JC Engage Speakers

Jacqueline Chong / Senior BDM, Digital Innovation

Jacqueline is AWS's Digital Innovation (DI) specialist for Hong Kong and Taiwan. Her primary responsibility is to identify, develop, and lead innovation engagements with Enterprise customers, inspired by Amazon mechanisms like Working Backwards, and driving executive engagement, resultant prototypes and scaled solutions. Jacqueline has been in the tech industry for over 10 years, playing the roles of corporate communications, digital marketer, startup co-founder and UX consultant for enterprises.

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Long Chiu / Former Senior Video Producer at Emperor Entertainment Group Limited

Long is an award-winning director at Cinema of the World International Film Festival and nominated in multiple film festivals, and a director for EEG artists, Music Panda and Ads with McDonalds, IKEA and 3 Mobile. He is specialize in social media creative work and production team.

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Perry Lam / Founder of Leadership & Advanced Management Institute Ltd.

Perry is an Executive Coach, Business Storytelling Facilitator, and Founder of the LAM (Leadership & Advanced Management) Institute based in Hong Kong. Perry regularly works with CEO's, Board of Directors and Business Leaders of Fortune 500 Corporations, Government Organizations, NGOs and specializes in working with the C-Suite.


Iris Chan / Regional Client Leader, PACT

Iris is a communication consultant with a decade of experience empowering strategic communications specializing on employer branding and digital social presence to bring life to brands. Prior to her current role as a communications consultant at PACT, she focused her energy on raising fund to improve education and expand opportunity for children.


Norbert Wu / Product Management and Digital Growth Leader

Norbert is a strategy expert wearing many hats, including product, marketing, finance and operations.


Jelyn Advincula / Market activation manager HSBC

Jelyn is a digital campaign expert with over a decade of experience in digital marketing, channel strategy, email marketing and social media.

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Tom Dawkins / Co-founder and CEO at StartSomeGood.com

Tom's pioneering work in the non-profit space has been recognized with numerous accolades including Innovator of the Year Award by the Nexus Summit and the innovation award at the Australia and New Zealand Internet Awards (ANZIA). Tom is also frequently featured in the press in publications such as the Financial Review, Sydney Morning Herald as well as regularly commenting on shows on the ABC Network, etc.

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Treena Nairne / Director at Dashpoint Management

Treena Nairne is a communications consultant and executive coach, with 25+ years’ experience in media, publishing and corporate communications in international markets.

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Yuri van der Leest / Senior Vice President at Teneo

Yuri van der Leest is a Senior Vice President with Teneo Strategy. Yuri works closely with Asia-based and global clients across the asset management, investment banking, real estate investment, fintech, legal and art sectors. He is practised in developing thought leadership to support client marketing and communications across diverse subjects of relevance to Asia and global markets.

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Sue Toomey / Executive Director at HandsOn Hong Kong

Sue Toomey has more than 20 years of experience, running businesses and championing global causes. As the Executive Director of HandsOn Hong Kong, Sue's focus is to develop the strategic direction and lead her team, in order to mobilize and empower the community to volunteer.

Matthew Tam - JC Engage speaker

Matthew Tam / CEO and Co-founder at Social Career

Matthew has been dedicating his past 3 years on encouraging the general public to volunteer and get involved in social causes, as well as service activities. His non-profit organization and tech startup, Social Career, is a new and innovative volunteer recruitment and management platform.

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Elly Zhen / US certified Social Emotional Learning Trainer

Elly Zhen Ying is a US certified Social Emotional Learning Trainer with nearly 10 years of experience. Her over 3000 trainees are from more than 100 cities in and out of China. She has also written, edited, and translated 9 books on education and psychology, including "Children, The Challenge", "The Psychology in the Classroom", and "Positive Discipline for Children with Special Needs". 

John Jamison - JC ENGAGE Speaker

John Jamison / Organizational Behavior Researcher at HKUST

John is a Research Postgraduate at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology’s Business School researching organizational behavior. Before returning to academia, he worked for 15 years in corporate communication serving large corporations and small, local NGOs. John has delivered storytelling and communication training to corporate leaders, communication managers, and NGO workers.

Patrick Eastwood - JC ENGAGE Speaker

Patrick Eastwood / Partner & Head of Asia at MerchantCantos

Before joining MerchantCantos, Patrick was a board director of Fishburn in London (part of AMV BBDO, the world’s most creatively awarded advertising agency) where he led the branding and design part of the agency advising clients including Barclays, Nokia, Prudential, SABMiller and Standard Chartered Bank on branding, sustainability and employee engagement.

Hayden Li - JC ENGAGE Speaker

Hayden Li / Agilist at Accenture Interactive

Hayden is an Agilist with 10 years of experience in the digital and technology-related field. Currently, working as a consultant providing workshops and coaching services to multiple enterprises related to agile and product development training.