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Exco & Secretariat

Executive Committee 2019




Eric Hui is an Exco Member and the Chair of the Asia Cloud Computing Association (ACCA) and also a committee member of the Hong Kong Information Technology Industry Council.


As the Director of Business Development at Equinix Asia Pacific, Eric is responsible for developing the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem which encompasses device connectivity, data aggregation, insight analytics and artificial intelligence. Eric has more than 20 years of management experience in the IT sector including backgrounds in networking, managed services and cloud services. Prior to Equinix, Eric held Asia Pacific marketing management roles with Cisco Systems in Hong Kong focused on cloud computing services and business models. Prior to Cisco, Eric had roles in technical component design, systems engineering and business line marketing with Intel Corporation in California, USA.


Eric has an MBA from Duke University Fuqua School of Business and a Bachelor Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of Wisconsin-Madison USA.



Roger Vice-Chair 2019 

Roger Somerville – Vice-Chair

Roger Somerville is the Head of APAC Public Policy for Amazon Web Services (AWS). He leads AWS’ public policy and government outreach agenda in the Asia-Pacific region, covering India, Japan, Korea, ASEAN and ANZ. He focuses on cloud computing policy, including data sovereignty, cyber security, data privacy, trade policy, and related regulatory issues. Before joining AWS in 2015, Somerville was Director of APAC Government Affairs in Autodesk. Before that he was a senior director based in Beijing working for BSA | The Software Alliance. He was previously a New Zealand diplomat, serving in posts in Beijing, Taipei, Canberra, and Melbourne.


He has a Master of Arts (Distinction) degree in international relations from the Australian National University, and joint Bachelor of Arts (Honours, first class) degrees in history and political studies from Otago University in New Zealand. Roger has also studied at the Taiwan National University, the London School of Economics and Moscow State University. He is fluent in Chinese.


 Shehara Treasurer 2019  

Shehara Viswanathan – Treasurer

Shehara Viswanathan is a Technology Evangelist and Leader with over 18 years of experience in Global Cloud, Telecommunications and Applications industries. She currently leads Cloud Advisory for Cisco APJC. In her previous role, as the Head of International Cloud Portfolio at Telstra (in Singapore), Shehara was instrumental in setting Telstra’s global strategy, helping the company create award winning differentiation in Asia Pacific’s highly competitive cloud market. Her efforts resulted in six industry awards in 2017. She also led Telstra’s Diversity Program in Singapore.


Her previous positions include General Manager of Telstra’s Cloud Application Solutions and Planning and Strategy Manager at SingTel. She has also worked in Data Centre, Storage, Security, Managed Hosting, and Application roles at Optus, Macquarie Telecom and PowerTel. Shehara served as the Treasurer and then the Vice Chair of the Asia Cloud Computing Association (ACCA), from 2015 to 2017. She is a frequent speaker and panel member at Technology and Digital Thought Leadership events and also enjoys teaching Cloud Computing and Artificial Intelligence at the Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations ITHub.








May-Ann is currently the research director at TRPC and the chair of ACCA's public policy regulatory working group. She has over a decade of experience in development, tech policy and communications across the Asia Pacific, working with organisations on thought leadership, government relations and stakeholder outreach efforts. Her career has spanned a number of regional and global institutions, including the World Bank, the Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA), and the Singapore Internet Project. She is an active member of a number of trade associations and civil society groups. Through TRPC, she has worked with the Asia Internet Coalition (AIC), an advocacy group comprising Internet companies lobbying for free and open Internet policies, and is active in the Internet Society (ISOC), recently having been appointed as ISOC Ambassador to the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Oct 2013. May-Ann lectures on Internet and ICT Policy at the National University of Singapore (NUS).


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About the ACCA

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WHO WE ARE The global market for cloud computing started growing in early 2010 - and hasn't looked back since. Spending on cloud services continues to grow at compounded...

Board Members

Board Members
2019 BOARD MEMBERS AND EXCO (TERM: JAN 2018 - DEC 2018) Chairperson: Eric Hui, Equinix
Vice-Chairperson: Roger Somerville, Amazon Web Services

Previous Board Members

Previous Board Members
2018 BOARD MEMBERS AND EXCO (TERM: JAN 2018 - DEC 2018) Chairperson: Bernie Trudel, Ericsson
Vice-Chairperson: Eric Hui, Equinix
Treasurer: Barbara...

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Public Policy and Regulation Working Group (Chair: Lim May-Ann, Executive Director ACCA) MANDATE To develop and execute public policy initiatives to ensure the...

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