Alma Hong (AlmaHong Consultancy, independent)
Alma has operated at executive level and has held Chief Information Officer roles in the transport, local government and emergency services sectors in the last twenty years. She is currently the Chief Technology Officer at Radio NZ.
She has gained in-depth experience as a spatial data creator, custodian and user. One of her most valued successes was the implementation of an organisational wide business intelligence hub on a spatial platform, proving that spatial technologies have long evolved from mapping and presentation to enabling true business intelligence.
Her other strengths include effective and visual IT and organisational strategic planning, transformations, governance setup, programme and service delivery, stakeholder relationship management, people leadership and mentoring.
SIBA portfolio: Strategic Planning, Work Programme management, Membership structure and Benefits, Publicity (particularly with CIOs and ICT partners), SIBA web site development, government committee representations.