(Independent & Non-Executive)
Professor Ooi Beng Chin is an Independent Non-Executive Director of ComfortDelGro Corporation Limited. Professor Ooi is a member of the Investment Committee, the Audit and Risk Committee and chairs the Digitalisation Committee.
Professor Ooi is the Lee Kong Chian Centennial Professor of Computer Science and Faculty Member of the National University of Singapore (NUS) Graduate School, and an Adjunct Chang Jiang Professor at Zhejiang University, and a visiting Distinguished Professor at Tsinghua University, China.
He is a Co-Founder of yzBigData in 2012 for Big Data Management and Analytics, and MediLot in 2017 for healthcare data management and analytics.
He is also a Director of AlDigi Holdings Pte. Ltd. as of 7 December 2021.
Professor Ooi’s research interests include database, blockchain, distributed processing, machine learning and large scale analytics, in the aspects of system architectures, performance issues, security, accuracy and correctness. He is also interested in exploiting IT in production and process reengineering (eg. fintech innovation, healthcare innovation, food analysis, metaverse, and smart city).
He is a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), and the Singapore National Academy of Science. He has received numerous awards in the field of computer science.
Professor Ooi was awarded the Public Administration Medal (Silver) in 2013 and the Long Service Medal in 2018 by the President of the Republic of Singapore.
Professor Ooi holds a Bachelor of Science (First Class Honours) and a Doctor of Philosophy from Monash University, Australia.
Audit and Risk Committee
Nominating and Remuneration Committee