Armed with more than 20 years of experience at various established technology publications, Eileen is currently an independent tech journalist and content specialist, providing analysis of key market developments across Asia-
Pacific and helping enterprises craft their communications plan. She also moderates panel discussions and roundtables, as well as provides media training to help senior executives better manage press interviews.
Her corporate clients include market players in cloud and IT security, as well as non-tech companies in the financial services and logistics sectors.
Prior to her current role, Eileen was senior editor at ZDNet in Singapore and the business tech news site’s Asian lead editor, heading the regional editorial team and blogger network. Before her stint at ZDNet, she was assistant editor at Computer Times (Singapore Press Holdings,) where she spearheaded its enterprise technology editorial direction, and was also deputy editor of Computerworld Singapore, a weekly IT magazine under the IDG Group.
With her extensive media background, Eileen is familiar with a range of technology segments including enterprise security, cloud, networking, data analytics, and legal tech. She has interviewed top executives from leading Asian and global companies including Qian Hu’s Kenny Yap, Microsoft’s Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer, VMware CEO Patrick Gelsinger, free software advocate Richard Stallman, and former Sun Microsystems CEO Jonathan Schwartz.
Eileen has planned high-level panel discussions and roundtables, and has been an invited speaker on digital/online media conferences. She was also an industry advisor for the National University of Singapore’s Communications and New Media department.
Eileen trained under the Journalism department at The University of Queensland, Australia.
There, she earned a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Journalism and English, and wrote an honours thesis titled, To Censor or Not: The Great Singapore Dilemma.