Alvin Kwock is the co-founder & CEO of OneDegree. OneDegree was established in 2016, with a mission to move insurance onto the next frontier in Web2 and Web3. Today, the OneDegree team operates in Hong Kong, Taipei, Shenzhen, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City and London, with around 200 employees. OneDegree is an InsurTech company, licensed by the Hong Kong Insurance Authority since 2020 and has grown quickly into the leading Hong Kong virtual insurer with most number of paid customers and offering multi-line digital insurance products, including pet, medical, fire and home insurance for individuals, and cyber security and digital assets insurance for enterprise businesses. OneDegree develops its own proprietary full-stack insurance technology, which is used by Cigna and other insurance companies globally. OneDegree is backed by renowned investors including Alibaba, BitRock Capital, Cathay Venture, Cyberport Macro Fund and Sun Hung Kai Strategic Capital.
Alvin is a member of United Nations ESCAP’s Banking and Finance Task Force, Hong Kong Insurance Authority’s Future Task Force, CUHK Business School’s Advisory Committee in several programs in the Department of Finance, and a founding member of Innovate for Future.
Alvin started his career in J.P. Morgan and spent 11 years there, prior to founding OneDegree. Alvin was JPM’s Asia-Pacific Head of Emerging Technology and Taiwan Head of Research. Under Alvin’s leadership, JPM’s Asia Tech Hardware team has been consistently rated in the Institutional Investors Poll, Financial Times/ Starmine and Asiamoney. He advised a number of global technology powerhouse and venture capitals and served as a guest lecturer at universities.