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Dr. Dominic Chan

Dominic is the Founder and CEO of Decisive Consulting Limited (business consulting) and a co-founder of Meephone (call-centre base language training company).

Previously, Dominic has been involved in many hi-tech startups including Englishtown (English language e-learning provider), Cedar Audio UK (Digital Signal Processing equipment), SpikeCyberWorks (web-solution provider), Portable Innovation (PDA OEM design company) and oCen Communication (VoIP, communication portal). He was formally a consultant at McKinsey & Company where he advised clients on strategic, operational and organization issues. He was also the co-CEO of a-connect (Asia), a consulting staffing firm linking independent professional to global leading corporation.

Dominic holds a B.A. in Electrical and Information Science, and a Ph.D. in Digital Signal Processing, both from University of Cambridge, UK, where he was a Croucher Foundation Scholar. Dominic is fluent in English, Mandarin, and Cantonese, he speaks basic French and Japanese.

Johnson Chen

Johnson is the Founder and CEO of Glo Group, the London based retail and food chain.

Prior to Glo, Johnson was President of CyberWorks Ventures, the direct investment arm of Pacific Century CyberWorks, the incumbent telecommunications provider in Hong Kong. He was also the youngest member of PCCW’s M&A/ Investment executive committee, and served as Board Member for numerous technology startups.

Prior to PCCW, Johnson was the Deputy Chief Financial Officer of Hong Kong Star Internet Limited. Johnson started his career with the Asia Strategy practice of Andersen Consulting Strategic Services (now Accenture), where he worked on several logistics and telecommunications engagements. Johnson is also the co-founder of the interactive locker and IT logistics company, First Cube, which was later acquired by Singapore Post Limited, part of the Singapore Telecommunications Group.

Johnson is also the recipient of the prestigious Sword of Honour, awarded by the President of Singapore, for graduating top in his officer cadet course during his national service with the Singapore Armed Forces.

Johnson holds a M.Eng degree in Manufacturing and Business, and a M.A. & B.A. degree in Manufacturing Engineering Tripos (MET) from University of Cambridge, UK.

Wai-Shan Lam

Wai-Shan is the Founder and Managing Director of Elpine Technologies Limited. He is also the Co-Founder and Director of she communications limited (she.com).

Prior to founding Elpine and she.com, Wai-Shan worked for AsiaTech Ventures Limited in Hong Kong, a VC firm that managed the Java Fund and the HKSAR Applied Research Fund.

Before recruited by AsiaTech, Wai-Shan worked at Hongkong Telecom IMS division. He was involved in the launching of the first interactive TV service in the world, iTV, and was also responsible for applying for the PayTV license for IMS's VOD (Video on Demand) service.

Before returning to Hong Kong, Wai-Shan worked for Computer Associates International at its headquarter as an Internet Consultant, during this period, he wrote a weekly technology column for the Hong Kong Economic Journal.

Wai-Shan has been investing in the US markets for over 15 years. He has also invested in several private early-stage companies, including an angel investment in Slim Devices, a leading music streaming network-based devices company, that was acquired by Logitech International in late 2006.

Wai-Shan holds a B.A. in Economics from Brown University.

Kelly Lee

Kelly is the Founder and Director of Arena Corporation. He is also the Co-Founder and advisory of Angkor Capital, a hedge fund specialized in multi-strategy investment in Cambodia.

Kelly has substantial experience in investing startups of online retail, online-travelling, e-commerce payment and F & B chains.

Prior to founding Arena, Kelly worked for Pacific Century Matrix (a Joint-Venture between Daimyler Chrysler Aerospace and PCCW) that focus on Satellite Communication.

Before returning to Hong Kong, Kelly worked for United Parcel Services (UPS) as a logistic engineer.

Kelly holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial and Systerm Engineer from University of Southern California, USA.

Daniel Poon
Daniel Poon is the founder of Cap Asia which focuses on value investment opportunities in Asia. Previously, he was a Managing Director of TPG Capital with overall responsibility for the financial institutions practice in Asia. He has invested over US$1 billion in various investments including BankThai (Thailand), Bank TPN (Indonesia), Korea First Bank (South Korea), Shenzhen Development Bank (China) and Taishin Financial Holding (Taiwan). He was previously a director of BankThai and Taishin International Bank. He is currently a member of the Finance Committee of the Hong Kong Red Cross. Prior to joining TPG in 1998, Mr. Poon was in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group of Salomon Brothers Inc in New York. Mr. Poon received a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School and a B.A. in Mathematics from the College of Arts and Sciences of the University of Pennsylvania and an EMBA from the Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
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