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Ericson Chan

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Group Chief Information and Digital Officer

Zurich Insurance Company

Ericson Chan is the CEO of Ping An Technology Co Ltd, the technology arm of a Global Fortune 29 company, and the 8th PCT technology patent application globally in 2019. Ping An Technology is servicing thousand of corporates and 600 million online users. Mr. Chan helps a number of Fintech start-ups to scale their operations, and has led the development of Fintech start-ups within Ping An Group.

Mr. Chan started his career at UW Health before joining Standard Chartered Bank in 1998. He held various executive positions in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Shanghai, including Global Head of Consumer Banking Technology and CIO for North Asia.

Mr. Chan is committed to improving efficiency and productivity while delivering values and services that customers want. Customer experience and innovation are high on his agenda. Mr. Chan believes technology and online business offer a lot of opportunities to transform and to disrupt the financial industry. He is an advocate on Fintech development and on environmental protection. Mr. Chan is on the advisory board of Hong Kong Monetary Authority, and the board of Centre of Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CFTE) in London. He is also the Chairman of Jane Goodall Institute Hong Kong.

Mr. Chan holds a bachelor degree in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an Edgewood MBA degree.