James Woo is currently the APAC Healthcare Practice Lead for Zebra, responsible for developing the regional healthcare strategy and support ecosystem to increase adoption of Zebra healthcare solutions in APAC. He is also acting as the voice of healthcare customers.
James has more than 12 years of experience within the healthcare Industry as a Group CIO of a private entity with both hospital and hotel businesses in Singapore. He delivered a secure best-in-class IT ecosystem from the ground-up to digitalize Singapore’s first fully digital hospital, inclusive of operations-critical systems such as an integrated 20+ modules health information system and enterprise resource planning. It also supported essential services such as building management systems, security access, CCTV, telephony and more.
Previously, he worked at Singapore’s first two largest telcos in various capacities. At Singtel, he was VP of Group Cyber Resilience, responsible for driving cybersecurity initiatives and practices for a secure and safer operating environment across the group, spanning multiple countries. He was also CIO of Starub, during which time he integrated and transformed its IT ecosystem to support an integrated customer experience in a triple-play business providing entertainment, internet and telecommunications services.
James holds a Degree in Mathematics from Concordia College.
He contributes back to society through various initiatives, including roles on IT Committees of two social services organizations, RenCi Hospital and AWWA, where collectively they serve the needs of those with early childhood to teen learning disabilities, early dementia and aging related issues.