Chia Tan has over 27 years industry experience. He is currently the Chief Technologist and Director of Solutions Engineering for APAC at Accedian. Chia consults with Service Providers, Enterprise and Industry Verticals on 5G Transformation and IT Digitization. In particular how it relates to service experience, security and efficiency in operation and cost. Chia participates and presents in Industry forums in the APAC region
Prior to Accedian, Chia spent 20 years at Cisco Systems where he was the CTO for the APJ Service Provider Segment. He worked with major operators in the region helping them through adoption of Cloud and 5G transformation.
Chia graduated from Sydney University with a double degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He also attained Masters of Business Technology from University of NSW. Chia is married and has 2 daughters. He keeps himself fit through long distance running and recreational cycling.