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Tan Yinglan


Yinglan Tan (陈映岚)

Tan Yinglan is Venture Partner at Sequoia Capital India, based in Singapore. Prior to joining Sequoia Capital India, Tan Yinglan was the Head (Projects), National Research Foundation, Prime Minister’s Office (Singapore). He oversaw the National Framework for Innovation and Enterprise and was responsible for the investments of high-tech growth ventures and venture capital funds and serves as board member / observer of selected high-tech ventures and early stage venture funds. He was responsible for launching the Technological Incubation Scheme (TIS) and the Global Entrepreneur Executives (GEE) Fund. Tan Yinglan had previously been the founding Director of 3i Venturelab China, a joint-venture between private equity firm 3i (LSE:III) and INSEAD. He had also been the Senior Assistant Director at the Ministry of Trade and Industry (Singapore), where he was the deskhead for Economic Development Board Investments portfolio. Yinglan had been at the Ministry of Defence (Singapore) where he was the recipient of the National Innovation and Quality Circle Award. Yinglan was also the Special Assistant to the Chief Economic Advisor of the World Bank, as a Milton and Cynthia Friedman Fellow. During graduate school at Stanford, he had co-founded, raised angel funding and sold an online dating startup (which is still featured as a case study in Stanford).

Yinglan is honored by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader 2012 and is a World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council member for Fostering Entrepreneurship. Yinglan has been named as one of 100 Leaders of Tomorrow by the St Gallen Symposium in 2010, 100 Global Thinkers 2011 by Lo Spazio della Politica, a Leader of the Next Generation at the Symposium for Leaders of the Next Generation (STARS) in 2011. In 2010, Yinglan was also named as a Kauffman Fellow, a fellowship which identifies, develops, and networks the next generation of global leaders in the venture capital industry.  Yinglan was also named Outstanding Youth of China Synergy Program (2007) and Dragon100 Young Chinese Leader (2006).

Yinglan is the author of The Way Of the VC: Having Top Venture Capitalists On Your Board.(Wiley, 2009) and Chinnovation – How Chinese Innovators are Changing the World (Wiley 2010) and New Venture Creation – Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century – An Asian Perspective (Mcgraw Hill 2011). His book, The Way Of The VC, is used as a teaching text at various business schools and selected by Forbes columnist Marc Kramer as amongst the World’s Best Business Books. Chinnovation has been ranked #1 bestseller on in the Business & Management (International) category.

Yinglan is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Nanyang Technological Universityand teaches the Masters program in Technopreneurship & Innovation (Chinese). He has also taught at the UC Berkeley-Nanyang Advanced Management Programme, NTU- Tsinghua Executive Programme and at the Advanced Management Programme at Singapore Management University and guest lectures at Fudan and Tsinghua University. He has conducted customized executive programs for executives in Apple, Cisco, Haier, Tencent, Nokia Siemens, 3i, UBS, Metersbonwe, the World Bank and for senior government officials in China, Switzerland, Denmark, Finland, Armenia, Brunei, Lebanon, Singapore, Laos, Philippines, Sri Lanka, South Africa and Nepal on topics on innovation and venture capital. He is an international advisor to President of the Innovation Ecosystem (Romania) of the National Council for Research and Innovation, serves on the international judging panel for Startup Chile and is a mentor at Startup Weekend.

He is a frequently invited speaker at innovation and enterprise conferences around the world, including the World Economic Forum Global Council Meetings, AVCJ International Venture Conference, Future China Global Forum, Dow Jones – Stanford – SHVCA Conference on Corporate Venturing, Stanford’s Triple Helix Conference, PanIIT Asia Pac Conference and Echelon. Yinglan has been featured on CNBC, CCTV, China Daily, Dragon TV, Nature, The Nation, The Deal, Business Lines (India). Korean Times, Business FM 89.9 (Malaysian), Business Times (Singapore), The Edge (Singapore), SINA, China Economic Review, Shanghai Media Group and Innovation Management.

