SmartBiz Expo
Speaker Details

Mr Herbert Chia
Venture Partner, Sequoia Capital China

Speech Title: Is Big Data Affordable to SMEs

Speaker's Profile:
Deputy Head, Big Data Standards Work Group, China Electronics Standardization Institute and Honorary Chairman, B4B Limited

A Hong Kong native, Mr. Chia has spent his life living in the United States, Britain, Australia and the Chinese mainland; Achieving academic success at the University of New South Wales, INSEAD and Tsinghua University, Mr. Chia’s international background has influenced and informed his career, enabling an uniquely multi-cultural eye for e-commerce innovation.

Now, as a globally recognized pioneer in the online business, Mr. Chia attributes his success to his passion for innovation and understanding of geographical needs and opportunities.

Mr. Chia is currently a Venture Partner of Sequoia Capital China. He was former Vice-president and Head of Data Committee of Alibaba Group in which he led his data team to complete a series of important achievements and drive the company to become a data company. Before joining Alibaba, he was the Chief Product Officer of DHgate which is a cross-border eCommerce platform in China. Before that, Mr. Chia also worked for eBay, MSN, PCCW, and HSBC.

Other responsibilities:

1) Vice Chairman, Big Data Branch, China Information Industry Association;

2) Deputy Director, Expert Committee of China Computer Federation;

3) Education Steering Committee (for big data projects), Tsinghua University;

4) Adjunct Professor, School of Management, Zhejiang University.

2017 Seminar Schedule
(T4) InnoTech for Branding - Big Data, Big Opportunities
Date: 8 December, 2017 (Friday)
Time: 02:30 PM - 03:45 PM