Vice Chairman and SmartCity Sub-com Chairman副主席兼智慧城市委員會主席
Mr Daniel Chun 秦仲宇先生
Daniel Chun is currently the General Manager and EVP – Market Innovations for Remotec Technology Limited – a pre-IPO company focused in smart controls, home automation and the emerging opportunities in the Internet of Things (IoT) market. Before this appointment, Daniel had served in leadership in the third sector as the CEO for Chatteris Educational Foundation (2014-5) and Executive Director for Kids4Kids (2012-2014).
Daniel is a co-founder of a ICT startup company (Art Group Limited) and received incubation from Hong Kong Cyberport which has revolutionized the way how charities handle fundraising at gala dinners and events – by enhancing patrons participation and engagement through the use of OpenHeart technologies. In 2014 alone, OpenHeart has supported over 25 charities and helped raised over HK$50M for these charities and causes.
Daniel started off his career as a programmer at Hutchsion Mobile Data in 1990 and had launched CompuServe HK. Since Hutchison, Daniel had been a business development professional in telecom and Internet businesses in Asia Pacific (Taiwan Mobile, Iridium, Wharf T&T). During the dotcom era, he became a resident-entrepreneur at a venture capital fund in Europe based in Malta. He later immigrated to Canada after 9/11 where he started up his own brick and mortar toy store. He sold the toy business in 2008 and joined a Canadian toy manufacturer and became involved in invention, licensing and product innovations.
Daniel is a Blue Ocean Strategy trainer and also a part-time lecturer at City University and HKUSPACE in IT and Corporate Communications. Daniel has invented a few product concepts and currently own a few patent pending for these inventions. In the past four years, Daniel served as the Vice President (Elect) for The Entrepreneurs’ Network (TEN) association in Hong Kong that promotes entrepreneurship.
Daniel received a degree in Master of Research focused in E-research and Technology-Enhanced Learning from Lancaster University, a MBA (Distinction) from Sunderland University, a Master in IT from Charles Sturt University and a computer science degree from Deakin University.