James Henderson

Editorial Director, Asia-Pacific and Middle East

James Henderson is Editorial Director, Asia-Pacific and Middle East, with a responsibility for developing the content, audience, and partnership strategy for IDG’s channel and enterprise brands across ASEAN, Australia, India, the Middle East, and New Zealand. In his writing work, James specialises in converting global technology trends into local insights, with a specific focus on ASEAN markets.

Amid Southeast Asian expansion plans, HGC builds digital foundations

Lessons in leadership from 8 inspiring women CIOs in Southeast Asia

Lessons in leadership from 8 inspiring women CIOs in Southeast Asia

Career guidance for aspiring female CIOs from technology executives of Siam Commercial Bank, GovTech Singapore, DHL, NTUC Club, Ingram Micro, Essilor, and FlexTrade.

How UnionBank is embracing digital to ensure financial inclusion among Filipinos

How UnionBank is embracing digital to ensure financial inclusion among Filipinos

Armed with a digital transformation agenda and a strong sense of purpose, CIO Dennis Omila has ‘changed the playing field’ to redefine how financial institutions better serve local communities through technology.

Pivoting in a pandemic: How Embed shifted tech gears to survive

Pivoting in a pandemic: How Embed shifted tech gears to survive

Andy Welsh faced a new type of challenge as CTO in 2020: innovating out of scope in an entertainment season best remembered for endless uncertainty in a year that almost got cancelled.

CIO50 ASEAN 2020: Introducing the top 50 tech leaders in Southeast Asia

CIO50 ASEAN 2020: Introducing the top 50 tech leaders in Southeast Asia

A record-breaking pool of nearly 100 submissions was winnowed to 50 senior technology executives driving innovation, strengthening resiliency, and influencing rapid change.

How a modernising NUS is innovating in the classroom

How a modernising NUS is innovating in the classroom

As chief IT officer, Tommy Hor is laying the groundwork for modern-day learning across Singapore, underpinned by emerging technologies and digital transformation.

Why embracing the cloud is ‘non-negotiable’ for Standard Chartered

Why embracing the cloud is ‘non-negotiable’ for Standard Chartered

As group CIO, Singapore-based Michael Gorriz is executing a multi-year cloud strategy at Standard Chartered, motivated by a desire to meet the new expectations of a modern-day bank.

Digitally disrupting distribution: Inside Ingram Micro’s innovation agenda

Digitally disrupting distribution: Inside Ingram Micro’s innovation agenda

As CIO of Asia-Pacific at Ingram Micro, Michelle Wu is shaping the digital transformation efforts of the largest distributor in the region—and the world.

How DHL Express is digitising logistics through a period of change

How DHL Express is digitising logistics through a period of change

As newly appointed executive vice president of IT Services, Singapore-based Supriya Rao Patwardhan outlines how logistics giant DHL Express is reinventing the supply chain.

Inside Indonesia’s cloud awakening

Inside Indonesia’s cloud awakening

The largest nation in Southeast Asia, Indonesia is embracing cloud at speed and scale. Following the launch of Google Cloud Platform in Jakarta, leading technology executives from XL Axiata, Amar Bank and Sequis document their...

How Chubb Insurance embraced digitalisation in Asia

How Chubb Insurance embraced digitalisation in Asia

As vice president of digital across Asia-Pacific at Chubb Insurance, Michael Eksteen outlines the process of modernisation from concept to creation.

Jetco’s approach to advancing open banking in Hong Kong

Jetco’s approach to advancing open banking in Hong Kong

In representing the largest network of ATMs in Hong Kong and Macau, Jetco is pursuing an open banking agenda through an expanded API economy. As CIO, Yvonne Che is leading the charge.

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