Kin Hon Samson TAI

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Before becoming a Professor of Practice at HKBU, Prof Tai was the CTO at IBM Hong Kong and IBM Distinguished Engineer. Prof Tai actively participates in multiple technical committees across government, academic institutions, and industry organizations. Additionally, he serves as the convener of the AI Specialist Group at the Hong Kong Computer Society. Prof Tai holds a doctoral degree and a Master's degree in Business Administration, as well as a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science. He is also recognized as a Chartered Engineer and a member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers.

Research Interests

Prof. Tai's research interest revolves around exploring and implementing the practical applications of big data analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) to effectively address the complex business challenges encountered in a range of industries (Finance, Retail and Engineering).

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Doctorate, DBA, Hong Kong Baptist University

Master, MBA, Hong Kong Baptist University

Bachelor, BA, York University, Toronto

External positions

Convenor, AI Special Group, Hong Kong Computer Society

Member of Expert Review Panel, Logistics and Supply Chain MultiTech R&D Centre

Member, Board of Directors, ASTRI FinTech Limited

Member, Board of Directors, Applied Science & Technology Research Institute (ASTRI)

Member, Innovation and Technology Training Board (ITTB), Vocational Training Council (VTC)

Re-industralisation Funding Scheme (RFS), Vetting Committe, Innovation and Technology Fund, HKSAR Government


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