Chief Executive Officer | Xperanti IoT
With over 25 years of experience and in leadership roles for Sales, Business Development, Partner/Alliance Management, Marketing and Operations (Delivery & Support) in the Telecommunications & IT industry in ASIA Pacific, Vicks Kanagasingam has an established credibility in leading organisations to achieve their key goals and vision with his decisive leadership style and methodology.
He has an aptitude for Sales & Business Development Leadership, having previously secured multi- million US$ projects in Asia Pacific, especially from Communication Service Providers in Australia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Brunei and Bangladesh – and with predictable annual revenues from these clients. His clients and partners included Huawei, Celcom Axiata, Telstra, Astro Malaysia, PT Telkom, Telkomsel, Indosat, Alcatel-Lucent, Acision, Amdocs, Ericsson, IBM, HP, Microsoft, Nokia-Siemens Networks, Tata Consultancy Services and many more.
Furthermore, Vicks developed businesses in various regions, for starts-ups (independent software vendors) from the UK, France and Australia-US and also initiated and executed sales methodology (Art & Science of Leadership) that promotes teamwork and accountability.
Currently, Vicks is the Chief Executive Officer of XPERANTI – Malaysia’s 1st licensed dedicated IoT network and solutions provider. He is responsible for go-to-market planning, strategies and business development as well as active end-to-end solutions deployment, providing practical and scalable support to Malaysian SMEs in adopting IR4.0. As a leading industry expert, Vicks is also a major advocate for localised industrial IoT solutions and helps to mentor local start-ups to help them compete with larger and international companies.
In addition to his BEng (Hons) degree in Engineering from the University of Leicester, UK, Vicks is a recipient of the reputable National Westminster Bank Award of Outstanding Graduate Engineer, for demonstrating special interest, skills, enterprise and leadership. He is also a Certified Professional Coach by the International Coach Federation U.S, specializing as a Sales & Business Leadership Coach and a Certified Trainer by the MOTOROLA University, U.S.
Outlining his vast skillset, Vicks Kanagasingam is crucial to any thriving organisation, exhibiting inventiveness and determination when it comes to building and leading innovative organisations in the digital age.
In his spare time, Vicks runs a non-profit micro-help and social media platform called LifeAsha, while staying true to his life’s mission, “Making the world a better place one person / organization a time”.