The Founder and Chairman  

Mr. Ringo Kei Fu, Chan

Over the last over 20 years, since 1981 as the head of the Computer Consulting Division of one of the largest CPA firm in Hong Kong, Ringo has been provided IT consulting and system development services to a large number of clients both in Hong Kong, China and overseas.

The following are examples of service provided to his clients by Ringo:

  • The Consultant / Project Manager for Chekiang First Bank in Hong Kong to implement her first retail banking system in year 1982;

  •  Conducting external annual computer audit service for Bank of China Group in Hong Kong on environmental review, applications review and compliance testing in 1983.

  • The Principal Consultant for Union Bank of Hong Kong Limited to develop the computerization strategy and responsible for the tendering and evaluation of total computerization solutions proposed by vendors to the Bank in 1993. Similar consulting service was offered by Ringo in 1986 to Hong Kong Housing Society, the largest low cost housing developer and manager in Hong Kong, who managing few 10 thousands of units.

  •  The Principal Consultant for China International Travel Service (Beijing) to implement her first Unisys mainframe computer application on Centralized Travel, Resources Reservation and Package Tour reservation Applications in 1988.

  • Application development and implementation for China Trust and Investment Corporation for Foreign Economic Relation and Trade in Beijing in 1993, and Vanke Enterprises Co Ltd in Shenzhen in 1992. Vanke is the largest property development enterprise in China.

  • Provision and implementation of software package developed by Insight to Touche Ross & Co in Singapore, Ernest & Young in Hong Kong in late 80s.

Ringo found Insight Computer Consultants Limited in 1987 as a subsidiary of Kwan Wong Tan & Fong, CPA, a prestigious certified public accountants firm in Hong Kong. Under his leadership, Insight became a brand name highly recognized in the industry. Insight later became a subsidiary of information technology services arm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, Hong Kong. He was the Managing Director until his departure in 1993.

In 1988, Ringo established one of the earliest programming factories in Shenzhen serving Insight in Hong Kong and Ringo has recognized as the pioneer in software outsourcing to China by the industry.

In 1997, Ringo found Partner Software Limited, an information technology outsourcing and solution services provider that brings China IT resources to Hong Kong and international. He oversees the strategic development of Partner's operations in Hong Kong and PRC. He also leads on a number of projects to spearhead the utilization of China IT resources and integrating western value-added customer service initiatives in Southern China. 

Ringo has made great contribution to the development of software parks in Guangdong, China. In 1998, Partner Software is the first Hong Kong business partner with the first software park in southern China, Southern Software Park in Zhuhai.

Ringo has over 20 years of experience in the information technology industry, serving and promoting IT functions locally and in China. He is well recognized by the Hong Kong IT community as one of the pioneers and IT promoters in Hong Kong. He was the Chairman of the Hong Kong Information Technology Joint Council, ITJC, for 5 years (2002 – 2007). Under his leadership, ITJC has dedicated to promote co-operation in IT industry between Hong Kong and Mainland China and recognized as the leading non-government organization bridging the two Systems of one Country.

ITJC is invited to be the co-organizer of promotion activities conducted in Hong Kong by most of High Technology or Software Parks in China. Currently, ITJC is actively involved in promoting the concept and implementation of “Shenzhen – Hong Kong Innovation Circle” with Shenzhen and Hong Kong Government.

Ringo is now being

  • Member of Tianjin Municipal Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, 

  • Advisor of Guangzhou Association for Science & Technology,  

  • Advisor of Guangzhou Tianhe Software Park, 

  • Hon President of Hong Kong & Mainland Software Industry Cooperation Association. 

Ringo was

  • Co-opted member of the Working Group on Facilitation and Promotion of the Information Infrastructure Advisory Committee of the Government HKSAR in 1999,

  • Advisor of ICT Services Advisory Committee 2003/2004 of Hong Kong Trade Development Council.

Ringo holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science from Essex University in UK, 1980, and various professional qualifications with a number of computer and engineering societies and institutes.