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Guest Speakers - Mr Tan Eng Hoo


Mr. Tan Eng Hoo is one of leading consultants and project facilitators in systematic innovation methodology. He has conducted many courses on TRIZ (Theory of Inventive Problem Solving). He has been instrumental in proliferating TRIZ to more than 10,000 practitioners in Malaysia and South East Asia. Over 100 local and international organizations from various industries are practicing TRIZ today and achieving interesting results. Eng Hoo was the founder and vice president of the Malaysia TRIZ Innovation Association (MyTRIZ). He was instrumental in the formalization of Indonesia TRIZ, Philippines TRIZ Association and several emerging practitioner nations.

Prior to his active involvement in the TRIZ community, Eng Hoo was attached to Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) as a senior manager overseeing the Talent Development for ICT Industry. His contribution focused on transferring industry knowledge to academia and enhancing the syllabus with the latest technology development through a Structured Industry Academia Collaboration initiative. He was instrumental in the development of MSC Malaysia Skills Competency Matrix which facilitate the documentation of large variety of ICT job functions and required skills.

Eng Hoo had served Intel Corporation for about 20 years and has a broad scope of responsibilities from supply chain management to business management & marketing to product research & development. He has proven records in leading multi-disciplined, cross functional and cross geographical teams. In addition, he has several years of international experience based in US and Europe with excellent understanding of cultural differences of employees and customers.He has deep passion in developing people and leaders, and driving innovation culture and knowledge. Throughout the career at the global no. 1 semiconductor corporation, he raked in 8 key awards on quality, people and innovation initiatives. He has a BSc in Chemistry from Universiti Sains Malaysia and originated from Penang.