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Wing lam digital storyboard


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Wing lam digital storyboard

  1. 1. 1 WelcomeGreetings everyone!I’m WingLam, Professor ofTechnologyLeadershipThis is my digital story
  2. 2. 2 IdentityI am comfortable beinglabeled aglobal, nomadic citizenMy roots are in HongKong but I wasformally educated inthe UK and worked inEurope. However, Imigrated back to theEast and have lived inSingapore since 2001
  3. 3. 3 EducationI graduated in 1994with a PhD inComputer Sciencefrom Kings College,University of Londonin the UKI am and will alwaysconsider myself astudent!
  4. 4. 3 Work ExperienceI have previously heldconsultancy positionswith Accenture, Logica-CMG and Fujitsu (ICL),assisting variousclients with businesstechnology solutionsBridging the gapbetween technologyand business is one ofthe biggest challenges
  5. 5. 4 Academic CareerUltimately I found theclassroom a moreappealing place thanthe boardroom, so in2001, I committedmyself to academiabut retained industryconnections throughconsulting, researchand executiveeducation projects
  6. 6. 5 Academic ExperienceAs well as U21Global, Ihave held teachingpositions at theNational University ofSingapore andNanyangTechnologicalUniversity, the twomajor universities herein Singapore
  7. 7. 6 TeachingI enjoy teaching arange of subjectsespecially thoserelated to ITmanagement, strategyand leadershipI believe learning isachieved whenstudents do more workthan the teacher!
  8. 8. 7 Research InterestsBroadly speaking, I’minterested in howorganisations can useinformationtechnology to increasetheir competitivenessI think Google isperhaps one of thebest examples of that
  9. 9. 8 BooksI’m co-editor of thebook ‘EnterpriseArchitecture andIntegration’ publishedin 2007 by InformationScienceReference, Idea Group
  10. 10. 9 PublicationsI have published over80 peer-reviewedarticles in the fields ofinformationsystems, knowledgemanagement andonline educationIn addition, I haveserved on the editorialboards of 3 journals
  11. 11. 10 Most AdmiredBill Gates gets my voteas most admiredbusiness leaderHis depth oftechnology, vision, business and leadershipskills is remarkable.His philanthropicefforts makes himstand out
  12. 12. 11 Favourite WebsiteAt the moment, it has tobe Google Maps withStreet-viewI found what the house Ilived in 30 years agolooks like today –here’s the picture!
  13. 13. 12 HomeAt present, home isbeautiful SingaporeAside from theconvenience affordedby a modern city-state, I like the diverseeclectic mix ofcultures whichincludesChinese, Malay, Indianand European
  14. 14. 13 FoodI am not crazy aboutfood but I do like craband Masala teaChilli crab is a localdelicacy inSingapore, although Iprefer creamy buttercrab – a must try if youdon’t mind getting yourhands messy and adefinite no-no for
  15. 15. 14 ExerciseI believe in sound mindand sound bodyIn my youth, I playedfootball and tabletennis. Later in life, Ideveloped an interest inrunning and swimming.I stopped running aftersome kneeproblems, but now am aregular at the gym 3times a week
  16. 16. 15 TravelWhen I have theopportunity, I enjoyshort trips within Asiato places likeMalaysia, Thailand, Cambodia and HongKongHere I am in AngkorWat, Cambodia, whichis famous for itstemples
  17. 17. 16 FamilyI am blessed with oneadorable son, ConradLam, born inDecember 2008, whotakes up most of myfree timeHaving children is agift that truly enrichesone life
  18. 18. 17 EndThat’s enough aboutme!I look forward tohearing from you inthe class