Managing Director / CFSE | Excel Marco | Singapore
David Ong has over 20 years of professional experience and is widely recognized as an active professional in process automation safety industries. He is a CFSE (Certified Functional Safety Expert) and He has obtained his MBA from the University of Louisville in 2002. He is also a member of the advisory board of CFSE Governance Board and is the Founder of both companies – Excel Marco and Attila Cybertech. During the course of his career, he has executed many major projects in the Oil & Gas industry both onshore and offshore on Process Automation Safety & Control. Having involved with many major Oil companies such as Esso, Shell, Sinopec, PetroChina, Total, Mobil, Unocal and so on, he is well versed with the corporate standards and practices of these companies. He has also helped to develop key product marketing specifications for safety PLC and SIS (Safety Instrumented Systems) in general. Over the years, he has maintained focused on Safety PLC related application and was involved in conducting training on Functional Safety Standards and Practices. Earlier in his career, he was an instructor for several major brands of PLC and automation equipment including Allen-Bradley and Triconex. In the recent years, he has been actively promoting functional safety standards and best practices around the Asia Pacific region. David also developed a strong interest in Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) and he setup Attila Cybertech – an affiliated company of Excel Marco, focusing on Critical Information Infrastructure (CII) sectors. His principal work responsibilities include business development, marketing, major project management/advisor, training on safety and reliability standards and applications.