Combining his experience in M&A and Tech, Anastasios founded IMS Digital Ventures, the innovation, incubation and investment arm of IMS and Hong Kong’s first corporate venturing firm that launches and invests in disruptive businesses with Asia’s largest corporations.
Anastasios read Law in France and in the UK and holds a Management degree from HEC Paris
Prior to joining IMS, Justin spent over 15 years in the banking industry, notably at Credit Suisse, Nomura and Daiwa Securities. He holds a degree in economics from London School of Economics.
Prior to joining IMS, Patrick also spent almost 25 years working at Henkel, gaining expertise in both the European and China markets before taking up role as President of the Henkel Group in Asia Pacific.
She serves as Non-Executive Director on the board of Leonard Paris www.leonard-paris.com and the Asian board of Linkbynet. She previously sat on the boards of The Red Flag Group, the English School Foundation in Hong Kong www.esf.edu.hk and the Nation Multimedia Group, with symbol NMG on the Stock Exchange of Thailand.
Previously, Christine led the Asia-Pacific region for Dow Jones and The Wall Street Journal, delivering revenue and profitability gains by exploiting digital and commercial innovations. She also held senior management positions with the Hachette Filipacchi group in Europe, the USA and Asia Pacific. Christine also led two start-ups producing educational and entertaining content for children.
Christine graduated from l’École Supérieure des Sciences Économiques and Commerciales (ESSEC) and holds an MBA from Columbia University in New York. She attended the YPO Programs of Executive Education at The Harvard Business School from 2010 to 2016 and completed the University of Hong Kong Women’s Directorship Program.
She was knighted in The French Order of Merit for the role she played as one of the French Trade Commissioner’s advisors.
Rose graduated from University of Colorado Boulder.
Prior to joining IMS DV, Manuela worked in financial regulation and compliance. Past experiences include representing France in roundtable discussions in Brussels for the European Venture Capital Fund (EuVECA) Regulation and working with industry actors such as the OECD and the World Gold Council to lobby for how gold is categorized by the European Banking Authority for LCR and NSFR under the Basel frameworks.
She obtained her LL.B (Hons) at UCL before graduating from Sciences-Po, Paris, with a Master's in Financial Regulation.
Dennis held roles at among others Nest Ventures, Oaklins and Gimv Private Equity, and is an active advisor and mentor to tech start-ups and SMEs in Hong Kong.
Prior to joining IMS, Alfred worked for global leaders such as IBM, Microsoft, Canon & Epsom before successfully founding his own digital company. He holds a Mathematics degree from Queen Mary, University of London.
Prior to Joining IMS, Ippei worked in technology consulting for several years. He holds a Space Engineering Masters’ Degree and a Management Degree from HEC Paris.
Prior to Joining IMS DV, George worked in the commodities trading sector at Louis Dreyfus Company. He holds an Engineering degree from ESIEE Paris.
Prior to joining IMS, Lonny worked at Sands China and holds a Double BSc in English (Culture and Media) and Accounting from Guangdong University of Foreign Studies.
Prior to joining IMS he led Sentient Technologies’ IT operations in Asia and actively participated in completing a Round C funding of USD 103Mln. Barry also managed large teams in APAC as a Senior Manager at Magic4/Openwave and Purple Labs/Myriad Group.
He holds a Computer Science degree from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and a BSc (Hons) in Computing and Information systems from the University of Ulster, UK.
Prior to joining, he successfully led customer analytics projects in AIA as a Senior Manager, focused on propensity models and other customer insight. He has also worked in EY as a Data Science Manager, participating in various consulting projects. He has hand-on experiences in data visualization, digital transformation, forensic data analysis, RPA, text analytics, web application and analytics and financial modelling to name a few.
He has done post-doc research in the University of Oxford on Machine Learning, and holds a PHD in Cognitive and Computing Science.
Prior to joining IMS he successfully led the deployment of global Business Applications projects for TNT Express Worldwide, China and Hong Kong. Gordon also has a proven track record in pre-Sales support and managed large customer support teams providing reliable support to thousands of clients.
He holds an MBA and a BA in Computing and Information systems from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
With her on-the-ground years in China and Europe, she advises clients on integration, go-to-market strategy, and consumer intelligence. At IMS, she has also worked on developing the strategy for launching new community portals in China for Fortune500 companies.
Crystal holds a Juris Doctor degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and a BA(Hons) English degree from the University of Exeter.
Prior to joining IMS, Jessie had international experience working at several innovative, dynamic startups. She executed data-driven marketing campaigns to drive business performance at a programmatic advertising startup in San Francisco (MightyHive) and also excelled in a cross-functional role at a logistics tech company (Flexport) to successfully manage production and supply chain operations strategies for enterprise clients. Jessie studied International Business and Operations at Georgetown University in Washington D.C.
Prior to joining IMS, Marija advised global companies, start-ups, and non-profit organizations in developing and improving their brand strategy, managing their reputation with customers and potential users, and mitigating potential crises. Marija holds a Master’s Degree in History of Science and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Harvard University. She is originally from Serbia.
Prior to joining IMS, Laura worked for the LVMH group, where she helped drive marketing strategies and campaigns using analytics for some of the largest luxury & beauty brands globally.
Laura holds a BSc in Chemistry from Liverpool John Moores University and an MSc degree in International Finance & Accounting from the University of Liverpool.