Yew Jin Kang
Group Chief Technology Officer | Star Media Group Berhad
Yew Jin oversees the Star Media Group’s overall strategies and initiatives related to technology and focuses on digital transformation across the Group. His innovation initiatives have led IDG to name him in ASEAN’s Top 50 CIOs.
In a previous employment, Yew Jin was the Chief Information Technology Officer for Hong Leong Bank where he uplifted the bank’s technology capabilities and won the bank many awards for their innovations, such as the Best Internet Bank Malaysia 2015 from Global Banking and Finance Review and The Asian Banker Technology Innovation Award 2016 for Best Cloud based Project. Yew Jin joined Hong Leong Bank from OCBC Bank where he was responsible for the regional technology operations for OCBC’s subsidiaries. Prior to OCBC, he worked at AmBank as Chief Architect where he was responsible for the bank’s technology transformations.
Before all these, Yew Jin has had consulting stints at Accenture and at IBM where he ran international technology projects for Metropolitan Life which gave him experience working on projects in India, Hong Kong, Korea, Australia and Mexico.