President, CIO Academy
Glen Francis has over 20 years of technology experience and has served on a number of executive
boards and forums. Glen enjoys creativity and innovation, and is well respected by his peers in the industry.
He founded and he is the President for IDeationEdgeAsia and the President for CIO Academy Asia. Glen serves on two institutes of higher learning as their technology board adviser and was Vice President for IT Management Association.
In his most recent appointment, Glen was the Group CIO for Global Logistic Properties Limited (GLP)
responsible for Technology across the organization’s global operations across 115 cities. He joined GLP shortly after their listing in Singapore, and helped setup their technology platforms, security framework, data center, enterprise applications, PMO, ITMO, and M&A requirements for expansion and joint ventures.
Before joining GLP, he was the Regional Head of IS, Asia Pacific for RS Components Pte Ltd (“RS”). He
was part of the Global IS executive management team representing the Asia Pacific Business and was involved in the consolidation of the technology group regionally across Asia Pacific, and later globally with the UK operations.