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Areas of Expertise:
Cloud Migration experience in AWS and Azure - AWS Certified Solution Architect-Professional - AWS Certified Solution Architect-Associate - AWS Certified SysOps Administrator-Associate - AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner - Microsoft Certified Azure Data Scientist - Microsoft Certified Azure Data Analyst - Microsoft Certified Azure AI Fundamentals - Microsoft Certified Azure Fundamentals - Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 - Microsoft Certified System Engineer - Microsoft Certified System Administrator - Certified Blockchain Expert - Certified Scrum Master - Certified in ITIL® Intermediate Certificate in IT Service Design - Certified in ITIL® Intermediate Certificate in IT Service Transition - Certified in ITIL® Intermediate Certificate in IT Service Operation -
Certified in ITIL IT Service Management Up to 5 years of experience in Coaching & Training for Businesses
Delivery On Service Transitioning
Engagement Over Banking Audit Processes
Engagement In It Services With The Needs Of Itsm/Itil Practices Up to 6 years of experience in IT Service Solutioning for Businesses
Digital Transformation CCoE
Engagement AWS and Azure Training
Leslie Lawerence is a dedicated Service Delivery, Contact Centre and Project Management Lead with in depth skills, exposure and varied experiences in Information Technology, Banking and Outsourcing Industries. Involvements with these industry titans have consistently moulded him in being a catalyst especially in setting-up, training and managing multi-faceted turn-key projects right from its inception and successfully achieving stringent SLA's & record-high customer delights. As a certified Training Consultant with Pembangunan Sumber Manusia (PSMB), Leslie is committed to both the organisations and trainees that he relentlessly works with. Some of his Clientele include HSBC, Citibank, Acer, ATOS, IBM, Tech Mahindra, DXC, The Malaysian Ministry of Defense, WorleyParsons, etc.
Being an experienced Change Agent, he has successfully employed Lean Six Sigma Methodologies in diverse turn-key projects by performing a SWOT where processes were streamlined to eliminate waste & complexity, improving overall productivity resulting in boosting customer satisfaction and reducing operating cost. As an accomplished professional equipped with state of the art industry practices, ITIL concepts and governance, project management themes & principles and a wealth of Service Management experiences certainly adds value and becomes reassuring whilst carrying-out consulting and training. He has been a part of the GKK Consultants carrying out ITIL / ISO 20000 processes and implementations. Any organization undertaking a venture with him will certainly find his training techniques engaging, interactive and memorable.
Shamini Vidyadaran has a wealth of experience in training and coaching industry while studying and working in United Kingdom and Malaysia. She is equipped with more than 18 years working experience, her expertise ranges from Training Needs Analysis, and designing, facilitating workshops to conducting Pre and Post assessments on a range of topics. To name a few would be from Employment Empowerment Programs for Graduates, English Enrichment Programs for Corporate Workers, Soft Skills workshops, Customer Service, Coaching for Excellence to Leadership and Management Workshops.
Upon graduation, she began her working career as an Advertising Officer with MinesResort City, Malaysia. She avidly got involved in drafting pressreleases and other advertising tools to reach out to the public at large. Organising and planning International events such as Women’s World Cup Golf 2000, Opening Ceremonies, Fashion shows and many more as well as leasing promotional space that brings in a revenue of RM200K per month made her a keen negotiator and event planner. After 2 years of Public Relation and advertising work, Shamini left for the United Kingdom. She realised her passion and drive for training while working for a Telemarketing company in United Kingdom whilst pursuing her Master’s Programme. She engaged her trainees on product knowledge, exceeding customer expectation, selling techniques, canvassing, product warranties, objection handling and delivering induction programme. She trained and coached 350 recruits to be become successful telemarketers. During her tenure ship in Reality PLC she won numerous awards such as awarded the Best Advisor for Best Average Order Value on Abound catalogue 2004, awarded Most Enthusiastic Advisor for the Telemarketing Department 2003 and Certificate for Valuable Contribution on Conversion Campaign, 2003. This started her passion for training. During her career with a reputable bank HSBC for 5 years with, she mastered Corporate Induction Training, Coaching, Language training, Management and Leadership trainings. She was chosen and awarded by HSBC to pursue her TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language). This made her a pioneer in Language workshops as well as the premier team in Coaching for British, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand call centre for HSBC, Cyberjaya. She enjoys balancing her passion as well events and activities close to her heart such as Corporate Social Responsibilities Project for Tamil School, Bukit Jalil generating RM20K, Performance Troupe and Head of Sports and Social Club. To name a few awards she was honoured with Merit Award for Rewards and Recognition for Projects & Planning department, chosen to receive the Deferred Cash Incentive (Staff retention programme) and Certificate of Excellence as the 3rd Floor Sub Committee Head of Sports and Social Club. This has given her a great perspective on leadership and shaping how people, think and make sound decisions. Shamini joined MGN Groups and QHRD Management Consultants in 2009 as a Consultant. Clients that have benefited Shamini’s consulting or training sessions are Monash University, Berjaya School of Hospitality, SEGI University, Shell, PETRONAS, Standard Chartered, IBM, Fuji Xerox, Green Packet, Nuclear Agency Malaysia (MOSTI) and Government Project to place Indigenous people of Malaysia in the Hospitality sector. She has targeted coaching and training for people from diverse cultures as Malaysians, British, Korean, Japanese, Nepalese, Nigerians, Kazakhstan, Cambodians