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HCI Alumni Wins IT Accolades

21 Mar 2016
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We extend our heartiest congratulations to both our alumni Mr Chong Chee Wah and Mr Royston Tay for being awarded the 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year by the Singapore Computer Society.  This award is given to individuals who establish a successful, prominent and sustainable infocomm and digital media business enterprise in Singapore.

Mr Chong is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of TreeBox Solutions, a leading secure mobile communications solution provider in the Asia Pacific region. TreeBox Solutions won the SITF's Gold Award for Mobile Category in 2013. More recently, the company was also awarded the inaugural "Best Tech Company to Work for Award", the prestigious "Red Herring Top 100 Global Companies" and the "Top 100 Asia Companies" award.

Mr Tay is the Vice-President and General Manager of Messaging in Zendesk, a leading cloud-based customer service platform that helps bring organizations and their customers closer together. He also co-founded Zopim, a Live Chat software company serving some 18,000 paying customers in more than 150 countries.

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