Mr. Jason Chiu
Chief Executive Officer, Cherrypicks
Jason is the founder and CEO of Cherrypicks, a regional leader in mobile technology and eCommerce specializing in smart city, augmented reality, artificial intelligence, eWallet and location intelligence. Jason is an industry icon in Hong Kong well known for his successful entrepreneurial experience in mobile innovation. With disruptive Online-to-Offline (O2O) solutions as well as patent-pending products and technology inventions, Cherrypicks has represented Hong Kong and China in many world stages and won over 100 local and international awards. The early entrepreneurial journey of the company was also featured as a Harvard Business School case study (#N9-807-106). Cherrypicks' solution business and Cherrypicks alpha, another startup spun off with the company’s product business, were strategically merged with NetDragon (HKSE:777) in 2014 and 2016 respectively. Apart from leading both entities, Jason is also a mentor and angel investor for a number of startups, incubators and co-working spaces to give back to startups in Hong Kong and Silicon Valley.
Prior to founding Cherrypicks in 2000, Jason was a Director for Global High Tech and Telecom Practice at Deloitte Consulting in Toronto and Hong Kong. Jason holds a Bachelor of Applied Science Degree from the University of Waterloo.
Jason was named “Young Industrialist of Hong Kong 2014” by Federation of Hong Kong Industries (FHKI) and “Outstanding IT Person of the Year 2014” by eZone. He is the Chairman of Group 30 "Innovation and Creative Industries Council" and Vice Chairman of the Hong Kong Startup Council of FHKI, the Director of the Hong Kong Crowdfunding Professional Association, the Advisor of Crowdfund Capital Advisors, a member of Innovation and Technology Fund - Small Entrepreneur Research Assistance Programme Project Assessment Panel, a Council member and the Convenor of the SME & Young Generation Working Group of the HKTDC Belt and Road Committee of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, a Board member of the Junior Achievement Hong Kong, a Fellow of The Hong Kong Institute of Directors, a member of the General Committee of FHKI, the Design and Technology Committee of the Hong Kong Young Industrialists Council, the Honorary Advisory Council of Hong Kong Computer Society, the Vetting Committee of the Pilot Information Technology Development Matching Fund Scheme for Travel Agents, Travel Industry Council of Hong Kong, the Faculty of Science Advisory Committee of Hong Kong Baptist University, as well as the Computer Science Departmental Advisory Committee and the Information Systems Departmental Advisory Committee of City University of Hong Kong.