Andy Chen has been an active IEEE CS member for over 25 years. He has served as vice president of the IEEE CS Professional and Educational Activities Board for the past two years and as a volunteer member on several committees over the past decade. He currently also serves as a director on the Federation of Enterprise Architecture Professional Organizations (FEAPO) Board, a member of the Digital Africa Global Advisory Board, and a member of the Technical Advisory Council for Financial Roundtable Services’s FinTech Ideas Festival. He was the chair of ABB’s International User Board of Directors and a member of the SAP Utility Advisory Board.
Andy is internationally recognized for his expertise in information technology and nuclear facility network security systems. He is a distinguished lecturer for the IEEE Systems Council. He has recently been the keynote speaker for the AI for Good Global Summit organized by Xprize and the International Telecommunication Union in Geneva. He has also been selected as a distinguished moderator at the 2017 FinTech Ideas Festival and a keynote presenter at the 2016 Digital Africa Conference, the 2015 World Computer Congress, and the 2014 World CIO Forum.
Previously, he was chief technology officer for a state-owned power utility. As a professional engineer, he has also been involved in the design of real-time control and monitoring systems for generating stations and successfully led an advanced technical team to upgrade the digital control systems for a state of the art nuclear station. Andy has over 30 years of experience in enterprise asset management, power generation, and public utility information systems.
His consulting and research interests include advanced distributed digital control systems, cyber control room design, and enterprise asset lifecycle management.