Dr. Hing-Yan LEE is Executive Vice President, APAC at the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). He has over 30 years of ICT working experience in both the public and private sectors. He was global director of the CSA STAR program in 2017. Before that, he was Director of National Cloud Computing Office at the Infocomm Development Authority, where he was responsible for developing the cloud ecosystem, promoting cloud adoption by government agencies and private sector enterprises, and building a trusted environment (including developing Multi-Tier Cloud Security standards and Cloud Outage Incident Response guidelines).
He was previously Deputy Director of National Grid Office at the Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR), Principal Scientist at the Institute for Infocomm Research, Director of Knowledge Lab and Deputy Director of Japan-Singapore Artificial Intelligence Centre at the Kent Ridge Digital Labs as well as Deputy Director at Information Technology Institute (the applied R&D arm of the National Computer Board). He oversaw and managed industry collaborations and applied R&D in machine language translation, spoken language dialogue, expert systems, knowledge discovery, data mining, data visualization, and other knowledge-driven efforts.
Hing Yan is a Fellow of Singapore Computer Society. He graduated from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with PhD and MS degrees in Computer Science. He also studied Computing and Management Science at Imperial College London.