Chia Tan

Chia Tan
Director of Engineering, Service Provider, Asia Pacific Japan Region, Cisco
Session II : Living on the Edge in the 5G era

Chia has more than 23 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. He is currently the leader for Cisco’s Asia Pacific Japan, Service Provider, Sales Engineering Organization

Chia and his team work with major Telcos, OTT, Media, Cloud providers in the region. Examples of his focus includes:
• Network Transformation and Automation Strategy and Solutions
• Technical consulting, design and delivery of Network, systems and Solutions
• Operator Transformation adopting agile service delivery, innovation, realizing business benefits

Chia and his team are currently working across Architecture Transitions in the area of SDN-NFV, Cloud for both Fixed and Mobile (with 5G). He and his team represent Cisco in the Industry Forum and Standards Body such as ETSI, IETF, TMForum. He has also presented in Industry Events including Carrier Ethernet APAC, NFV-SDN Asia, CommsDay Summit and SDN Forum
Prior to his current role, he was a Senior Solutions Architect for in ANZ then to APAC. His experience have seen him work across the various Architecture and Market transitions such as Deregulation of Access, Competition for the last mile, introduction of Broadband initiatives and transformation towards 5G
Chia graduated with Degrees in Electrical Engineering, Mathematics & Computing Science and has a Master in Business Technology