Distinguished Engineer

Chong Jia Yi

Distinguished Engineer, GovTech

Jia Yi returned to Singapore and joined GovTech as a Distinguished Engineer after spending 20 years in the Bay Area. Prior to GovTech, he was the Technical Director at Deep Motion Inc, where he led the team to create the next-generation of C++14 AI/Deep Learning-Driven Cloud-based Physics Simulation Toolkit.

During his days in San Francisco, Jiayi worked at Pixar for close to 10 years, where he developed the Physics Simulation and Animation Tools for the studio. These tools were used in multiple Academy Award-winning films such as WALL-E, Up, Toy Story 3 and Brave.