Glen Francis

Singapore, Singapore

Glen Francis is the Chief Technology Officer of SPH. He serves on a number of executive boards and forums. Glen is digital, connected and enjoys creativity and innovation. He is also well-respected by his peers in the industry. 

Glen founded CIO Academy Asia and was its past President. At CIO Academy Asia, he helped develop its brand and a thriving community of CIOs and IT leaders across the Asia region.

Prior to CIO Academy Asia, Glen co-founded IDeationEdgeAsia as a non-profit association and served as its President for 4 years. He was also Vice President for IT Management Association where he served for a period of 5 years.

In his most recent appointments, Glen was CIO for Global Logistic Properties Limited (GLP) and Regional Head of IS, Asia Pacific, RS Components Pte Ltd (RS). Prior to RS, Glen worked at Aon as Regional Director for Asia Pacific, leading the development of a newly formed corporate initiative called Revenue Engine, and he has also worked in Intel (Xircom).

Glen co-chairs Infocomm Media Development Authority’s Immersive Media & Advance Interface Technology workgroup, and is the ICT Programme Advisory Chairman for the Singapore University of Social Sciences. He also serves as a member of Republic Polytechnic’s Institutional Review Board.

Glen has an MBA degree from the University of Adelaide.