Dr Hong CAO is the Chief Data Scientist and Head of Data Science for Ernst & Young Advisory Pte Ltd (EY). He is responsible to manage EY’s ASEAN data science competency, and lead the data science projects through the pipeline starting from presales, scoping to delivery. He is also a data science evangelist and advises the senior management on the current data science technologies and the undertaken strategy. He has a research background with prominent scientific publications in top-tier venues of machine learning, data mining and signal processing. His work in data-driven image forensics received the best paper award in IWDW 2010 and honorary mention in ISCAS 2010. He is also winner of multiple international data science competitions, such as GE Flight Quest in 2013 and OPPORTUNITY activity recognition challenge in 2011. He currently chairs the IEEE signal processing society, Singapore chapter.