Keith Chan obtained a Ph.D. in Systems Design Engineering from the University of Waterloo, Canada. He worked with the IBM Canada Laboratory in Toronto and then became an Associate Professor at Ryerson University, Canada. He returned to Hong Kong to join The Hong Kong Polytechnic University where he is currently a Professor in the Department of Computing. Prof Chan’s research interests include Big Data Analytics, Data Mining, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence with applications in Finance. He has been active in knowledge transfer and has served as consultant to corporations and government agencies within and outside Hong Kong.