Assoc Prof Tan Tin Wee
Chief Executive, National Supercomputing Centre (NSCC) Singapore
Prof Tan Tin Wee is currently CEO of the Singapore National Supercomputing Centre (NSCC), which designs and builds petascale supercomputing data centres and operates supercomputer facilities, including AI systems and quantum computing. Prof Tan founded and led many international and national organisations driving the Internet and bioinformatics, including APAN, APBioNet, APNG, ISCB, INFITT, AMBIS, SingCERT, SingAREN, etc. He was an early inventor of the multilingual internet domain name system, which is now a global Internet standard. He has also started a number of companies, including Bioinformatrix Pte Ltd, iDNS.net International, and sits on the board of Knorex Pte Ltd, an Adtech company founded by his ex-PhD student, as well as a few listed corporate entities. In his spare time, he volunteers with the Caregivers Alliance Ltd (CAL) to train and support caregivers of persons with dementia, plays the classical guitar, does speed Rubiks cubing, and he clears rubbish from our canals with Waterways Watch Society (WWS). He is also a founding committee member of the SG75 Competition https://sg75.sg, which fosters the hopes and aspirations of Singaporeans seeking to build a lasting legacy for future generations.