Internet of Things Industry Advisory Council



Established in 2013, the Hong Kong Internet of Things Industry Advisory Council brings like-minded companies under the auspices of GS1 Hong Kong together to promote IoT adoption in Hong Kong, uplift competiveness of local companies and create an IoT ecosystem in Hong Kong. 


Promote the development and adoptions of Internet of Things innovations in Hong Kong.

  1. Provide strategic direction to GS1 HK on key IoT related initiatives.
  2. Serve as industry ambassadors to jointly promote IoT adoptions & key programs.
  3. Advise the HKSAR Government the direction for IoT development.
  4. Establish linkages with Mainland and international IoT related bodies and organizations for technology exchanges.

Major Achievements

Since its inception, the Council has been focusing on three key areas including the development of the IoT Maturity Model, Hong Kong IoT Awards, Hong Kong ICT Awards – Best Smart Hong Kong Award , Hong Kong ICT Awards - Smart Mobility Award and IoT-related trends likely to emerge in the foreseeable future. Council members have also devoted efforts in carrying out IoT Maturity Model trials and promoting the Awards.

The Council also actively made recommendations and responses to IoT-related developments in Hong Kong, e.g. Response on Report of Consultancy Study on Smart City Blueprint for Hong Kong, Positioning on Re-industrialisation, and advocated the development of IoT in Hong Kong and Greater Bay Area in various recommendation paper submitted to the Government. View more.

To foster knowledge exchange and collaborations among ICT industry players, the Council also provides advice on IOT Data Hackathon.

Board Structure & Members

The Council has board members comprised of ICT pioneers and industry players to contribute their industry and technology expertise:

Executive Committee Members: 

Name Company
Dr. Toa Charm  OpenCertHub
Vice President
Name Company
Mr. Patrick Tsang Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Co. Ltd.
Ir. Susanna Shen, MH Hong Kong Computer Society

Name Company
Mr. Roger Tsang ADT
Ms. Lily Lai Airport Authority Hong Kong
Mr. Argon Ho Check Point Software Technologies Ltd
Mr. William Chan CUHK Medical Centre
Mr. Ivan Cheung FlexSystem Ltd.
Mr. Ricky Siu HKT
Mr. Pascal Tse HL7 Hong Kong
Ir. Eric Chan Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited
Dr. Crystal Fok Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation
Mr. Sean Tan Jebsen & Co. Ltd
Mr. Ernest Cheung Kerry Logistics Network Ltd.
Mr. Gene Soo MTR Corporation Limited 
Mr. John Wong SP Infinite Technology Ltd.
Dr. Venus Lun The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport in Hong Kong 
Hon. Advisor
Name Company
Dr. Rocky Cheng Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Ltd. 
Ir Dr the Hon LO Wai Kwok, SBS, MH, JP Legislative Council of the HKSAR

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