TAN Peng Wei

Chief, Digital Strategy & Leadership Practice


Peng Wei is currently the Chief of Information & Technology (IT) Strategy & Management Practice at the Institute of System Science (ISS), National University of Singapore. He has more than 30 years of working experience in Business and Technology Services. He begin his teaching career with ISS as an adjunct lecturer for ISS eGovernment leadership programme delivering courses in Cambodia, China, Singapore and Sri-Lanka in 2014 and joined ISS officially in 2016. Prior to joining ISS, He was the co-founder of a US-based Start-Up working on an integrated online-offline marketing promotion platform. In his work career, he has held various leadership positions including being the Asia Pacific President for a Global Automotive Dealership Solution Company (CDK), South East Asia Managing Director for Electronic Data Systems and HP China’s General Manager for Application Services. He has worked across many industry sectors including Automotive, Electronic Manufacturing, Logistics and Finance. Peng Wei has a good understanding of cultural diversity having worked and lived in China (8 years), Taiwan and the US (3 years).

Educational Qualifications/Professional Certifications

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP), ISC2
  • Certified IT Outsourcing Manager for IT (COMIT, Senior), SCS, 2006
  • Graduate, School of Command and Staff College, Singapore Armed Forces, 2006
  • Certified Professional Logistican (CPL) – The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, 2001
  • Certified IT Project Manager (CITPM, Senior), SCS, 1999
  • Master in Business Administration, University of Hull, UK, 1993
  • Bachelor of Science (Information Systems), Department of Information Systems and Computer Science, National University of Singapore, 1987

Academic and Professional Experience

  • Chief, IT Strategy and Management, National University of Singapore - ISS, 2016 - Present
  • President and Co-founder, SmartCast Global LLC, 2013 - 2016
  • President, Asia Pacific, ADP (now CDK) Dealer Services, 2010 - 2013
  • General Manager, Application Services China, HP, 2008 - 2010
  • Operations and Managing Director, South East Asia, EDS, 2005 - 2008

Membership and Professional Activities

  • Specialist Adult Educator, Digital Business Strategy, Institute of Adult Learning (IAL) 
  • Mentor, Commercialising Technological Innovation, NUS Lead Launchpad 2017
  • Assessor for Certified Outsourcing Manager for IT, Singapore Computer Society, 2006, 2007
  • Member of the National Infocomm Competency Framework (NICF) Expert Panel, 2006
  • Senior Member of Singapore Computer Society (SCS)

What I Teach

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