Dr. V. Sivapalan
Dr. V. Sivapalan is the President of the Malaysian Business Angel Network (MBAN). He has 30++ years experience as a successful Entrepreneur. Entrepreneurship has been his life’s work. Many failures but learnt the most valuable lessons from failures and got up each time he fell. Successful exits meant an early retirement and is now a Mentor, Coach and Investor in Entrepreneurial ventures.
He holds a Ph.D in Venture Capital studies from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland; an MBA (with Distinction) from University of Hull, UK; an LLB (Hons) from University of London and is also a qualified Chartered Secretary. Other than running CGP, the most successful coaching program in Malaysia Dr. Siva is also the Founder & Past President of the Technopreneurs Association of Malaysia (TeAM) and currently Director of its Policy Institute.
Dr. Siva is known for his candid and unconventional views on entrepreneurship, business and the economy and is a popular moderator, speaker, panelist and writer. He has spoken at conventions and seminars across the world from Asia to the USA including such distinguished institutions as the University of San Francisco and University of Texas (USA), Universities of Edinburgh, Nottingham, London City University in the UK & Gent (Belgium) on the topics of Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital, Strategy and Business.
He currently invests in and mentors several companies in the ICT & Medical Device fields. He also recently wrote a book on innovation: “Blue Sky Innovation: Killer Innovations that Changed the World of Business”.