David Gee

Senior Vice President, CIO, Metlife Japan

He is increasingly embedded with startups as Mentor at Tyro Fintech Hub EIR Advisor for Sapien Ventures and Venturetec Accelerator. David is also an Advisor to a number of Fintech and Enterprise Tech startups.

David has a Strategic consulting background as Director at KPMG and Director Strategy & Innovation at Ernst & Young. He is a respected CIO and writes for CIO, Computerworld, ITNews and CSO (Cyber Security) magazines.

He won CIO of the Year 2014, in Financial Services in his past role as CIO for CUA (Credit Union of Australia) where successfully completed a large Transformation with new Core Banking, Internet and Mobile Banking systems all being delivered along with a total Infrastructure revamp.

David also served as CIO at Eli Lilly USA in Pharma \ Biotech where he led IT and Digital for this $12B Fortune 500 company. He also served as Eli Lilly CIO Japan, Asia Pacific and Australia. While at Lilly, David was on the Global Advisory for HP, Siebel and Nokia.

He has also served in management roles at Pioneer International, John Fairfax and IAG Insurance.