Dr Denis Yip


Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) · Hong Kong

Dr Denis Yip has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of ASTRI in 2021. He is a veteran with over 30 years of extensive leadership experience in both the public and private sectors.


Dr Yip had worked in Hong Kong, Beijing, Guangzhou, San Francisco, Shanghai and Tokyo, and served at senior positions in a number of large enterprises. He served as the Commissioner for Belt and Road of the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau, Hong Kong SAR government, since June 2019.


From 2017 to early 2019, Dr Yip served as President and Director of the Digital China Holdings Company and the Fujian Start Group respectively. He had been the Senior Vice President and the President of Greater China of EMC Corporation since July 2006, and the Senior Vice President and President of Greater China of Dell Technologies Inc. since 2016. From 1991 to 2006, Dr Yip held a variety of senior management positions in the International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), including as the Vice President of the Asia Pacific Storage Division.