Currently, Tony is CEO of Digital Penang, a government agency of the State of Penang, Malaysia, established to accelerate efforts to capture opportunities in the digital economy and promote a digitally engaged society.
He was a visiting Industry Fellow, Associate Faculty, teaching Information Systems Management to students of Bachelor’s in Hospitality (Honours) at Singapore’s 5th university Singapore Institute of Technology.
From 2006 till 2016, he was the regional Chief Information Officer for Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) Asia Middle East Africa region.
Over 12 years, Tony led the HP Consulting and Systems Integration practice in Taiwan, Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia, until his last assignment as General Manager of Consulting in China HP.
He started his career with Singapore National Computer Board as one of the pioneers of the Civil Service Computerization Program, and later moved to New Zealand to work for a systems consulting company Computer Sciences Corporation.
Tony holds an MBA from University of Auckland, New Zealand and a BSc from Monash University, Australia.