James Thang

Group CIO

James Thang, Group CIO of UCSI, led the institution’s digital transformation, implementing the cashless UCSIPAY e-wallet integrated with a ticketless parking system using License Plate Recognition (LPR), along with the Digital Business Card (e-BizCard) and University Information System (IISV2) to support ESG/SDGs goals. James’s efforts resulted in UCSI University securing a place in the Global Top 300 University ranking by QS.

He was honored with the ETCIO Transformative CIO 2022 & 2023 award, 2 years in the row confrom Times Economic Magazine and recognized as a prominent figure in Global CIO Forum for The World CIO 200 for Year 2023, affirming his remarkable achievements in the field.