ANAND SWAMINATHAN

ANAND SWAMINATHAN

ANAND SWAMINATHAN

SENIOR DIRECTOR FOR OPERATIONS

(Singapore)

Anand Swaminathan has over 25 years of business development experience spanning Asia, Middle East and the North African markets. He directed and managed diverse route-to-market models such as channel, consumer and enterprise segments both in the public and private sectors.

Having worked for prominent multinational firms such as Sony, Ingram Micro, Dell and Microsoft, Anand was involved in the area of providing strategic insights into the business management and buying behavior across diverse cross-cultural environments.

Anand’s extensive travels to the Middle East, Africa and Asia can be described as an evolutionary journey that has given him an understanding of cross-cultural business dynamics and exposed him to a culturally diverse world. As a result, including his tenure as CEO of an Indian public listed entity, Anand has managed global teams empowering, inspiring and mobilizing cross-functional professionals that successfully connect technical functions and business acceleration drivers.

Since leaving the corporate world in 2005, Anand has co-founded three companies to date, bringing a wealth of knowledge in operational turnarounds, international finance and working capital management.

Born in India, Anand graduated from Bangalore University spending the majority of his career life in Singapore and Dubai. He currently lives in Singapore with his wife, children and his adorable Shetland sheep dog.

Besides being Director of Operations with TransCultural Group, Anand is associated with other ventures in the area of Physical and Artificial Intelligence based Security Solutions.