Management Team

  • Management Team

Head of Sales, APAC

Mr. Rico Tang

Rico is an expert in the Sales and Business Development of FinTech and Data products, with over 20 years of experience assisting global names in achieving their corporate business objectives. 

Before joining BlueOnion, Rico was the FinTech Cluster Lead at Hong Kong Cyberport, responsible for successfully launching the CBDC Sandbox and BlockAdventure program for startups.  

Rico spent most of his data vendor career with Thomson Reuters as Asia's Head of Transaction Business. He managed APAC sales and support to deliver revenue targets of USD 10M and grew the customer base by 150% in three years. He was also the company's Head of Exchange Traded Instruments for Asia, accomplishing the unit's annual budget of USD140M. He was also the Head of Institutional Products for North Asia, managing the company's desktop business with an annual budget of USD 40M.

Rico is familiar with the trend of blockchain, AI, web3 crypto, and regtech, focusing on KYC and compliance.

Rico holds an MBA from the City University of Hong Kong and a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Financial Management from Essex University in the UK.