Chang Cho

Board Member | Korea Data Center Council

Chang is the founder of Onion Software, a leading BMS(Building Management System) and DCIM(Data Center Infrastructure Management) solution provider in Korea over a decade. Onion Software, founded in 2000, is well known in the Korean data center industry as a unified BMS & DCIM player for most major large scale data centers including Korea Telecom, SK Telecom, LG U+, Samsung, Lotte and POSCO.

Along with 18+ years of data center experience, Chang has profound knowledge of data center construction and operation. He is a co-founder and a board member of KDCC (Korea Data Center Council), non-profit independent organization representing Korea data center industry with over 50 member companies.

He is, also, a technical board member of Green Data Center Certificate which is an organization authorized by the Korean government to bestow awards upon energy efficient data centers in the country. He has been investigated PUE and architecture almost every big data center in Korea as a judge for certificate award.

Chang has also been leading many Korea government R&D projects for innovative and disruptive data center technologies. In 2017, he got an award for the most successful R&D accomplishment from ‘Ministry of Science and ICT’.

Chang started his career in 1991 as a software engineer after graduating from Seoul National University with a master degree of computer science. After nearly 10 years’ experience as a software engineer, he moved to HP Korea as a senior consultant in 1999. He jumped on the bandwagon of the IT startup rush in Korea with a monitoring software for IT devices that conducted health checks. It was transformed and evolved into BMS and DCIM after several years as requirements for M&E infra monitoring has risen up.

In August 2017, he established Onion Technology Pte Ltd in Singapore to expand business into Singapore and the SE Asia market. He is CEO of both Korea and Singapore companies, staying both Asia’s top-tier cities half and half.

JungHoon Kim

Systems Engineer | Nutanix Korea

Kim Jung-hoon is a senior systems engineer at Nutanix Korea, responsible for the public and distribution sectors. He started his career as a network engineer, worked in virtualization and storage, and for four years at Nutanix, a hyperconverged infrastructure market leader with all these technology background, he contributed to the data center innovation of various companies and organizations.

 

 

Duk-Soon Choi

CPS (Cloud Platform Specialist) | ATS (Advanced Technologies Solutions Group)

 

 

 

Kee-Jin Mo

Critical Facilities Korea Lead | Consultant | Hewlett Packard Enterprise

 

Joong-Hyub Kang

Chairman | Korea Data Centre Council

 

Freddi Huang

Founder | CEO | Lifeway Singapore

Freddi has 18 years’ experience building Telecommunication and Data Centre Infrastructure particularly in Singapore and Indonesia. He also familiar with recent development on Key Connectivity and Data Centre markets in South East Asian Countries. On the other hand, he also has good understanding of the global OTT players requirements for DC, connectivity and their surrounding requirement for managed services. Recently, he started a new company – Lifeway Singapore – with main focus on helping global companies who plan to set up businesses in South East Asian Countries by providing Connectivity, Co-location Space, Dara Centre Integrated Monitoring, Managed Network and Solution Services in the respective locations to ensure that the local operational teams will be able to support and meet the needs of the customers.

Wong Tew Kiat

Managing Director | Founder | Chairman, Data Centre Special Interest Group (DC SIG) | Organisation Resilience Management Pte Ltd | Singapore Computer Society

Wong Tew Kiat has more than 30 years of experience and is equipped with excellent knowledge in Data Centre Infrastructure & Operations Management, Business Continuity Management (BCM) in planning for Pandemic Preparedness Planning, Crisis Response Management, Incident Response, IT Disaster Recovery (DR) Management, Emergency Management and Data Centre Risk and Health Check Management.

He has managed the Data Centre Infrastructure & Operations Management of a 100,000sqft Data Centre space for the 30 years.

He is currently appointed as the President for the Data Centre Special Interest Group (DC SIG) by the Singapore Computer Society with objective as a national platform for Data Centre professionals to network and sharing of research and innovative ideas to meet the changing trends of the Data Centre landscapes.

He is a Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP) since 1997, a Certification by the Disaster Recovery Institute International (USA) and member of the Business Continuity Institute (MBCI, UK) since 2005.  He is also a Certified IT Project Manager, Senior (CITPM), Certified Outsourcing IT Manager, Senior (COMIT) and Certified IT BCM Manager, Senior (CITBCM) by the Singapore Computer Society (SCS), Singapore.  He was the President for the Business Continuity Group, an industry chapter in SCS from 2005 – 2008 and 2010 – 2011.  In addition, he chaired the CITBCM Resource Panel to develop the Body of Knowledge for the CITBCM.  He currently chairs the CITBCM Board of Assessors.

With his passion for business continuity, he has been actively involved in the industry to promote BCM and ITDR.   He has contributed to the industry’s BCM Standards and Guidelines: TR19 BCM Guidelines, SS540 BCM Standards, ISO22301 BCM Standards and SS507 certification for DR/BC service providers.  He is also invited as a distinguished speaker for many BCM and DR related conferences and seminars since 2003 in Singapore, China, Taiwan and Philippines.  In addition, he is also an established BCM consultant to China BCM through special invitations and has conducted BCM and ITDR courses in both China and Taiwan in Mandarin.

He has been actively engaged in providing BCM consultancy, DC risk & resiliency workshops for the Ministries, government agencies and SMBs.  He had also developed the Body of Knowledge for the CITBCM (Certification in IT BCM) Certification Course and is appointed by Singapore Computer Society as the authorised training provider for the CITBCM course.

Professor Soo-Chan Hwang

Director | Professor | Korea Data Centre Council | Korea Aerospace University

 

 

 

 

 

Professor Yunmook Nah

Board Member | Korea Data Center Council

Professor Yunmook Nah is a professor of Department of Applied Computer Engineering at Dankook University, a private research university located in South Korea.

Before devoting his full time work at Dankook University, Professor Yunmook has an educational background includes a PhD in Computer Engineering at Seoul National University.

In addition to being a professor, Professor Yunmook contributes his work by utilizing his knowledge at KDCC as a Board Member.

Professor Yunmook has a lengthy of credentials including the recent research – Performance Comparison of Distributed Processing of Large Volume of Data on top of Xen and Docker-based Virtual Clusters.