Alex Chan
Alex Chan
Director of Solutions Engineering @ Facebook


# Org Design
# Team Culture
# People Management
# Building and Scaling Teams
# Managing Diversity
# Distributed Development


Alex is the Director of Solutions Engineering in APAC at Facebook. His primary focus is to help businesses grow today and build for tomorrow with technology solutions. Prior to joining Facebook, he was the head of product and engineering at Rakuten Viki, a video streaming startup acquired by Rakuten. Before that, Alex spent 10 years at Microsoft, where some of his many accomplishments include helping to launch the R&D center in Shanghai and incubating new cloud services in the early days of Azure. He also led the development of Microsoft's billing and payment platform. Alex's past work experiences include being a founding member of a new business venture for cloud infrastructure at Cisco Systems.

Alex is a citizen of the world. Having lived, studied and worked in Singapore, China, Hong Kong, Canada, and the United States, he loves to learn and experience new cultures. Alex has an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He also has a bachelor's degree from The Chinese University of Hong Kong and a master's from the University of Waterloo, both in computer science and with a specialization in AI.


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