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Donated by Gene Soo

Mentorship Session with Gene, Head of Ecosystem - Global Innovation at MTR

10 volunteer hours required

1 available

Have a virtual call with Gene, a serial entrepreneur who has led the creation of HK's startup ecosystem by co-founding StartupsHK and leading other fashion, lifestyle and mobile gaming startups.

This is part of the #1HourWith series.

Speak to Gene about.. 

  • Career or Startup Advice 
  • Business Development
  • Mobile technology & location-based apps
  • Advise me on [a topic you choose]
  • Brainstorm with me on [a topic you choose]

The virtual call will be held during Feb to May 2022 and lasts around 30-60 minutes depending on your questions.

About Gene

Gene Soo is the Head of Ecosystem of Global Innovation Department at MTR. Having led the creation of Hong Kong's startup ecosystem by cofounding StartupsHK, Gene is now tasked with building new businesses and enhancing the core MTR business with technology, partnerships, and new models. Prior to his role at MTR, Gene was the General Manager at Citymapper and led the launch of Citymapper into Hong Kong in 2015. Since then, Citymapper has become the most complete transport app in Hong Kong covering MTR, buses, trams, ferries, minibuses (including red ones) helping people interconnect all these transportation modes and getting them to their destination. Prior to Citymapper, Gene has been involved in building fashion, lifestyle and mobile gaming startups.

Gene has been pushing for better open data practice in Hong Kong and believes strongly in improving daily lives through better design and technology.

Gene received his BS and MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University as well as MBA from Columbia University.

(See Gene's LinkedIn

Terms and Conditions

  • No Spam or Solicitation 
    To be respectful to everyone attending, no solicitation of business, commercial or promotional material is allowed.

  • No-Show Policy 
    For all scheduled mentoring sessions, we have a "one strike" ban policy for no-show bookings without informing the other party. Cancelling within 24 hours is also counted as no-show. 

    1st strike: 1-month suspension 
    2nd strike: 3-month suspension
    3rd strike: Banned

Requirements

10 volunteer hours must be completed during 15 Feb 2021 to 31 May 2022.

Donated by Gene Soo

Mentorship Session with Gene, Head of Ecosystem - Global Innovation at MTR

10 volunteer hours required

1 available

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