Country Manager, Software Integrity Group (SIG),
Darence Tan is the Country Manager in the Software Integrity Group (SIG) with Synopsys Singapore. He oversees the South Asia region which comprises South-East Asia & Australia/New Zealand. During his tenure pioneering SIG South Asia, he has built up a high performance team in both Australia and Singapore and accelerated the business by more than 20X. He is passionate about building quality and secure software faster and have worked with developers and security teams throughout his career. He has consulted numerous customers across this region, spanning the private and public sectors such as Banking and Financial Institutions, Telecommunications, Automotive and Defence to secure and automate their Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and accelerating their DevSecOps vision. He has been with Synopsys for over 20 years. Prior to this SIG role, he was the Sales Manager responsible for the Electronics Design Automation (EDA) team driving the IC design microelectronics ecosystem in South Asia. He was one of the pioneers that assisted the Vietnam state government to kick-start and created the IC design ecosystem in Vietnam. Before joining Synopsys, Darence has worked with Cadence & Mentor Graphics, which encompassed various roles of responsibility such as applications technical support, technical marketing, consulting and design services. He received his Bachelor of Electrical & Electronics Engineering degree from the Nanyang Technological University.