Ganapathy Sirgunavel

, widely known as Gana, is a remarkable individual who brings a unique blend of leadership, experience, and strategic thinking to the ICT industry. With an illustrious career spanning over three decades, Gana has amassed a wealth of domestic and international experience, particularly in the areas of enterprise business planning and digitalizing the office of finance and supply chain management.

Currently, Gana serves as the Co-Founder and CEO of Cloud Analytics, a dynamic Malaysian start-up that specializes in Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), SAP on Google Cloud, Data Lake, Machine Learning, AI, and is a certified Kepnor Troge . His visionary leadership has propelled Cloud Analytics to the forefront of innovative solutions, providing Malaysian GLC leadership with revolutionary and cutting-edge cloud platforms for strategic planning and reporting, both at the statutory and management levels.

Before establishing his start-up in the vibrant technology hub of Cyberjaya, Kuala Lumpur, Gana held several executive leadership positions at renowned companies in the industry. He played a pivotal role in spearheading the growth of Anaplan’s business in Malaysia, serving as the Managing Director for Malaysia and Thailand, and contributing to the success of the Silicon Valley-based start-up.

At Oracle, Gana served as the Senior Director and Country Manager for Malaysia, where he led the Oracle Applications’ line of business and championed their cloud strategy. He was a valuable member of the ASEAN Leadership team, contributing his expertise to drive the company’s success in the region.

During his tenure at SAP, Gana held the position of Head of SAP’s Large Enterprise division in Malaysia. His responsibilities included overseeing sales management to large enterprises and government-linked companies. Gana’s impressive track record in building advisory relationships with C-level executives, executive teams, and senior management has solidified his reputation as a trusted advisor and partner.

Gana has also actively collaborated with various industries, working closely with the Oil & Gas IBU and Automotive IBU in Walldorf, Germany, a testament to his broad industry expertise and global mindset.

Beyond his professional achievements, Gana is a passionate advocate for corporate performance enhancement, particularly in the realm of business planning and reporting. He collaborates closely with CFOs and their teams, leveraging his expertise to implement new technologies that provide clearer insights into business challenges. By aligning strategic plans with these insights, Gana ensures the sustainability, growth, and profitability of organizations.

In his spare time, Gana generously shares his knowledge and insights with aspiring professionals. He gives expert guest lectures at Taylor’s University, School of Computing & IT, in Kuala Lumpur, where he specializes in topics such as Big Data, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Data Modeling, and Data Analytics. This commitment to education showcases Gana’s dedication to nurturing the next generation of technology enthusiasts and thought leaders.

Furthermore, Gana actively contributes to the business community as a board member of Agile Consultancy, Quantum Leapers, Synnove Systems, and NLTVC Education Sdn. Bhd—a spinoff company from the esteemed University Sains Malaysia. His involvement in these organizations demonstrates his commitment to fostering growth, innovation, and collaboration within the industry.

Gana’s accomplishments and expertise have positioned him as a highly respected figure in the ICT industry. His leadership, strategic thinking, and passion for leveraging technology to drive business success continue to make a significant impact on the industry and the organizations he serves.

For more information about Gana’s ventures, please visit the following websites:
– Cloud Analytics:
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