Karen Contet Farzam
Immersed in the startup scene, she is also a French Foreign Trade Advisor, Community Leader for Techstars, Accelerator Programs Mentor, and International Conference Speaker.
Karen is also the founding board member of the FinTech Association of Hong Kong, a non-profit, membership-based organization representing over 1,500 members from established banking institutions to FinTech disruptors. It is organized through 14 committees, where Karen is the board sponsor for the Policy and Advocacy Committee.
In addition, Karen holds a double diploma in engineering from the EPF (France) and ETS (Canada)Universities, and graduated from the Master in International Finance at HEC Paris. She has been working in Asia for 13 years, starting in Tokyo as JP Morgan Exotic Equity Derivatives Trader. Then, she pursued her development in the tech ecosystem as a Software Engineer for an IoT Startup and teaching Front-End Web Development.