Alex Tan | Chief Information Officer, Asia Pacific
DB Schenker | Singapore

Alex Tan, Chief Information Officer, Asia Pacific, DB Schenker

Mr. Alex Tan began his career as Regional CIO (Asia Pacific) in September 2011. In this role, he is responsible for a team across all technology infrastructure, freight, logistics and customer IT functions,  IT Strategy & Management functions across the Region. Mr. Tan also functions as a Director of the Global IT Shared Services Organization for DB Schenker and co-steers the Digitalization Strategy for the Region. 

Before his career in the company, Mr. Tan was the Regional CIO for  PacNet and an energy company. He held senior management positions for both payments products and technology for leading financial institutions. 

Mr. Tan graduated with MBA and BBA (distinction) from RMIT University, Australia. Currently, he is a member of the Business Angel Network, South East Asia (BANSEA). 

Alex also serve on the Advisory Board for School of Computing, National University of Singapore (NUS) . He was previously an adjunct associate professor with the National University of Singapore (School of Computing).


TECHX Day 2 @ 15:10

Panel: IoT and big data in logistics: Digitising logistics operations in supply chain

  • Applications for analysis of unstructured data in inventory management, forecasting and transportation logistics 
  • Deriving actionable insights through predictive and prescriptive analysis: How can we fully tap into the value that big data can provide?  
  • How quickly can IoT demonstrate ROI?
  • If you could make one radical change in the industry mindset to fully embrace the potential of IoT and big data, what would it be?

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