ABOUT US 2018-11-22T17:29:55+00:00


CIO Academy Asia helps leaders succeed in a fast changing world driven by technology advancements.   We create platforms where CIOs, business leaders and thought leaders share their insights, knowledge and expertise with the wider community of IT professionals and management executives in business, government and community organisations.  We work with the IT and business community to raise professional standards and capabilities in the innovative use of technology to solve complex issues and challenges.  We help CIOs to stay ahead  of the industry, socio-economic trends and evolving technology landscape, providing new and practical knowledge where they can navigate the way forward for their organisations and
also for their own personal growth.


P. RamakrishnaCEO
P. Ramakrishna (Rama) has been involved with the tech domain for the last 35 years.

Rama was formerly with Singapore’s Infocomm Development Authority (now IMDA and GovTech), his last held position was Director of IDA’s Industry Development, responsible for national level initiatives to develop the tech industry ecosystem. He left in 2015 and became an advisor for several foreign countries to help develop their national tech masterplans.

In 2016 Rama joined CIO Academy Asia and is currently the CEO. CIO Academy builds CIO communities, sharing tech best practices and insights for C-level executives.

Rama is also the co-author of the recently published ‘Intelligent Island: The Untold Story of Singapore’s Tech Journey’ which chronicles the development of Singapore’s tech industry over the last 3 decades.

Koh Kok TianDeputy CEO
Koh Kok Tian brings more than 20 years of executive and leadership experience in the Tech industry, helming various leadership roles.

He was most recently in charge of business development and strategic projects at Inchcape Singapore – a leading automotive distributor and retailer, where he focused on MaaS, TaaS (Mobile and Transport-as-a-Service) to Autonomous Vehicles initiatives.

Kok Tian also headed the Supply Chain Operations where he oversaw all aspects of the company’s Vertically Integrated Retailing Distribution Model. Prior to that he was the IT Director and a member of the Inchcape global team with responsibilities in Asia.

CIO Academy Asia Team
The CIO Academy Asia Team comprises of experienced practitioners with diverse backgrounds in academia, event management and digital marketing. The team also believes in working with the younger millennials to tap their creative expertise and perspectives. We work hard and play hard.


William Liu
William LiuAdvisor
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Michael Leung
Michael LeungAdvisor
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S Mahendran
S MahendranAdvisor
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Lim Kuo Siong
Lim Kuo SiongAdvisor
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Grace Chng
Grace ChngAdvisor
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Ng Tiong Gee
Ng Tiong GeeAdvisor
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Tenzin Dolma Norbhu
Tenzin Dolma NorbhuAdvisor
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Gerard Chai
Gerard ChaiAdvisor
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CIO Academy Asia also works with many other CIO and Business advisors for various initiatives. We’d like to thank all who have supported us in many ways.