With 20 years’ experience in the IT industry, Mao Gen Foo has worked with many
clients across industries in Asia to help solve business challenges leveraging IT
Mao Gen has held senior executive management roles across Asia Pacific. His career highlight
includes holding the the Vice President (Asia) at OpenText. Mao Gen joined OpenText in Dec
2011. During this tenure with OpenText, he setup OpenText operations in India, Hong Kong and
South Korea to expand OpenText’s footprint in key cities to support growth and improved
Prior to joining OpenText, Mao Gen founded his own consulting firm which help global MNCs
establish presence in Asia. His firm also secured funding from Infocomm Development Authority
of Singapore (IDA) to develop a portal that analyse market news sentiment which helps banking
relationship managers service their clients better. Mao Gen was also the Managing Director for
Autonomy-Interwoven (South Asia) prior to starting his own firm.
Mao Gen is currently the Head of Southeast Asia for Qualtrics, who is the leader in experience
management software, allowing organisations to measure, prioritise, and optimise the
experiences organisations provide across the four foundations of business: customer, product,
employee and brand experiences. Mao Gen is based in Singapore, which is the Qualtrics head
quarters for the Southeast Asia region. Mao Gen's responsibility is to establish and grow
Qualtrics across this region.
Mao Gen holds a B.Eng (Hons) in Electrical Engineering from the University of Singapore.