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APAC CEO at SYSPRO
wWhat would you describe as your
most memorable achievement?
My most memorable achievements are
always centred around helping others
succeed and feeling a sense of worth and
accomplishment. It’s always a great feeling
when I know that I’ve done something
difficult and worthwhile under significant
pressure, to ultimately succeed.
I’ve always found myself in leadership
roles facing turnaround situations where
resilience, true collaboration and highly
strategic decisions have a major impact
on the positive outcome. I’ve managed to
successfully scale and grow a number of
businesses which I’m extremely proud of.
What first made you think of a
career in technology?
Technology Innovation on Business, I have
never looked back and have since witnessed
first-hand how it has brought extravagance
and advantage to the life of normal
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individuals. Every day is an exciting day
when you work in the technology industry.
What style of management
philosophy do you employ with
your current position?
My management philosophy is based on
accountability, loyalty and trust. Setting
a clear vision, creating a strategy with
purpose and then connecting people
through collaboration, engagement and
open communication is what I believe drives
success. I understand the importance of
aligning strategy, leadership and culture to
deliver sustainable results for all stakeholders.
My number one priority is to foster and
drive a strong culture, where everyone in
the business is proud of what we stand for,
I’ve always been intrigued by how
technology is connected to progress and
innovation. I completed my Master’s
Degree in Information Technology at
the beginning of the Internet revolution
and it struck me very quickly how it had
enormous power to change thoughts and
contemplations in the real world.
If technology is controlled adequately, it
can ultimately transpire into something
useful for society and for the greater
advancement of human life. Since
completing my thesis on The Impact of