Wharton Speaker Series: Alice Hung W90 C90

Date and Time
Tuesday, October 18, 2022
7:00pm— 9:30pm
Add to calendar
The Hong Kong Club
1 Jackson Rd
Hong Kong
Hong Kong
View map
Who's coming
Jie Song Jingjing Bai Janice Shiu Mike Sherman Zhang Chen Chester Hui William Wu Peisi Deng Iris Leung Fei Sun Cindy Zhang Natalie Hongchoy Fiona Cai Irene Wu Ka-Yin Li
See more

The Wharton Club of Hong Kong is delighted to have Alice Hung W90 C90 as our speaker for the first Wharton Speaker Series in almost three years. The event will be conducted in a highly interactive format.

Alice moved to Hong Kong after the Cultural Revolution, post Wharton she founded one of the world’s leading testing equipment and lab instrumentation company at the age of 26, and acquired a General Electric (GE) plant in the US. She will talk about how to spot the next opportunity in today’s increasingly bipolar global order.

As an early investor in many successful startups in Asia and around the world, as well as an LP and a backer for a few successful emerging markets fund managers, Alice will cover a wide variety of topics from entrepreneurship, future trends, philanthropy, amongst other topics. 

Having relocated from Hong Kong to Singapore recently, Alice will also share her first hand account of  current competition between Singapore and Hong Kong. 

Event Details

Host: Ferdinand Cheuk W'96, President of The Wharton Club of Hong Kong, on behalf of WCHK.

Date: 18th October 2022 (Tuesday)

Venue: The Hong Kong Club, Harcourt Suite

Dress Code: Business, for more details refer The Hong Kong Club, Dress Code 

Price (non refundable): HKD 650 per head

Guests:  Guests of Penn and Wharton Alumni are welcome to attend at the same price of HKD 650 per hear.


7:00-7:30 PM : Networking and Drinks 
7:30 PM:           Dinner and Event
9:30 PM:           End of event



Alumni and guests should be fully vaccinated and must present photo of a negative rapid antigen test (RAT) result obtained within 24 hours before entering the Function Rooms. Their name, day and time of taking the RAT shall be indicated on the RAT testing kid.

Please be advised that The Wharton Club of Hong Kong follows a policy of No Walk-ins allowed, so Register ASAP as we expect a full house for the event.

About the Speaker

Alice Hung W90 C90 is an investor, successful industrialist with several instrumentation and distribution companies, Chairperson of Wharton’s Executive Board for Asia, and member of the National University of Singapore Medical School’s Innovation Board.

Alice is the founder and CEO of CFR Engines Inc and Universal Hong Kong Technologies.  She also has a global portfolio of over 100 properties in residential and commercial real estate.  Alice has been keenly involved in the startup ecosystem. With a global venture investment mandate, her portfolio spans over 30 deep tech startups and VC funds in the UK, US, China, Hong Kong, Vietnam, and Singapore.

As an arts and education philanthropist, Alice supported various institutions such as Wharton, Oxford, Cambridge, Tsinghua, National University of Singapore, and the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra.

In recognition of her various contributions and achievements, Alice was named The Wharton School 2019 China Entrepreneur of the Year and St. Mark’s School 2013 Outstanding Alumna.

Alice graduated with dual degrees from The Wharton School and the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania. Her interests include cooking Chinese food, collecting art, and meeting friends. She is now based in Singapore together with her family.


Sorry, this event is sold out.
Map & Directions

The Hong Kong Club

1 Jackson Rd, Hong Kong, Hong Kong,
by public transit by car by bike Walking