Dr Godfrey Tan graduated with B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) with the Highest Honors from UC Berkeley. In addition, he holds S.M. and Ph.D. degrees in EECS from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His doctoral thesis was about improving aggregate user throughput and providing fairness in multi-rate WiFi networks. He has published more than a dozen papers in wireless networking, cloud computing and business intelligence and holds several US and international patents in the area of networking and computing.

Prior to founding Frontiir, Godfrey spent seven years at Intel, holding various roles as senior product strategist, program manager and lead architect. In his most recent role as senior product strategist, he was responsible for all facets of some of Intel Cloud Services Platform products and drove the strategies and execution of those products from planning and development to beta launch. He also managed the Intel AppUp Developer Program for a year and spent several years as lead architect for the Intel data centers resource management initiative and business intelligence programs for silicon design computing. The successful execution of these strategic initiatives helped Intel save tens of millions of dollars in annual capital expense and has improved business agility since 2007. For his contributions, Godfrey received many awards at Intel, including the prestigious Intel Achievement Award. He also worked as a software developer at Mazu Networks, Echelon and HP Labs.