Maggie Tan is the Associate Vice President for Imaging, Printing and Document Solution (IPDS) group in IDC’s Asia/Pacific. Based in Malaysia, Maggie drives the research and consulting agenda across various segments of IPDS in 14 different countries in Asia/Pacific. Specifically, she looks into how printing workflow has evolved from desktop to industrial printing from mature to emerging countries in Asia/Pacific.
Maggie has more than fifteen years of experience in the IPDS arena, particularly for Large Format Printers, Printer Consumables and Page Volume research. Prior to joining the Asia/Pacific team, Maggie was the head of ASEAN research, overlooking the research team from IT to communication research for Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, and Thailand.
In recognition of her leadership role and consistent efforts to uphold and improve quality in her research, IDC has awarded Maggie, the "Best Asia/Pacific Region Award for Quality Work and Timeliness" in 2001 and 2002. In 2003, she won IDC's "Asia/Pacific Knowledge Management Award" and "Malaysia Best Research Quality and Timeliness Award". In 2005, she won IDC's "Asia/Pacific Best Research Support-Country Award" and in 2006, the IDC's "Asia/Pacific Best Research Support-Regional Award".
Prior to joining IDC, Maggie has held sales positions with Hong Leong Bank, and gained research experience working with Burson-Marsteller, a well-known PR company.
Maggie holds a Degree in Commerce, with a specialization in both Economics and Marketing from University of Melbourne, Australia. She won an award for Best student in Economic Development of East Asia during her studies.