Tao Tan is Partner and Chief Operating Officer at Healthcare Services Acquisition Corporation, a Nasdaq-listed special purpose acquisition company sponsored by BlackRock, Inc. and AllianceBernstein LP. Mr. Tan has more than a decade of experience across finance, strategy and business transformation.
Until 2020, Mr. Tan was an Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company’s New York office. At McKinsey, Mr. Tan led teams across the firm’s transformation and private equity & principal investor practices, where he drove comprehensive performance transformation and turnaround programs for companies with revenues ranging from $200 million to $25 billion across multiple industries and continents. Most recently, Mr. Tan helped found, launch and lead McKinsey’s SPAC service line, and served in a leadership role in McKinsey’s COVID-19 client response team.
Prior to McKinsey, Mr. Tan was a Senior Associate at Rose Tech Ventures, where he led the firm’s first-round investment in JUMP Bikes, which was subsequently sold to Uber in 2018. Prior to Rose Tech Ventures, Mr. Tan served in investment banking and capital markets roles at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Lehman Brothers.
Mr. Tan received his B.A. and his M.B.A., both with honors, from Columbia University in the City of New York, where he was an Erwin Wolfson Scholar and a Toigo Foundation Fellow. Mr. Tan serves on Columbia University’s Education Committee and teaches at Columbia Business School’s MBA and Executive Education programs. He is married to Sarah Schrager Gitlin and lives in Washington, D.C.