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This list showcases the top Hong Kong based CEO’ operating in the Lifestyle space. If you think a CEO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected]
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Co-Founder and CEO of PressLogic
Ryan Cheung is CEO & Founder at PressLogic. Ryan has graduated from BBA (Accounting and Finance), The University of Hong Kong, worked in various investment bank’s Equity Markets and Commodities Division while responsible for sales and structuring of derivatives and structured products. At his age of 26, he joined Leonteq Securities AG (formerly EFG Bank Financial Products) as Director in Asia, responsible for structured solutions business and expanding its Asia franchise. Leonteq is a leading and disruptive expert for structured investment products supported by its market-leading technology platform listed in SIX Swiss Exchange.
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About PressLogic: PressLogic is a technology start-up company that engages in MediaLens technology & data and digital media & content marketing operations.
Founder & CEO of zoolook
Benoit Lavaud has a background in Retail & Merchandising, Digital, Omnichannel, and Marketing. Benoit spent 12 years at L’Oreal group as Head of Retail & Merchandising for several brands, including 7 years in Japan, then launched his own startup, a Fashion social network in Asia, before joining Bluebell where he is in charge of the group digital transformation, building operations around retail innovations, eCommerce activities, and investing in startups.
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About Bluebell Group, zoolook: Zoolook is a smartphone application that enables its users to edit and share fashion-related photos.
Co-Founder and CEO of Get
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About Get: Get is an online platform that teaches young people how to manage money.
Co-founder & CEO of Neoma
Data evangelist, Francois heads up Neoma, a guest-centric tech company which offers seamless and personalised experiences for the 21st century guests. Neoma has worked with 30+ groups across the globe like Peninsula, Hongkong Land, Wheelock and Swire Properties. From hospitality to travel, lifestyle to wellness, Neoma helps businesses leverage the power of location-based data in real-time, delivering better customer experiences and more efficient operations. By applying AI technology with leading-edge, Neoma brings a new dimension to customer engagement and property management. Prior to Neoma, Francois worked at the French Chamber of Commerce in HK, the private equity firm Siparex and strategy consulting company Smartfact Partners. He holds a Master degree in Entrepreneurship from French business school Grenoble Graduate School of Business.
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About Neoma: Experts in applying AI technology with leading-edge
Founder & CEO of Guiltless
The idea popped up in college when she witnessed the huge amount of wastage in modern-day fashion – girls rarely wore the same dress to events, personal tastes kept evolving and so did wardrobes, more and more people starting shopping online and falling victim to the Final Sale.
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About Guiltless: Guiltless specializes in online consignment of authentic brand-new or gently-worn luxury goods.
Co-Founder and CEO of The Kommon Goods
Alvin graduated First-Class Honors from the Masters in Management at Cambridge University and previously studied Medicine at King’s College London. He was the Founder & CEO of a microfinance investment fund, and the National Director of Finance of a UK charity. He has corporate experience as an Analyst at UBS Global Asset Management, and is currently a Member of the Centre for Social Innovation at the University of Cambridge.
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About Givo, The Kommon Goods: The Kommon Goods is an eco-friendly, lifestyle brand that produces sustainable everyday goods.
Co-Chief Executive Officer of WWE & Company
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About WWE & Company: WWE is a Hong Kong-based fashion and lifestyle technology company that specializes in the development of cloud and mobile technologies.
Co-Founder & CEO of BookIn
Saptarshi has over 10 years experience in developing and delivering complex System Integrated (SI) IT solutions alongside devising architecture to support all size business transformation. Saptarshi shares the vision to transform the way people think about wellness and fitness. Saptarshi wants to bring wellness in every home and share a healthy lifestyle.
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About Bixie, BookIn: Bookin is a global market place for health and wellness service provider.
CEO of ALVANON
Janice Wang, chief executive of fit expert Alvanon, is using the latest innovations and technologies to shape the future of fit. Janice Wang, a member of Alvanon’s founding family, joined Alvanon in 2002 as its CEO. Under her leadership Alvanon has attracted and nurtured top-tier data analysts, 3D modelers and apparel experts. The Group now operates in 89 countries and has evolved into an innovations company reinventing the way fashion works. At Alvanon she has successfully combined her apparel business knowledge and management skills with her industry vision to empower companies with data and intelligence. Improving standards in fashion – by providing the best insight, consulting services, training and technology for apparel professionals. The Financial Times has described her as: “The shaper of change for (the) fashion world”. Janice is the third generation of a family rooted in the apparel industry. She spent her formative years in the family childrenswear manufacturing business in Hong Kong, Sterling Products Limited, where she learned the value of technical excellence, relentless innovation, consumer focus and mentoring talent. She has worked in every aspect of product development and the supply chain. After leaving university with a double degree in Economics and East Asian studies, she went on to hone her business management skills with such high profile organizations as Texwatch Inc. and industry giant Li and Fung Limited. She has recently been admitted to the exclusive Young Presidents Organization and has been previously shortlisted in the UK for both the Businesswoman of the Year Award and the Woman of the Future Award. She lives in Hong Kong with her husband and two young daughters
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About ALVANON, MOTIF: ALVANON is an apparel and fashion company specializing in marketing services.
Founder & CEO of SpotHelp
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About SpotHelp: SpotHelp is a specialist concierge service that caters to individuals & corporates that need help – On Demand.
Co-Founder & CEO of Catalyst
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About Catalyst: Catalyst is an innovative lifestyle accessories brand that creates iconic products.
Founder and CEO of Tourgether
Founder Of Tourgether
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About Tourgether: Tourgether is a global travel dating and social networking app for travelers to find a travel buddy
Founder and CEO of iDecorate Shop
Shana Buchanan is a former Fund Manager, strategic shopping enthusiast, turned entrepreneur. Shana is the resident blogger on business and careers,
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About iDecorate Shop: iDecorate Shop is an online decorating platform that provides its users with advice and products.
Founder & Chief Executive Officer of iSTYLEUP
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About iSTYLEUP, Shopins: iSTYLEUP is an online and globally curated marketplace for designer fashion and accessories.