Tan Bin Ru is the CEO (Southeast Asia) of OneConnect Financial Technology Co. Ltd. (NYSE: OCFT), a leading technology-as-a-service platform for financial institutions. OneConnect is an associate company of Ping An Group which ranks 21st on 2020 Fortune Global 500 and 7th on Forbes 2019 Global 2000. In her role, Bin Ru is responsible for expanding OneConnect’s fintech solutions outside of China.
Bin Ru has over 20 years of experience in driving successful sales strategies and operational improvements at MNCs and startups. At Microsoft, she was the Regional Sales Director for One Commercial Partner and Small, Mid-market Corporate Customers for Southeast Asia. She also worked at Hewlett Packard for 10 years where she held various roles in Singapore and Houston in the area of Sales Strategy, Alliance Management, Business Planning, Worldwide Operations, and Strategic Management.
Bin Ru is also a Co-Chairwoman of Blockchain Association Singapore which seeks to promote the adoption of blockchain and scalable technologies, advocate the best practices and build a strong pipeline of talents, so as to drive business growth and transformation in a digital economy.
At the Singapore FinTech Awards 2019, Bin Ru has been recognized as one of the “Top 5 Women in FinTech” for her exceptional contributions to the Singapore fintech industry, and “Asia FinTech Leaders” for her leadership in building a sustainable company amidst its rapid expansion in the region. She is also named an exemplary female role model in the tech sector on the inaugural Singapore 100 Women in Tech List, 2020.
Bin Ru graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Science (Statistics and Operations Research). She also holds a post-graduate diploma in Supply Chain Management and is a certified Master Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma.