Miles Wen, co-founder, and CEO of Fano Labs Limited. Fano Labs is an AI company, focusing on Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR), Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Big Data Technologies, helping enterprises with customer services, compliance and more.
Miles’s expertise in information and communication technologies, optimization algorithms, big data, and machine learning lead him to co-found Fano Labs Limited with Professor Victor Li and obtained the support of HKU, Hong Kong Science & Technology Park, angel investors, and venture capitalists.
Miles along with his team made Fano Labs in becoming one of the few IT Companies in Hong Kong in receiving the Enterprise Support Scheme (“ESS”) under the Innovation and Technology Fund (“ITF”) and the first Hong Kong start-up to be awarded funding by Horizons Ventures which is the leading investor in some of the world’s most innovative companies and disruptive technologies.
Since early 2016, he has been appointed as an Honorary Assistant Professor (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) at HKU. Miles is also the author of over 10 academic papers and the inventor of one patent. Also, Miles is an alumni of Lee Hysan Hall, former resident tutor at New College, former Founding Vice-President of Eta Kappa Nu (Lambda Iota Chapter) at HKU, and former Fulbright scholar at Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, UC Berkeley.
Miles holds a Bachelor degree in Computer Engineering with First Class Honors (minor in Finance) and a PhD degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from HKU.
How will the local AI power reshape your business?
At this session, Miles will point out how does a local start-up developed its own technologies to compete with the established companies in the AI market, with a team focusing on AI technologies including Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) and Natural Language Processing (NLP). We would introduce the growing path of Fano Labs and how we work on AI solutions to solve the pain points of fintech, enterprises, government, and other public sectors as well. Also, how AI technology can play a role in the banking and finance area, by addressing customer services, compliance and other lines of businesses’ pain points.