Anacle CEO, Alex Lau Wins 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year Award
SINGAPORE – March, 2017 – Mr. Alex Lau, Chief Executive Officer of Anacle Systems received the Entrepreneur of the Year Award from Minister for Communications and Information, Dr Yaacob Ibrahim at the SCS 50th Anniversary Gala Dinner and IT Leader Awards 2017. The Gala Dinner, hailed as one of the largest IT events of the year, was held at Resort World Sentosa and saw the gathering of over 1,200 industry leaders, government officials, business leaders and IT professionals.
“Winning this award is unexpected and I am deeply humbled and extremely honored. I could not have come this far without the support and dedication of my customers, our shareholders, our team as well as my wife. It has been a grueling ten years, and finally we are seeing Anacle launching beyond the red dot and the region.” says Alex. Anacle Systems Limited was listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange last December, and was the first accredited company under the Accreditation@IMDA programme managed by Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) to have gone public successfully.
Now in its 21st year, the IT Leader Awards was launched by the Singapore Computer Society (SCS) to recognize the recognize and honour the trailblazers and key contributors of the IT industry. The Awards include Entrepreneur of the Year, IT Leader of the Year, Hall of Fame, Professional of the Year and IT Youth of the Year. Every year, the judging panel, comprising distinguished figures from the academia, business and public sectors, evaluates and decides on the award recipients based on a comprehensive set of judging criteria beyond financial performance and achievement.
“We set out with the vision to help our clients reduce energy wastage with Starlight® and liberate the workforce from complex cumbersome business tools with Simplicity®. Having satisfied customers who see real improvements to their business is a testimony to the quality of our products and commitment to innovation, but this award affirms the core of Anacle, the “why not” entrepreneurial spirit that has spurred us on and weathered through the ups and downs over the past decade. We look forward to scaling new heights and building our brand in new markets”.