David R. Hardoon, PHD

David has extensive experience in applying advanced technology to solve the complex business problems for decades. He'd like to consider himself as a data artist instead of a pure data scientist. He's the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) Special Advisor (Artificial Intelligence) where he leads the development of the AI strategy for Singapore’s financial sector as well as driving MAS’ effortsin promoting open cross-border data flows. Previously David was MAS’ Chief Data Officer and Head of the Data Analytics Group.

David's rich exposures in both business consultancy and academic research grants him deep insights in shaping and driving new innovation with analytical mindset. He used to take the responsibility for navigating analytical business in SAS and EY. He's also the advisory member of SUSS and SMU.

Dr.Hardoon received a B.Sc. in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence with First Class Honors at Royal Holloway, University of London and a PhD in Computer Science in the field of Machine Learning from the University of Southampton.