Kelvin Tan

Kelvin Tan

Programme Director, NUS Enterprise

Kelvin leads the corporate partnerships role in NUS Enterprise and also heads up the Business Development in Smart Systems Institute (SSI). SSI has advanced data analytics and AI research partnerships with TsingHua University, ZheJiang University, Southampton University and Keio University.

He is identified with co-developing  corporate accelerator programs with Bayer Grants4Apps, Loreal Startup Runway, Mercedes Startup Autobahn, Huawei i5Lab and Symphony Creative Systems of NYK Japan as well as innovation challenges with Singapore Airlines, Shell IdeaRefinery, P&G, Microsoft, SMRT, Ikea and THero of Guangzhou, China.

Currently, he is the NUS Enterprise lead for a 3-year old Modern Aging Spore program which was funded by Ministry of Health and has inspired startups in developing innovative services and products for the seniors. In research, he is involved with assistive technologies like telehealth and robots which could be applicable in the community and home settings.

Prior to joining NUS, he founded an interactive multimedia startup and held management positions in HP, AT&T, M1, ServTouch-WyWy and Telecoms Authority of Spore.

He holds a Master in Gerontology (SUSS, Spore), MBA (Oklahoma City University) and BEng in Electronic and Communications (University of Manchester, UK).



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