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Daniel Chun

Board Member at Smart City Consortium

Profile

Daniel is currently serving as the Chairman for the Smart City Consortium (SCC) Research & Blueprint Special Interest Group. In 2016, he led SCC in a public consultation exercise to solicit input for implementing Smart City in Hong Kong; he later published an Blueprint advisory report for the OCGIO, Energizing East Kowloon Office and the Planning Department for the development of the Smart City blueprint in Hong Kong as well as to promote the adoption of sustainable and green technologies.Daniel also serves as a committee member at the Hong Kong Electronics & Technologies Association. Professionally, Daniel currently lead as the GM and EVP of Market Innovations at Remotec Technology Limited which focuses in smart controls, home automation and the emerging opportunities in the Internet of Things (IoT) market. Daniel invented a SmartAirCon product concept, which won the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (END) Smart City IoT Development competition in 2016 and advocates the sustainable use of air conditioning to reduce carbon footprint, reduce the consumption of electricity and to promote smart living. After a year in development, the SmartAirCon IoT product will be commercially launched in Hong Kong ready for this summer. Remotec is currently a sponsor for World Green Organization for their sustainability project.Daniel started off his career as a head programmer at Hutchsion Mobile Data in 1990 (world’s first public mobile data network) and had launched various content product including CompuServe in HK. Since Hutchison, Daniel had been a business development professional in telecom businesses in Asia (Taiwan Mobile, Iridium, Wharf T&T). During the dotcom era, he became a resident-entrepreneur at a venture capital fund – iWorldGroup based in Malta. He later immigrated to Canada after 9/11 where he started up his own brick and mortar toy store. He sold his toy business in 2007 and joined a Canadian toy company and became involved in invention, licensing, design and product innovations. In his spare time, Daniel is an active inventor and also an adjunct lecturer at City University and HKUSPACE in Innovations, PR and Marketing Communication.

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