Dato' Dr. Shanmuganathan Palanisamy CEO, Kontron Malaysia

Dato’ Ts. Dr. Shanmuganathan Palanisamy is a transformational leader with high interpersonal skills and passion for disruptive innovation with 34 years of experience. He is the current Kontron's Malaysia Chief Executive Officer (CEO). A versatile executive with vast experience in company vision, business strategy management, transformation restructuring, talent management, commercial application of technology innovation and risk management for sustainable performance, he managed to transform Kontron Malaysia from a manufacturing incline company to today's R&D CoE (Centre of Excellence) and a sustainable business organization. He also supports nation rebuild by accepting roles as Professor of Practice – (Professor Adjung) from the School of Management, Universiti Sains Malaysia, the E&E Productivity Nexus Chairperson for Strategic Initiatives Pillar 1 (E&E Value Chain) and Vice Chairman NSC 25/TC 11 (Innovation Management) under Department of Standards Malaysia. Recently, Dato’ Ts. Dr. Shanmuganathan Palanisamy has been appointed as Chairman of Malaysia Board of Technologists (MBOT) for the E&E Technology & Technical Working Group (TTWG).