Dr Winnie Tang, MH, JP, is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Geography, Faculty of Social Sciences and Faculty of Architecture at the University of Hong Kong (HKU). She is a local IT entrepreneur from Hong Kong who has over 25 years of experience in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry.

Dr Tang is the Founder and Chairman of Esri China (Hong Kong) Limited, which is an international office of Esri, specialising in geographic information system (GIS) technology. Esri is among the top 50 software companies in the world. She is also the Founder and Honorary President of the Smart City Consortium.

Over the years, she has been actively advocating the use of technology and sharing her views on education, the ICT industry, eHealth, environmental conservation, entrepreneurships and the smart city through her services in government and non-government organisations throughout Hong Kong.

In recognition of Dr Tang's work, she has been awarded the Honorary Fellow by Lingnan University in 2020, the Distinguished Alumni by the Faculty of Science, HKU in 2009, the Ten Outstanding Young Persons by Junior Chamber International Hong Kong in 2006, and the Women of Influence – Young Achiever of the Year Award by the American Chamber of Commerce in 2004 and the Ten Outstanding Young Digi Persons Selection in 2001.

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