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Spotlight on Asian FinTech Markets

FinTechNZ in partnership with Alibaba Cloud are delighted to invite you to this lunchtime briefing discussing the developments and opportunities in Asian FinTech markets.

Alibaba Cloud, Invest Hong Kong and NZTE will share their perspectives on the Asian market and how they can assist companies looking to expand into the region.

If you want to learn more about the FinTech sector in Asia, with a particular focus on Hong Kong, then please join us.


Briefing from Invest Hong Kong – Stephen Phillips – Director-General of Investment Promotion, Invest Hong Kong

How Alibaba Cloud can assist FinTech companies expand to Asia – James Wang – ANZ Country Manager at Alibaba Cloud, Grace Wang – Regional Business Manager – New Zealand at Alibaba Cloud

How NZTE can help FinTech companies – Michael Murphy – Head of Tech & Services, New Zealand Trade & Enterprise

Q&A Session – Jason Roberts, Executive Director, FinTechNZ

Cost / Ticket: Free for members | $25 for non-members

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COVID-19: We operate in accordance with the Covid Protection Framework. Due to the possibility of ongoing uncertainty around government regulations on mass gatherings in response to COVID-19 at any particular time or region, the organisers may determine to postpone the event or run the event online and On-Demand only. By registering for this event, you acknowledge and accept this possibility. Any paid tickets will be refunded in full if this occurs.


Stephen Phillips - Director-General of Investment Promotion - Invest Hong Kong
Since 2017, Mr Stephen Phillips has been the Director-General of Investment Promotion at Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK). In a career focused on Asia for more than 30 years, Stephen has held senior investment banking positions with Deutsche and BZW/Barclays Capital before co-founding Hong Kong-based companies providing IT, financial and consultancy services across Asia.
James Wang - ANZ Country Manager - Alibaba Cloud
James Wang joined Alibaba Cloud when it first established its foot print in Australia and New Zealand back in 2016. James was appointed as the country Manager for Alibaba Cloud Australia and New Zealand in 2021. He Leads a team of cloud experts that manage Alibaba Cloud’s 2 data centers in Sydney, and help customers on their Cloud journey that extend beyond just transitioning their workload to cloud but transforming their IT organisation to be cloud native.
Grace Wang - Regional Business Manager - New Zealand - Alibaba Cloud
Grace Wang joined Alibaba Cloud in February this year, heading up Alibaba Cloud's New Zealand business. Grace has more than 10 years experience in New Zealand IT sector. She has a passion connecting New Zealand businesses to Asia and supporting local businesses to adopt cloud and AI technologies.
Michael Murphy - Head of Tech & Services - New Zealand Trade & Enterprise
Michael heads Export Customer Management for 450+ companies in NZTE’s Tech & Services sector as well as chairing several global tech company boards. Michael has worked for a number of global and local technology businesses including Accenture, Ernst & Young Consulting, CapGemini, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, Datacom and Intergen. He also founded his own software solutions business, and exited to one of the world’s top 5 IT companies.


Aug 29
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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PwC building, 15 customs street east, Auckland
Level 17, PwC building, 15 customs street east, Auckland
Auckland, New Zealand
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