As Managing Director for Microsoft Singapore, Jessica Tan is responsible for developing and driving growth strategies for Microsoft's business in Singapore, as well as deepening relationships with partners, customers and employees.
also focuses on leading Microsoft's ongoing corporate citizenship efforts in the country.
Ms. Tan joined Microsoft in 2003 as General Manager for the Enterprise and Partner Group in Asia Pacific and Greater China Region.
In this role, she
nearly doubled the business in three years.
In 2006, she
took on the role as General Manager of Customer, Partner and Employee Experience, Asia Pacific, which included re-invigorating Microsoft's
customer and partner relationships and took on initiatives around employee readiness and diversity to develop and attract the best talent pool for Microsoft
She has nearly 20 years experience in the IT Industry, including 14 years with IBM, serving in various leadership positions in sales, services and strategic business development roles in Singapore and Asia Pacific.
She graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1989 with a Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours).
Partner, Head of Financial Services and Business Technology Practice in Southeast Asia, McKinsey & Company
Jessica Tan is a Partner with McKinsey & Company, based in Singapore.
nine years with the firm, she
has mainly worked with financial services companies in North America, Southeast Asia and Greater China, on key topics ranging from business strategy development, organization development, and operations / IT transformation.
She earned three degrees simultaneously within four years from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
She holds a Master of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, and another Bachelor of Economics.
has been an active public speaker at conferences in Asia on topics related to women in business, banking and technology.
Her most recent speaking engagement was to share McKinsey & Company's ground-breaking research report, Women Matter, with PrimeTime, a Singapore professional women's organization.