Dr. David CHUNG, JP is currently the Under Secretary for Innovation and Technology (ITB) since 2016.
He holds a Bachelor of Science (Engineering) in Computer Science from Imperial College London, a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, a Master of Business Administration from the Open University of Hong Kong and a Doctorate in Engineering Management from City University of Hong Kong.
He has over 28 years of experience in information technology (IT) strategic management and entrepreneurship development. Before joining the Government, Dr Chung worked as Chief Technology Officer at Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited (Cyberport), responsible for taking forward Cyberport’s core mission on IT infrastructure, industry collaboration and incubation platforms for IT entrepreneurs. He also assisted Cyberport in setting up the first Micro Fund Scheme in Hong Kong for young information and communications technology (ICT) entrepreneurs. This scheme has been extended to drive collaboration among Hong Kong-Shenzhen as well as Hong Kong-Guangdong young ICT entrepreneurs.
He has been active in public service. Positions held include Council Member of the Hong Kong Computer Society and Member of the Hong Kong/Guangdong Expert Committee on Cloud Computing Services and Standards. He also served as Convenor of the IT Expert Advisory Group of the Consumer Council and as Member of the Information Services Steering Committee of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University as well as City University of Hong Kong’s Departmental Advisory Committee for Electronic Engineering. He was a winner of the “China Top 5 CIO Award” in 2013.