Bringing Focus Into Your Digital Journey
Focus Digital Technology Group Appoints
Dr Michael Kelly As Senior Advisor
SINGAPORE, 6th March 2023
Dr Michael Kelly joins Focus Digital Technology Group’s illustrious panel of advisors, alongside BG (Ret) Chua Chwee Koh.
In this advisory role, Dr Kelly will work closely with BG (Ret) Chua in assisting Focus Digital Technology Group in the expansion into new geographic markets across Asia Pacific and North America. Both advisors have expressed their enthusiasm and are keen to contribute their knowledge and skills to Focus Digital Technology Group, with a particular focus on Cybernatics, a revolutionary Cybersecurity Asset Attack Surface Management (CAASM), SaaS product company.
Dr Kelly brings a wealth of experience to this role, having held senior positions in firms dealing with technology, telecommunications, business consulting, and most recently cybersecurity in the finance industry. During the last 6 years at Standard Chartered he was responsible for information security risk across the bank’s global technology base and security services, and helped to set up the governance process and security framework for the use of cloud services and other new technologies. Dr Kelly was also responsible for ensuring the information security framework at SC Ventures, the bank’s business start-up incubator, and for reviewing the cybersecurity risk posture of the individual ventures. Most recently he was working with the teams and ventures dealing with digital assets and the use of distributed ledger technology (blockchain).
Since coming to Asia Dr Kelly has lived in Hong Kong and Melbourne, as well as Singapore, and worked with companies across Asia, the Middle-East, Europe and North America. He began his career as a Signals Security/Signals Intelligence Officer in the US Army, where the importance of security was fully ingrained in him.
Dr Kelly is married with two daughters and enjoys spending time with his family, hiking and singing. He is also an active member of the St. George’s Anglican Church on Dempsey Hill.
“I’ve known Michael for several years and I’m confident that with his extensive expertise and experience across Telecommunications, Financial Services and Insurance industries, our team will gain valuable insights as we grow our service offerings and develop Cybernatics to be a truly global platform. We are excited to have Michael work closely with us as we start to launch out into new geographic markets across Asia and North America!” says Dr Edwin Lee, CEO of Focus Digital Technology Group.
1989 Focus Computer founded
1992 Focus Computer (S) Pte Ltd incorporated to shift to B2B
1994 Achieved $1M in revenue
1996 Achieved $2M in revenue
2005 Achieved $4M in revenue
2020 New management team
2020 Digitech incorporated – Digital Transformation services
2021 Investments in Cybersecurity R&D
2022 Launch of Cybernatics
Acquisition of Iridium Global
Focus Digital Technology Group (Focus) was incorporated in 2020 as a holding company to wholly own Focus Computer, an IT systems integration and VAR solution provider with 30 years of heritage; Focus Digitech, a Deep Tech digital transformation services provider; and Cybernatics, a revolutionary Cybersecurity Asset Attack Surface Management (CAASM) SaaS product company.
Focus Computer and Focus Digitech are the key providers of end-to-end IT systems integration and digital transformation services, covering the key areas of IT System Integration and Managed Services, Cloud Computing, Cybersecurity, DevOps, and Analytics. They serve both the public and private sectors in Asia Pacific."
Iridium Global is a cybersecurity company that offers consultancy, audit and managed security services to its global clients. Leveraging on extensive experience in both the government and public sectors, the firm aims to deliver cutting-edge technological solutions, coupled with best practices and supported by a team of cybersecurity veterans to solve real world threats faced by organisations of all sizes.
With the extensive experience and capacities serving both public and private organisations in cybersecurity, Cybernatics was birthed in 2022 with a mission to make military grade cybersecurity affordable to SMBs through our revolutionary and disruptive SaaS model.
Improving lives and livelihoods by providing secure, innovative and effective solutions that address business challenges.
What We Do
Focus has a complete end-to-end DX suite of services and our own proprietary cybersecurity products.
We Provide IT Solutioning
Deep Tech Consulting
Providing comprehensive solutions by leveraging the latest Deep Tech technology with our talents in solution designing to accelerate your digital transformation journey.
We Develop and Sell SaaS
Proprietary Software As a Service
We are at the forefront of architecting and developing SaaS solutions for our customers. Building on our deep cybersecurity expertise, we are investing in R&D in building our own Cyber-as-a-Service to dominate the market.
- Focus CyberScaler ™
- Focus CyberNatics ™
Other industry SaaS
The People Driving the Business
The Team That Makes It Happen
The founders and C-suite bring a combined over 100 years of experience in the IT industry. Having strong relationships with extensive expertise in the IT culture and services, being key appointment holders in Accenture, Oracle, HP and DXC, IBM, Deloitte, Asia Pacific in the past.
- Over 25 years in Technology Consulting and Project Management.
- Previous career in Accenture, Avanade, Hewlett-Packard, DXC Technology and OCBC Bank.
What Makes Our Business Important
Cybernatics is the forefront of cybersecurity which has an Advanced High Threat-Hunting intelligence and builds in next-generation predictive, cognitive, associative and augmentative features to enhance threat hunting capacilities.
Focus is in the process of registering for a patent.
- Founder with over 35 years in the IT industry.
- Dedicated, strong customer service and deep tech skills.
WONG Yew Kean
Executive Vice President, Sales & marketing
- Over 30 years experience as a top sales leader in multi-billion dollar MNC.
- Build business across Asia-Pacific.
- Previous career in Hewlett-Packard, Sun Microsystems and Oracle.
YIP Sin Chi
Chief Financial Officer, CFO
- Over 25 years in financial management.
- Previous career in Big 4, technology & oil & gas.
- Regional experience in China, SEA, Europe and Middle East.
TAN Eng Chin
Chief Operating Officer, COO
- Over 30 years in Management & Technology Consulting.
- Business Leader / Deal Coach across Asia Pacific.
- Helm leadership role in Accenture, Oracle, Deloitte, COFCO Corporation, IBM
Our Key Partners -
Collaborating with Global Companies