KUALA LUMPUR — Fusionex managing director and chief executive officer Datuk Seri Ivan Teh was awarded the Technopreneur of Excellence 2017 Award at the The National ICT Association of Malaysia (Pickom) ICT Awards ceremony recently.
The coveted award was presented to Teh in recognition of Fusionex’s achievements and contributions towards growing and supporting the information and communications technology (ICT) sector in the region.
“Accepting this in front of so many ICT friends, and colleagues remind me that it takes everyone working together to advance the role of ICT in society,” he said during the award ceremony.
The star-studded event saw a thousand attendees, consisting of industry leaders, talents, and budding stars in the ICT arena.
The Technopreneur of Excellence award is reserved for individuals demonstrating ICT best practices; as well as to commend their diligence, commitment, and continuous innovation.
This award marks the continuous excellence exhibited by Fusionex and follows Fusionex’s earlier win of the
Company Excellence Award in 2016.
Teh carried the Malaysian and Asean flags up high when he represented the country, and region, to speak at the 2017 Belt and Road Summit held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Teh was one of the prominent speakers who gathered at the summit to share their perspective and vision with thousands of business leaders and key government officials from almost 50 countries.
With Fusionex as a premier data technology player, Teh has also led Fusionex towards striking a strategic alliance with Alibaba Cloud, one of the fastest growing cloud providers in tAhe world. Fusionex technology has been incorporated into the syllabus of certain local universities to encourage homegrown ICT talent.
The Fusionex boss is also a strong advocate for the nurturing of young talent, frequently encouraging students to consider ICT and data technology as a viable interest and career.
He was a judge for the Sunway University Dolphin Tank tech entrepreneur competition (by the Young Outliers) as well as Battle of the Digital Ninja event by MDEC held at KLCC.