Co-founder, MQ Spectrum Pte Ltd
Rakesh is a technology professional with entrepreneurial experience. He has worked with learning platforms for more than a decade and has successfully implemented many Learning Management System (LMS) deployments of up to thousands of users. His clients include Singapore government bodies such as the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF), the Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA), Vital, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and the Accountant General’s Department (AGD).
An IT whiz, Rakesh is constantly examining new and emerging technologies and is a strong believer that technology is the key to enhancing learning outcomes for our next generation. He holds a US patent for a unique messaging service (Instant Messaging For A Virtual Learning Community) and is currently working on enhancing the analytical and reporting aspects of his learning solutions products.
Rakesh has received multiple awards both individually and for the companies he has co-founded. Under his leadership, MQ Spectrum received the Top SME Achiever Award for 2014/2015. He has won the Singapore Computer Society Young Professional of the Year Award in 2009 and the Singapore Indian Young Entrepreneur Award in 2007.
Rakesh holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Computer Science from the National University of Singapore.