Ian has straddled the technology and events/marketing spheres with over 25 years in the tech industry as a programmer and subsequently in tech events. With graduate qualifications in the Arts and Systems Analysis, he has helped craft development and positioning platforms for tech companies and in tech-oriented events in Asia and the USA.
He then set up Image Engine Pte Ltd and remains a partner and executive director presently. Image Engine is the event partner that helps deliver the annual Singapore International Cyber Week (SICW) in partnership with the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore, acknowledged as the regional leader for all things cyber-related. He is married with three children, all of whom collectively are a testimony to his ability to stay sane in stressful situations.