Professor Witman HUNG, JP
Professor Hung is currently the Hong Kong Deputy to 13th National People's Congress (NPC) and Principal Liaison Officer for Hong Kong, Shenzhen Qianhai Authority. A seasoned ICT professional and angel investor, Witman has worked in the industry for more than 30 years. He is the President of the Internet Professional Association, Executive Chairman of Chinese Big Data Society, Vice Chairman of Hong Kong Industry University Research Collaboration Association and the Monte Jade Science and Technology Association of HK. Witman was elected as a Director of the Board of the World Summit Awards, an initiative within the framework of UN WSIS. He is also an Independent Non-executive Director of VSTECS Holdings Limited (0865.HK) and LH Group Limited (1978.HK), two companies listed in the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Witman is a Chartered Information Technology Professional and a fellow of the British Computer Society, the Hong Kong Computer Society and the Hong Kong Institute of Directors.
Professor Hung served as a Part-time Member of the Central Policy Unit of the HKSAR Government during 2012-2014, and is currently an Adjunct Professor of Jinan University.
In 2008, Witman was selected as one of the Ten Outstanding Young Persons of Hong Kong. In 2016, he was given the Asia Social Innovation Leadership Award by CMO Asia and in 2017 he was given Light of Civilization 2017 Chinese Cultural Exchange Person of the Year. In 2015 he was appointed as a Justice of the Peace by the Hong Kong SAR Government.
Professor Hung is current the Vice Chairman of China Overseas Friendship Association’s Youth Committee, Member of the Shenzhen CPPCC, Member of the Chinese Association of Hong Kong and Macau Studies, Vice President of Guangdong’s Association For Promotion of Cooperation between Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao, Commissioner of Hong Kong Road Safety Patrol, Chairman Emeritus of the Y.Elites Association, Vice President and Secretary General of Hong Kong-ASEAN Economic Cooperation Foundation and Council Member of Hong Kong Professionals and Senior Executives Association.