Dr Jiow has lectured and trained over 40,000 students, parents, government officials and leaders on new media topics, both locally and internationally. His research looks into the impact of media on the family, cyber wellness and cybercrime, and he has presented academic papers on cybercrime, parental mediation and video gaming. Prior to obtaining his PhD, Dr Jiow helped set up Singapore’s first Cyber Wellness Centre in 2006 and was also involved in developing a body of cyber wellness values, ethics and best practices, to promote cyber wellness in schools, and was known as a pioneer of the cyber wellness movement in Singapore. Dr Jiow currently serves as a member of the Media Literacy Council (IMDA) and Films Consultative Panel (IMDA). He is married to Gladys, a teacher, and they have four children.