Lesly Goh

Chief Technology Officer and Director of Enterprise Architecture and Technology, World Bank Group

Lesly Goh (LinkedIn Profile) is the World Bank Group Chief Technology Officer and Director of Enterprise Architecture and Technology.  Her expertise is in leveraging Cloud technology to deliver business outcomes such as client responsiveness, organizational effectiveness and manage risks.  She also provides technology advisory on Disruptive Technology to address the Development challenges. 

Lesly’s past experience in the private sector covers a broad spectrum ranging from Capital Markets, Retail Banking, Commercial Banking, Asset Management, Development Banks and Financial Data Providers.  She is recognized as a thought leader in the industry, especially in FinTech and the use of Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain technologies as a new frontier for disrupting the traditional business model in Financial Services.

Lesly is a mentor/advisor for several FinTech startups in Asia and a Fellow at Singapore University of Social Sciences. Lesly has been an advocate for Women in Technologies and academia for students in STEM such as DigiGirlz from her background in Computer Engineering and Mathematics.  She is also a key contributor for Cloud Platform in the working group with IFC and MAS for the ASEAN Financial Innovation Network (AFIN initiative).

Lesly is a certified Data Architect and worked on many high-profile Data and AI initiatives in highly regulated industries such as Financial Services, Healthcare/Life Sciences and Smart Cities.  For over 20 years, she specialized in Advanced Analytics such as BI/Analytics, Data Mining, Data Visualization, Machine Learning, Pattern Matching, Forecasting model, and Semantic Analysis.  She brings a balance of technology specialty and business strategy from the Management Consulting background at Deloitte.