Managing Director, IDC ASEAN
As the Managing Director for IDC ASEAN, Sudev directs the overall operations of the ASEAN country offices' development, sales, consulting, as well as marketing, and works alongside local and global organizations' C-level executives in their aspirations in developing robust plans and strategies for both emerging countries.
Having previously led IDC’s Southeast Asia Consulting group, Sudev has brought that rich experience in the country level by providing advice and thought leadership to CEOs, country heads, and chief strategy officers (CSOs). Based in Jakarta, Sudev continues to be hands-on in providing tailored insights, analysis, and strategies to top-tier technology vendors and telecommunications providers in expanding market share, market penetration strategies, and providing tactical approaches in winning the market.
Sudev is also a frequent speaker at industry events across Southeast Asia on a wide range of topics, and is regularly quoted in both local and international media such as Bloomberg, Asian Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, and BBC.
Prior to joining IDC, Sudev was a Senior Executive at Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC), the organization entrusted to spearhead the development of the ICT industry in Malaysia. During this period, Sudev was immersed in projects related to the creation of the country’s ICT road map and master plan, and was part of a team that helps raise the performance capabilities of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the country.
Sudev holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Curtin University of Technology, Australia. He is also a certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor, and holds an ITIL certification.