BGS HKU Chapter Honoree 2017 - Mr Herman Lam
Mr Herman Lam
Mr Herman Lam joined the Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited as the Chief Executive Officer in March 2010. As the CEO of Cyberport, Mr Lam is responsible for leading, representing and administering the company as well as playing a prominent role in promoting and implementing Cyberport’s public mission strategies.
Within the public mission arena, Mr Lam sets the initiatives for comprehensive programmes which assist the development of Hong Kong as a hub for innovation and trade in ICT, and encourage the development and upgrading of ICT skills and resources in the wider community of Hong Kong.
Mr Lam is also active in community affairs and industry development, serving a number of statutory bodies such as the Digital 21 Strategy Advisory Committee (2008-2016); Industry Facilitation Task Force (2010-2016); the Hong Kong Trade Development Council ICT Services Advisory Committee; the Hong Kong ICT Awards Steering Committee; Honorary Advisor Council of the Hong Kong Computer Society; the Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association; the Digital Solidarity Fund Committee; the Departmental Advisory Committee for the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems of City University of Hong Kong; the Innovation and Technology Scholarship Award Scheme Administration Committee; the Information Technology Management Committee of the Hong Kong Management Association and the Advisory Board for the Department of Computer Science & Engineering of Chinese University of Hong Kong; the Advisory Board for the Innovation and Information Management of the University of Hong Kong and the Airport Technology Advisory Council.
As a pioneer in the technology industry, Mr Lam has been contributing his efforts serving on various competition judging panels throughout the years to promote and comment on ICT excellence in the industry, including the Hong Kong ICT Awards, Facebook Mobile Hack-Hong Kong, Computerworld Hong Kong Awards, the Asia Pacific ICT Alliance Awards and the Asia Smartphone Application Contest.
Prior to his tenure with Cyberport, Mr Lam was the General Manager of Microsoft Hong Kong Limited. Mr Lam holds an MBA in Business Computer Information Systems and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of North Texas in the United States.