James Yong

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About me

Gender Male
Industry Technology
Location Singapore
Introduction Consultant, author, blogger and general observer of life. Professional interests in Public Sector Innovation, Information & Communications Technology, eGovernment, socioeconomic development, smart cities, creativity & innovation and organisational learning. Personal interests: Travel, history, books, digital photography, movies, genealogy, tech gadgets and writing. Currently a regional executive with Cisco Systems, covering public sector programs in Asia. Published book "E-Government in Asia" (2nd Edn, Marshall Cavendish, 2005) and two genealogical monographs. Frequent speaker at regional public sector & eGov conferences. Contact: jslyong@hotmail.com
Interests Public sector innovation, eGovernment, history, politics, current affairs, writing, travel, music & art, good movies, food & wine
Favorite Movies The Shawshank Redemption, The Last Emperor, Gandhi, To Live, Spiderman, The Rock, The Last Samurai, Heaven and Earth
Favorite Music Lobo, Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, Eagles, Olivia Newton-John, Neil Sedaka, Beatles, Carpenters, Teresa Teng
Favorite Books Godel Bach & Escher: An Eternal Golden Braid (by Douglas Hofstadter), Everything I Really Needed to Know I Learnt in Kindergarten (by Robert Fulghum), When Heaven and Earth Changed Places (by Le Ly Hayslip), Shadow of the Silk Road (by Colin Thubron)