Alvin Tan

Alvin is responsible for Tanium’s business operations in the ASEAN region. He defines and executes the Tanium go-to-market strategy in ASEAN. He is focused on helping customers transform the way they think about security by leveraging innovation and technology disruption.

Prior to Tanium, Alvin spent 5 years at Palo Alto Networks, where he established the Palo Alto Networks brand as the go-to brand for Next Generation Firewall. During this time, Alvin grew the core business by over 600% as well as incubated the new businesses that are now known as Prisma and Cortex.

Before joining Palo Alto Networks, Alvin took on many pivotal sales leadership positions at McAfee, IBM, NEC and Oracle for over two decades where he garnered extensive experience developing and implementing key IT and cyber security strategies for global organisations and local agencies in the region via consultation and close collaboration.

Alvin speaks frequently to professional and educational groups on topics including the impact of technology innovation on cybersecurity transformation and the characteristics of successful leadership.

Alvin holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the National University of Singapore and is currently pursuing the International Directors Program at Insead.