Rhandell Rubio
Jun 22, 2011

Creative Q&A: Bates 141 Singapore's Ken Tan

Ken Tan, creative director at Bates 141 Singapore, takes time off to share with Campaign Asia his guilty pleasure, worst haircuts, and dreams of sitting for one of Andy Warhol's famous portraits.

Ken Tan, creative director, Bates 141 Singapore

How did you get into advertising

Officially, I was headhunted.

The unofficial story goes like this Ken was a late bloomer. With no apparent destiny knocking on his door, he was doomed to a perpetual state of idle. After discovering the infinite world of the internet through his first personal computer, to use a cliche, the rest is history. He taught himself design, web development, and more importantly, the art of marketing...

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