Dr Chong Yoke Sin is the Chairperson of the NCS Distinguished Engineer Industry Panel. Dr Chong is currently a Managing Partner at iGlobe Partners, a leading Asia-Pacific venture capital firm with interests in Smart Cities, Fintech and BioTech startups and early growth companies. She sits on the board of Huue Inc, a biological Dye product company in the Silicon Valley and Anacle Systems Ltd, an Internet of Things company listed on the HK Stock Exchange. Dr Chong’s expertise covers the Deep Tech, Biotech and Digital Platform investments for the venture capital firm.
Prior to iGlobe, Dr Chong was the Chief of Enterprise Business at StarHub and grew its AI, Cybersecurity, IOT and digital platform business.
Dr Chong was the founding CEO of Integrated Health Information Systems (IHiS), a subsidiary of Singapore’s Ministry of Health Holdings, which delivers highly integrated and automated clinical and patient-administration systems for the entire Singapore public healthcare system. She led 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 and enabled a chartless, paperless, filmless healthcare environment. HealthHub, the personal health record portal for all residents was also implemented during the time.
She also led the healthcare IT industry as Chair of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Asia Pacific Governing Council and was the first Asian Vice Chair on the HIMSS Board of Managers. She was admitted to the Hall of Fame by HIMSS in 2016 for her achievements in raising the level of technology in healthcare in Singapore.
Prior to IHiS, Dr Chong was the CEO of NCS. She was instrumental in its growth as a regional IT company and was also involved with the development of the national e-government Masterplan and spearheaded SME technology adoption at the national level.
Dr Chong is Chair of the Board of Advisors for the School of Computing & Information Sciences at Singapore Management University. She also sits on the boards of Wilmar International Holdings and SG Enable. Dr Chong served as the President of the Singapore Computer Society (SCS) from 2019 – 2022. She was conferred as a fellow in SCS in Jan 2013.
She is a certified Healthcare Informatics Management Professional (CPHIMS), certified Healthcare CIO (CHCIO) and a certified Project Manager (Senior). She also obtained the Certificate in AI Ethics and Governance of the SCS/NTU. She holds a PhD in Organic Chemistry from National University of Singapore (NUS) and attended the Advanced Management Program from Harvard Business School. She was awarded the NUS Outstanding Alumni Award in 2007.