Prof Alex Siow is Professor (Practice) in the School of Computing, NUS and concurrently Director of the Advanced Computing for Executives Centre, the Strategic Technology Management Institute (STMI) and the Centre for Health Informatics.
Prior to the current appointment, Prof Alex was the Managing Director, Health & Public Service at Accenture. Alex started his career as a Structural Engineer in the HDB in 1981 and appointed the Chief Information Officer in 1989. In 2003, Alex joined the private sector and became the Senior Vice-President in StarHub Ltd. He held various portfolios including Head, Business Market, CIO and Head, Enterprise Risk Management.
Prof Alex was very active in the IT Community. He was the President of the Singapore Computer Society from 1997 to 2001. He was the President of ITMA from 1995 to 1999. He was the first President of the Singapore Chapter of the Project Management Institute and served from 2001 to 2012. From 2001 to 2005, Alex was the Chairman of the e-Learning Chapter of SiTF.
Alex is currently member of Temasek Polytechnic Board of Governors, and a member of the Board of Trustees of Singapore University of Social Sciences. He is also a member of the Edusave Advisory Council.
Prof Alex's expertise is in IT Governance, Enterprise Risk Management, Management of Emerging Technology and Technology Roadmap Planning. He is also active in the Fintech and blockchain community.