Billy Lee Kok Chi

Chairman, Malaysian Data Centre Alliance
CEO, Hitachi Sunway Data Center Services

Billy Lee is CEO and Director for Hitachi Sunway Data Centre Services Sdn Bhd (formerly known as Free Net Business Solutions Sdn Bhd), a subsidiary of Hitachi Sunway Information Systems Sdn Bhd - a leading one-stop ICT solutions and services provider in Malaysia and Southeast Asia.

In this role, Billy is responsible for driving the overall business performance and growth of the Hitachi Sunway Data Centre Services in Southeast Asia. Over the years, the company has won numerous awards, namely the "Best Data Center Project of the Year” from Outsourcing Malaysia (OM) for the 3rd year in a row (2012-2014).

Hitachi Sunway Data Centre Services provides Data Centre Services, Managed Services, Network Services, Service Desk, Business Continuity Services, and IT Solutions & Consulting Services. The company is a Network Service Provider (NSP), and has three network neutral telco, Internet data centres in Malaysia and co-location facilities in Southeast Asia.

Billy has over 20 years of experience in growing and managing IT businesses and 18 years in entrepreneurship, with in-depth knowledge on the Internet, Telecommunication, Data Centre and IT Outsourcing industry in the Asia Pacific region. Billy is also the Chairman of the Malaysian Data Centre Alliance (MDCA) in Malaysia; treasurer of the Internet Alliance Association (IA) in Malaysia, committee member of Outsourcing Malaysia (OM) and he also serves as panellist for Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA).

Billy holds a BA in Management Information System from the Washington State University.