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Paul Mah

Paul Mah

Information Technology Writer

Editor for DataCenterDynamics, CIO and Computerworld.

Paul Mah is a versatile content creator with a deep interest in technology and enterprise deployments. He is IT-trained with a decade of experience working with publications and brands around the globe on editorial features, corporate blogs, white papers, and content for webinars and presentations. Paul is also known to moderate round table discussions and panels.

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Paul Mah

Paul Mah

Editor for DataCenterDynamics, CIO and Computerworld.

Information Technology Writer

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Employment Highlights

Tech Blogger

TechBlogger.io

January 2010 - Present (11 years 11 months)

South East Asia Correspondent

DataCenterDynamics

May 2014 - Present (7 years 7 months)

Editor

Questex

May 2014 - Present (7 years 7 months)

Contributing Writer

South China Morning Post

November 2016 - Present (4 years 1 month)

13 More Entries

Education Highlights

Bachelor of Information Technology

University of Wollongong

January 2002 - December 2003 (2 years 11 months)

Diploma in Information Technology

Temasek Polytechnic

January 1996 - December 1999 (4 years 11 months)

Secondary Education

Temasek Secondary School

January 1992 - December 1995 (4 years 11 months)

Resume

Tech Blogger

TechBlogger.io

January 2010 - Present (11 years 11 months)

Tech Blogger is a platform on current tech topics, gadget reviews and a wide range of topic that concerns technology.

  • Blogged on gadgets, business IT and tech sightings in Singapore and the region. 
  • Generated and researched ideas for posts and published and promoted content.
  • Promoted new posts using advertisements, emails, social media and other methods to alert and attract new readers.
  • Maximized site traffic by utilizing Search Engine Optimization (SEO) keywords.

South East Asia Correspondent

DataCenterDynamics

May 2014 - Present (7 years 7 months)

The DCD Group is an international B2B media and publishing company which develops products to help senior professionals in the world’s most ICT dependent organisations make risk-based infrastructure and capacity decisions.

  • Conceptualized and pitched story ideas relevant to the South East Asia to Chief Editor.
  • Conducted interviews with a variety of sources such as startups, investors and ecosystem stakeholders.
  • Wrote timely news pieces, crafted feature articles and curated stories from around the web.
  • Collaborated with Managing Editor and editorial team to ensure smooth site operations.

Editor

Questex

May 2014 - Present (7 years 7 months)

Questex is a media hub that brings investors, buyers, sellers and professionals together through a wide range of business events.

  • Read content and screened for errors in spelling, punctuation and grammar.
  • Rewritten copy to make it easier for readers to understand and verified facts using standard reference sources.
  • Reviewed submissions from writers to decide what to publish and collaborated with writers to help their ideas and stories succeed.
  • Planned the content of digital media and publications according to the publication’s style and editorial guide.

Contributing Writer

South China Morning Post

November 2016 - Present (4 years 1 month)

  • Developed, wrote and delivered persuasive copy for the website, email marketing campaigns, videos and blogs.
  • Built and managed an editorial calendar and collaborated with other content writers to ensure standards and goals.
  • Measured impact and perform analysis to improve KPIs.
  • Included and optimized all content for SEO.

Contributing Writer

CIO Magazine

December 2011 - May 2017 (5 years 5 months)

CIO.com is an online publication which delivers tech news, analysis, how-to, blogs, and video for IT professionals.

  • Wrote feature articles and reviews on topics related to networking, security, storage and virtualization.
  • Worked actively with executive editor and senior editor to identify compelling topics based on editorial requirements and tech trends.
  • Solicited feedback and quotes from executives, vendors and subject experts as necessary. 

Associate Lecturer

Republic Polytechnic

May 2008 - April 2017 (9 years 11 months)

Republic Polytechnic is a higher educational institution in Singapore to leverage the Problem-based Learning approach for all its diploma programmes.

  • Conducted classes for modules such as operating system, data communications and networking two or three times a week in a PBL (Problem Based Learning) setting. 
  • Designed, conducted and moderated assessment and implemented improvements through peer review, course evaluation and/or student feedback. 
  • Undertook administration and provided reports and statistics regarding student and teaching matters. 

Contributing Writer

Computerworld

March 2016 - May 2016 (2 months)

Computerworld in an enterprise technology publication focused on enterprise users and their managers. 

  • Performed research on different topics and analyzed findings by breaking down data.
  • Interview key people including witnesses and sources.
  • Ensure every content are accurate, factual and objective.

