Donald Austin is the Managing Director of Austin Pacific Ltd. which, along with affiliates, provides business consulting and cloud-based information technology solutions to multi-national and Asian corporations. In addition, he provides business mentoring services to start-up companies, business incubators, and university MBA entrepreneurship programs in Hong Kong.
Mr. Austin delivers a unique blend of international problem solving and managerial experience with a strong technical, operational, and financial background. Mr. Austin and his teams have partnered with clients globally to implement strategic technology-based business improvements across business areas including finance, distribution, and manufacturing in a variety of industries and locations such as China, Hong Kong, Philippines, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand. Vietnam, India, Dubai, Singapore, and the United States.
Mr. Austin and his family have resided in Asia for over 15 years. Prior to founding Austin Pacific, he worked in senior positions of both PricewaterhouseCoopers and IBM where he was responsible for delivering solutions for key clients across Asia. During this period, Mr. Austin and his teams also received several awards for Service Excellence and Delivery Excellence.
Prior to relocating to Asia, Mr. Austin was part of the US practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers where he participated in and led projects for clients in multiple industries including telecommunications, nongovernmental organizations, and media and entertainment.
Mr. Austin was educated in the United States and Asia and has a Bachelor of Arts from The University of Virgina, a Masters of Science in Information Technology from George Mason University, and an MBA from Kellogg Graduate School of Management and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He is a member of the Board of Governors of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and a past chair of their Entrepreneurs Committee and also serves on the board of a US-based charitable foundation.