Wong Kar Hong
Chief Consulting Director,
Young Technology Consulting Pte Ltd
Kar Hong has 30 years of experience in Operations and Information Technology (IT), from Geographic Information System (GIS), Hotel technology Management to IT Governance and Data Protection.
He was a National Computer Board (NCB) scholar and started his career with NCB in Geographic Information System (GIS). He then joined Ericsson China as IT manager and Ericsson Asia Pacific as regional SAP project manager. He was IT Director for InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) China for 6 years. Upon returning to Singapore, he was appointed the IT Governance Director for NOL. Subsequently, he was appointed Group Operations Director for FCS System, a company that supplies software to the hotel industry with about 2000 hotel customers in Asia.
He has also taught as adjunct lecturer at NUS (Chinese EMBA), Korea Yonsei University (EMBA), Singapore Institute of Technology, and IHG Academy for General Managers.
Kar Hong has a MSc in Bioinformatics (Nanyang Technology University) and a MSc in Management of Technology (National University of Singapore). He was awarded a National Computer Board scholarship to study computer science, economics, and mathematics at the University of Pennsylvania, USA.
He is a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) and has a Practitioner Certificate in PDPA (Singapore).