Jeffrey Yan is Director of Technology Policy at Microsoft where he is part of a global team examining long-term, disruptive technology trends with associated policy implications and societal impacts.
He had over 20 years of technology, business and policy experience in telecom and ICT industry.
Jeffrey joined Microsoft in 2006 and has held various senior positions in the Entertainment & Devices Division, Legal & Corporate Affairs group, and the Technology Policy Group. He represents Microsoft in many international technology and policy forums such as ITU, IGF, IIC, and ICANN. He currently co-chairs the Singapore White Space Pilot Group, an industry consortium that spearheads TV White Space commercial pilots in Singapore. Prior to that, he spent 13 years of career with Nortel Networks, where he held various senior positions
Jeffrey graduated from Dalhousie University, Canada, with an honor degree in Computer Science. He also did post-graduate studies in Software Engineering and Business Management.