Kai Cheong joined Singapore Management University (SMU) as Chief Information Officer in 2010. Prior to SMU, Kai Cheong was CIO of the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) where he led 2 departments; the Centre for IT Services and Centre for Educational Development. He was a member of a university committee chaired by the Provost tasked with revamping the undergraduate curriculum, chairman of a sub-committee in developing the “Classroom of Tomorrow”, chairman of a committee in implementing a technologically driven “Cool Campus” and a member of a core committee reporting to the President driving administrative excellence. Prior to NTU, Kai Cheong was Director of InfoComm Technology with the National Library Board (NLB) of Singapore which he joined since its inception. He played a key role in the transformation of the National Library organisation through process reform and technology. This led to the NLB winning the inaugural National IT Award in 1998 and the Singapore Quality Award in 2004. Kai Cheong started his career with the National Computer Board (NCB), now InfoComm Development Authority (IDA) and held the position as a Senior Consultant in the Government Chief Information Office. During his tenure, he was seconded as a faculty member and later became curriculum manager at the Information Communication Institute of Singapore (ICIS), a collaboration between Bell Labs of AT&T and NCB responsible for training Information Communication specialists in Singapore. Kai Cheong has a Master of Technology from the National University of Singapore and a post-graduate diploma in Telecommunications Software with specialization in Data Communications and Networking from ICIS.