Why iDGate?

Security is in our DNA. When integrated with innovations, we go beyond imaginations as technology advances. We are extremely experienced deploying IT projects with banks, who are our primary customers. Our products are specifically designed to satisfy the highest security standard of the banking industry. With thorough understanding of the compliance and security requirements which is non-negotiable, we effectively collaborate with the business users and IT department on developing solutions that are exclusively customized to the individual banks, with ultimate goals of delighting bank’s end customers.

There is no room to compromise when it comes to security and we make sure of that. We build our products on top of the bank shield for improved user experience and endlessly discover ways to protect the basis, driving towards our philosophy of optimizing user experience and security requirements with advanced technology.

Management Team

Kersey Shang
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Kersey Shang is the co-founder and the CEO of iDGate Corporation. Kersey has over 20 years of experience in security and banking industries, specialized in identification and authentication solutions. As the leader of the energetic company, he develops successful business strategies and deploys game changing innovations integrating customer desires and technology advancement for the modern digital world.

Bringing years of experience interacting with the financial institutions, Kersey recognizes the required compliance and security standards for the financial industry. Nevertheless, he is determined to carry on his ambitious plan of making identity protection available and affordable for everyone locally and globally, integrated into our everyday device. The ultimate goal is to protect users anytime, anywhere from hacking and identity theft.

Kevin Cheng
Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer

Kevin Cheng is the co-founder and the CSO of iDGate Corporation. Kevin has more than 21 years of experience in technology industry and also a pioneer of entrepreneurship who started online audio and video streaming as early as 1999. He develops, communicates, and implements strategies sustaining company’s success for the short- and long-term improvements. Kevin explores opportunities for technology investments and integrations following the industry trends especially for banking industry.

Before joining iDGate, Kevin co-founded Webs-TV (now Yam.com), the first company within Asia Pacific offered broadband TV services in Taiwan. Via multiple mergers and acquisitions, the company provides services via the second largest web portal, Yam.com in Taiwan wherein he served as the general manager. As a successful entrepreneur, Kevin also supports the startup community by offering professional advice to the startups strategizing for the growth journey in the right path.

Kevin holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Tungnan University, Taiwan.

James Wu
Co-Founder and Chief Financial Officer

James Wu is the co-founder and the CFO of iDGate Corporation. James has over 25 years of extensive experience as an entrepreneur, co-founder, and CFO managing different stages of a fast-growing and successful company in the digital advertising industry. In his current role, James manages all accounting and financial operations of the company.

James began his career with Deloitte. Prior to joining iDGate, he spent most of his career at Delirium (now Agenda) which he co-founded. The company moved through multiple mergers and acquisitions with aggressive growth and funding from venture capital in which he held key leadership positions focusing on finance and operations. After the company was acquired by WPP (Wunderman), he assumed the role of CFO for Wunderman and Y&R of Asia Pacific and Greater China regions respectively.

James holds a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom and a master’s degree of accountancy from the George Washington University, United States.

Jack Hu
Co-Founder and Chief Information Officer

Jack Hu is the co-founder and the CIO of iDGate Corporation. Jack has over 18 years of comprehensive knowledge and experience as a technical engineer and the expert in system design and architecture of business intelligence. In his current role, Jack strategically plans for the business growth by creating values through technology, aligning systems and procedures with the business goals.

Jack began his career with CCMedia as a R & D Engineer. Eyeing the potential opportunities with BI, he joined Solvento FirstBI wherein he focused primarily on the R&D, technical development, establishment and support of data warehouse for the leading BI system, Microstrategy. With the company, he gained extensive experience creating values for the banking industry. Jack later moved on to Hon Hai and HTC as the consultant for IBM Cognos. Right before joining iDGate, he worked for SolventoSOFT as the expert in BI in which he managed multiple government projects, specifically on data warehouse and BI setup of the smart city projects initiated by the police department.

Eric Chow
Vice President, Business Development

Eric Chow is the Vice President, Business Development of iDGate Corporation. Eric has over 18 years of sales and marketing experience in IT industry, focusing on payment and encryption solutions specifically to the banking and government industry. In his current role, Eric manages all business development strategy and execution.

Eric started his career with system integrator selling network security products. He later moved on to DynamiCode develop market for the hardware token products that helped shape his area of expertise in encryption and security. His career has further grown exponentially when he joined Thales eSecurity, a leader in advanced data security solutions and services in which he held the role of Sales Director, Greater China region, achieving aggressive revenue growth and serving as the expert of compliance for the government and banking industry.

Eric holds a bachelor’s degree in electronic engineering from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.