Dr Guan Hong Tan, Senior Director, Smart Nation Systems and Solutions, GovTech Singapore
Senior Director, Smart Nation Systems and Solutions
GovTech Singapore

Dr Tan joined GovTech as Senior Director (Smart Nation Systems & Solutions) in 2016. He has over 36 years’ cross-domain work experience – from an MNC (Philips Electronics) & tech start-up (SysEng) to a listed company (Tritech Group).  He was President of the Singapore Industrial Automation Association (2006 -2012) & Director for Technology at A*STAR I2R prior to Govtech

He founded SysEng as a test engineering start-up & developed real-time monitoring M2M/IoT systems for application in deep excavations, tunnels, bridges & high-rise buildings, & expanded into the real-time water quality & quantity M2M/IoT monitoring business. SysEng was later acquired by Tritech Group & expanded to China & India. He was Conference Chair of IoT Asia in 2016 & while at I2R, was responsible for Technology Development & Productivity Programmes to help SMEs improve productivity using. He was also Cluster Head of the Robotics & Autonomous Vehicle Programmes.