Tony Tai is General Manager of IBM China/Hong Kong Limited, overseeing IBM's business operations and strategic development in Hong Kong. Prior to assuming his current role in April 2011, Tony was General Manager for IBM East and Central China, responsible for the company's operation in Shanghai and six provinces in East and Central China.
Tony joined IBM Hong Kong as a Data Processing Business Assistant in April 1980. He has since held various management positions in sales and marketing for different industry sectors. In 1991, Tony was elected to the Management Acceleration Program in the Asia Pacific headquarters, serving as Administrative Assistant to the Senior Vice President of Finance and Planning, and General Manager of the Asia Pacific Solutions Organization.
In 1992, Tony was appointed as Branch Manager of Public Sector & Commercial Branch, IBM Hong Kong. From 1994 to 1997, Tony was General Manager, General Business for IBM Greater China Group, managing the small and medium business, channel and direct marketing organizations for the company.
He became General Manager of IBM Hong Kong in 1998, responsible for all business operations in Hong Kong. In 2001, Mr. Tony Tai was appointed Director of Marketing for IBM Greater China Group, in charge of marketing in the region. Then in 2006, he was appointed as General Manager for IBM East and Central China.
Tony obtained a B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering in 1977 and an MBA degree in 1979, both from The University of Hong Kong.