Prof Andy Chun 陳漢偉

AI Pioneer | Adjunct Professor

Prof. Andy Chun is currently the Regional Director of Technology Innovation for Prudential Corporation Asia. Chun provides leadership in the use of technology to improve customers' wealth and health. Prudential is a global financial services company headquartered in London.

Prof. Chun is a leading Artificial Intelligence (AI) pioneer in Hong Kong and global technology visionary with over three decades of AI innovation experience in a variety of industries. Today, his primary focus is in empowering organizations through improving customer experience and digital transformation, leveraging AI and enterprise optimization. He is a highly trusted consultant for many of the largest organizations in Hong Kong. Prof. Chun is a popular keynote speaker and has presented talks on a wide range of technology-related topics, such AI, FinTech, HealthTech, EdTech, blockchain, etc. Prof. Chun has received numerous AI and ICT awards, as well as the HK CIO Award and the Top 5 Greater China CIO Award. Prof. Chun has also been a senior advisor to the HK Government on AI and IT strategies, and leads the AI Group for the HK Computer Society.

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Prof. Andy Chun is a frequent speaker at various local and international conferences on a wide range of technology-related topics. Recently, he has given talks on AI, fintech, blockchain, data privacy, digital transformation, digital twin, etc.

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Is AI a Threat or Opportunity for the Workplace?

27-28 November 2018 Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management - Prof. Chun gives talk at HKIHRM's annual conference [read]

website for the AI Summit conference

Opening Keynote: AI Among Us

1 August 2018 The AI Summit - Dr. Chun gives opening keynote at the AI Summit [read]

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AI and the Future of Education

7 June 2018 Victoria OpenGov Leadership Forum 2018 (Melbourne) - Dr. Chun gives talk on AI and future of education [read]

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Prof. Andy Chun is a global thought leader and has been consulted and interviewed by various online, print, and television media around the world on a wide range of technology-related topics, including artificial intelligences, deep learning, fintech, edtech, healthtech, lawtech, regtech, big data, government policies and strategies, cloud, information security, etc.

GovInsider interview with Prof. Andy Chun on AI and fake news

Fighting Fake News with AI

27 July 2018 GovInsider - GovInsider's interview with Dr. Chun on the challenges of using AI to combat fake news [read]

Prof. Andy Chun's article on AI in health care China in SCMP's Insight & Opinion column

Artificial intelligence's greatest contribution may be in health care, and China is leading the way

24 June 2018 South China Morning Post - Prof. Andy Chun shares his opinion on AI and health care in China [read]

ComputerWorld's article on Blackbox AI

Demystifying black box AI

1 Jun 2018 Computerworld HK - ComputerWorld interviewed Dr. Chun on blackbox AI [read]

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AI Success Stories

For over three decades, Prof. Chun has been involved with the design and development of numerous mission critical AI systems around the world. These systems empower organizations to operate at their highest efficiency while remaining agile to cope with any unexpected change. AI technologies used includes decision making, planning, scheduling, optimization, rostering, machine learning, etc. This site contains success stories of various AI systems developed for a wide variety of industries, such as transportation, government, health, and food. These operations research (OR) related problems are solved using advanced AI algorithms and techniques combined with robust and scalable fault-tolerant architectures. AI technology helps corporations streamline their day-to-day operations and maximize their productivity, efficiency and quality of service/product.

hk immigration department - intelligent e-government decision support

HK Immigration Department

Intelligent e-Government Decision Support - Using AI to streamline approval and decision making. [read]

hk hospital authority - nurse rostering

HK Hospital Authority

Staff Rostering - AI used to ensure adequate staff levels at all times. [read]

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Possession/Engineering Work Scheduling - Allows MTRC to optimize its engineering resources. [read]

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Videos of Prof. Andy Chun's AI projects as well as some of this talks/speeches.

How AI Will Transform Accounting

Dr. Chun's talk to Hong Kong's accounting professionals on recent developments in AI and future directions. Dr. Chun also explored how AI might impact the accounting profession in the future. [video] 

Rail Gen 2.0 - Upgrading of the Signaling System

Video shows how MTR uses AI, developed by Dr. Chun, to schedule the precious "Golden 2 Hours" of late night engineering works for the critical RailGen 2.0 project. [video] 

AI: End of Humanity or The Beginning of A New Era?

Dr. Chun explores the fascinating journey that AI R&D has taken over the past few decades from its humble early days of tackling simple toy problems, to its present-day proliferation in practically everything we touch. [video] 

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