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March 11-13, 2001  |  The Taj West End Hotel  |  Bangalore, India

Ms. Yong Ying-I
CEO, Infocomm Development Authority (IDA).

Ms Yong is the CEO of the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore, the government agency responsible for the growth and development of the IT and telecommunications industries in Singapore. She is concurrently the Deputy Secretary (Information & Communications) in the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT). In addition, she sits on the boards of the Singapore Broadcasting Authority, Defence Science & Technology Agency, Singapore Dance Theatre and the Singapore Symphony Orchestra. Ms Yong has previously held senior management positions within the Singapore Civil Service, working on issues in strategic planning, economic competitiveness, financial sector development, manpower development and international relations. She was also the Principal Private Secretary to the Deputy Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. Ms Yong holds an economics degree from University of Cambridge, UK, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard University.


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