Judges


 

Dr Chong Yoke Sin

President 
Singapore Computer Society
 

Yoke Sin is the President of the Singapore Computer Society which has 42,000 members and is an advocate for professionalizing IT through continuous skills upgrade for employability.

Dr Chong is the Managing Partner of iGlobe Partners, a venture capitalist firm with interests in Smart Cities, Fintech and BioTech startups and growth companies. She sits on the board of Tinctorium Inc, a biological Dye product company, in the Silicon Valley.

Yoke Sin was the founding CEO of Integrated Health Information Systems which delivers highly integrated and automated systems for the clinical and patient-administration systems for the entire public healthcare system in Singapore. She spearheaded the re-architecture of clinical and business systems across the hospitals, specialists and primary entities to create integrated electronic health records that facilitated the continuum of care across public healthcare. She also implemented the HealthHub, the personal health record for all, nationally. She oversaw the attainment of the HIMSS EMRAM Stage 6 and 7 levels of IT adoption for the healthcare systems. She was admitted to the Hall of Fame by HIMSS in 2016 for her achievements in raising the level of technology in healthcare. As the past president of HIMSS Asia Governing council and board member of the US HIMSS organisation, she contributed to the IT standards for primary care, analytics and decision support for HIMSS.

Prior to her stint at IHIS, Yoke Sin was the CEO of NCS, a Singapore Systems integrator spun off from the Singapore Government, that specialized in applications and infrastructural solutions for the government, healthcare and finance industries. She expanded NCS to the Middle East, Hong Kong, China, Australia and Korea. NCS grew its footprint to become the largest systems integrator in Singapore. She was involved with the development of the national e-government Masterplan and SME technology adoption at the national level.

Prior to joining iGlobe, Yoke Sin was the Chief of Enterprise Business at StarHub and grew its AI, Cybersecurity, IOT and digital platform business. She oversaw the formation of Ensign, a cybersecurity company, specialized in cybersecurity forensics, advisory, systems integration and monitoring. She serves as an advisory member of the KLAS board, the independent benchmarking service for software in the healthcare industry globally.

Yoke Sin is a member of the IJ Board of Management for the IJ Convent schools in Singapore.

Yoke Sin is a Board Member of the Singapore Land Authority and is Chairman of the Technology Board. She also sits on the Board of SG Enable and the National Kidney Foundation. Yoke Sin is also a  member of the National Jobs Council in Singapore.

She is a fellow of the Singapore Computer Society, as well as the Health Information Management Systems Society. She is a certified Healthcare Professional (CPHIMS), certified Healthcare CIO (CHCIO) and a certified Project Manager (Senior). She holds a PhD in Chemistry and attended the Advanced Management Program of the Harvard Business School.