Senior Director, Cybersecurity, Cryptography and Trusted Technologies
About ASTRI

Senior Director, Cybersecurity, Cryptography and Trusted Technologies

Mr Alan Cheung

Mr Alan Cheung joined ASTRI in 2005 and has more than two decades of experience in research and development. He is an expert in Blockchain, and his research focus spans both hardware and software applications in the secured systems domain.

Alan is a collaborator with a strong business acumen, keen to connect commercial partners to develop innovative use cases across industry sectors and has managed sizable projects. He led the publication of the first Distributed Ledger Technology white paper commissioned by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority in 2016, laying the foundation for a series of FinTech initiatives across the banking sector in Hong Kong. He has also driven the commercial application of Blockchain technology in insurance, property mortgage, and supply chain management for major utilities.

Alan has rich industry and R&D experience overseas. He was previously with Sun Microsystems (acquired by Oracle) and ATI Technologies (acquired by AMD) in California, USA. 

He holds a M.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and a B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University. He is also the owner of multiple US patents.