At Carnegie Mellon University, Yinglan finished two Bachelor Degrees, a BS(ECE) and a BS(Econ), in 3 yrs and graduated top in his class, as the William L. Everitt scholar. He also received a Masters in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University. A Certified Risk Analyst, Yinglan also completed post-graduate work at Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School (under the WEF Young Global Leaders Executive Education program) and coursework for a Ph.D at Harvard University as a JFK Fellow. Yinglan has a wife and two kids, which his life revolves around. In his spare time, he is a Director at Rotary Club Pandan Valley (Singapore) and is a Paul Harris Fellow.

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陈映岚是红杉资本(印度)基金的投资合伙人,负责东南亚的投资项目。之前,他任职于新加坡总理公署, 担任国立研究基金会处长,负责监督创新和企业投资項目。旗下基金投资了 41 家高科技企业,包括 品智(被 MediaMonitor 并购), Curiox(被 Zicom 并购)。

陈映岚曾是中国首任 3i Venturelab 董事:联合私人股本公司 3i 企业(伦敦证券交易所:III)及欧洲工 商管理学院(為世界领先的商学院之一)的合资企业。他曾任职于新加坡贸易和工业部,负责经济发展 局投资的高级助理司长和经济司长。在留美期间,还曾在世界银行,作为米尔顿弗里德曼和辛西娅院 士。在斯坦福大学读研究生期间,他是一间互联网公司创办人(这仍是一个在斯坦福大学案例研究精 选)。

陈映岚曾就读于哈佛大学(作为肯尼迪院士和研究员),斯坦福大学(管理科学硕士学位。)和卡耐 基梅隆大学(电子电脑工程与经济双学位),他亦是认证合格的风险分析师。他也兼任新加坡南洋理 工大学兼职助理教授,新加坡管理大学高级总裁班, 加州大学(UC Ber kel ey)-南洋理工大学高级 总裁班, 清华大学-南洋理工大学高级培训课程的的兼职助理教授;上海复旦大学客座讲座。陈映 岚也为企业高阶主管 (例如:苹果,诺基亚-西门子, 腾讯, 海尔,美特斯·邦威和世界银行) 以及政府领导(例如中国,瑞士,丹麦,芬兰,文莱,新加坡,菲律宾,斯里兰卡和南非)进行培训。 陈映岚也是罗马尼亚总统的创新/创业国际顾问委员, 以及智利政府「创业在智利」项目的国际委 员。

陈映岚是《风险投资之道》(The Way of the VC)著作的作者。( Wiley 出版社,2009)出版;并在隔 年出版(Chinnovation – How Chinese Innovators are Changing the World)《中国创智-中国的创新如何 改变世界》(Wiley, 2010 年)。映岚也是课本《创业学》-亚洲版(Mcgraw Hill, 2012 年出版) 合 著作者。《风险投资之道》被挑选为哈佛商学院 MBA的教材, 《 中国创智》是亚马逊 2011 年 4 月的 #1畅销商务(国际)书。多次按序在CNBC, 中国中央电视台,东方卫视,新加坡亚洲新闻频道 (Channel NewsAsia), 中国日报,韩国时报,商业调频 89. 9(马 来西亚),Nature, The Deal, The Nation (泰国) , Business Times (新加坡) , The Edge (新加坡) 以及 Busi ness Li nes (印度)接受采 访。映岚也常受邀在全球著名的创新高峰会上做专题演说包括世界经济论坛, 慧眼中国高峰会,AVCJ 国际风险投资高峰会, 道琼斯企业创新高峰会,斯坦福创新,创造与创业高峰会 和 Echel on.

陈映岚 2012 成为全球最负盛誉的达沃斯经济论坛“世界青年领袖” 之一,也兼任世界经济论坛促进 创新小组的国际委员, 圣加仑研讨会(St Gallen Symposium)100 名明日的领导人之一,同时也被获 选为首批来自新加坡的国际考夫曼院士(Kauffman Fellow)。映岚亦当选2011蓬莱—未来之星得奖与 致词嘉宾, 海外傑青匯中華青年領袖和「龍匯100」華人青年領袖。


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