» Executive Council & Committee 2012/13
Rama Prasad MamidiPresident
LinkedIn account: http://sg.linkedin.com/in/mamidi
Rama Prasad Mamidi is the Regional Manager in Computer Sciences Corporation taking care of Problem Management. Prior to this, he was a Project Director in AdXplorer taking care of Software development.
He was certified as ITIL Service Manager by Loyalist in 2010. He was also awarded PMP Certification by PMI in Sep 2005.
Fong Choong KoonVice President
LinkedIn account: http://sg.linkedin.com/in/ckfong
Fong Choong Koon (or CK for short) is currently working in Microsoft Singapore as an Account Technology Strategist for the Public Sector team. In his role, CK helps to deliver business and technology value with Microsoft platforms, technologies and solutions. Prior to this, CK worked as a Microsoft Technical Account Manager, responsible for the service delivery management of mission critical Microsoft Premier Support Services for large enterprise customers. In his previous roles outside of Microsoft, CK held Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), project management and software development positions. CK is a Master of Technology (Software Engineering) post graduate student from the National University of Singapore (NUS). He is also ITIL V3 Expert, PMP and CITPM certified.
Harold PetersenHonorary Treasurer
LinkedIn account: http://sg.linkedin.com/in/haroldpetersen
Harold has more than 20 year's industry experience, specialising in areas of IT Service Management, Project Management, IT Governance, Outsourcing Management and Organisational Change. He has lived and worked in Asia Pacific, Australia, New Zealand, Europe and Africa and worked in almost every vertical sector, including Finance, Education, Government, ICT and Energy.
Harold has had significant experience in all aspects of managing an IT organization, including operational responsibility for IT Service Delivery, IT Service Support, System Operations, Project Management, Service Level Management, and Outsourcing Management (as a customer and also as a provider). In his current role as Asia Director and Principal Consultant for Lucid IT, Harold leads organizational change and process improvement projects within IT Organizations in the Asia Pacific region. He combines his ITIL, COBIT, ISO20000 and Prince2 expertise with his extensive practical experience in IT Service Delivery, Project Management and Outsourcing Management across a variety of assignments.
Harold is a master of Electrical Engineering, holds certificates in ITIL (Service Manager in 1994, Expert in 2008), ISO20000, COBIT and Prince2 (Practitioner 1997, Certified Consultant 2008) and has been a trainer and implementer since 1994. In a previous itSMF life, Harold was national committee member and treasurer of itSMF in Australia from 1999 until 2003. He is a regular speaker at events such as itSMF, ISACA, PM Asia and has written a number of whitepapers. He is married, has two daughters and lives in Singapore.
LinkedIn account: http://sg.linkedin.com/in/vinayjain
Vinay is a certified ITIL V3 Expert and is currently working for The Royal Bank of Scotland, heading up their regional IT service management function. Vinay has been in the IT field for close to 15 years and prior to joining RBS he spent major part of his career with Thomson Reuters in Singapore, Mumbai and Sydney. He is adept at managing & leading teams for running successful Customer Support Process Operations; experienced in developing and enhancing procedures, service standards for business excellence. He has worked in complex and challenging international and multi-cultural environments with experience in rendering support to a large customer base.
Mónica PortilloCouncil Member - Events co-chair
LinkedIn account: http://sg.linkedin.com/in/monicaportillo
Mónica has been working for the IT industry for the last 10 years. During this time she contributed in marketing & management initiatives for companies such as IBM México, Pink Elephant México and currently Pink Elephant SEA as Business Development Manager & Operations. Mónica coordinated and delivered the first three Pink Elephant´s ITSM Conference & Exhibitions in México, and was part of IBM´s "Smarter Planet" launching in 2009 for Latin-America.
Anne Lim-TanCouncil Member - Membership & Communication
LinkedIn account: http://sg.linkedin.com/in/annelimtan
Anne Lim-Tan has a more than 2 decades of experience in the IT industry. During her 20+ years' tenure with IBM she was involved in positioning and implementing IBM technology solutions in industry segments such as Banking & Financial Services, Public Sector, Education, Transportation & Manufacturing. She also held various responsibilities in areas such as Strategic Account Management, Server Sales & Marketing, Segment Development and Channels Development & Management. Anne is currently an Academic Staff at Republic Polytechnic (School of Information and Communications Technology) where she hopes to share her real world experience with her students and help them develop life skills. Anne holds a Bachelors degree from RMIT, Australia and is COBIT Foundation, ITIL Service Manager and ITIL Expert (V3) certified.
Anne spends her spare time working out at the gym, cooking and playing golf with her family.
Suresh GPCouncil Member - Publications & Intellectual Capital
LinkedIn account: http://sg.linkedin.com/in/sureshgp
Suresh GP has around close to 12 Years of experience and is currently employed with Hewlett Packard (HP) as a Business Consultant. He is specialized in the areas of IT Service Management, IT Governance and Project and Program Management delivering engagements in Asia Pacific region primarily Hong Kong, China, Singapore and India
His Previous roles include that of ITSM Transition PM, Program Manager and Architecture & Standards Governance Manager.He holds an M-Tech from College of Engineering Guindy (CEG, India). He is a certified ITIL V3 Expert, PMP, ISO 20000 Consultant, ISO 20000 Lead Auditor and Cobit Foundation.
He is a speaker in National and International forums and his literary publications are available at ISACA, PMI Journals. His interests include reading books, meeting people and travelling.
Toh Wee KeongCouncil Member Web Services
LinkedIn account: http://sg.linkedin.com/in/wktoh
Toh Wee Keong started his career in the Service Desk function. He then took on technical positions in the area of I.T. System and Network. He has worked with Service Integrator, financial services and vendor environment in the fields of I.T. Risk Management & Compliance, I.T. Service Management, Project Management and Outsourcing Management.
Wee Keong's past and present job required/requires him to work closely with his clients/ partners in various countries like Australia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, Japan, Taiwan and Hong Kong. All these invaluable intercultural experiences have built up Wee Keong's intercultural competence and enable him to accomplish his assignments without much difficulties.
Wee Keong holds COBIT Foundation Certificate, certificates in ITIL (Manager's Certificate in IT Service Management and ITIL Expert in IT Service Management), PRINCE2 Practitioner and Certified Six Sigma Green Belt.
Ashok Kumar MadarasuCouncil Member - Marketing & Outreach
LinkedIn account: NA
Ashok has more than 22 year's industry experience, specialising in areas of Database, Project Management,IT Service Management, and Asset Management. He is presently working as Manager in STMicroelectronics PTE LTD in Infrastructure Operations group (IOG) taking care of the Database,Asset management and process.
Ashok has bachelors in Engg (Mech) and also MBA in finance,holds ITIL foundation certification . He was also awarded PMP Certification by PMI in Sep 2005
Peter EdwardsCouncil Advisor
LinkedIn account: http://sg.linkedin.com/in/predwards
Peter is employed by IBM and is working as the Process Architect on a major global out-sourcing project. He specializes in the design and implementation of a holistic IT Service Management framework for IBM customers, including IT Service Management strategy, assessment, and process design. He is certified in ITIL to Service Manager (masters) level. He is also a founding Council member of itSMF Singapore, and has served on the Council since it's inception.
Peter has been working in the IT industry for over 25 years and has many years of experience in consulting whilst working in IBM, PWC, HP and a software vendor. During this period he has supported many clients in the development of IT strategies and architectures, and the design and implementation of ERP solutions.