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Make Data Work
September 25–26, 2017: Training
September 26–28, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Siew Choo Soh

Siew Choo Soh
Managing Director and Head of Core Systems Technology, DBS Bank

Siew Choo Soh is managing director and head of core systems technology at DBS Bank, where she is responsible for driving strategy for enterprise-wide technology solutions for core banking, data analytics, finance, risk, compliance, audit, and technology solutions for the 16 countries that DBS is operating in and for driving the technology transformation agenda, which includes leveraging the cloud, big data, machine learning, and Agile methods. She is also a member of the DBS Singapore Management Committee. Siew Choo has led the insourcing of all technology application teams and the transformation of the legacy application stack to modern technology. In 2017, Siew Choo is focusing on building the enterprise data platform and the merger integration of DBS’s acquisition of ANZ retail and wealth businesses in five countries in Asia. Previously, Siew Choo spent 19 years as head of technology for Asia banking at JPMorgan, where she headed the Asia equities and Asia transaction banking technology teams based in Japan and Hong Kong and led multiyear technology build-outs to support JPM’s aggressive business expansion for equities and transaction banking across Asia. Siew Choo was an ASEAN pre-university scholar (awarded by the Public Service Commission of Singapore) and attended Victoria Junior College in Singapore. She was the top Honors student at National University of Singapore, from which she holds a bachelor of computer science with first-class honors and an MBA. Siew Choo speaks English, Malay, and conversational Chinese.


2:55pm3:35pm Thursday, September 28, 2017
Business case studies, Strata Business Summit
Location: 1A 18 Level: Non-technical
Secondary topics:  Cloud, Financial services
Moderated by:
Steven Totman (Cloudera)
Siew Choo Soh (DBS Bank), Meena Ram (CIBC), David Leach (Qrious)
Big data and the cloud have spread around the world, and Singapore, New Zealand, Australia, and Canada are already seeing dramatic investments and returns. In a panel moderated by Steve Totman, senior executives from a variety of leading companies, including DBS, CIBC, and Qrious, share use cases, challenges, and how to be successful. Read more.