- Benny Tan (Tan Yu Beng, M70)
Spouse : Angelina (Benny’s Xerox Copier during his RIT days)
Six grand children
- MS from the University of California at Berkeley
- Worked for the Public Utilities Commission (PUC)
- Serial entrepreneur
- Started with a Gift Shop at San Francisco International airport
- Expanded his business as CEO of Tan Enterprise.
- Never forgot his roots and his alma mater
- 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
- Past President of BAPS
- Founding member of RIT Alumni International
- Co-chair of the Working Committee for SPZP-2000
- Multiple Golden Sponsor of SPZPs
- 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.