Unreasonable Fellows

Kwong Hwa Jen

Chairman, Managing Director at gridComm

Kwong Hwa is an Unreasonable Fellow. Kwong Hwa has participated in 1 program, including Unreasonable Impact Asia Pacific 2018.
Jen Kwong Hwa was born and raised in Singapore, received his undergraduate degree in Electronics Engineering from Imperial College. Shortly thereafter, he joined Texas Instruments Singapore as an engineer. There, he progressed through operational roles to General Manager, and eventually Managing Director when Micron Semiconductors bought TI’s Memory business in 1997 – a role he held until 2012. Jen has extensive experience in the Semiconductor industry and has been involved in shaping national strategic initiatives through his membership in various statutory boards like Energy Market Authority, Jurong Town Council, and the Economic Strategy Committee. He is currently a Venture Partner at Get2Volume Accelerator and a member of SIM Governing Council. In 2012, he retired from Micron to pursue his interest as a startup angel investor. Now, in addition to his work with gridComm, he continues to serve as an advisor to startups and SMEs. He is married and blessed with two children aged 28 and 25. Jen is driven by the belief that technology and education can change the world and improve lives everywhere.