CEO, Co-Founder & Creative Director, Razer
Min-Liang Tan is the co-founder, CEO and creative director of Razer. He directs and oversees the design and development of all Razer products. Tan was born in Singapore and resides in San Francisco. He graduated from the National University of Singapore Law School and was a lawyer before he created Razer with Robert Krakoff.
Since founding Razer in 2005, Tan has been hyper-focused on developing some of the best and most innovative tech which has resulted in the company’s growth from a small startup company to one that, in 2015, was included in Fortune Magazine’s Unicorn List (private companies valued at US$1 billion or more). In 2011, Razer won its first official “Best of CES” award at the prestigious Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and has walked away with the award every year since, making it the only company in the world to win the award six times consecutively.
Tan has been named one of “The 25 Most Creative People in Tech” by the Business Insider together with Jonathan Ive and Gabe Newell. He has also been ranked one of the “Top 10 most Influential Leaders in Tech” in 2015 by Juniper research and ranked No 1 of the 30 top South East Asia Tech Founders by TechinAsia. In 2011, Tan was awarded the Outstanding NUS Innovator Award by his alma mater, National University of Singapore and was recognized as one of their Outstanding Young Alumni in 2015. Tan was also named as one of the 40 most powerful people in gaming by Kotaku in their “The Kotaku Power 40” list.