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Leonard Ong

Senior Director | Regional Information Security Officer, Intercontinental & China GE Healthcare

Plenary Session Speaker Profile

Leonard has over 20 years of experience in Information, Cyber and Corporate Security gained in telecommunication, enterprise, banking, pharmaceutical, healthcare and medical technology sectors. 

He is the Regional Information Security Officer, Intercontinental & China for GE Healthcare. Prior to that, he was the Group Chief Information Security Officer for a leading vertically integrated healthcare platform in the Asia Pacific. He led Governance, Risk Management, Compliance (GRC) service for Asia Pacific region in MSD International (also known as Merck & Co., Inc.).  In his earlier career, He was with Barclays Capital as the Head of Global Information Security Risk & Operation, Asia pacific.

Leonard is passionate on volunteering with several International and Singapore-based security associations since 2003.    His longest service is with ISACA Singapore Chapter where he has been elected as Chapter President for two consecutive terms.  He was instrumental in achieving K. Wayne Snipes 2013 award for ISACA Singapore Chapter being the best very large chapter in Asia with over 2,500 professional members. Following that, in 2016, He was presented with ISACA’s Paul Williams Award for Inspirational Leadership.  In July 2020, Leonard will be inducted into ISACA Hall of Fame. The designation recognizes members who have shown exemplary dedication to advancing ISACA’s purpose through volunteer service, member engagement and other activities.

Leonard holds Master of Computing from National University of Singapore (NUS) and is a Fellow with Singapore Computer Society.