Saw Ken Wye
Saw Ken Wye joined the CrimsonLogic Board in May 2014.
As CEO of CrimsonLogic, Ken Wye focuses on managing and sustaining growth and business viability for the company. He is also responsible for leading the business teams in growing customer relationships and driving sales in regions such as Asia, Middle East, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as developing new market opportunities in the rest of the world.
Prior to joining CrimsonLogic in 2013, Ken Wye was Microsoft’s Vice President for Public Sector (Asia), responsible for the company’s business with Government and Government organisations across Asia. His area of responsibilities include, helping Governments embrace and use technology to improve business efficiencies, develop local industries and improve overall national competitiveness. Having worked in Microsoft for nearly 16 years, Ken Wye took on several roles: he was Vice President for APAC Sales and Marketing, managed the Southeast Asia business, led the Communications Sector business for Asia, and was also Country Managing Director for Singapore.
Ken Wye is actively involved in the local Singapore IT community, serving on the board of the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) from 2002-2009 and has also sat on the advisory committees of several Singapore-based institutions of higher education. He is currently the Chair of the Advisory Committee for the School of Infocomm Technology in Ngee Ann Polytechnic. Ken Wye has also served as the Chairman of the Singapore Infocomm Technology Federation (SiTF, 2002-2004).
Ken Wye started his IT career with the National Computer Board (NCB) in 1983 and his last appointment there was Assistant Chief Executive (Industry). In his time with NCB, Ken Wye was involved in the development of many strategic national IT projects, such as the IT2000 and Singapore ONE. Ken Wye also headed the Japan-Singapore Artificial Intelligence Centre (2001-2004), a joint project between the Governments of Japan (represented by Japan International Cooperation Agency) and Singapore (represented by NCB). Ken Wye graduated from the University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom with a BSC (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering and a MSC in Operational Research.