Senior Technology Advisor
Lesly Goh transitioned to World Bank Senior Technology Advisor after serving as the Chief Technology Officer role. She is a Fellow at Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) Judge Business School and Senior Fellow at National University of Singapore (NUS) Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy. Lesly is newly appointed as Professor of Practice by ZheJiang International Business School (ZIBS). Her expertise is in leveraging Cloud technology to deliver agile solutions for Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) at the intersection of technology and policy frameworks. For almost 30 years, her experience on FinTech, RegTech, GovTech spans across both the private and public sectors. She has worked extensively on the practical application of Disruptive Technology such as Blockchain, AI and IoT. She was featured in the GovInsider Report2019: Women Leaders in Government.
Examples of Disruptive Technology to address Development challenges:
She served as the Senior Technology Advisor for the following Development initiatives:
Lesly’s experience in the private sector covers a broad spectrum ranging from Capital Markets, Retail Banking, Commercial Banking, Asset Management, Development Banks and Financial Data Providers.Her personal mission is to empower Women and Girls to achieve the highest potential with Technology as the Equalizer. Here is her TEDxTalk and her story.
Lesly is a mentor/advisor for several FinTech startups in Asia and a Fellow at Singapore University of Social Sciences. Lesly has been an advocate for Women in Technologies and academia for students in STEM such as DigiGirlz from her background in Computer Engineering and Mathematics. She is also a key contributor for Cloud Platform in the working group with IFC and Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) for the ASEAN Financial Innovation Network (AFIN initiative). As part of her continuous support for Singapore Smart Nation, she was appointed as the Board Member of Singapore GovTech. Lesly is a certified Data Architect and worked on many high-profile Data and AI initiatives in highly regulated industries such as Financial Services, Healthcare/Life Sciences and Smart Cities. For over 20 years, she specialized in Advanced Analytics such as BI/Analytics, Data Mining, Data Visualization, Machine Learning, Pattern Matching, Forecasting model, and Semantic Analysis. She brings a balance of technology specialty and business strategy from the Management Consulting background at Deloitte.