Dato’ Dan E Khoo is a globally recognized tech industry leader, currently serving as the Chief Executive Officer of the World Innovation, Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA). With over three decades of experience in the innovation and technology industry, he has held leadership positions in organizations across Asia and the United States. As a successful tech entrepreneur, he has enjoyed two exits, including an IPO on the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange and a trade sale to a Nasdaq-listed enterprise during the dot-com boom.During his four years in Silicon Valley, Khoo gained a unique perspective on the factors that have contributed to the region's sustained dominance in the tech industry. He also had the opportunity to mentor hundreds of entrepreneurs from around the world, which helped him understand the transformational benefits of innovation ecosystems and entrepreneurial pursuits in global hotspots.Khoo is driven by his passion for strategy and technology, and his global outlook has been shaped by his leadership experience in Silicon Valley, Malaysia, Vietnam, and Hong Kong. He has been recognized for his outstanding achievements, including the WITSA Lifetime Achievement Award, PIKOM Man of the Year Award, and state honors. As the CEO of WCIT2008, he oversaw the most successful staging of the World Congress on Information Technology in the history of WITSA. With his entrepreneurial success and passion for innovation, Khoo is dedicated to creating positive change at scale through tech entrepreneurship.