Welcome to the CIO50 2020

Welcome to the second running of CIO50 in ASEAN, recognising the top 50 senior technology executives driving innovation, strengthening resiliency and influencing rapid change.

Reflective of IDG’s increasing commitment to the region, CIO50 is aligned to a global awards program and viewed as a mark of excellence within the enterprise.

CIO50 – in association with Adobe – was judged on three core pillars of Innovation; Leadership and Resiliency, honouring transformational, inspiring and enduring CIOs at both in-country and regional levels within Southeast Asia.

Under the Innovation pillar, the nomination described the technology innovation/s introduced over the past two years that have changed the way the business operates. Meanwhile under the Leadership pillar, the nomination outlined the ways in which the technology leader collaborated and influenced the organisation and its leadership team.

Specific to Resiliency, this new criteria was introduced in recognition of the CIOs that ensured continuity of operations and systems during the early phase of Covid-19, before kick-starting efforts to reposition for growth during such a challenging and unpredictable period.

Whether a small project or large company-wide initiative, entrants documented the positive impact of technology and the business benefits of disruptive thinking and a resilient mindset.

On behalf of team at CIO in ASEAN, thank you to all entrants for your inspiring stories of innovation and leadership.

James Henderson,
Editorial Director,
CIO ASEAN.

CIO50 2020

  • 3

    Tommy Hor

    National University of Singapore

    Chief IT Officer

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  • 4

    Krating Poonpol

    Kasikorn Bank

    President of Technology

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  • 5

    Alvin Ong

    Nanyang Technological University

    CIO

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  • 7

    Dennis Omila

    UnionBank of the Philippines

    CIO

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  • 8

    Ivan Ng

    City Developments Limited

    CTO

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  • 9

    Daniel Tedeschi

    Chubb

    Regional Head of Technology and Operations

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  • 10

    Abhishek Singh

    Royal Golden Eagle (RGE)

    Chief Digital Officer

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  • 13

    Yee Yu

    Hung Hing Printing Group

    CIO

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  • 14

    Supriya Rao Patwardhan

    DHL Group

    Executive Vice President of IT Services

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  • 15

    Indra Utoyo

    Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI)

    CIO

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  • 17

    Glen Francis

    Singapore Press Holdings

    CTO

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  • 18

    Jim Sarka

    Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices

    CIO & Vice President of Business Technology

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  • 19

    Mung Hou Yan

    CapitaLand

    Head of Group Technology

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  • 20

    Randall Choh

    Park Hotel Group

    Group IT Director

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  • 21

    Herman Widjaja

    Tokopedia

    Senior Vice President of Engineering

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  • 23

    Teck Guan Yeo

    Singapore Pools

    Chief Business Technology Officer

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  • 24

    Juliana Chua

    Essilor

    Regional Director and Head of Digital Transformation

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  • 25

    Johnny Wong

    NTUC Enterprise

    Chief Digital & Technology Officer

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  • Shekher Agrawal

    Indorama Ventures Limited (IVL)

    President and Program Director of Global ERP and Digital Transformation

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  • Matthew Friedman

    Sembcorp

    Chief Digital Officer

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  • Kevin Khoo

    Sunway

    Chief Information Officer

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  • William Layadi

    Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia

    IT Director

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  • Wilson Lee

    Kerry Logistics

    Group Director of IT

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  • Dennis Liu

    Etiqa Insurance

    Chief Digital & Transformation Officer

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  • Tran Nhat Minh

    Vietnam International Bank (VIB)

    CIO

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  • Wasna Nimityongskul

    Bank of Thailand

    Senior Director

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  • Saiful Bakhtiar Osman

    Malaysian Aviation Commission

    Head of ICT

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  • Suppachai Panichayunon

    Advanced Info Service (AIS)

    Head of Solution Business

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  • Richard Parcia

    Concepcion Industrial Corporation

    CIO

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  • Toto Prasetio Prasetio

    Bank Mandiri

    Senior Executive Vice President of IT

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  • Abhinav Singhal

    Thyssenkrupp Innovations

    Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer

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  • Ken Soh

    BH Global

    Chief Information Officer

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  • David Woo

    Network for Electronic Transfers (NETS)

    Group CIO

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  • Leslie Yee

    Pacific International Lines

    General Manager of IT

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1
Henry Mo CIO First Shanghai Group
2
Andrew Farmer CIO Mox Bank
3
Tommy Hor Chief IT Officer National University of Singapore
4
Krating Poonpol President of Technology Kasikorn Bank
5
Alvin Ong CIO Nanyang Technological University
6
Jimmy Ng Group CIO DBS Bank
7
Dennis Omila CIO UnionBank of the Philippines
8
Ivan Ng CTO City Developments Limited
9
Daniel Tedeschi Regional Head of Technology and Operations Chubb
10
Abhishek Singh Chief Digital Officer Royal Golden Eagle (RGE)
11
Andy Welsh CTO Embed
12
Shashank Singh Group CTO Validus
13
Yee Yu CIO Hung Hing Printing Group
14
Supriya Rao Patwardhan Executive Vice President of IT Services DHL Group
15
Indra Utoyo CIO Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI)
16
Fazil Ibrahim CIO Tenaga Nasional
17
Glen Francis CTO Singapore Press Holdings
18
Jim Sarka CIO & Vice President of Business Technology Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices
19
Mung Hou Yan Head of Group Technology CapitaLand
20
Randall Choh Group IT Director Park Hotel Group
21
Herman Widjaja Senior Vice President of Engineering Tokopedia
22
Stuart Gurr CIO Deutsche Bank
23
Teck Guan Yeo Chief Business Technology Officer Singapore Pools
24
Juliana Chua Regional Director and Head of Digital Transformation Essilor
25
Johnny Wong Chief Digital & Technology Officer NTUC Enterprise

26 - 50 (In alphabetical order)

Shekher AgrawalPresident and Program Director of Global ERP and Digital TransformationIndorama Ventures Limited (IVL)
Nathan BellChief Digital OfficerM1
David FormulaCTOMaybank Indonesia
Matthew FriedmanChief Digital OfficerSembcorp
Amit GuptaCTOCanopy
Antony HayesCIOSephora
Yew Jin KangGroup CTOStar Media Group
Yaw Yee KeeCIOStarHub
Kevin KhooChief Information OfficerSunway
William LayadiIT DirectorCoca-Cola Amatil Indonesia
Wilson LeeGroup Director of ITKerry Logistics
Dennis LiuChief Digital & Transformation OfficerEtiqa Insurance
Ned LoweCTOSinglife
Tran Nhat MinhCIOVietnam International Bank (VIB)
Wasna NimityongskulSenior DirectorBank of Thailand
Saiful Bakhtiar OsmanHead of ICTMalaysian Aviation Commission
Suppachai PanichayunonHead of Solution BusinessAdvanced Info Service (AIS)
Richard ParciaCIOConcepcion Industrial Corporation
Toto Prasetio PrasetioSenior Executive Vice President of ITBank Mandiri
Norman SasonoCTODANA Indonesia
Abhinav SinghalChief Strategy and Innovation OfficerThyssenkrupp Innovations
Ken SohChief Information OfficerBH Global
David WooGroup CIONetwork for Electronic Transfers (NETS)
Michelle WuCIOIngram Micro
Leslie YeeGeneral Manager of ITPacific International Lines