David Gee

Head of Cybersecurity, Asia Pacific, HSBC

David is Head of Cybersecurity for HSBC Asia Pacific. He has worked on transformation from the CIO position for the last 19 years. Before joining HSBC, David was CIO and SVP at Metlife Japan, responsible for 8 million customers for the insurer’s largest retail market.

David won CIO of the Year 2014, at Credit Union of Australia for successfully completing a large transformation programme that delivered new Core Banking, Online and Mobile Banking systems along with a total infrastructure revamp.

David has a strong fintech background. He has been an advisor to many startups and consulted for VC firms. He has also been a partner-level IT consultant with KPMG, EY and ICG.

David has been a regular writer for numerous IT publications including CIO Australia, Computerworld, ITNews and CSO (Cyber Security) magazines.