OCT 24, 2021 | ASIA PACIFIC
Tham Shen Hong Joins BSA as Manager of Policy in APAC
SINGAPORE – October 25, 2021 – Tham Shen Hong joins BSA | The Software Alliance today as Manager of Policy – APAC. Based in Singapore, Tham will work closely with BSA’s members and policy team to advance BSA’s key policy priorities in the APAC region.
“Tham is a welcome addition to BSA’s growing global team as we continue to advocate for policies that instill trust in technology and make digital transformation possible,” said Victoria Espinel, President and CEO of BSA | The Software Alliance. “His experience with Singapore’s Ministry of Trade and Industry will be invaluable as we work to institute forward-looking digital trade policies, protect cross-border data transfers, and promote data privacy.”
Prior to joining BSA, Tham was a Senior Assistant Director in Singapore’s Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI), where he held portfolios in Digital Economy, Investments, and Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). In this role, he was involved in drafting and negotiating the Digital Economy Partnership Agreement (DEPA) — Singapore’s first digital economy agreement. Tham also led Singapore’s investment negotiations with China and Mercosur and worked closely with MTI’s senior management and Ministers to represent Singapore’s economic interests in APEC. Before his stint in public service, Tham practiced as a litigation lawyer, with a focus on trust and property disputes. Tham graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and was called to the Singapore Bar in 2017.
소프트웨어 연합(BSA | The Software Alliance, 이하 BSA)(www.bsa.org)은 각국 정부를 대상으로 세계 시장에서 전 세계 소프트웨어 업계를 대변하고 옹호하는 선도적 연합체입니다. 세계의 가장 혁신적 기업들이 회원사로 참여하며 경제에 활기를 불어 넣고 현대의 생활을 향상시키는 소프트웨어 솔루션을 만들어 내고 있습니다.
워싱턴 DC에 본부를 두고, 30개국이 넘는 국가들에서 운영되는 BSA는, 합법적 소프트웨어 사용을 증진시키고 기술 혁신을 촉진하며 디지털 경제의 성장을 추진하는 공공 정책을 지지하는 준법 프로그램들을 선도합니다.