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CIO / CSO Awards

26 September 2014 - (08:00 - )

Hochiminh City

CIO / CSO Awards
CIO / CSO Awards


The 10th ASEAN CIO|CSO Awards 2014 (Chief Information Officer and Chief Security Officer) – the first event of its kind in ASEAN – organized by International Data Group (IDG),collaborated and endorsed by Vietnam Government Information Security Committee, Ministry of National Defense, Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC), Ministry of Public Sercurity, Ministry of Science and Technology, People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City; supported by Vietnam Computer Emergency Response Team (VNCERT), NiDA (National ICT Development Authority) – Cambodia, (ISC)2 (International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium), ISPA.my (Information Security Professional Association of Malaysia) – Malaysia, Hack in the Box (HITB) – Malaysia.

The ASEAN CIO|CSO Awards looks for and honors outstanding individuals who are responsible for information management and security in order to ensure business continuity, minimize business risks and maximize business opportunities in the enterprises, governmental and civic organizations.

Members of Board of Judges (BoJ) who are representatives of government and leading IT/Security corporations support to look for and nominate potential CIOs and CSOs. Qualified individuals from enterprises, government and civic organizations may also apply by themselves with the confirmation of their direct supervisor or chief in the organization.

To participate in CIO|CSO Awards, nominees/applicants are required to submit information related to a particular information security initiative (as described in Nomination Form). This includes general description, benefits for the organization and the community, role of the CIO|CSO and innovative contributions on implementing such information management and security. Nominees/Applicants could also provide more information related to their projects as illustrative pictures or videos…. The Board of Judges will consider that information to decide the inclusion in the CIO|CSO Index for 2014.

Member(s) of the Board of Judges will directly interview nominees/applicants and verify the nominee information at their work place in order to select and honor outstanding CIOs and CSOs for 2014. The ceremony is held on September 26th, 2014 in Ho Chi Minh City with the presence of government officials, IT/Security community and mass media.

The representatives of CIO|CSO 2014 winners are also invited to speak and share their experience at ASEAN CIO|CSO Summit 2014 on September 26th, 2014 in Ho Chi Minh City.


The selection procedure of CIOs & CSOs is based on the nomination and face-to-face interview.

  1. Board of Judges will receive the Nomination/Application Letter from nominators and applicants to consider and look out for prospective nominees/applicants for ASEAN CIO|CSO Awards 2014. Members of Board of Judges will also nominate potential nominees/applicants. The deadline for submitting the Nomination/Application Letter is July 25, 2014. All of overdue nomination will be only accepted when agreed by Chairman of Board of Judges or Board of Organization.
  2. Board of Judges will evaluate nominees/applicants through information provided in the Nomination/Application Letter ensuring that the nominee/applicant achieved distinguishing performance in information security, therefore, contributing to the enterprise/organization and the community in an effective manner.
  3. For those with Nomination/Application Letters, Board of Judges will require detailed information as guided in Nomination/Application Form. The Nomination Form is the document by which Board of Judges will evaluate to consider for outstanding ASEAN CIO|CSO Awards 2014. The Nomination/Application Form can be filled by the nominator or applicant or directly interviewed by the assistance team. The deadline for submitting the Application Form is August 11th,2014.
  4. Nomination/Application Form will be verified (before the Awards) to ensure the accuracy and appropriateness against provided requirements. Accepted Forms will indicate that the nominee/applicant is eligible for the ASEAN CIO|CSO Awards 2014.
  5. Face-to-face interview or Video Conference to prospective nominees/applicants in the CIO|CSO shortlist for 2014 will be held from August 12th, 2014.

The ASEAN CIO|CSO Awards 2014 will be given at The 10th ASEAN CIO|CSO Summit on September 26, 2014 in Ho Chi Minh City in a Gala Dinner.



Full name

Position and Office


Le Manh Ha

Vice Chairman of People’s Committee of HCMC


Tran Minh Tien

Former Deputy Head, IT Steering Committee, The Communist Party of Vietnam


Le Thanh Tam

CEO, International Data Group VN and ASEAN Chairman of CEO & CIO Club


Nguyen Huu Chinh

Director General, IT Department, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment


Le Quoc Cuong

Deputy Director, HCMC Department of Information and Communications


Nguyen Dang Dao

Vice President, Vietnam Government Information Security Committee, Ministry ofDefense


Chu Tien Dung

CIO 2011


Dang Kim Giao

Director, Information Centre, Ministry of Construction


Tran Van Hoa

Deputy Director General, Department of High-tech Crime Defense, Ministry of Public Security


Vu Quoc Khanh

Director of Vietnam Computer Emergency Response Team (VNCERT)


Le Xuan Lan

Director, National Institute of Information and Communications Strategy


Dang Duc Mai

Director, DFIS, Ministry of Finance


Bui Hai Quan

IT Director, Saigon NewPort Corporation


Dao Kien Quoc

Deputy Director, IT Application Centre; Former Director of Software Research and Development Center - Vietnam National University, Hanoi


Ngo Thanh Son

Director, IT Department, Petrovietnam Exploration Production Corporation


Nguyen Viet The

General Director, Vietnam Internet Association


Duong Dung Trieu

General Director, FPT IS


Vu Minh Tri

General Director, Microsoft Vietnam


Pham Anh Tuan

Deputy General Director, Vietnam Bank for Industry & Trade (VietinBank)


Ho Thanh Tung

General Director, Oracle Vietnam

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