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William Lo, Board Mentor, Criticaleye

William Lo

Board Mentor

Criticaleye

Dr. William Wing-Yan LO, JP is currently the Founder & Chairman of Da Z Group. Dr Lo is a Founding Governor of the Charles K Kao Foundation for Alzheimer's Disease as well as The Independent Schools Foundation Academy, one of the most well-known independent schools in HK. He has also been the Chairman of Junior Achievement Hong Kong since 2013.

Dr Lo started his business career at McKinsey & Company and had subsequently held various top management posts at HK Telecom, Cable & Wireless plc, Citibank, WPP plc, China Unicom, I.T Limited, South China Media Group and Kidsland International Holdings Ltd. He is renowned for being the founder of Netvigator, the largest Internet business in Hong Kong, as well as iTV (the predecessor of NowTV), the first interactive and on-demand TV service in the world back in the 90’s.

Dr. Lo obtained a MPhil degree in Molecular Pharmacology and a PhD degree in Genetic EngineerEng) 2ing/Neuroscience, both from Cambridge University, UK. In 1996, he was selected as a “Global Leader for Tomorrow” by the Davos-based renowned global organization World Economic Forum. In 2000, he was selected as one of the top 25 Asia’s Digital Elites by the Asia Week magazine.

Dr. Lo has held numerous Government appointments during his career and is currently a member of the Cyberport Advisory Panel and an Advisory Committee member of Chinese Medicine, Hong Kong Baptist University. Dr. Lo is also at present an Advisor of the Our Hong Kong Foundation and a Board Governor of the HK Adventist Hospital Foundation. He was a board member of the Broadcasting Authority as well as the ASTRI and the Science Park. He was also a founding member of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong’s Growth Enterprise Market (GEM) Listing Committee. In 1999, Dr Lo was appointed a Justice of the Peace (JP) of HKSAR Government for his contribution to the city of Hong Kong. During the period 2003-2016, Dr Lo was a Committee Member of Shantou People’s Political Consultative Conference.

Dr Lo serves as an independent non-executive director on the board of several publicly listed companies in HK over the years, current portfolio including Television Broadcasts Ltd, CSI Properties Ltd, JingRui Holdings Ltd, Oshidori International Holdings Limited and OCI International Holdings Limited. He is also an independent non-executive director of NASDAQ listed Regencell Bioscience Holdings Limited. Recently, Dr Lo has been invited by the United Nations ESCAP to lead a task force for its Sustainable Business Network Committee to look at financial inclusion leveraging fintech in the region. 
 


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