Dr John Kan is A*STAR’s Chief Information Officer, and is also concurrently the Chief Data Analytics Officer and Deputy Chairman of A*STAR’s Computational Resource Centre. He is also the President of Singapore’s SingAREN Network.
He has more than 20 years of experience in the InfoComms and Telecomms Industry in Singapore and the region, working with various “C” Level and equivalent level contacts in MNCs, Governments, Regulatory Agencies and Local Companies. Prior to joining A*STAR, he held Senior Management appointments in Teletech Asia, OpentextVignette, Siemens, Silicon Graphics, Datacraft Asia, Singapore Technologies, AT&T and MINDEF. He is also a Member of the ITMA, Singapore International Chamber of Commerce and the Singapore IT Federation, and serves in NGO and VWO organisations in Singapore.