Geok Leng Tan
An industry veteran with over 30 years of experience, he held a wide variety of roles including product development, research, techno-business consulting, start-up and general management.
Prior to him starting up AIDA Technologies, Dr. Tan was the Executive Director of the Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), the largest Research Institute with over 600 researchers in A*STAR. I2R’s industry partners include some of the largest companies in Singapore including Singtel, DBS Bank and SP Power. Before I2R, he was the CTO at the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore, the regulator and industry developer for the infocomm sector in Singapore.
In late 2016, Dr. Tan and a team of award-winning Data Scientists and Engineers formed AIDA Technologies, a company specialising in providing AI/Machine Learning solutions. AIDA is a two-time winner at Singapore Fintech Festival, in 2016, it was a winner in the Fintech Hackcelerator against competition from over 650 international teams. In 2017, AIDA was named a winner for the Singapore founders section of the Fintech Awards 2017. Today, AIDA has customers from Tier-1 banks and insurance companies based in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and India.
Dr Tan obtained his PhD from Cambridge University in 1990. He attended the Advanced Management Programme at Wharton in 2007 and the Executive Programme at the Singularity University in 2011.