Billy Lee Kok Chi
Entrepreneur | Public Speaker | Venture Capitalist
Billy Lee Kok Chi has more than 20 years of experience in growing and managing IT businesses, he has in-depth knowledge in the Internet, Telecommunication, Cloud, Data Center and IT Outsourcing industry in the Asia Pacific region.
Billy had served multiple leadership roles in Hitachi overseeing its businesses in ASEAN as EVP of Hitachi Sunway Information Systems Sdn Bhd, CEO and Director of Hitachi Sunway Data Center Services Sdn Bhd and Managing Director of Hitachi Sunway Information Systems (Thailand).
He founded few companies since 1996 including Cyberpage a web design company, Call2SIP a voice over IP company, Surf City an internet café chain (acquired by Malaysian entrepreneur), Hostpro2u a leading cloud hosting company (acquired by Eglobal), FREENET a multi award-winning data center and IT outsourcing company (acquired by Hitachi).
Billy stands at the forefront of the data center, cloud and IT industry trend. And he is a frequent and sought after speaker at industry events. He was the founding & 2 terms chairman of the Malaysian Data Center Alliance (MDCA) in Malaysia; committee member of Outsourcing Malaysia (OM), he also held various board positions at Internet Alliance Malaysia (IA) and served as panelist for Kuala Lumpur Regional Center for Arbitration (KLRCA).
Billy holds a Bachelor of Arts in Management Information System from the Washington State University.