Andy Chen


Andy Chen

Computer Society Primary Rep, Distinguished Lecturer
Catronic Enterprise

Andy Chen is the President & CEO of a global consulting firm. The firm’s principle business is to provide consulting services for utility industry worldwide. Andy is a senior business advisor for several leading global consulting firms and enterprise software vendors. Andy has over 30 years of experience in utility sectors specializing in Nuclear Power Generation. For the past six years, Andy has been assisting leading global consulting firms in business development for the Nuclear Utilities in China and in North America. In recent years, Andy has provided advice on Enterprise Asset Management best practices for power generations to several government agencies and State Owned Enterprises (SOE) in China and Australia.

Andy is the Vice President, Professional Educational Activities Board, IEEE Computer Society (IEEE-CS). He is responsible for formulating policies and practices with respect to the society’s role in the development and support of professional disciplines such as computer engineering, computer science, information technology, information systems, and software engineering. The IEEE-CS is regarded as the computing professional's single, unmatched source for technology information, inspiration and collaboration. He also presides in the Board of Directors for the Federation of Enterprise Architecture Organization (FEAPO). FEAPO is a worldwide association of professional organizations which have come together to provide a forum to standardize, professionalize, and otherwise advance the discipline of Enterprise Architecture (EA). Andy is instrumental in organizing the member organizations of FEAPO, representing over one million technical professionals worldwide, in the development of a guide to career in Enterprise Architecture.

Andy held the position of the Chief Technology Officer and Vice President, Enterprise Strategy and Architecture of a Canadian-based electricity generator. This public utility company provides the generation and sale of electricity in Ontario and to interconnected markets. His primary responsibility was to align technology vision with business strategy by integrating company processes with the appropriate technologies. Andy also has extensive experience in a variety of engineering and systems roles within the company including managing a project to replace the obsolete direct control computers in a nuclear station which was the first successful implementation in the Nuclear Industry. He has received Professional Engineer and Project Management Professional accreditations. Andy was a keynote speaker for several international technology conferences.