Professor & Area Head, Information Technology


  • Technical Management Programme , Leadership,University of California, Los Angeles, USA, 2006
  • PhD,Computing,Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India, 1987
  • MSc,Mathematics with Computer Science electives,Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India, 1982
  • BSc,Mathematics, Statistics ,Calicut University, India, 1980


Subject Taught/ Student Project Mentor

  • IT Project Management
  • Emerging Platforms and Services

Academic experience

  • Information Systems Department, School of Computing, National University of Singapore,July 2015-Dec-2015
  • Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore(IDA), Singapore 2005-2015
  • TMC Academy, Singapore,1993-1996

Corporate Experience

  • Assistant Director (Professional Development),Executive Consultant (R&D Ecosystem),Assistant Director (Strategic Programmes)Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore(IDA), Singapore 2001-2015
  • Senior Manager,IT Architect,Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore(IDA), Singapore,1996-2000
  • Senior Lecturer ,TMC Academy, Singapore,1993-1996
  • Senior Systems Analyst ,Consultant /Senior Programmer,Rail India Technical and Economic Services Ltd(RITES), New Delhi, India,1986-1988, 1990-1993
  • Consultant,Iraqi Republic Railways, Baghdad, Iraq,1988-1990
  • Exploring Factors Influencing Organisational Adoption of Augmented Reality in e-Commerce: Empirical Analysis Using Technology-Organisation-Environment Model, Journal of Electronic Commerce Research, USA, 2018
  • Empirical Analysis of Factors Influencing Use of Internet on Ships, Journal of Accounting-Business and Management, 2018
  • Understanding The Correlation among Factors of Cyber System’s Security for Internet of Things (IoT) in Smart Cities, Journal of Accounting-Business and Management, 2018
  • A Study on The Impact of Management of Cost, Service and Compliance in Cross Border Logistics and Supply Chain, International Journal of Academic Research, 2017
  • Effectiveness of Just In Time Manufacturing Practices, International Journal of Business Management and Economic Research, 2017
  • Digital Transformation in Asia Pacific, Cutter Consortium, 2017
  • Factors Influencing Behavioural Intention to Use the Mobile Wallet in Singapore, Journal of Applied Economics and Business Research, 2017
  • Chapter on Nurturing Infocomm Media Ecosystem, Infocomm Media Masterplan 2025 Report, Singapore, 2015
  • Competency standards for Technology & Operations in Financial services sector”, Industry workgroup Report on Technology & Operations, Institute of Banking and Finance, Singapore, 2014
  • Strategies for Infocomm Manpower Development , Intelligent Nation 2015 Masterplan Manpower Report, Singapore, 2006
  • Analysis of the effect of non-homogeneity (using Computing Models). International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, United Kingdom, 1986



  • Factors Influencing Adoption of Augmented Reality Technology for e-Commerce, PACIS, Taiwan, 2016
  • ”Professional development using National Infocomm Competency Framework”, Infocomm Professional Development Forum, Singapore, 2009
  • “Developing Next generation Professionals - Analytics”, Infocomm Professional Development Forum, Singapore, 2011
  • “Developing Infocomm Manpower for the Financial Services Industry-Challenges and Opportunities”, A Master of IT in Business (Financial Services) Seminar, Singapore Management University, Singapore,2013

Conferences & workshops

  • “Leadership and Governance in the Digital Age: Building Successful Digital Enterprises” IT Management Conclave -Singapore, Dubai, Sydney and Mumbai, 2018
  • “Leading Digital Transformation” IT Management Conclave -Singapore, Dubai, Sydney and Mumbai , 2017


Awards & recognition

  • Conferred Fellow of Singapore Computer Society for Outstanding Contributions to advancement of tech profession, 2018
  • Certified IT Project Manager (Senior), 2004, Singapore



  • Senior Consultant, Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies, Cutter Consortium, USA
  • Member, Association for Information Systems
  • Senior Member, Singapore Computer Society


Recent Media Appearances & Coverage

  • Singapore’s ICT sector outlook for 2019, Human Resources, Singapore, 2018
  • Leadership and Governance for the Digital Age: Survey 2018, Zawya, Dubai, UAE
  • The Hub Economy Sets Its Sights on Southeast Asia, Cutter Consortium Online, USA 2018
  • Making Sense of Digital Disruption -Forbes Middle East, 2016