2017 Forum programme

Andy Chen
 Andy Chen

Vice president, Professional Educational and Activities Board
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Canada







Biography

Andy Chen is the President & CEO of a global consulting firm. The firm’s principle business is to provide consulting services for utility industry worldwide.  Andy is a senior business advisor for several leading global consulting firms and enterprise software vendors. Andy has over 30 years of experience in utility sectors specializing in Nuclear Power Generation. For the past eight years, Andy has been assisting leading global consulting firms in business development for the Nuclear Utilities in China and in North America. In recent years, Andy had provided advices on Enterprise Asset Management best practices for power generationsto several government agencies and State Owned Enterprises (SOE) in China and Australia.

Andy is the 2016/2017 vice president of the CS Professional and Educational Activities Board. He is also a director for the Federation of Enterprise Architecture Professional Organizations’ board and a member of the Technical Advisory Council for the FinTech Ideas Festival. He also served asthe Chair of the Technical Advisory Council for YinTech Investment Holding Ltd.  As an internationally recognized speaker, Andy was a keynote speaker at the UN ITU AI for Good Global Summit with XPRIZE Foundation, the World Computer Congress, the World CIO Forum, and the Digital Africa Conference.

Andy is a partner of REDDS Venture Investment partners which empower disruptive start-ups that scale worldwide and have billion dollar plus potential through team building, global business development, financing, mentoring, and strategy.  Andy held the position of the Chief Technology Officer and Vice President, Enterprise Strategy and Architecture of a Canadian-based electricity generator.  He also has extensive experience in a variety of engineering and systems roles within the company including managing a project to replace the obsolete direct control computers in a nuclear station which wasthe first successful implementation in the Nuclear Industry.