CEO, CIO Academy Asia
Ramakrishna (Rama) has been involved with the tech domain for the last 35 years.
Rama was formerly with Singapore’s Infocomm Development Authority (now IMDA and GovTech), his last held position was Director of IDA’s Industry Development, responsible for national level initiatives to develop the tech industry ecosystem. He left in 2015 and became an advisor for several foreign countries to help develop their national tech masterplans.
In 2016 Rama joined CIO Academy Asia and is currently the CEO. CIO Academy builds CIO communities, sharing tech best practices and insights for C-level executives.
Rama is also the co-author of the recently published ‘Intelligent Island: The Untold Story of Singapore’s Tech Journey’ which chronicles the development of Singapore’s tech industry over the last 3 decades.