Sim Wong Hoo Organization leader

Sim Wong Hoo (born 1955; Chinese: 沈望傅) is the CEO and Chairman of Creative Technology, a designer and manufacturer of products for personal computers and personal digital entertainment devices. At age 47, Sim Wong Hoo is the founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Singapore-based Creative Technology Ltd, (Nasdaq: CREAF) an internationally known provider of digital entertainment products and peripherals for personal computers. Creative is best known for its pace-setting Sound Blaster audio card, the brainchild of Sim Wong Hoo. Sim Wong Hoo was born in Singapore and graduated from Bukit Panjang Government High School and then the Electrical & Electronic Engineering faculty of Ngee Ann Polytechnic in Singapore. Trained as an electronics engineer in Singapore’s Ngee Ann Technical College (now known as Ngee Ann Polytechnic), Sim began his career in the private engineering sector after graduating with a diploma in Electrical & Electronics Engineering in 1975.

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Date of birth


1. Ngee Ann Polytechnic Colleges/University

Ngee Ann Polytechnic (Abbreviation: NP; Chinese: 义安理工学院; Malay: Politeknik Ngee Ann), is the second polytechnic established in Clementi, Singapore, founded in 1963 as Ngee Ann College with 116 students. It was renamed Ngee Ann Technical Collage in 1968, before adopting its current name in 1982.

Type Public school
535, Clementi Road
Local tuition
2011. 2.2 K $
Official web page
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by gender

People attended Ngee Ann Polytechnic connected by profession and/or age

b. 1950., Singer
b. 1991., Soccer Defender
b. 1987., Musical Artist
b. 1977., TV Host
b. 1978.

Organizations founded

1. Creative Technology

Business Operation

Date funded

July 1st, 1981

Official web page

Lidership history

1981- Chief Executive Officer

Social media


31, International Business Park, Jurong East, 609921 - Singapore, Singapore

Wikiedia article

Creative Technology Ltd. is a Singapore-based global company headquartered in Jurong East, Singapore. The principal activities of the company and its subsidiaries consist of the design, manufacture and distribution of digitized sound and video boards, computers and related multimedia, and personal digital entertainment products.


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