Ms Janet ANG

Ms Janet ANG

Vice-President, Industry Solutions & Business Development

IBM Asia Pacific

Janet Ang is Vice-President, Industry Solutions & Business Development, IBM Asia Pacific covering Australia & New Zealand, India, ASEAN and Korea. Janet is also a Member of the IBM Industry Academy.

In her current role, Janet is responsible for leading IBM’s industry value creation for Asia Pacific clients across the key industries – Financial Services, Government & Healthcare, Industrial, Telco & Media, and

Distribution - with Industry Solutions that bring together IBM’s portfolio of Cognitive Solutions, Cloud Platform Infra-structure and Systems of Engagement solutions as well as eco-system partner offerings. She also leads the charge for helping cities in Asia become smarter, cognitive cities.

Janet was previously the Managing Director of IBM Singapore from July 2011 to May 2015, and earlier from May 2001 to Dec 2003. As MD, IBM Singapore, Janet was responsible for all of IBM’s business and operations in Singapore and was the chief IBM representative for all client and government relationships in Singapore.

She had been on two international assignments and have lived and worked overseas for more than ten years. Most recently, Janet was based in Beijing for over eight years. She first moved to Beijing as Vice President, IBM Personal Computing (PC) Division, IBM Greater China in 2004 and then moved to Lenovo in 2005 as Global Head of Operations, Desktop Business Unit when Lenovo acquired IBM’s PC business. In 2009, Janet returned to IBM Greater China as Vice-President, IT Services and subsequently, took on the role of Vice President, Strategic Services, before returning home in 2011. Her earlier international assignment was to Tokyo, Japan, first as Director, Marketing, Small & Medium Business, IBM Asia Pacific (1997-1999) and subsequently, as Director, Sales Operations, IBM Asia Pacific(1999-2001). She started her career with IBM Singapore in 1982 as a Systems Engineer.

Janet serves on various committees in the community. She is a board member of the Public Utilities Board(PUB), the InfoComm Media Development Authority (iMDA), and the Singapore Press Holdings. She is Chair of Caritas Singapore, Chair of the NUS Institute of Systems Science (ISS) and Immediate Past President of the International Women’s Forum (Singapore). Janet also serves on the National University of Singapore Alumni Advisory Board, is a Council Member of the Singapore Business Federation chairing it’s Digitalisation Committee. She is a Fellow of the Singapore Computer Society, a member of Business China and also serves on Singapore’s Diversity Action Committee. Janet previously served on the Medishield Life Review Committee and was Vice-Chair, SingCham China from 2006-2011. In 2014, Janet was awarded the NUS Business School Eminent Alumni Award and in 2015, she received the NUS Distinguished Alumni Service Award. On March 9th, 2018 Janet was conferred the Singapore Computer Society IT Leaders Award 2018 – Hall of Fame award. Janet graduated with a Business Administration (Honors) degree from the National University of Singapore and is married with four daughters.