IT Leader Awards 2008
Hall Of Fame
Mr Wee Tew Lim
Mr Wee started his IT career with IBM in 1966, after graduating from the then University of Singapore. He subsequently worked for other organisations, including POSB and NETS. He is a pioneer of the electronic retail payments industry, having led the implementation of the first nationwide ATM network at POSB, being part of a team that introduced the EFTPOS network in Singapore, subsequently leading teams in implementing the Cashcard, Internet credit/debit transactions/kiosks, and other e-commerce projects.
Young Professional of the Year
Mr Roger Lim
Mr Lim is the CEO and co-founder of Webvisions Pte Ltd and has more than 10 years of practicing experience in the Information Security arena. He holds several certifications, including, the Certified Information Systems Security Personnel (CISSP) and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE).
Mr Travis Ho
An early interest in video games was the way into IT for Travis Ho. This quickly evolved beyond games into a broader appreciation of IT when he joined the Raffles Institution Computer Science Club and ultimately became its chairman. At the same time, he embarked on creating the real time strategy game "Teridian Shadow", for which he teamed up with a classmate to build. This project was later awarded a place at the prestigious MILIA Game Developer Village Showcase 2002, in Cannes, France. Since then, Travis has become an influential member of the student development community and is well-known among local companies and his peers.
Mr Lua Rui Ping
Mr Lua has been a catalyst for the growth of computer technology in his surroundings through various participation and integration opportunities in the student community. Ruiping has served as a Microsoft student partner, SUN campus ambassador, and as NTU-Singapore Computer Society' s student representative. In 2007, Ruiping represented Singapore in the World Wide Developers Conference in San Francisco with a scholarship awarded by Apple. In his capacity as a developer evangelist, he has organized various technology programs, road shows, and student workshops.