David Gledhill

Group CIO & Head of Group Technology & Operations


Symposium Roles
CIO Award Winner 2017
Speaker/Panelist 2017
Panels Participated in
Pathways to Future Ready: The Digital Playbook (2017)
The CIO Adventure: Insights from the Leadership Award Finalists (2017)

David Gledhill is Group Chief Information Officer, and Head of Group Technology & Operations at DBS, a leading Asian bank and “World’s Best Digital Bank”. He has 25 years of experience in the financial service industry and spent over 20 years in Asia. Prior to joining DBS in 2008, he worked at JP Morgan, holding senior regional positions in Technology & Operations.

At DBS, David manages about 10,000 professionals across the region and is focused on strengthening the bank’s technology and infrastructure platform to drive greater resilience, organizational flexibility and innovation. Executing against DBS’ strategy to be at the forefront of digital transformation, David plays a lead role in driving the bank’s innovation agenda.

David’s portfolio includes the group’s operations, which is focused on re-imagining customer journeys and the way business is supported, so as to make banking simpler and more effortless for customers.

David is a Director of Singapore Clearing House, a member of IBM Advisory Board and National Super Computing Centre Steering Committee. He is Board Advisor to Singapore Management University School of Information Systems.

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