Howard Kwong has more than 15 years of experience in information technology and digital transformation for Fortune 500 as well as entrepreneurship in America and Asia.
Howard is the Head of Strategic IT at Prudential Hong Kong, responsible for the overall digital and technology strategy, to transform Prudential to a digital enterprise and foster widespread innovation. Prior to Prudential, Howard led innovation transformation for large enterprises in Hong Kong and Taiwan as part of the professional services team at Amazon Web Services.
Prior to Amazon, Howard played a number of senior leadership roles at homegrown startups in Hong Kong across different industries: COO at Stakk, a leading millennial-focused video content and product platform in Hong Kong. CTO at Delivery Republic, the online-to-offline service provider that operates the biggest delivery network coverage in Hong Kong and CTO at Handheld Culture, a popular e-commerce platform for Chinese-language ebooks. Howard was the Assistant Director of Technology for SCMP Group where he led the technology and business transform to push the publisher of South China Morning Post into the digital-native and mobile-first era.
Howard’s entrepreneurship was inspired by his professional consultancy services at Accenture and Capgemini, two leading technology-focused consulting firms. Howard, a computer science graduate of Cornell University, is a frequent public speaker on topics including Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Big Data, Cloud Technologies, and Publishing. He has also lectured at the Hong Kong Design Institute about digital publishing technology and production.