CNBC article; “Self-Made Billionaire Attributes His Success To One Particular Competitive Trait”, talks about how Min-Liang Tan, an undisputed business icon, having built one of the most recognizable brands in global gaming with a suite of services that continues to grow.
Min Liang Tan has always been passionate about gaming. This is why he established Razer, whose services continue to see significant growth over the years. When starting the company with his co-founder Robert they never had great expectations. Their main goal was to find a way to design a mouse that would rival other designs in the gaming market. They finally realized their dream following the creation of the Boomslang mouse that was designed to improve speed and precision.
Besides this incredible feature, the mouse helped to improve gamer’s competitive spirit. Min-Liang Tan reiterates that this aspect has been a key driver for the company’s success in the last 15 years. Tan notes that they could have stopped at creating a mouse, but they went ahead to design an entire ecosystem. Currently, Min Tan is looking to acquire a Razer Banking license.
Min-Liang Tan has always approached every endeavor they wish to pursue at Razer with a gamer’s mentality. This means that they always look at how they are going to handle the next challenge. Following Razer’s IPO in 2017, Min Tan was ranked among the youngest self-made billionaires in Singapore. In the recent past, Razer has received criticism for its demanding work schedule. Regardless of the claims, Min Liang Tan notes that the work ethic in the company is a reflection of his gamer mentality.
Min Tan looks at his company’s operations as a real-time strategy game. Tan is always looking out for ways to get a resource from one point to the next within the shortest time possible. Bottom line, how he conducts his business always comes down to having fun.
Abut Min Liang Tan
Min-Liang Tan is the Chief Executive Officer of Razer, where he oversees the designing of all Razer products. Tan was raised in Singapore but currently resides in San Francisco. He graduated from the University of Singapore with a law degree and practiced for some time before turning his passion into establishing a Fortune 500 company. Read this article for more information.
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