Unleashing the power of HK when FinTech is launched
FinTech HK Founder & Senior Research Fellow Hong Kong University Law School
Janos Barberis is the founder of FinTech HK, an online hub for Hong Kong’s financial technology scene. His expertise focuses on the new regulatory considerations raised by the development of financial technology. He also founded SuperCharger, a fintech accelerator that focuses on Hong Kong as a gateway to Asia. In 2012, Mr. Barberis proposed to reform unregulated practices in the Chinese banking sector by developing peer-to-peer lending channels. He also introduced the framework for developing real-time and dynamic regulatory supervision models for financial networks.
Mr. Barberis holds a Master of Laws degree in Corporate and Financial Law from the University of Hong Kong, a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Finance from the University of Southampton and a Bachelor of Laws degree in Law from the University of Birmingham. He received a Research Postgraduate Scholarship from the University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law, and co-authored an academic paper titled "The Evolution of FinTech," which ranked among the Social Science Research Network’s Top Ten list.
Chan is an Internet and eBusiness evangelist with over 20 years experiences in establishing and managing IT and banking operations of leading international banks as well as advising and managing technology startups and listed companies.
Chan is the founder of Firmus Asia Company Limited, an IT consulting firm in Hong Kong. He is also a part time lecturer for various renowned universities and a corporate consultant with diversified expertise in management, financial products, eCommerce and Internet applications. He has solid experiences in designing, setting up, leading and managing regional offices in Asian countries as well as aligning IT with other business units in an enterprise-wide perspective.
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