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CDOIQ APAC Symposium Agenda is now available
We are pleased to announce that the Inaugural CDOIQ-APAC Symposium Agenda is now available and can be viewed at We have a stellar line-up of speakers for the CDOIQ APAC symposium. Expect to hear from seasoned CDOs, CIOs and CAOs, well-established academics, and government representatives.
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Over 180 people have already registered for the Symposium. We look forward to welcoming you at Nanyang Technological University to be a part of the Inaugural CDOIQ-APAC Symposium!
Featured Panel Sessions
Data Quality issues and Data Privacy are common challenges faced by Data leaders, Data users and Data consumers. The issues often lurk behind the scenes until discovered or exposed. How do we manage the data quality issues and privacy proactively?
While businesses and society test new ideas to realize the benefits and value of Analytics, Machine Learning, and AI, what are the key data governance principles, frameworks and best practices that should be in place? How do we ensure that we stay within ethical bounds when developing AI and Machine Learning algorithms?
Featured Speakers
Jeff Walters
Managing Director and Senior Partner, Boston Consulting Group
Mr. Jeff Walters is a Managing Director and Senior Partner of Boston Consulting Group. He joined BCG in 2003 and has been in Asia for almost 20 years, primarily helping companies grow in China. He leads the Technology and Digital Advantage practice in Asia Pacific and BCG X (Tech Build & Design Unit) in Greater China.

Jeff has advised a wide range of primarily consumerfacing, spanning multiple categories including FMCG, telco, luxury, durables and fashion. Across these industries, he has supported clients in their growth aspirations through topics such as sales, CRM, personalization e-commerce and omni-channel and route-to-market. He supports companies to build AI capabilities and bring these advanced techniques to make better decisions and drive business impact.

Jeff is the author of 15 publications over the past decade, including recent partnerships with Alibaba, leveraging their data and exploring omni-channel behaviors more deeply.

Jeff was a Ph.D. candidate in Electrical Engineering at Stanford University, where he also received an M.A., and holds a B.A. in Physics from Dartmouth College.
Raymond Ng
CEO and Country Manager, Cigna Healthcare Singapore and Australia
Raymond Ng is the CEO and Country Manager of Cigna Healthcare Singapore and Australia. Prior to becoming CEO, Ray held leadership roles across the business, in areas including distribution, sales and business development in his decade long tenure with Cigna. This allowed him to gain exposure and insights to the organisation which has helped him understand the enterprise strategy better and how it could be executed locally.
Raymond has over 21 years of experience in the insurance industry and has previously worked for Prudential Assurance, Chartis, and AIA. Raymond has wide experiences and expertise in green field operations, and has a successful track record in building market share. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and Marketing) from Curtin University of Technology Western Australia.
Privacy Data Protection Commission (PDPC) - Supporting Partner
The Privacy Data Protection Commission (PDPC) is a supporting partner of CDOIQ Asia Pacific Symposium

An initiative by the Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA), Privacy Awareness Week (PAW) is held annually by its members to promote awareness of privacy and personal data protection issues. CDOIQ Asia Pacific 2023 Symposium will be one of the featured events in conjunction with the Singapore PAW, led by the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC).
The PDPC is part of the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and serves as Singapore’s main authority in matters relating to personal data protection and represents the Singapore Government internationally on data protection related issues.
The PDPC will continue to promote and regulate data protection, as the use of data becomes more pervasive. This will ensure that public confidence in the private sector’s use of personal data is safeguarded, even as companies increasingly leverage the data they collect as a source of competitive advantage.
About Nanyang Technological University Singapore
Young and research intensive, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has 33,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students in engineering, business, science, humanities, arts, social sciences, education and medicine. Ranked among the world’s top universities, NTU is home to world-class institutes – the National Institute of Education, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Earth Observatory of Singapore, and Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering.

Besides being reputed as one of the world’s most beautiful campuses, the NTU Smart Campus is a living testbed of tomorrow’s technologies and a model of sustainability, with 61 Green Mark Platinum awards for its building projects.In addition to its main campus in the western part of Singapore, NTU also has a medical campus in Novena, Singapore’s healthcare district.