Queen's Innovation Centre

Dunin-Deshpande Queen's Innovation Centre
Dunin-Deshpande Queen's Innovation Centre

DDQIC Global Network: Hong Kong Node

This node is seeking alumni who are interested in helping Queen's entrepreneurs as they expand their ventures into this market. 

Please contact us to learn more about joining the Hong Kong Global Network node at innovation.centre@queensu.ca.

Meet the Alumni

Janice Liu

Artsci'08. Chair of the Hong Kong node.

Charles Ho

Charles is a material scientist with experience in energy, nanoelectronics and optoelectronics.  He has experience across the R&D spectrum from academic to industrial and industry-university collaborations (Boston, Singapore and HK).  In recent years, he had the opportunity to participate in higher level technology planning  (ie opportunity identification, road mapping etc.).  He has also been involved in capital raising in a startup.  He is currently incubating a few projects into potential startups.

David Nesbitt

David Nesbitt is a Governor of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong. He is also Founder and Chairman of the Nesbitt Centre and a member of the Hedge Funds Association. He is currently and privately joining a start-up asset manager, with an energy- and blockchain-experienced parent company.

Kyle (Hanlong) Chen

Kyle earned his MBA in the Class of 2015 at Queen's. Located in Shenzhen, Kyle has been with telecommunications equipment company ZTE for about two years. Currently, he is working with a start-up company focusing on industrial predictive maintenance solutions and is able to provide advice on operations in China.

Jimmy Lam

Jimmy Lam, P.Eng. (Sc’07) is the Executive Director of Master Lam Foods, a leading manufacturer of natural food ingredients based in Hong Kong and Shenzhen, and a trusted supplier to global food enterprises such as Nestlé and Yum! Brands (Pizza Hut). Prior to that, he co-founded and led a Hong Kong Cyberport-incubated social media start-up for crowd-sourced recipes and digital publishing through to its private acquisition. Jimmy started his career at BMO Capital Markets developing enterprise systems, and later as a consultant in Accenture’s Toronto office leading technical teams on large scale implementations.