Siva Ramanathan A/L Indrasen Ramanathan
Chief Strategy Officer, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation
Siva Ramanathan is the Chief Strategy Officer of MDEC and brings with him over twenty years of business development, finance, engineering and management positions in both start-up and mature environments across multiple industries gleaned from a global, diverse working exposure. He was formerly the Business Development Director with AirAsia X where his prime responsibility was to set up and grow AirAsia X’s international hubs in Thailand and Indonesia, ensuring these are imbued with AirAsia Group’s best practices and culture. Prior to Airasia, Siva had a long tenure at the Usaha Tegas Group, where he was part of Astro start-up team and managed major M&A activities across multiple industries globally. He was also a co-founder and COO Asia for a US based permission marketing video internet technology start-up and headed the business development in Southeast Asia of a major US civil engineering consultant. Siva is a UK and Malaysia Chartered Civil Engineer with an MBA from the University Of Chicago Booth School Of Business and attended a Harvard Business School Executive Education program and more importantly; a serious drummer.