As a computer engineering graduate from the Nanyang Technological University, Jeffrey Hong started his career as a network infrastructure engineer and developed his profession from technology management to people management. Prior to joining SOTA, he had served the National Institute of Education as the Head of two departments, namely Infrastructure & Database department and Service Management department. His previous responsibilities include leading the IT operations and partnering with senior leadership and stakeholders in the area of IT governance, strategy management, benefits realisation, risk management and resource optimisation.
As an IT professional with twenty years of working experience, Jeffrey is passionate about developing and enriching the professional life of his teams to build a better organisation and people-centric environment. In the era of the fourth industrial revolution, technology has become a critical enabler in the digital transformation of many organisations, including the educational institutions. Therefore, he perceives the biggest way forward is to have an enthusiastic, collegial and competent team who leverages new technology to drive progress and optimise value to the stakeholders.
Jeffrey is a recipient of The Commendation Medal, National Day Award 2018. He strongly believes in contributing through expertise and innovations to enable and support the teaching and learning community to create a positive impact on the education ecosystem. Being a member of SOTA, Jeffrey is delighted to play a part in nurturing creative citizens of the future who will impact Singapore and the world.