Senior Director, Compliance Programs – Asia-Pacific at BSA | The Software Alliance
Prior to joining BSA in 1998, Chan was an executive director of Extol Corporation, an information security software solutions development company and BSA member in Malaysia. His notable successes at Extol included a four-fold expansion in size in its operations over four years, securing a sponsorship deal to supply information security solutions to the XVI Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur, and the MSC-status awards of two Extol subsidiaries in the Multimedia Super Corridor. Extol's main product line was an anti-virus solution which was sold worldwide, with notable users as far as the US Department of Defense and the US Department of Energy.
Chan began his career as a trainee management consultant with Keyse Poulter Searle Rebbeck, a management consultancy practice in London, before returning to Asia in 1992.
Chan earned a Master of Science in automotive engineering at Cranfield Institute of Technology (UK) [now known as Cranfield University] and a Master in Business Administration from the University of Bradford Management Centre (UK). Chan received his Bachelor of Science degree with honours in mechanical engineering from the University of Bradford (UK).
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