Updated on June 14, 2019
- Benny Tan (Tan Yu Beng, M70) received his MS from the University of California at Berkeley.
- He worked for the Public Utilities Commission (PUC).
- He is a serial entrepreneur.
- He started with a Gift Shop at San Francisco International airport.
- He expanded his business as CEO (Chief Executive Officer) of Tan Enterprise.
- He never forgot his roots and his alma mater,
- He brought two copies of the “RIT Students’ Handbook”. One copy was borrowed by an alumni eons ago and had not returned the rare book.
- The Handbook includes a list of sayas and sayamas of that period.
- He is a Past President of BAPS, founding member of RIT Alumni International, co-chair of the Working Committee for SPZP-2000 and a multiple Golden Sponsor of SPZPs.
- He designed the Banner and commemorative T-shirt, mug and calendar/clock for SPZP-2000.
- Along with U Thaung Sein (Steeve Kay, EC70) and U Tha Htay (M70), he sponsored several Reunion and Acariha Pu Zaw Pwe for the Combined 1st BE Intake of 64 and 65.
- He is having quality time with his six grand children.
- He has traveled far and wide with his spouse Angelina (his Xerox copier during his RIT days).