Tech races to catch up on biz-savvy

Paul To, CIO of , shares his firm's leveraging of technology to meet customer needs and human capital challenges facing his team.

CWHK: Why did you choose IT as a career?

Paul To: I'm interested in technology and the IT industry offered many opportunities in the 80s. I started out as a consultant and eventually moved into the banking sector because banks are heavy users of IT. I've been with the HSBC Group for over 20 years and became head of IT at Hang Seng Bank in 1995.

CWHK: What are some current IT projects at the bank?