Ion has 20+ years of IT experience. He started his career in university as a lecturer, later moving to Japan, starting his startup, and later joining Merrill Lynch Tokyo Office. He was eventually moved to Merrill Lynch Singapore to lead the Asia Pac Wealth Management IT team. Later on, he joined Commerzbank and held various team lead global roles for eFX Connectivity and FX Option teams. In 2016 he joined Standard Chartered Bank, building a new digital bank in Hong Kong "MOX Bank, leading Cloud/SRE and Data Engineering teams. In 2019 he joined a startup Hooq Video Digital Streming platform, part of the Singtel Media Group. He managed SRE and Cloud Development teams that supported 90+ million users. Later on he moved to Singtel Enterprose as Head of Develoment for Cloud, SaaS service and SRE/DevOps. Recently he joined Advance Intelligence Group as CTO for Digital Banking where he is respinsibale for building new digital nativee Bank in Philippines. He is a veteran of agile and lean development "Scrum, XP, and Kanban" since 2006. Ion is a long time contributor to Open source and contributed to Gentoo Linux and most recently to NixOs as one of the package maintainers. He is a RedHat, Scrum Master, Amazon AWS solution architect certified, and three professional certifications from Google Cloud. He holds two Master's Degree in Project Management and Efficiency of Investment and a Ph.D. in IT Management.