Gayan Peiris

Director, Enterprise Commercial Microsoft Singapore

Gayan leads the Enterprise Commercial business for Microsoft Singapore, and is responsible for driving strategy, revenue growth, market share and customer satisfaction for enterprise customers.

Together with his team, he is focused on strengthening Microsoft’s position as a trusted partner by supporting enterprises in their digital transformation by reimagining customer engagement, employee empowerment, operations optimization.

Gayan first joined Microsoft in 2007 as a Technology Specialist in Australia. Since then, he has held various sales and people management roles across multiple regions and markets including Australia, Singapore, and APAC. He first moved to Singapore in 2011 as part of the APAC regional team and became part of the Singapore Enterprise business from 2013.

Gayan has over 20 years of experience in technology and consulting. He is a creative thinker with a strategic approach to leading organizational transformation, driving innovation and building teams. His passion earned him the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award.

He holds a Bachelor and a Masters degree in Computing and Information Technology from Monash University and the University of Canberra. Outside of work, he enjoys travelling with his wife and two daughters.