Dr. Wong Kar King
Founder and CEO, Advanced Group, Singapore
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Singapore 2014
EOY Global Alumni Council 2018
Dr. Wong Kar King is the founder and CEO of Advanced Holdings Ltd. and the Advanced Group of Companies. He started Advanced in 1993 and took it public in 2004, building it into a global enterprise. Advanced has manufacturing facilities and offices in 11 countries and holds more than a dozen patents. He is the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014 Singapore Award winner and has served on the judging panel for both the Singapore program and EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year.
Active in philanthropy, Dr. Wong supports the Singapore Cancer Society and Breadline, sponsors church missions, and is currently Vice President of the National Arthritis Foundation. He shares his experience by mentoring young entrepreneurs. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science, first-class honours, followed by a PhD in Engineering from Queen’s University, United Kingdom.