Yang Boon Quek
Quek Yang Boon is the Director of the Sensors and Internet of Things (SIOT) Capability Centre in GovTech. The Capability Centre is responsible for building sensors and IoT engineering capabilities and exploring their applications in the public sector to enhance operational productivity and benefit citizens in realms such as safety, health and environment.
Inspired to share his engineering know-how and contribute to Singapore’s Smart Nation vision, Yang Boon joined GovTech in 2017 after 16 years in the United States. Yang Boon was previously with Apple (Cupertino, CA) where he was responsible for the design and development of the sensor module of the Digital Crown in the Apple Watch. Before Apple, Yang Boon worked in Texas Instruments (Dallas, Texas) Audio group and had an expatriate stint in Shanghai, China where he helped build and manage a R&D centre.