Mr. Kan holds an MBA degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from the University of Northern Virginia in U.S.A., an Honorary Fellow from the Academy of Chinese Studies in China.
Mr. Kan won the Young Industrialist Award in 1992, and was a Technology Committee member of the Technology & Industry Development Council of the Hong Kong Government Industry Department (1993-94). He is currently Chairman of the Hong Kong Information Technology Industry Council; Chairman of Hong Kong Trade Development Council Information and Communications Technology Services Advisory Committee; and a member of the General Committee of the Federation of Hong Kong Industries. Mr. Kan was elected to the Hong Kong Election Committee for the IT sector's 1st Legco Direct Chief Executive Election, was re-elected to the same position during the 2nd Legco Direct Chief Executive Election, and to the third Chief Executive Election Committee in 2006. He is also a member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference of Anhui Province in the People's Republic of China. He is the founder and the Chairman of Champion Technology Holdings Ltd., Kantone Holdings Ltd., and DIGITALHONGKONG.COM, all listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Mr. Kan is dedicated to serving the community. In 1990, Mr. Kan set up a charity in the name of "A Better Tomorrow", which has since contributed to community programmes in education, arts, culture and religion. He also founded the Chinese World Cultural Heritage Foundation in 2005 which is a non-profit making organisation dedicated to the protection of world relics.