Bin Ru Tan (2020 Tech and Ops)

OneConnect Financial Technology

Tan Bin Ru is the CEO (APAC & UAE) of OneConnect Financial Technology Co. Ltd. (NYSE: OCFT), a leading technology-as-a-service platform for financial institutions. OneConnect is an associate company of Ping An Group which ranks 29th on 2019 Fortune 500 and 7th on Forbes 2019 Global 2000. In her role, Bin Ru is responsible for expanding OneConnect’s fintech solutions internationally outside of China. OneConnect Financial Technology is named as one of the “FinTech Employers of the Year” by Singapore FinTech Association at the Singapore FinTech Awards 2019.

Bin Ru has over 20 years of experience in Sales and Operations, and has driven successful sales strategies and operational improvements at MNCs and startups. At Microsoft, she was the Regional Sales Director for One Commercial Partner and Small, Mid-market Corporate Customers for Southeast Asia.

She had also worked at Hewlett Packard for 10 years where she served a variety of roles in Singapore and Houston in the area of Sales Strategy, Alliance Management, Business Planning, Worldwide Operations, and Strategic Management.

At the Singapore FinTech Awards 2019, Bin Ru has been recognized as one of the “Top 5 Women in FinTech” for her exceptional contribution to the Singapore fintech industry, and “Asia FinTech Leaders” for her leadership in building a sustainable international company amidst its rapid expansion in the region.

Bin Ru graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Science (Statistics and Operations Research). She also holds a post-graduate diploma in Supply Chain Management and is a certified Master Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma.