Anthony Tan is the Group CEO and Co-Founder of Grab, Southeast Asia’s leading tech start-up focused on bringing transport freedom to the region. Under his leadership, the company has expanded into 30 cities in six countries in Southeast Asia. By focusing on a hyperlocal business strategy and building strategic partnerships, Anthony successfully transformed Grab from a taxi booking app to the market leading ride-sharing app that offers the most diversified portfolio of transport services in Southeast Asia.
Anthony’s roots in the automotive industry run deep – his great grandfather was a taxi driver. Prior to founding Grab, Anthony was the Head of Supply Chain and Marketing at Tan Chong Group, where he drove logistics and created brand affinity for the automotive brands under the group.
Anthony graduated with a Bachelor of Arts & Honours in Economics and Public Policy from the University of Chicago and has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with Honours from Harvard Business School.
Anthony has a hands-on leadership style and travels obsessively within Southeast Asia to inspire and fight with his team on the ground.