Dr. Geraldine Wong
Chief Data Officer at GXS Bank
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Profile

Dr Geraldine Wong is Group Chief Data Officer at GXS Bank (GXS), one of the two successful digital full bank licence applicants in Singapore. GXS is backed by a consortium consisting of Grab and Singtel.

At GXS, Dr Wong is responsible for driving and building the bank’s AI and data strategy with the goal of leveraging ecosystem data assets, promoting data-driven financial inclusion and reimagining the way customers engage and experience the digital economy. Her career spans across industry and academia, where she has led teams in developing and executing regional AI initiatives across the public, transport and info-communications sectors.

Dr Wong was named in the inaugural Top 50 Asia Women Tech Leaders Award and SG100 Women in Tech list by Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) in recognition of her contributions to Singapore’s technology industry. For her achievements in data analytics, she was named one of the global top 100 Innovators in Data and Analytics by Business of Data in 2022.

She is currently part of the Tech Advisory Committee at Synapxe, Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF) Future-Enabled Skills workgroup and an Adjunct Associate Professor at NUS Faculty of Science (Department of Statistics & Data Science). Geraldine seeks to inspire and nurture the next generation, through her active mentoring for NUS Uplift mentorship programme and being an ExCo member of the Free and Open source software group at the Singapore Computer Society.

Dr Wong holds a PhD in Statistics from the University of Adelaide in Australia, where her research focused on climate change and the prediction of global extreme climate events