Dr. Teik-Kheong Tan

Dr. Teik-Kheong Tan has > 30 years of international business development, technical marketing and consultative sales. He is also an author, technology evangelist and international speaker/trainer. His in-depth knowledge of product and service deployments in broadband wireless earned him several awards (International Who’s Who, Internet fellowship, Postdoc fellow) and patents. He is also an Adjunct Professor on research methods, machine learning, data analytics and IoT. He enjoys music and volunteering for the needy.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Technopreneurship – incubation, management and IP Sales
  • Software development methodologies
  • Standards and Regulatory Frameworks
  • Predictive, Prescriptive and Descriptive analytics – telco cybersecurity
  • Telecommunications and IP networking (performance optimization)
  • Quantitative finance and qualitative research
  • Leadership and Innovation
  • IT Training & Professional Development
  • IP licensing and patents

CAREER ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Improved sales performance by 15% (> US$250 Million) over 18 months by establishing strategic partnership and ecosystem development in tripartite relationship – telco/semiconductor/OEM
  • 25+ years – start-up formulation and acquisition – due diligence, sales and technical recommendation. Led sales of IP assets of broadband wireless start-up to Qualcomm
  • 25+ years – international consulting experience in functional areas related to competitive strategy, entrepreneurship, business and marketing
  • Established product development and product management function to support carrier/enterprise businesses
  • Author/Reviewer of several books on technology and business development processes.
  • Secured international awards for carrier and enterprise innovative partnership including best enterprise broadband cloud and service provider product excellence.
  • Technical leader/editor of IEEE 802.11 and other wireless family of standards
  • Patents related to coexistence of wireless LANs and Wireless PANs radio interference
  • Seasoned speaker at technology conferences and workshop
  • Product/project management of consumer, semiconductor and telco-related services including IoT, cybersecurity and cloud computing

EDUCATION AND CREDENTIALS

  • PhD (Finance-Analytics US S&P500), M.Sc. (Software Engineering, Summa Cum Laude), BSc (Electrical and computer Engineering, Kappa Eta Kappa)
  • Senior Member, IEEE COMSOC
  • International Who’s Who of Professionals – Wi-Fi offloading using 3G
  • Ex-Chair – IEEE Wireless LANs 802.11 Liaison- ETSI BRAN, ISOC