Dr Cheng is the Managing Director of the company. He oversees the company's
daily operations and leads the company's e-commerce and strategic information technology
division as well as the OEM product research team.
With extensive knowledge and experience in software engineering,
electronic supply chains, industrial market research, statistical modelling,
cybercrime and fraud prevention,
he guides the team to turn ideas into products and services, secure trading platforms,
and technology solutions for clients.
He defines technical priorities, business foci and strategic directions for the group.
Social and political affiliations
Apart from business, Dr Cheng participated in various kinds of
social and economic research projects since early 1990s. In Spring 1995
he joined the Hong Kong Liberal Party and conducted political research
projects, mostly focussing upon the future ideological structure
of the Hong Kong as well as the livelihood of the people. He also
carried out projects with particular emphasis on the development of
the economy and on the socioeconomics of transport development of Hong Kong.
In addition to socioeconomic research, he had served
as researcher for a number of local legislative councillors before
the handover of Hong Kong. He still serves as policy analyst and
business re-engineering consultant to a number of local and overseas corporations.
Vocational training and development
Dr Cheng sees continuing education and training as the prime
factor of a company's success. As a consequence, he sponsored
and also taught for the company's incubation programme.
The aim of the programme is to look for candidates with good
potential in the MIS/IT field through technical and engineering
training while offering them internships to work at the
company's research and development centre in Dongguan Liaobu.
The project is endorsed by the Publicity
and Education Office of the Liao Bu Township Government, Guangdong Province, China,
and is supported by the Rotary Club of Peninsula
Sunrise. The course intake in 2000 February was 60 and the programme
now becomes part of the company's training and research division, Wyith Institute of Technology.
Dr Cheng also teaches as an adjunct for Concordia University Wisconsin
and Tarlac State University's MBA programs in Hong Kong.
Public and community services
Dr Cheng is an active participant in public services. From
1997 to 2000, he was a member of the board of directors to
the government-funded Hong Kong Museum of Site, MOST. MOST operates an
installation and visual arts museum in Kat Hing Village, New Territories
as well as managing the Shanghai Street Artspace Exhibition Hall
in Kowloon. He is a sponsor and former director of the
Arts Development Consortium, a not-for-profit local art group.
He finds time to occasionally sponsor projects for religious
bodies, local visual art groups, and is an elected Fellow (FRSA)
of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA).
Dr Cheng holds memberships from the following professional bodies:
He was awarded the FRSA, i.e. Fellowship of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, UK
(aka Royal Society of Arts) in recognition for the continuous work in the betterment of the human society through information technology in 2013.
- Fellow Member, Royal Society for Public Health, UK
- Fellow Member, British Computer Society – The Chartered Institute for Information Technology, UK
- Fellow Member, Institute of Sales & Marketing Management UK
- Senior Member, Hong Kong Institute of Marketing
- Fellow Member, Hong Kong Institute of Directors
- Chartered Member, Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (Singapore Chapter)
- Member, Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation UK
- Professional Logistician, Logistics Institute (Canada)
Dr Cheng has an early background in industrial electronics,
specifically in CNC programming, PCB design, ASIC and microcontrollers.
He still maintains the following memberships:
He is also a licensed amateur radio station operator and loves reading and listening to music in his spare time.
- Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers USA
- Corporate Member, Institution of Incorporated Engineers, UK