Dr. Joe C.L. Chan, Director, Information Security, ASTRI has been appointed as Adjunct Professor of the Department of Electronic and Information Engineering by the President of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in January 2016.
Prior to joining ASTRI, Dr. Chan received venture fund and co-founded an information security technology startup, leading the research and development of patented hardware security tokens, email and cloud encryption systems, and multi-factor authentication technologies, among others. Dr. Chan had also co-founded an IT consultancy company back in 2005 and was Director and Technology Leader of the company responsible for the advancement of technological development, establishment of new data recovery, reverse engineering and forensics function.
Prior to his entrepreneur venture, Dr. Chan was devoted to the research and development of numerous data processing systems. These research and development activities include cryptosystems, DRM reverse engineering, semantics database systems, elevator control, distant video learning, audio compression, and many other areas. Dr. Chan has been granted 4 patents.
Dr. Chan obtained his PhD degree in Electronic Engineering from City University London. He is also the holder of CISSP and CISA. Currently, he is the Vice-Chairman of Research in Cloud Security Alliance HK Chapter.