Dr. Witman Hung
Co-founder of Next Horizon Company Ltd.
Dr. Witman Hung is the Co-founder of Next Horizon Ltd., a company that provides back office process outsourcing to global companies. Witman has worked in the computer industry for more than 24 years. A well-known figure in the industry, Witman has extensive experience in management consulting, project management and outsourcing services, including senior management and consulting positions with Jardine OneSolutions, Atos Origin, KPMG and AT&T.
Witman is the President of Internet Professional Association. He has also been appointed as an eminent expert representing Hong Kong and China by the United Nations World Summit Awards. He has been appointed by the HK SAR government as a member of various committees, including the Legal Aid Services Council and Information Technology Industry Training Advisory Committee etc. He is also an Associate Member of the Central Policy Unit, the government think tank for the Chief Executive of Hong Kong.
Witman is well respected in the social services circle for his dedication in helping the underprivileged. He is the Honorary Chairman of the Y Elites Association where he served as Chairman from 2011-2012. He is also the Chairman of the Road Safety Association and a Deputy Chairman of the Mont. Jade Science and Technology Association of Hong Kong. He is also a member of the Audit Committee of the Council of Lingnan University. In 2008, he was given the Award of Ten Outstanding Young Persons of Hong Kong by Junior Chamber International. In 2011, he was given the award of 40+ Distinguish Fellow. In 2012, he was awarded as one of the Capital Entrepreneur of the year.
Originated from Shanghai, Witman earned a BA (Honours) from the University of Bolton and a MBA from the University of Hull. He also earned a degree of Master of Arts in Public and Comparative History from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and a Master of Law from the Renmin University. He then earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration from the Bulacan State University. He is also a Chartered Information Technology Professional and a fellow of the British Computer Society, the Hong Kong Computer Society and the Hong Kong Institute of Directors.