Kuala Lumpur, 27th February– Microsoft Malaysia has appointed Andrew Lau (picture) as its Services Lead for the subsidiary, with an aim to help customers and partners to get the most out of their technology investments.
Andrew, a member of the Malaysia leadership team, is dedicated to drive Microsoft Malaysia’s overall Services strategy, to support Microsoft’s business imperatives and Malaysia’s maturing digital marketplace. Leading a team of talented individuals, Andrew will be responsible for driving successful customer outcomes, delivering business value through innovation, technology and helping companies across the country digitally transform to improve how they work.
“It is an exciting time to be at Microsoft today. The company has tremendous depth in its technologies and talent, its rich history makes it’s a unique brand. Since the past year, Microsoft is leading the business transformation dialogue in Malaysia. I believe the Services division is critical to our shared success in the digital transformation space, further reinforcing Microsoft’s vision to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. I am truly excited to be part of this fantastic organization and I look forward to work with this committed team to help realize our our customers’ digital transformation ambitions,” said Andrew.
K Raman, Managing Director, Microsoft Malaysia said, “We are thrilled to have a talented leader like Andrew leading the Services team in Malaysia. Andrew’s strong track record and in-depth experience across cloud platforms, software solutions, systems (hardware) solutions and consulting services will add tremendous value to our business and overall objective of digital transformation for our customers. We are confident that Andrew, together with the senior leadership team at Microsoft, will continue to shape and contribute to Malaysia’ business environment.”
Andrew has over 20 years of working experience in the Telco and IT industry, spanning across Asia Pacific and Japan region. In those 20 years, Andrew has held leadership positions in HP and Agilent Technologies, with his most recent position as General Manager for Cloud Platforms, Oracle Malaysia.
Andrew holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Electrical & Electronics Engineering with the University of London.