Editor, FierceCIO

FierceMarkets

May 2008 - February 2016 (8 years 9 months)

FierceMarkets is a B2B e-media platform for business marketers specializing advertising, e-newsletters, webinars, eBooks, B2B marketing, content marketing and industry news.

  • Identified and highlighted recent IT developments and news that is of interest to the enterprise.
  • Was in-charge of putting together occasional special features.
  • Interviewed senior executives on phone or via email for the question and answer portion.

Contributing Writer

PC World

June 2013 - December 2013 (1 year 6 months)

PCWorld is an online-only publication which offers advice on various aspects of PCs and related items, the Internet and other personal technology products and services. 

  • Contributed IT-centric "how-to" articles for small businesses.
  • Gathered information on project specific areas and stayed updated on grammar and project related aspects.
  • Wrote, edited and proofread the drafts and checked for conceptual or grammatical errors in drafts.
  • Worked on articles prepared by other freelance writers adhering to deadlines.

SMB Blogger

IT Business Edge

October 2008 - July 2013 (5 years 9 months)

IT Business Edge delivers the information, analysis and context that business technology decision makers need to devise strategies, optimize resources and capitalize on IT investments.

  • Offered tech insight and advice with a practical slant to small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs).
  • Written regular reviews on hardware and software suited for SMBs. 

Practically Tech Blogger

CBS Interactive

June 2012 - May 2013 (1 year 11 months)

CBS Interactive Inc. is an American media company and is a division of the CBS Corporation. It is an online content network for information and entertainment covering news, sports, entertainment, technology and business.

  • Blogged on how new technologies and gadgets to benefit productivity and help meet business objectives. 
  • Researched and wrote articles in a conversational style which engages readers.
  • Assessed new standards, technologies and trends and formulated plans for future enhancement to blogging strategies.

Asian Tech Blogger

CBS Interactive

March 2012 - January 2013 (1 year 10 months)

  • Discover newsworthy stories from Asia's arts and technology.
  • Established contacts and sources to use in future research.
  • Contributed to content idea generation for publication.

Gadget Blogger

CIO Magazine

February 2012 - January 2013 (1 year 11 months)

CIO magazine is an online publication which caters to CIOs, other technology-related executives and IT decision makers.

  • Worked independently to identify, source for and review new or pre-release tech gadgets and accessories.
  • Was in charge of anything from inserting basic keywords to deploying advanced, scalable SEO strategies.
  • Promoted the blog contents through the use of social media platforms and connections.

Network Administrator Blogger

CBS Interactive

May 2007 - January 2011 (4 years 8 months)

  • Wrote about configuration, maintenance and upgrade corporate customer’s networks and in house servers.
  • Research on installation and integration of new server hardware and applications.
  • Kept an eye out for latest updates and newly released third-party applications.

Head of IT

Overseas Courier Service Pte Ltd

March 2006 - April 2008 (2 years 1 month)

Overseas Courier Service Pte Ltd provides a one-stop, hassle-free door to door courier services for any document and parcel shipments of any size domestically & internationally.

  • In-charge of the IT department and its operations in Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei.
  • Managed and executed multiple concurrent IT projects in the region. 
  • Oversaw all technology operations and evaluated them according to established goals.
  • Crafted and established IT policies and systems to support the implementation of strategies set by upper management.
  • Analyzed the business requirements of all departments to determine their technology needs.

Product Manager

Razer

April 2004 - February 2005 (1 year 10 months)

Razer is a California-based consumer electronics company offering gaming peripherals, audio products, home entertainment and virtual reality to name a few.

  • Managed the Razer-branded computer peripheral.
  • Worked with worldwide distributors and ensured that logistical and time requirements are met.
  • Prepared forecast for each of assigned brand based on anticipated and product activities.

System Analyst

PBI Interstate Pte Ltd

March 2002 - March 2004 (2 years)

PBI Interstate Pte Ltd specializes in the area of manufacture of containers & boxes of paper & paperboard & manufacture of corrugated paper & paperboard.

  • Administered a heterogeneous LAN.
  • Designed and implemented of various information systems utilizing languages.
  • Analyzed how well software, hardware and the wider IT system fit the business needs for the company.
  • Examined current systems and produced specifications for new or modified systems.

Education

Bachelor of Information Technology, Information Technology

University of Wollongong

January 2002 - December 2003 (2 years 11 months)

Diploma in Information Technology, Information Technology

Temasek Polytechnic

January 1996 - December 1999 (4 years 11 months)

Secondary Education, -

Temasek Secondary School

January 1992 - December 1995 (4 years 11 months)

GCE "O" Levels