Yew Jin KangGroup CTO at Star Media Group
Mr. Kang oversees the Star Media Group’s overall strategies and initiatives related to technology and focuses on digital transformation across the Group.
In a previous employment, Mr. Kang was the Chief Information Technology Officer for Hong Leong Bank where he uplifted the bank’s technology capabilities and won the bank many awards for their innovations, such as the Best Internet Bank Malaysia 2015 from Global Banking and Finance Review and The Asian Banker Technology Innovation Award 2016 for Best Cloud based Project. Mr. Kang joined Hong Leong Bank from OCBC Bank where he was responsible for the regional technology operations for OCBC’s subsidiaries. Prior to OCBC, he worked at AmBank as Chief Architect where he was responsible for the bank’s technology transformations. And he also worked for Metropolitan Life where he ran international technology projects for them which gave him experience working on projects in India, Hong Kong, Korea, Australia and Mexico.
Before all these, he has had consulting stints at Accenture and at IBM.
In November 2019, Mr. Kang was named by IDG as one of ASEAN's 50 most innovative technology leaders.