HO KHIN CHOY
Chief Executive Officer
Straits CommNet Solutions Sdn Bhd
53 years old, Malaysian Male
Obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering minoring in Telecommunication and Computer Engineering from the University of Louisiana (formerly known as University of Southwestern Louisiana), Lafayette Louisiana, United States of America, in December 1990.
He started his telecommunication working career as early as 1991 where he was a Microwave Transmission Field Test Engineer for Alcatel Standard Elektrik Lorenz AG. He was mainly installing and testing Telekom Malaysia Berhad’s main trunk transmission link. He then moved on to be part of the first generation mobile networks (ETACS and AMPS) doing network testing and optimization.
In 1995, when the second generation mobile network GSM came into play, he was then the network planner and network optimizer for Mutiara Telecom, now Digi. Com Berhad.
He made a slight change in his career where he decided get involved in network consulting and business development, hence he worked for companies like Logica Plc in year 2000 and Nokia in year 2004. In Logica Plc, he played a leading role in managing the division, growing the engineering and consultancy business and resources for the APAC region. In Nokia, he played a Business Development and Sales role, creating and improving and selling network planning and optimization services. He also does analysis of operation processes, the advantages/disadvantages of the processes affecting services and a subject matter expert in Network Design and Service Management Platform services solutions, creating business opportunities for the Managed Services portfolio.
Throughout his working career, he also worked for a few startup companies like Blah! where the objective is to provide wireless value add services to world mobile network operators capitalizing on technology innovation “infotainment” products, something like ‘Whatsapp” in this current age.
Another startup company where he is involved in is OpenSignal in 2016 where the main objective of this mobile network data crowdsourcing start-up company is to build the brand and penetrate into APAC market.
Other companies that he has been a part of are Ascom Network Testing, Kathrein APAC, Axiata’s Edotco and Digital National Berhad.
All and all, he is a highly motivated result-oriented person with more than 31 years of accomplishment in the telecommunication industry. A solution consultant at heart with extensive record of creating, aligning and building requirements to achieve excellence and customer satisfaction. An all-rounder hands-on individual with regional sales, business development experiences in the mobile, wireless and connectivity industry. High in professional ethics, sound technical background, empathy, committed and trustworthy
Additional Notes on Key Senior Management:
- Joined the Group on 3 February 2022.
- He is the brother of Dato’ Sri Ho Kam Choy, the Group Managing Director of the Company.
- Convictions for any offences and no public sanctions by any regulatory bodies during the financial year ended 31 December 2021. – Not Applicable as he joined the Group in year 2022.
- He does not hold any directorship in other public companies and listed issuers.