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News  31, Jan 2013

Partner at Accenture Singapore is new IDA International CEO

asian man with glassesIDA International appoints Vincent Wong as the new CEO.

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.

Image Credits : IDA International

Winnie Nelson

Winnie Nelson

Winnie is currently a TESL undergraduate from the University of Malaya. She used to write English articles for a number of Malaysian newspapers and has won several awards for her writing. Passionate in languages, she speaks several Chinese dialects, as well as English and Bahasa Malaysia. Currently a distinction class student, she aspires to undergo a fast-track program and receive her PhD by the age of 27. A black belt holder in TaeKwonDo and a fan of good bubble milk tea.

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