This is an Ask-Me-Anything session with Ganesh Kumar Bangah, Founder and Executive Chairman of Commerce.Asia Group of Companies on the topic of mergers and acquisitions in view of facilitating the commercialization of tech solutions and R&D.
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45 minutes presentation
15 minutes Q&A
Are mergers and acquisitions necessary?
How to facilitate mergers and acquisitions
Role of mergers and acquisitions in R&D and commercialization.
Ganesh Kumar Bangah is widely known as a serial entrepreneur, startup investor and technology industry leader. Many observers within the tech industry continue to view him as ‘the Bill Gates of Malaysia’, a description first coined by the New Straits Times and reinforced by Business FM and various other media outlets. Ganesh was the Ernst & Young Technology Entrepreneur of the Year in 2012 and was recognised as one of Asia’s most influential people according to Society Magazine 2015. He was also regarded as one of Southeast Asia’s Top 30 Tech Founders by Tech In Asia in 2016 and described as ‘one of the most inspiring Malaysian technology entrepreneurs’ by Top 10 of Malaysia Today, Ganesh continues to be Advisor to PIKOM and Chairman of PIKOM’s think-tank arm called Future Digital, a role he describes as his ‘contribution to nation-building to steer the industry along the right path’. Ganesh is guided by the belief that the world’s challenges can be solved through entrepreneurship. In his own words, his life mission is “to build the next generation of entrepreneurs”. He believes that true entrepreneurs are not just motivated by money alone. Instead, it is all about creating impact to improve societies while building a better world for our children, and the generations to come.
A visionary, mission-driven and experienced professional (Chartered Accountant) with collectively more than 25 years of Industry and Regulatory exposure. Amiruddin has held many leadership positions as Director and Senior Management in various industries in Public and Private companies as well as Government agencies. Skilled and knowledgeable in Strategic Management, Finance, Corporate Finance and Investment with current exposure in Commercialisation, Innovation & Creativity aspects of Entrepreneurship and its Capacity & Ecosystem Development activities involving Startups, Venture Capitals/Business Angels and Capacity Builders.