Keynote Speakers for ICIBM 2018
Assoc. Prof. Vincent TY Ng
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Vincent Ng received the B.Sc. degree in mathematics and computing science from the Simon Fraser University, Canada in 1982. He later studied in the University of Waterloo, Canada, and received his M. Math degree there in 1986. In 1994, he received his Ph.D. degree from Simon Fraser University. At present, he is an associate professor in the Department of Computing of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. In PolyU, he received a number of awards in teaching and professional services. Dr. Ng is now the director of the Joint PolyU/IBM Enterprise Data Analytics Laboratory. His research interests include databases, data analytics and bioinformatics. He has many publications in academic journals and international conferences including Neurocomputing, Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine, ACM Transactions on Computing Education, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Journal of Computers in Biology and Medicine, International Journal of Artificial Intelligence Tools, IEEE TKDE, Mathematical Biosciences, and Journal of Clinical Oncology. Besides teaching and research, Dr. Ng is active in consultancy work and professional services. He received several awards from PolyU for his contributions in the consultancy area. He has been working with different government units in the HKSAR, such as the Securities and Futures Commission, Social Welfare Department, the Immigration Department, the Department of Justice, the Police Department, the Employment and Manpower Bureau, QEF, and the Civil Service Training and Development Institute. In the professional community, he has been the chairman of the Information Technology Division of the Hong Kong Institute of Engineers, a board member of The Hong Kong Institute for IT Professional Certification, and has organized a number of international conferences.
Prof. Alexander Wollenberg
St. George’s University, Grenada
Alexander Wollenberg is Professor of Business and Management at St. George’s University in Grenada, West Indies. He obtained his PhD from National University of Singapore in 2011 specialising in innovation management of high-tech companies in emerging economies. His MA is in International Relations completed at Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan in 2003. He is currently on the Editorial Advisory Board of IGI Global Publishing and a Member of IEDRC and the Academy of International Business (AIB). His research interests include economic development and integration, as well as consumer behaviour in emerging markets.