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.