Marc Chan is the President of Poema Global. Mr. Chan is a serial entrepreneur, manager and investor with over 35 years of experience. Currently, he serves as the Executive Director of Amprion Inc., where he is actively involved in technology and product roadmaps, services positioning, market strategies and key management hiring. In 2000, he co-founded the networking equipment provider Harbour Networks, which was acquired by a large strategic investor. Prior to Harbour Networks, he founded Huacomm, a telecom and networks system integration firm in 1997 and continues to serve as an Executive Director where he is involved with business operations as well as marketing and distribution channel strategies. In addition, Mr. Chan serves as an advisor to several global private equity funds, including the Limited Partner Advisory Committee of Princeville Capital. He has 20 years of investment experience across numerous firms as a lead and core strategic advisor, including ArcSoft Inc. (SHA: 688088, Internet & Software) and OM Holdings Ltd. (ASX: OMH, Advanced Materials).
As an experienced operator, Mr. Chan has held various management positions, including the Strategic Marketing Manager for Motorola Semiconductors Asia Pacific, where he was responsible for product pipeline, market strategy and development, major client relationships and strategic technology cooperation programs for the Asia Pacific region. Mr. Chan also served as a Sales and Marketing Manager for the Greater China region at Texas Instruments, where he was responsible for accounts and distribution channel development. Prior to re-locating to Asia from Canada, Mr. Chan worked as a System Design Manager at Motorola Communications Canada, as well as Canadian National Railways, where he was responsible for implementation of supply contracts for major Canadian Government IT and Defense programs. Mr. Chan holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Applied Sciences (Electrical & Electronic Engineering) from the University of Western Ontario. Mr. Chan is fluent in English, Mandarin, Cantonese and Malay.