Tim Leung

Chief Technology Officer

Tim Leung

Tim Leung was appointed Vistra’s Chief Technology Officer in October 2023.

Prior to Vistra, Tim was Tricor’s Group Chief Technology Officer, focusing on infrastructure standardisation across the group and security uplift, as well as modernisation of key application platforms in payroll and shared registry businesses.

Tim’s diverse functional expertise includes internet business innovation, product management, business development, and R&D management. For nearly two decades, Tim has developed digital products and technologies with multinational technology leaders Tencent, Microsoft and Yahoo. Notably, he created China’s biggest smart TV video service from the ground up, oversaw Microsoft’s Bing News search service and directed marketplace and community platforms at Yahoo, when social media was in its infancy. Tim has also designed fintech solutions in Tencent using artificial intelligence and cloud computing to drive business growth in fintech, insurtech, and regtech.

Tim has been a frequent keynote speaker at industry summits in the region, covering internet, video and fintech. He is also a guest lecturer at universities, including the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Hong Kong Baptist University and other overseas institutions, plus served as an advisor at Cyberport Entrepreneurship Committee Advisory Group.

Tim graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (New York) with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and received a custom EMBA certificate from the Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance at Shanghai Jiaotong University.

 

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