Singapore, 1 September 2018 – CIO Academy Asia is very pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Koh Kok Tian as its new Deputy CEO with effect from 3 September 2018. Mr Koh will be involved in spearheading the company’s operations as it embarks on several new strategic initiatives and partnerships in the coming months. These new programmes will dive deep...
This article was published in The Straits Times on August 9, 2018. The small country is a digital powerhouse, being a world leader in government e-initiatives. And it takes a tough and also unique approach to cyber security, with citizens heavily involved. Visitors to the small Baltic state of Estonia would be able to recite this phrase by the time they...
This article was published in The Straits Times on August 1, 2018 Technology leaders' pitch at international meeting comes amid growing cyber threats The call has grown louder for the public sector to be bound by the same personal data protection laws that apply to the private sector as governments transform themselves digitally, said technology leaders at an international meeting in...
Ramakrishna Purushotaman was featured on the show, ASEAN Foresight: Hacking Cyber Security Threat on Channel News Asia. Here is a special advertorial feature from The Business Times and a segment of the show on video. Click the below image to view advertorial feature. Click the below image to watch video.
Singapore, 14 May 2018 — P. Ramakrishna (Rama) will become the new CEO of CIO Academy Asia (CIOAA) when its Founder and President, Glen Francis steps down to take up a role in another organisation. Rama was the deputy CEO in CIOAA.
NICT, NSCC and SingAREN, working together have completed a high-speed 100G international network linking Singapore, Hong Kong and Japan – infrastructure that will be the backbone of the North to South-East Asia network for international Research and Education Networks (RENs) in the region. This backbone will enable nodes in Singapore and Japan to become Asia’s global hubs for trans-continental R&E connectivity at the fastest ever speeds of 100G.
At the recent, FinTech Innovation Forum, organised by Questex, held at Mandarin Oriental on 12 October, our Deputy CEO Ramakrishna Purushotaman gave a keynote speech "From Disruptor to Enabler: Finance-as-a-Service".
On 13th June 2017, our Deputy CEO, P. Ramakrishna was at SITF's Intelligent Island Book launch talking about how he had been incubating the idea for the book for several years while he was still in IDA, the public sector. After leaving IDA in early 2015, he put in motion the proposal for a book to cover the untold stories...
We recently held a contest targetted towards IT professionals in Asia where they had to answer one question. "How do we respond to jobs being replaced by technology?" and the winner would win him or herself a free trip to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia to attend our second ConnectGov Leaders Summit with two free nights stay at Shangri-La Hotel. We had 2...
This article is published by EnterpriseInnovation, March 21st 2017. Ramakrishna Purushotaman was formerly the Director of Industry Development at the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA), where he was responsible for national-level initiatives in developing the vibrant ICT industry in Singapore. He has been involved in the public sector ICT domain for over 30 years, and provided advisory services to develop ICT masterplans...

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