Plenary Speaker 2014

Plenary Speaker

Plenary Speaker 2014


Alice Rueda-Entrepreneur, Consultant and Engineer


Ms. Rueda has worked in the high-tech industry for over twenty years specializing in domain analysis and system design.  She has worked for both large and small firms holding various positions that included: project leader, software designer, product line manager and system architect.

While working at Nortel Networks in the late 1990’s she designed the first broadband wireless access system for a SME firm. This system resulted in a contract of USD760 million and resulted in Nortel’s acquisition of the company.

Prior moving to Hong Kong Alice tried her hand at being an entrepreneur and consultant when she co-founded (along with her husband Jose) STRAD Research Inc., a research and development firm, in Winnipeg.  Here she was a senior project manager and worked on government funded software projects.  During this time they also co-founded Goldfish Games Corp., a company that delivered computer based game development.

Ms. Rueda holds a Bachelor of Science degree, in Electrical Engineering, and a Master of Science degree, in Electrical and Computer Engineering, both from the University of Manitoba.  She has numerous publications and has also been an invited guest speaker as well as a panelist for the Cloud World Forum Asia 2013.

Currently Ms. Rueda oversees the operations of the Children’s Medical Foundation Ltd., a Hong Kong charitable organization that provides much needed medical services to newborns in poor rural areas of China.