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Gerald Wang

Head, Asia Pacific Government and Education

Gerald Wang is the Head of the IDC Asia/Pacific Government and Education Insights research and advisory programs. In this role, Gerald draws on more than 15 years of research experience in enterprise IT with targeted focuses on egovernment master planning, operational transformations, program management and policy development, and seeding innovative technologies unique to the public sector.   

Previously, Mr. Wang was a civil servant for the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA and now, Government Technology Agency of Singapore [GovTech]), in which he functioned as an IT innovation program lead, a strategy consultant, and a research intelligence specialist. He has delivered numerous egovernment transformation advisories and managed programs, both locally and globally, in smart cities, transportation, public safety, critical infrastructures, social welfare, healthcare, education, and economic internationalization verticals. Other prior experiences include being a senior editor for FutureGov Magazine, a Pan-Asian government business news publication, as well as a start-up partner for a local small and medium-sized enterprise (SME).

Credentials:

  • Linguistics degree from the National University of Singapore
  • Master of Business (IT) degree (with distinction) from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) University
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