Microsoft Malaysia Appoints New Public Sector Lead

Microsoft Malaysia appoints Sheikh Manzoor as the new public sector lead who will be responsible for the empowerment of the public sector (including GLCs) by innovating and accelerating digital transformation.

He will be in charge of leading a talented team of digital enablers tasked with delivering long term relationships and value whilst building on the digital transformation momentum for Microsoft’s customers and partners.

Sheikh Manzoor has over 28 years of experience in the industry, helming several leadership positions such as the Executive Director for Business Operations at SAS Malaysia and Country Manager for IBM-Cognos. He holds a degree in Business Studies and Finance of Northumbria University from Newcastle (England).

He will also be working with commercial organisations, GLCs and public service agencies, as an advocate for digital transformation through innovative usage of business analytics, AI and machine learning. His role in Microsoft will leverage on this experience to help empower organisations in the public sector with new technologies to improve their performance.

“I have always been passionate about driving business growth using technology,” said Sheikh Manzoor. “Looking at the great work Microsoft has done in Malaysia over the past few decades, I cannot help but feel excited and honored to be a part of an organisation that genuinely wants to bring about technological empowerment in the public sector. I look forward to working with the team to further accelerate the Malaysian digital transformation journey.”

Sheikh Manzoor is a technology enthusiast with interests in the field of information technology, data analytics and AI. He enjoys engaging with customers to talk about the benefits of new technologies and how it can help provide solutions to some of the challenges faced by business, exploring a world of possible solutions and identifying opportunities to turn those possibilities into reality.

K. Raman, Managing Director, Microsoft Malaysia said, “As Microsoft continues to work closely with the public sector to drive momentum on a variety of segments such as education and healthcare, Sheikh Manzoor’s appointment as the Public Sector lead is indeed a welcome addition to the team here in Malaysia. His experience in the industry coupled with his passion for technology will ensure that our customers and partners in the public sector receive the best of what Microsoft has to offer. As our government continues to push for businesses to embrace digital transformation, we are confident that Microsoft will continue playing a key role through Sheikh Manzoor’s leadership.”



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