Matthias Yeo, Chief Technology Officer - APAC at Symantec Corporation

Matthias Yeo

Chief Technology Officer – APAC at Symantec Corporation


Matthias is Symantec Chief Technology Officer (APAC) responsible for driving organisation’s solution strategy and technology vision throughout Asia Pacific. He serves as a trusted advisor to senior executives (such as CIOs and CISOs) and in strategizing and improving the overall security postures for their organization. 

He is a highly sought after and leading expert in Technology with over 16 years of experience in Cyber Security and Technology Leadership. Presently, he holds the position of Vice-President in the Singapore chapter of (ISC)2. He also serves as a board of advisor for technology advisory in several organization. 

Matthias has an impressive record of transforming IT business and produce quantum leap approach with the ability to align transformation to business agility, and brings a wealth of expertise in areas such as transformative changes, identifying Go-To-Market strategy and defining organization direction. 

He holds a Masters in Strategic Technology from NUS, Golden Key Award from Monash University and was featured in SG50 “A Nation of Skilled Talent” (2015). He is an active conference speaker in Asia Pacific on security issues at technical conferences and industry events, where he provides deep insights into trends, developments and strategies for digital security. He is often featured or quoted for his expert view of the security trends in APAC. 

Matthias also holds the following positions:

  • Vice President of (ISC)2 Singapore Chapter 
  • Board of Director - O School Ltd 
  • Board of Advisor (Technology) - BeaconRock Investments

Speaking Sessions

02:00 PM Session 3 | Implementing a Cybersecurity Governance Framework

Matthias will share how BPOs can put in place a cybersecurity governance framework to address current and future threats, especially against the backdrop of cybercriminals using third party data breaches as a means of compromising lucrative targets.