale of Data, Applied AI, Digital Transformation in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines, Thailand, and China.

He is a founding member of Data Literacy Association, a Council Member of the AI Specialist Group at Hong Kong Computer Society, and council member of Digital Programs Advisory Council. Mr Hung received his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Bachelor of Computer Science from the City University of Hong Kong.

Shing Lee
Data & AI
Global Partner Solutions
Microsoft Hong Kong

Shing is a visionary leader with two decades of experience across Europe, US and Asia Pacific in FinTech, Data, AI and Cloud.

He is a Cloud Solution Strategist (Data & AI) at Microsoft. Driven by his passion in unlocking actionable insight from data, he takes pride in providing the end-to-end solution to accelerate customers ‘data and AI journey with measurable business outcome. Recently, he also takes on the role of AI Champion for Greater China Region of Microsoft to help empowering people to achieve more with less, representing the company to speak in 60+ C-level events in 9 months.

Data & AI is not an one off project, it is an ongoing program. All of these are made possible with cultural-fit data strategy, self service data operating model and automated data governance, backed by the future proof cloud platform. With his previous experience as the Chief Data Officer at Hang Seng Index, Head of Data Governance at HKEX and APAC Director of S&P Global (IHS Markit), he is happy to share the latest trends and challenges in enterprise scale data & AI journey. Shing is also one of the founders for Data Literacy Association (DaLa) – “Empowering everyone to speak Data”. He is the author of two books: “ESG-An illuminating journey” & “Data Stewardship in Action: A roadmap to Data Value Realization and Measurable Business Outcomes”.

Lance Yeung

Assistant Director, Data Governance, HKSTP

Lance is a Data management Professional with 15 years + experience in data governance, privacy, and auditing. He is now serving as Assistant Director, Data Governance & Management at HKSTP. His main role is to foster rightful and compliant data collaboration to fuel innovation and growth in Hong Kong’s digital ecosystem. He works closely with startups, corporates, and regulatory bodies to promote responsible and efficient data sharing practices, working on various initiative like Open Data, cross border data, etc.

Prior to joining HKSTP, he worked at HKMA and HKEX and held various pivotal roles focused on data management and data privacy. He had the opportunity to develop and implement robust data governance frameworks, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and industry best practices. He also played a key role in managing data privacy risks, safeguarding sensitive information, and establishing data protection measures.

Bosco Chan (moderator)
Vice President
Global private bank

Mr. Bosco Chan is currently a Vice President at a global private bank. He is responsible for providing securities based lending solutions, covering North Asia. He was previously the Unit Manager in the Commercial Banking and the Deputy Team Head in the Business Banking. Chan is passionate about continuous learning and volunteering. He is the organizer of the International AWM Ops Associate Forum at a global private bank, the Committee Member in Continuing Education of CFA HK. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Information Systems and Bachelor of Engineering in Software Engineering from the University of Hong Kong.

Rating General- Material presented will be basic and of interest to a general audience having no background in the area. 

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Candidate (with CPT Certificate)
$ 300
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Date And Time

2024-03-13 @ 12:30 PM to
01:30 PM

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