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Gerard Chai

Office Managing Director, Senior Client Partner
Gerard Chai is a Senior Client Partner and Office Managing Director of Korn Ferry Singapore office, where he is a member of the Firm's Global Technology Market.

With more than two decades of experience working within the technology marketplace and executive search, Mr. Chai brings a wealth of knowledge to his search practice. He has conducted numerous senior executive search assignments at the regional and global levels for the computer hardware and software, data networking, IT professional services and semiconductors sectors, as well as placed CIO/IS heads for end-user organizations across industries.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry in 1994, Mr. Chai was the regional sales manager in ASEAN for a Florida-based retail banking applications software house, Fiserv Inc. Before that, he worked for Tandem Computers as marketing manager. Mr. Chai started his sales career with NCR Corporation, where he worked for almost six years. There, he was involved with large and mid-range systems sales, mainly to the banking and finance industries.

Mr. Chai holds a bachelor's degree in physics from McMaster University in Canada. He has also attended an Executive Management program at Harvard Business School.