Chief Data Officer,
Dr Geraldine Wong is Chief Data Officer at GXS Bank, one of the two successful applicants of Singapore’s Digital Full Bank License. At GXS, Dr Wong is responsible for driving the bank’s data strategy with the goal of leveraging ecosystem data assets, promoting data-driven financial inclusion and reimagining the way customers engage and experience the digital economy. Her career spans both within industry and academia, where she has led teams in developing and executing Artificial Intelligence (AI) initiatives across the public, transport and infocommunications sectors. Dr Wong was named in the SG100 Women in Tech list by Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) (2021) in recognition of her contributions to the technology industry in Singapore. For her achievements in data analytics, she was most recently named one of the global top 100 Innovators in Data and Analytics by Business of Data. Dr Wong is an alumnus of the NUS Faculty of Science where she obtained her Bachelor of Science (Major in Statistics and Minor in Mathematics). She received her PhD in Statistics and a Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences (First Class) from the University of Adelaide in Australia, where her research focused on climate change and the prediction of global extreme climate events. She is also currently an Adjunct Associate Professor at the NUS Department of Statistics and Data Science, an active mentor for Girls in Tech and Singapore Deep Tech Alliance, and an Executive Committee member of the Free and Open source software group at the Singapore Computer Society.