About the ACCA
The Asia Cloud Computing Association (ACCA) is the apex industry association that represents stakeholders of the cloud computing ecosystem in Asia. Founded originally in 2010, our mission is to accelerate the adoption of cloud computing throughout Asia Pacific.
We are a not-for-profit organisation comprising members of the cloud computing and data ecosystem. This includes cloud service providers (CSPs), cloud users, system integrators, and all other companies and organisations who consider themselves part of the data economy.
Leadership – Exco 2021
Chair: Eric Hui, Equinix
Eric Hui is the Chair of the 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.
Vice-Chair: Quint Simon, AWS
Quint Simon serves as Head of Public Policy, APAC for Amazon Web Services (AWS). In this capacity, she leads AWS’ engagements with policy-makers and regulators across Asia on policy issues related to the adoption of cloud computing and emerging technologies. She has deep expertise in cybersecurity, privacy and data protection, digital trade, and related regulatory issues. Based in Singapore, Quint is Vice-Chair of the US-ASEAN Business Council’s ICT committee, and sits on the Executive Committee of SGTech. Quint holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Politics from Georgetown University and a Master’s In Business Administration (MBA) from INSEAD.
Treasurer: Barbara Navarro, Google
Barbara joined Google in 2008 and has been during this time Head for the South of Europe at the public policy and government relations team. She moved to HK in November 2014 as Head of Operations and Strategy for Public Policy at APAC and since April 2019, she is the Head of Google Cloud, Government Affairs and Public Policy for APAC. Before joining Google, she was at NBC Universal, as Director of Regulatory affairs for Spain and Portugal. Barbara has a law degree and an executive MBA at IESE business school.