Andy Chun

Andy Chun

Andy Chun is a leading AI pioneer and global visionary with over three decades of technology innovation experience. At Prudential, he is responsible for driving a culture for continuous digital learning and innovation. He is also part of the team that created Prudential’s Pulse digital ecosystem for health, wealth and SMEs. Andy is also a vice-president of the Hong Kong Computer Society and an adjunct professor at the City University of Hong Kong. He was previously named Hong Kong’s top CIO and among Greater China’s top 5 CIOs. Andy holds a PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and completed executive MBA training from Boston University. Dr Andy Chun is an associate professor at City University of Hong Kong and...

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The View | The metaverse market is expanding so rapidly, creators will need the help of AI to keep up with demand

Where building new digital spaces manually would take too long, creative AI can automatically generate images of practically anything, given enough data. Perhaps the greater challenge will be for regulation to keep up with this pace of growth, with a need for policies on data privacy and AI ethics.

Where building new digital spaces manually would take too long, creative AI can automatically generate images of practically anything, given enough data. Perhaps the greater challenge will be for regulation to keep up with this pace of growth, with a need for policies on data privacy and AI ethics.

1 Jun 2022 - 11:45PM
The View | China’s plan to fully automate taxes puts it ahead of the global digitalisation curve

China’s smart tax system will cut out the need for form-filling and make it easier to prevent fraud or tax evasion. Other countries plan to introduce similar systems, but China’s robust digital financial market and rigorous data protection laws give it a clear head start.

China’s smart tax system will cut out the need for form-filling and make it easier to prevent fraud or tax evasion. Other countries plan to introduce similar systems, but China’s robust digital financial market and rigorous data protection laws give it a clear head start.

21 Apr 2022 - 9:36AM
The View | Europe’s AI regulation seeks a balance between innovation and risk. Is Hong Kong ready?

As AI plays a greater role in people’s lives, the EU is looking to build on the GDPR and set a gold standard for trustworthy AI. Formal legislation is a good start on building trust and confidence among users, something Hong Kong and the mainland can emulate.

As AI plays a greater role in people’s lives, the EU is looking to build on the GDPR and set a gold standard for trustworthy AI. Formal legislation is a good start on building trust and confidence among users, something Hong Kong and the mainland can emulate.

18 Mar 2022 - 4:08AM
The View | Metaverse’s NFT- and cryptocurrency-fuelled boom a gold mine for banking and finance sector

Wherever there are exchanges of goods, even in virtual spaces, there will be opportunities for banking, finance and insurance firms. The metaverse needs frameworks and guidelines to satisfy banking and financial demands, something Hong Kong can help shape.

Wherever there are exchanges of goods, even in virtual spaces, there will be opportunities for banking, finance and insurance firms. The metaverse needs frameworks and guidelines to satisfy banking and financial demands, something Hong Kong can help shape.

18 Feb 2022 - 6:45AM
Opinion | Why the future of Hong Kong’s economy lies in digital transformation

Innovation and technology advancements are crucial for any economy, especially in the new normal after Covid-19. Companies must embrace digital transformation to survive.

Innovation and technology advancements are crucial for any economy, especially in the new normal after Covid-19. Companies must embrace digital transformation to survive.

9 Dec 2020 - 1:39PM
Opinion | How the coronavirus is turbocharging Hong Kong’s fintech revolution

Forced to adapt quickly, Hong Kong’s banking and financial services industry has hastened its adoption of digital transformation and AI in the name of survival, supported by a rapidly evolving regulatory environment.

Forced to adapt quickly, Hong Kong’s banking and financial services industry has hastened its adoption of digital transformation and AI in the name of survival, supported by a rapidly evolving regulatory environment.

13 Jul 2020 - 6:22AM
Opinion | In a time of coronavirus, China’s investment in AI is paying off in a big way

In China, AI is being used to fight the virus on all fronts. With its ability to learn quickly, AI saves human beings time in sequencing the genome of Sars-CoV-2, designing lab tests, analysing CAT scans and making new vaccines.

In China, AI is being used to fight the virus on all fronts. With its ability to learn quickly, AI saves human beings time in sequencing the genome of Sars-CoV-2, designing lab tests, analysing CAT scans and making new vaccines.

19 Mar 2020 - 1:01AM
Opinion | When it comes to using AI, the real question is one of trust

Mechanisms need to be put in place to ensure users can trust recommendations, predictions and decisions made by AI systems. AI needs to be explainable rather than a black hole.

Mechanisms need to be put in place to ensure users can trust recommendations, predictions and decisions made by AI systems. AI needs to be explainable rather than a black hole.

14 Sep 2019 - 6:21PM
Opinion | How the Greater Bay Area can be Silicon Valley, Wall Street and – with Hong Kong’s help – a global AI centre all at once

The Greater Bay Area can leverage Hong Kong’s research universities and financial hub status to supply AI tech around the world – provided regulatory differences are smoothed out.

The Greater Bay Area can leverage Hong Kong’s research universities and financial hub status to supply AI tech around the world – provided regulatory differences are smoothed out.

24 Jun 2019 - 9:02AM
Artificial intelligence’s greatest contribution may be in health care, and China is leading the way

China’s early investments in hi-tech are likely to pay off in meeting the health care needs of its massive population, especially as society ages.

China’s early investments in hi-tech are likely to pay off in meeting the health care needs of its massive population, especially as society ages.

24 Jun 2018 - 4:35PM
China’s AI dream is well on its way to becoming a reality

China seems to have all the pieces in place to achieve its artificial intelligence strategic road map – from a vibrant start-up culture to government support and a population enthusiastic about technology.

China seems to have all the pieces in place to achieve its artificial intelligence strategic road map – from a vibrant start-up culture to government support and a population enthusiastic about technology.

22 Apr 2018 - 6:11PM