Ms. Tonia Yim
Head of Market Communications
Digital Transaction Ltd.
Tonia serves on the board of the nonprofit Co-operatives of Innovative Intellectuals, and she is the Director of Corporate Communications for Agile Blockchain Consortium. She was the founding member and the President of the HKUST's MBA Entrepreneurship club (managing more than 200 MBA students and MBA alumni interested in entrepreneurship). Prior to joining DTL, she was the Marketing Director for MBDA, an Image Analytics Machine Learning Startup based on research from HKUST's Social Media Lab. She was also the Sales Manager in her family's luxury retail business Yim's Victor Jade (since 1974). She is the founder and producer of Chinese comedy open mic Million Dollar Mic (as featured in Apple Daily, RTHK, ViuTV), founder of Chinese improv group Improv on Fire. Tonia was a seasonal performer in HK's Chinese and English standup comedy scene, as well as an improv trainer.
Tonia has a BSc in Biopsychology from the University of British Columbia, an MSc in Neuroscience from the University of Lethbridge in Canada, a diploma in Jewelry Design and Production from Hong Kong Baptist University, and she holds an MBA from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.