Executive Vice President, APAC
Cloud Security Alliance
Hing-Yan has over 30 years of ICT working experience in both the public and private sectors. For 9+ years, he was Director of the National Cloud Computing Office at Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore, where he was responsible for the national program for, inter alia, developing the cloud ecosystem, promoting cloud adoption by government agencies and private enterprises, and building a trusted environment (which included developing the Multi-Tier Cloud Security standards and Cloud Outage Incident Response guidelines). Hing-Yan co-founded two high-tech companies and is an advisor for a fintech startup. He was an adjunct associate professor at the National University of Singapore, served on the School of Digital Media & Infocomm Technology Advisory Committee at the Singapore Polytechnic, Engineering Accreditation Board team member, co-chair of the National Infocomm Competency Framework Technical Committee on Cloud Computing as well as member of the Cloud Computing Standards Coordinating Task Force of the Singapore Infocomm Standards Committee. He was also a member of the NatSteel Corporate R&D Advisory Panel, an advisor/member to the Singapore National Archives Board, and the Australia-Singapore Joint ICT Council. Hing-Yan is a Fellow of the Singapore Computer Society. He obtained a BSc (Engineering) with 1st Class Honours in Computing and MSc in Management Science from Imperial College London. He also received MS and PhD degrees in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research interests include software engineering, data visualisation, artificial intelligence, grid computing and cloud computing.