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Sui-Jon Ho

Senior Market Analyst, IDC Financial Insights

Sui-Jon Ho is Senior Market Analyst of IDC Financial Insights for end-user innovation benchmarking and strategy, as well as the Program Director for the decade-long Financial Insights Innovation Awards (FIIA). He is responsible for all quantitative research related to Asia/Pacific financial sector technologies, including methodology development for bespoke consulting engagements. As the custodian for IDC Financial Insights’ innovation practice in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region, he also champions local research into emerging financial technologies, namely cognitive computing, robo-advisory, big data analytics, and hybrid cloud models.

With a background in macroeconomic research and development as well as policy evaluation, Mr. Ho serves as his division’s Asia/Pacific-wide advisor for IT strategy execution. His clients included government agencies, financial institutions, as well as multinational vendors, with principal requirements relating to the monetization of "new to enterprise" technology investments.


  • Bachelor of Business and Commerce with a double major in Banking and Finance as well as Econometrics and Business Statistics from Monash University
  • Policy development and strategic advisory for Malaysia public sector entities, including the Economic Planning Unit (EPU) and Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), as well as beneficiaries of the Ministry of Science, Technology, and Innovation (MOSTI)
  • Industry speaker, presenter, and moderator for regionwide analyst and vendor conferences
  • Contributing analyst on fintech in global media and industry agencies, including Bloomberg, the Ministry of Finance Malaysia, Questex Asia, and Computer Weekly
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