Brian W Tang is an innovator, educator and ecosystem builder who has worked in the confluence of law, technology and finance in Hong Kong, New York, Silicon Valley and Australia for more than two decades, combining extensive and credible global financial institutions experience, transactional and regulatory expertise and first-hand startup hustle.
After a career at global investment bank Credit Suisse and Wall Street law firm Sullivan & Cromwell, Brian founded ACMI to provide inclusive global thought leadership, industry-wide consensus building and transformational support for innovative technology, educational and policy solutions.
Brian is also founding executive director of the new interdisciplinary and experiential programme LITE Lab@HKU at the prestigious University of Hong Kong that fosters law, innovation, technology and entrepreneurship and has been featured on CNBC.
Brian is a global recognized author, speaker and authority in fintech (with more than 80,000 learners worldwide for the Introduction to Fintech edX course and being on the Board of Advisors of the Hong Kong Fintech Index Series), regtech/lawtech (chairing the Fintech Association of Hong Kong’s Regtech Committee, founding the APAC Regtech Network and producing international award winning hackathon teams) and AI and blockchain governance (sitting on IEEE’s Global AI Ethics Initiative Policy Committee and authoring various book chapters).
Brian also the proud founder of Young Makers & ChangeMakers, an inclusive youth technology development and educational social enterprise, which is best known for its Technovation: #GirlsMakeTech programme which has seen the top Hong Kong team of girls win the World Pitch Summit at Google in Silicon Valley in 2017.