Clarence Tan Talks About Singularity University

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

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Dr. Clarence Tan discusses at length his experience at Singularity University in a recently uploaded video.  Tan attended the program in 2011.

In the video above, Clarence Tan talks at length about his experience at Singularity University. Unlike Jonathan White, Tan is positive and enthusiastic about his experiences at SU.

Singularity University asks participants to develop accelerating technologies that can positively impact the lives of a billion people within 10 years. According to SU, their program creates an unparalleled opportunity for participants to work together in international and interdisciplinary teams to address large-scale humanitarian challenges. Participants in this unique educational environment learn from each other, and from renowned experts in multiple disparate fields, in order to understand and apply these transformative, exponential technologies.

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Tan is founder and Executive Chairman of Bond Wireless. He formerly was the Associate Dean (Community Relations) and currently an Adjunct Professor at Bond University. He was selected to be on the panel of International Judges representing Australia for the Asia Pacific IC & T Awards in 2002. Prior to that he was the Chair of the Australian Asia Pacific IT&T Award 2001 Judging Panel for the Smart Internet and Communication Technology Category and was the Chair for the Games, Media and Entertainment Category, as well as a judge in the Banking and Finance Category in 2000.

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He is the current Chair of the Gold Coast Chapter of the Australian Computer Society and had been a committee member of the Gold Coast Regional IT Forum for a number of years. Dr. Tan is a Fellow of the Australian Computer Society (FACS), an Associate of the Securities Institute of Australia (SIA), a Senior Associate of the Australian Institute of Banking and Finance (AIBF), a member of a number of other professional bodies, including the Australian Technical Analysts Association (ATAA), Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Eta Kappa Nu, Omega Rho and Alpha Pi Mu. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Business Administration (UK).

Prior to his academic career, he had worked for a number of multi-national corporations, including as a Manager of Citibank’s Foreign Exchange Strategic Positioning and Technical Trading Unit, a Management Consultant for Xerox Electronic Publishing Center, an Associate at Citibank Asia Pacific Technology Group in Hong Kong, and an Associate at Citibank North American Investment Banking in Wall Street.

Dr. Tan obtained his Ph.D. from Bond University’s Centre for Banking and Finance. Prior to that, he obtained his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (Computers) from the University of Southern California in 1986, where he went on to simultaneously complete a Master of Business Administration (Finance), and a Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering in 1989.

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