Mr. William SHUM

    William Shum Wai-Lam

    Mr. William Shum is the founder and CEO of Memorigin Watch Company Limited. He graduated from Cornell University attaining his Masters degree, majoring in applied economics and management. He completed the Financial Risk Management (FRM) exams after coming back to Hong Kong and worked in investment banking for a year. He then started his entrepreneurship by utilizing his in-house watch factory to create the first Hong Kong tourbillon brand - Memorigin. The brand has only started for several years, but is now selling in more than 20 countries including Taiwan, Japan, USA, UAE, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and Australia, etc., and 50 points of sales in Hong Kong such as Prince Jewellery & Watch, Oriental Watch Group and ISA. He has led Memorigin to attain numbers of awards and recognitions from the society such as 2011 Hong Kong Emerging Brand by CMAHK & HKBDC and champion of 2012 HSBC Youth Business Award. In particular, he was nominated and got the Young Industrialist Awards of Hong Kong in 2015 and Chinese Outstanding Youth in 2016. His brand Memorigin won the Hong Kong Top Brand 2019. In 2019, He was nominated by Inside Retail Magazine as one of the top 50 Retail Innovative Leaders in Hong Kong. Due to his contribution in promoting Eastern Cultural Art, he was merited “Datuk, Dato“ in 2020 by Maharaja, King of Kerajaan Kutai Mulawarman in Indonesia, and Justice of Peace (JP) by Malaysia Datuk. In 2021, William is awarded one of “The 10 revolutionary leader changing the face of business” by Tycoon Success.