Kelvin Tan, Senior Lecturer, Singapore University of Social Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Singapore University of Social Sciences

Kelvin Tan

Dr Kelvin Tan is a Senior Lecturer and Mentor/Domain Expert in Singapore University of Social Sciences. He holds various advisory roles in One&Co (Japan East Rail), Social Gifting, People’s Association and Yincubator. 

His key areas of interest are in Social Community, Healthcare, Smart Cities innovations and Sustainability.   Prior to the current role, he was the Director for Corporate Partnerships, Innovation and Entrepreneur Division, in the National University of Singapore (NUS). His team spearheaded open innovation initiatives with top-tier institutions, accelerators and co-creation partners. Concurrently,  he was the Business Development Director in NUS Smart Systems Institute which translates research in AI, Cognitive technology, IoT, Natural Language translation and Data Analytics for commercialisation.   He has co-founded a startup in multimedia technologies for smart devices. 

His experience spanned across diverse roles in policy making, R&D, strategic alliances, business and product development in HP, AT&T, KDDI and Telecom Authority of Singapore.