V-Key names Tony Chew chief security architect

Software-based digital security provider V-Key has appointed Tony Chew as its chief security architect. Mr. Chew is charged with engaging Asia’s banking regulators and financial institutions.

While heading the Technology Risk Supervision Division at the Monetary Authority of Singapore, Mr. Chew led initiatives in cybersecurity strategy, implementation, and regulation of Singapore’s financial industry. He also served in key information security and cybersecurity roles with Citibank’s Asia Pacific division.

“As governments, financial institutions and enterprises continue to face security challenges in a mobile-first digital economy, it’s imperative that businesses and regulators in each country collaborate to develop regulatory and operating frameworks that facilitate convenience, trust, business confidence, and top of the line security,” V-Key cofounder and CEO Benjamin Mah said. “We are confident that with Tony’s wealth of experience as a regulator and as a leading voice in digital security and biometric technology, V-Key can help build the necessary foundations to unlock the potential of the digital economy.”