and many more. She was instrumental in screening, training, coaching and grooming over 1000 graduates to join multinational companies. She was heading the Learning & Development Academy for ManpowerGroup Malaysia. She has collaborated with Malaysian government on Graduate Employability programmes (SL1M- Khazanah Nasional) to train, coach, groom and deploy 2500 graduates. Her graduates have been placed with reputable Multinational companies such as Shangri-La, Nestle, IBM, Fuji Xerox, HSBC, UOB, ManpowerGroup and many more. She has also been engaging with clients from different industries to consult, develop content and train their employees. Her passion and drive to work closely with academia was evident when ManpowerGroup Malaysia was the pioneer to roll out Industry readiness programs for Final year students for esteem universities in Malaysia. She was awarded with Power Awards in 2016 with ManpowerGroup and was awarded Human Resources Asia Recruitment Awards for Best Graduate Programme 2016 & 2017 (Silver & Bronze). Presently she is heading GKK Consultants Sdn. Bhd. a 5 Star rated technical & human skills training vendor based in Malaysia. She works closely with Government Agencies such as SOSCO, HRD Corp, Ministry of Higher Education, Yayasan Peneraju and Education Institutions such as Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation & SEGi University by Empowering the Nation through Graduate Employability programmes as well upskilling & reskilling programmes for the retrenched. She is a firm believer of empowering people to greater heights by providing them with the right kind of training, coaching and tools that encourages critical thinking and dedication to the quest of continuous learning and the pursuit of excellence. She has a Master’s in Business Administration (Information Technology) from University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom and a degree in Business Studies from University of Glamorgan, United Kingdom. ~ Empowering People to Greater Heights ~
Data is the new gold, who are the new thieves? As a Big Data consultant & trainer - driven professional with around6 years of experience extensively in Data gathering, modelling, analysis, validation and architecture/solution design to build next generation analytics platform. As a passion for understanding thing sat a fundamental level and sharing it as clearly as possible and as an independent trainer, consultant and solution architect focusing exclusively on Big data technologies. Strong Analytical and technical background with good problem solving skills to develop effective complex business solutions. Project Management Consulting & Trainer - MBA major in Project Management and PMP® certification with 19 years of work experience in the areas of IT Management, IT Project Management, Strategic Management, Operational Management and Organizational Behaviour, now focused my energies and expertise in training professionals, project managers and executives. Corporate Clients :- Prasarana (Rapid KL), Petronas, Gigpreneurs, WARD (Bangladesh), Maybank, SCOPE, UMW Toyota, Manulife, MCIS, American Embassy, SKMM, SPAD, JBALB Sarawak, Forestry Sarawak, MAICCI, Sapura, TATA Group India, Axiata Sri Lanka, MOCCIS and SMEs.
AntsBees Sdn Bhd
Big Data & Project Management - Trainer & Consultant
January 2015 - Present (6 years 3 months)
Gates PCM Construction Limited
Chief Operating Officer
January 2013 - December 2015 (3 years)
Up to 6 years of experience in Coaching & Training for Businesses
Up to 7 years of experience in IT Service Solutioning for Businesses
• A results-driven professional, offering over 16 years of experience in the area of Cloud Infrastructure Services, Server Infrastructure Management, Business Continuity Planning, Disaster Recovery and People Management with key focus on operational excellence, stability, reliability & availability of services
• Broad-based expertise in recommending AWS Platform Cloud Solution, On Premise Data Center hosting, recovery strategies/options and assisting with the implementation of BCP/ recovery solutions Highlights Result-oriented professional with experience as DevOps Engineer (Cloud, Implementation and maintenance of Source Code, Automation)
• Experience in DevOps tools like Linux, Azure, Python, GIT, Terraform, Maven, Jenkins, Ansible, Docker, Kubernetes, Graphana, AWS, OpenShift and Bash Shell. • Hands-on experience in Docker and K8s/Kubernetes with OpenShift.
• Hands-on experience in Linux and Windows Administration.
• Hands-on experience in IaaC (Infrastructure as a Code) in Terraform on AWS.
• Hands-on experience in configuration management tool like ANSIBLE, ANSIBLE-AWX.
• Integration (CI) tools Jenkins from scratch and managed Jenkins Plugins, created slave nodes, created build and deployment jobs.
• Exposure in building automation tools such as ANT, MAVEN.
• Hands-on experience in Python programming language. Modules like OS, Sys, psutil, NumPy, dB, Requests, Pandas etc.
• Writing Shell Scripts for automation in UNIX/LINUX platform.
• Hands-on experience in GIT, SVN and GitHub, GitLab.
• Hands-on experience in Amazon Web Services (AWS) like EC2, IAM, RDS, ELB, EBS, S3, Cloud Watch, Cloud Trail, Auto scaling, Cloud formation.
He is currently the Head of Marketing & Branding for GKK Consultants, the founder, lead videographer & digital marketing specialist for a photo & videography company, Shutter Speed Studios.
He is a Bachelor’s of Science (Hons) Computer Science graduate from Coventry University (UK) & Inti International University (Malaysia). Despite his background in IT, he has built his ability to drive digital marketing from the ground up. He started planning marketing strategies for an autistic center run back in 2014. His experience of almost 6 years has honed his digital marketing strategy building style which has garnered recognition among other SMEs as well as a nomination from Kotler Awards for the Best SME Digital Marketer in 2019. Santosh specializes in driving lead generation with a minimal budget due to his work in SMEs & dealing with small budgets.
Over the years, Santosh has employed his expertise in SMEs from various industries including but not limited to entertainment, F&B, events, finance, healthcare & education. His A/B testing of various marketing methods has allowed him to discover efficient ways to capitalize the consumer market without having to splurge on the budget.