Janet Ang

Chairperson, SISTIC.com

Janet Ang is currently Chairperson of SISTIC.com and non-Executive Director at Singapore Press Holdings Limited.

She serves as Chairman of the NUS Institute of Systems Science, the Singapore Polytechnic and the Caritas Singapore Agape Fund Board of Trustees. She is also the Deputy Chairman of the Singapore Business Federation Foundation as well as Member of the Board of The Esplanade Company Ltd, the Home Team Science & Technology Agency, and the Cenacle Mission (Singapore). In SBF, she was the founding chair (June 2017 to Dec 2020) of the Digitalisation Committee that works closely with Government agencies, trade associations and Chambers of Commerce to address the digital needs of Singapore businesses.

Janet serves on the Council for Board Diversity and the Singapore Business Federation. She is a Fellow of the Singapore Computer Society and a Member of the International Women’s Forum (Singapore). She has also been appointed as Singapore’s Non-Resident Ambassador (Designate) to the Holy See.

She had a thirty-seven year career in the information technology industry and had lived and worked in Japan and China over a span of eleven years. She was Managing Director of IBM Singapore from 2001 to 2003 and again from 2011-2015. Her last executive role was as IBM Vice President, Industry Solutions, IBM Asia Pacific.

Ms Ang was awarded The Public Service Medal in 2019. She was also awarded the NUS Business School Eminent Alumni Award in 2014, the NUS Distinguished Alumni Service Award in 2015 and the Singapore Computer Society IT Leaders Award – Hall of Fame in 2018.

Janet graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) from the National University of Singapore. She is married to Mr Anthony Cheah Kia Heng and they have four children.