Principal Liaison Officer for Hong Kong
Shenzhen Qianhai Authority
Professor Hung is currently the Hong Kong Deputy to 13th National People's Congress (NPC) and Principal Liaison Officer for Hong Kong, Shenzhen Qianhai Authority. A seasoned ICT professional and angel investor, he has worked in the industry for more than 30 years. He is the Executive Chairman of Chinese Big Data Society, Chairman of Hong Kong Road Safety Association, Vice President of Guangdong’s Association for Promotion of Cooperation between Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao, Vice President and Secretary General of Hong Kong-ASEAN Economic Cooperation Foundation, Vice Chairman of Hong Kong Industry University Research Collaboration Association and the Monte Jade Science and Technology Association of HK. Professor Hung was appointed as one of the Global Council Members of the World Summit Awards, an initiative within the framework of UN WSIS. He is also an Independent Non-executive Director of Sino Hotels (Holdings) Limited (1221.HK), Sprocomm Intel (1401.HK) and LH Group Limited (1978.HK), three companies listed in the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Professor Hung is a Chartered Information Technology Professional and a fellow of the British Computer Society, the Hong Kong Computer Society and the Hong Kong Institute of Directors.
Prof. Hung served as a Part-time Member of the Central Policy Unit of the HKSAR Government during 2012-2014, and is currently an Adjunct Professor of Jinan University and Hainan University Belt and Road Research Institute, and Chairman of the Academic Committee of China Silk Road iValley Research Institute.
In 2008, Witman was selected as one of the Ten Outstanding Young Persons of Hong Kong. In 2016, he was given the Asia Social Innovation Leadership Award by CMO Asia and in 2017 he was given Light of Civilization 2017 Chinese Cultural Exchange Person of the Year. In 2015 he was appointed as a Justice of the Peace by the Hong Kong SAR Government.
Witman is a Chairman Emeritus of the Y.Elites Association, President Emeritus of the Internet Professional Association and Council Member of Hong Kong Professionals and Senior Executive Association.