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For the last 30 years, Mr Tan has led multinational teams responsible for the creation of innovative products that became global standards. He previously held executive positions in HP Laboratories in Palo Alto, reorganized Seagate Technology’s global IT and manufacturing strategy from its California headquarters, set up Hewlett Packard’s disk drive manufacturing operations in the UK and led the establishment of two industry standards: on storage technologies, and on disk security. He was co-founder of the InfraRed Data Association which resulted in over a billion devices implementing the standard. He has been engaged in advising corporations and start-ups at Board and C-level on developing new markets and business transformation in Silicon Valley, China, Malaysia and more recently in Singapore. He recently returned to Malaysia under the TalentCorp Returning Experts Programme and joined SilTerra in 2016. As VP of Strategic Management, Mr Tan provides strategic direction for SilTerra, a world class Malaysian semiconductor foundry to lead in the emerging markets driven by ‘More than Moore’ technologies. Graduated from Imperial College, London in Electrical Engineering (Hons) and an Executive MBA from Cranfield School of Management in the UK, he is also a certified Six Sigma Black Belt Champion.