Mr. Chuan-Wei Hoo



Chuan-Wei Hoo, CISSP, BCCE, CFE, CISA Technical Advisor, Asia-Pacific, (ISC)²

As technical advisor of (ISC)2 Asia-Pacific, Chuan-Wei Hoo provides strategic and technical advice to (ISC)² Asia-Pacific on security issues affecting the region and membership. He represents (ISC)² in Asia-Pacific for public speaking engagements, media commentary and forging strategic alliances in the region. Chuan-Wei has 23 years of IT experience, assuming various IT management roles in the financial and telecommunication sector regionally and also serves as an adjunct lecturer with NTU, ISS-NUS and Temasek Polytechnic, and a guest lecturer with the Business Continuity Management Institute. He is currently the Executive Security Advisor, APAC, with IBM Security. Prior to joining IBM, he served as the Security Information Officer / Director – Information Security Advisory Services (AMEA), with BT Security, BT Singapore.

In his free time, he partakes in standards work with the Singapore ITSC Security & Privacy Technical Committee (SPSTC); responsible for reviewing network and application security standards. His financial background includes working in a Japanese bank’s technology arm, UOB and Standard Chartered Bank where he was responsible for the strategic planning and review of IT security initiatives and operation management, as well as performing compliance reviews and support of internal and external audits.
He also worked at Nortel Networks, where he was manager (Systems Security) for Corporate Security in APAC responsible for information systems security involving the protection of intellectual property, systems integrity and computer forensic investigation.

Chuan-Wei received his bachelor of Information Technology degree from University of Southern Queensland and carries the following professional industry certifications: CISSP, CISA, CFE and BCCE.