Lye Kong Wei
Chief of Data Science
Drives data-driven digital transformation for AirAsia Group
Kong Wei joined AirAsia in 2019 as Group Head of Data Science, responsible in leading the data team to implement data-driven projects for both Airline and Digital businesses. Additionally,, he is also in charge of building AirAsia’s Data Centre of Excellence with next-generation Big Data, AI, OR, and Blockchain technology.
Previously, he was the Regional Head of Data Science in Grab where he successfully built and led 5 specialized teams in machine learning, markets, optimization, simulation and data architecture that helped to drive business metrics through intelligent optimized models and algorithms.
He holds a PhD in Machine Learning and Master of Science in Computer Engineering, both from Carnegie Mellon University.