Technology veteran to lead growth efforts in Asia from company’s new Singapore office
Gorilla Technology Group Inc. (“Gorilla”) (NASDAQ: GRRR), a global provider of AI based edge video analytics, IoT technologies, and cybersecurity, today announced it has hired technology industry veteran Lawrence Ng as Head of Asia. In his new role, Ng will oversee the company’s expansion efforts in the Asia region. In addition, Gorilla announced the opening of its new Singapore office, which Ng will lead.
Ng brings more than 25 years of experience in information communications technology and sales, helping companies build roadmaps to deal with digital disruption. He joins Gorilla from Aspen Technology, where he served as Vice President of Sales for Asia-Pacific and Japan. Previously, Ng spent nearly five years at Oracle and more than seven years at Cisco in business development and sales leadership roles. He also spent 17 years in the Singapore Armed Forces, where he was CTO to senior decision makers to help leverage technology. Throughout his tenure, Ng served as a trusted advisor to senior leadership, as well as National Security and Defense decision makers across APAC, where he helped educate and implement cutting-edge technologies to support national initiatives.
“Lawrence’s experience in business development and sales, combined with his technological acumen, deep understanding of the regional tech landscape and his ability to build teams and nurture talent, make him a perfect fit to lead our operations and continue to drive our growth in Asia,” said Gorilla Chairman and CEO, Jay Chandan. “His expertise will be instrumental, as we continue to strengthen our commitment to expand in the Asian markets and propel Gorilla into a leading global cybersecurity provider.”
“Gorilla has tremendous opportunities to leverage its innovative technology and expand in Asia. I am excited to join the Gorilla team at this important stage in the company’s lifecycle and build off my deep expertise in successfully working with enterprise and government entities alike. I will be working closely with Jay, to build on his vision, to further elevate our Research & Development strategy, our product innovation initiatives and building on the pipeline of clients within the region,” said Ng.
Ng earned an MBA from the University at Buffalo School of Management and a Master of Science degree from Nanyang Technological University Singapore, as well as a Bachelor of Engineering degree (Hons) from National University of Singapore.
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