Mobile App Development in the Industry

Date: 15 November 2017 (Wednesday)
Time: 6:00pm-7:00pm
Venue: LTC
Title: Mobile App Development in the Industry
Speaker: Mr Fung Leung Bong, Horace, Vice President, Technology Development, Cherrypicks Ltd, Hong Kong


In this talk, Mr Horace Fung will present what's happening of the mobile App development in the industry. He will pinpoint the challenges of App development nowadays and how to tackle them from different perspectives, ranging from project management methodology, app development framework, test automation, IT security, audit & compliance. Horace Fung will talk about the most popular cross platform development tools in the market like Cordova, PhoneGap, MobileFirst, React Native and Xamarin. In addition, App deployment will be covered and he will share some tips for AppStore/Google Play submission and approval. At the end of the talk, Horace will discuss different career paths in the IT industry and what characters one needs to possess in order to get success.

Biography of the Speaker:

Mr Horace Fung is a Vice President, Technology Development at cherrypicks, which is recognized as a top leading mobile innovation company in HK. He has 20 years experience in the IT industry, ranging from project management, application development, IT infrastructure and security to IT audit. He successfully implemented and delivered many global enterprise scale and FSI projects, like HSBC mobile banking project, Hang Seng Bank web application project, Bank of China (HK) mobile banking project, China Construction Bank (Asia) mobile banking App, Prudential (HK & APAC) mobile project, Bupa Insurance mobile project, FT Life App project, Cathay Pacific cargo system, HK Jockey Club mobile App project and HK Department of Health dental system.

Horace Fung holds a master's degree in Computer Science from the University of Hong Kong. He possesses professional qualifications in IT Infrastructure Library & Service Management (ITIL), IBM DB2 Database Administration (DBA), Advanced Data Science, Microsoft .NET & Biztalk Server and Project Management Professional (PMP).