• Convocation Chairman

Alvin Lam
Managing Partner, T12M Ventures Ltd. | Founder, The PacificLink Group  


Alvin founded the PacificLink Group in 1998. Today, the company is a leading digital agency providing innovative professional web, mobile and social media services with a staff of around 300, a client list that includes Adidas, Estee Lauder, Philips and Ocean Park, and is a winner of over 100 creative awards. In 2015, the company was acquired by Accenture, a New York-listed technology giant. His serial entrepreneurial stories have been featured as Harvest Business Review cases which are now teaching materials for MBA and EMBA classes globally.


In recognition of his achievements, Alvin won the Outstanding ICT Achiever Award in 2012. Recently, he received the Top Outstanding Designer Award 2015 and Capital Leaders of Excellence 2016. 


Starting a Private Equity Fund focusing on VC and Angel investments since 2006, Alvin advises ICT companies on how to scale up quickly and healthily by his expertise in digital marketing, M&A and growth hacking strategies. Over 15 projects have already been catalyzed by this missionary growth capital.


Alvin is a guest lecturer for different universities. As a well-sought speaker, he is frequently being invited to speak or judge in digital and startup events. He is also a business advisor and an angel investor in various start-ups and technology firms. To give back, Alvin serves HKUST as Council Member, different universities academic departments as an advisor, and the Hong Kong Business Angel Network as Director.

 

In 2016, Alvin generously donated to the HKUST Alumni Endowment Fund (AEF) to establish a Student Start-up Grant to help students with great ideas to turn their dreams into reality. 

 

 

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