IC is a veteran in the Banking and Finance industry, with over 20 years’ of experience across various functions and businesses in both local and global banks and financial institutions. IC joined Next Bank Preparatory Office as the CEO in November 2018, responsible for establishing the pure online banking and to build a financial ecosystem.
Prior to his current role, he was with Line Biz Plus Corp, as the Managing Director of North Asia Financial. He performed similar duties then, including establishing a fintech company to provide financial services through the Internet, and plan full license businesses such as insurance, fund and deposits. He was also in-charge of the launch of pure online banking, which complies with supervision standards of the competent authorities and achieve the objectives of security protection, money laundering prevention and corporate governance, etc. Before that, IC was with China Trust Commercial Bank / Gold Control, assuming the roles of Credit Finance CEO and Research and Development Officer. He assisted in the development of credit card and payment-related businesses, including the transformation of existing payments and credit cards business, re-examined of credit cards portfolio, identification and analysis of the main consumer group and its lifestyle needs, and developed diversified marketing methods. He was also involved in the planning of the blueprint for emerging payments, mobile commerce, and e-commerce, in response to the change in lifestyle and consumer behavior, to assist the company in developing digital life and operational business plans and expand payment business opportunities.
IC’s previous work experience include the Chairman of Taoyuan Volkswagen MRT, Managing Director at British Barclays – M&A & ECM/DCM, Chairman of Easy Card Co., Ltd., Deputy General Manager of Cathay Financial Holdings/ Cathay Bank, responsible for strategic planning and organizational management, and Vice President at J.P. Morgan Investment Bank, working in the M&A and capital markets.
IC graduated as the top 1% of his cohort in Business Administration in National Taiwan University School of Management Taipei City and holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration University of Pennsylvania Walton School of Business, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.