Partner at Accenture Singapore is new IDA International CEO
IDA International appoints Vincent Wong as the new CEO.By Winnie Nelson 31 Jan, 2013
Vincent Wong is IDA International’s Chief Executive Officer and succeeds IDA International’s founding CEO Seah Chin Siong. With this new appointment, his responsibility includes pushing IDA International’s charter in order to assist public agencies globally. In this role, Mr. Wong advises government leaders and public administrators in the planning and execution of e-Government. IDA International is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) and it functions as execution arm in collaborations with foreign governments. Since its initiation in February 2009, IDA International has been helping to bring Singapore ICT companies and their public service solutions to overseas governments.
Before joining IDA International, Vincent was a partner at Accenture Singapore and had worked with clients from government agencies in Singapore as well as overseas. Over at Accenture, he covers from Health & Public Service (H&PS) to financial services sectors. He was a Client Director for Accenture’s key public service clients. In addition, he was responsible for spearheading Accenture’s expansion of its H&PS business outside Singapore with contracts in Vietnam and Thailand. Earlier in his career, Vincent was an IT Strategy & Planning consultant for the Singapore Government, the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC), Overseas. This accomplished man also founded a few start-up companies in the early 2000s which invented, developed and marketed solutions in the area of online payments.
Vincent is also very active in the local ICT associations by holding executive council positions in the Singapore Computer Society (SCS) and IT Management Association (ITMA). Up to today, he remains a Fellow of the SCS and an active member of the ITMA.
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