Dr. Finian Tan founded Vickers Venture Partners in 2005 with four partners. He is currently based in Singapore.
Before starting Vickers, Finian was a Managing Director at Draper Fisher Jurvetson, acting also as the founding partner of its Asia Pacific Operations, he led the investment into Baidu and remained its largest backer until IPO.
Prior to DFJ, Finian was Deputy Secretary of Trade and Industry for the Singapore Government where he oversaw the creation of the billion dollar TIF fund and was subsequently appointed as chairman of the fund.
As part of his earlier career path, Finian ran Goldman Sachs Asian trading arm.
Finian received his Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Philosophy in Engineering from Cambridge University. He received his B.Sc. in Engineering from the University of Glasgow.