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Entrepreneur Circle

Little things make big things happen.

Alvin LAM

Founder & Group CEO, PacificLink iMedia Group

1998 BBA(FINA)


Alvin Lam, CEO of the PacificLink iMedia Group, is the Entrepreneur who operates 7 ICT companies with 220 staff in the Greater China region. Since its inception in 1998, the company has established itself as an Award Winning Digital Agency with a clientele of top-tier brands like Citibank Bank, Audi, Ocean Park and Sun Hung Kai…etc. Over a hundred creative awards have been bestowed on this pioneering company.

 

Through Alvin’s leadership, the company stepped over tough times of Dot-com bubble burst, 911 and SARS events. After that, Alvin expanded his business by his unique way of mixed strategy on business reengineering, organic growth and M&A. His entrepreneurial story has been selected as a business case in Harvard Business Review which is now the teaching material for MBA and EMBA classes of the world. In 2015, The PacificLink Group was acquired by Accenture (NYSE: ACN), one of the largest Global Technology Firms, which is a strong testament to Alvin in creating exceptional company value.

 

In recognition of Alvin’s achievement in the IT Industry, he won the Outstanding ICT Achiever Award in 2012. In recent years, not only has he been invited as guest lecturer in universities such as HKUST, CUHK and HKBU, but Alvin has also frequently appeared as a speaker and judge in various Entrepreneurship and IT seminars.

In giving back, he has been serving HKUST as the President of the HKUST Alumni Association since 2012, and currently holds the position of Chairman of the HKUST Convocation. In addition, he has been a mentor to dozens of students as well as a business advisor and angel investor of various start-ups and technology companies

 

Awards

2012 Top ICT Achiever Award 2012, Hong Kong Computer Society

 

Mr. Lam has also led the company to honor with the Caring Company award for the last 2 years. In an effort to give back to society, Mr. Lam also offers services in the following educational and pubic bodies:

 

Experience

2012
Speaker - eMarketing Tactics for Start-ups, Youth Business Hong Kong
2012
Speaker - Ideation, Hong Kong Startup Pitch Bootcamp, Founder Institute
2012
Guest Lecturer - Partnership, Entrepreneurship Course, Management Dept., HKUST
2012
Speaker - Monthly Fellowship Gathering, Dragon Junior Chamber
2012
Speaker - Building and Growing an ICT Company, Entrepreneurship Center, HKUST
2012
Speaker - Mentorship Ceremony, Management Information System Society, HKBU
2010- 2011
Speaker - 夢想啟航行動
2010- 2011
Judge – Mini Model Competition, Fiona’s Prince
2010- 2011
Speaker - Mentorship Ceremony, Marketing Students’ Society, HKUST
2010- 2011
Speaker - Web 3.0 Asia, Cyberport
2010- 2011
Judge - Career Project Presentation Competition, HKUST
2010- 2011
Guest Lecturer - Digital Marketing, Technology Management Class, HKUST
2010- 2011
Speaker - HKUST Entrepreneur Day 2010
2010- 2011
Judge - Citibank Business Case Competition
2010- 2011
Trainer and Judge - Dragon Apprentice Competition, Dragon Junior Chamber

 

Associations

2010-2012 External Deputy President, HKUST Alumni Association
2011-2013 External Advisor, Management Information System Society, HKBU
2011-2012 Business Mentor, Mentorship Program of Youth Business Hong Kong
2011-2012 PR Position, Dragon Junior Chamber
2011-2012 Mentor, HKUST Business Students’ Union
2008-2012 Mentor, HKUST Marketing Students’ Society