#021 – Glen Francis – Founder CIO Academy Asia

#021 – Glen Francis – Founder CIO Academy Asia

Glen had a successful CIO career before he started the CIO Academy Asia. It was a fascinating look behind the scenes of the CIO world. 

When Glen receives an invite for a lunch, he knows that someone is very likely in trouble. 

An interesting conversation about today’s trends, challenges and opportunities for the CIO community with topics like the 2-speed IT or the use of agile.

Glen’s key recommendations are to make time for strategic conversations, to serve the community and to disrupt yourself. So this is a perfect episode for this Podcast.


More about Glen

Glen Francis has over 20 years of technology experience and has served on a number of executive boards and forums. Glen enjoys creativity and innovation, and is well connected and respected by his peers in the industry. He is the President of CIO Academy Asia and also is Board member for the technology faculty for Singapore Institute of Management. Until recently he was President of IDeationEdgeAsia and Vice President for ITMA where he served the association for the last 5 years.

Glen has the experience being a Group CIO for Global Logistics Properties (GLP), responsible for Technology across the group’s operations in over 110 cities with a market capital of close to us$10 billion and as the Regional Head of IS, Asia Pacific for RS Components where he helped transform RS into an e-commerce business. Prior to RS he was the Regional Director (Asia-Pacific) for Aon, leading the development of a newly formed corporate initiative called the Revenue Engine.

Get in touch with Glen

CIO Academy Asia: http://cioacademyasia.org

LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/in/francisglen

Twitter: http://twitter.com/glenfrancis



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