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Angeline Poh

Assistant Chief Executive (Industry Development), Infocomm Media Development Authority, Singapore

Angeline Poh

Angeline Poh is the Assistant Chief Executive Officer (Industry Development) of the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA).  She leads the IMDA’s effort to develop a vibrant infocomm & media ecosystem that powers Singapore’s Digital Economy.  She also oversees the development and implementation of the IMDA’s public service content strategies and initiatives.
 
Prior to this, Ms Poh was the Assistant Chief Executive Officer of the Media Development Authority, where she led the planning and development of Singapore’s media sector.
 
Ms Poh was the Managing Director of McGraw-Hill Education (Asia) before joining the MDA.  In this role, she led the growth and digital transformation of the company’s business in Asia across the Higher Education, School & English Language Training as well as Professional & Medical lines of business.
 
Ms Poh’s extensive experience in industry development and transformation was built through her career at the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), where she held various positions between 1999 and 2011.  Most notably, she was the Director concurrently leading the organisation’s Planning division spearheading corporate-wide strategy development, implementation and performance management; as well as the Research & Statistics Unit responsible for economic research and forecasting. Ms Poh also led the InfoComms & Media Cluster which experienced significant sector-wide growth, including the introduction and development of the Interactive & Digital Media industry.
 
Ms Poh graduated from the Nanyang Technological University and was awarded the Lee Kuan Yew Gold Medal.

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