P1 CEO, Michael Lai was recently named the ICT Personality of the Year at the 2012 PIKOM Leadership Awards.
The PIKOM Leadership Awards is an annual event that recognises achievements of individuals in the ICT industry with the following categories – ICT Personality of the Year, ICT Organisation of the Year, Member Excellence Awards, and CIO Excellence Awards.
Individuals conferred for this award has to demonstrate exemplary growth and performance in the ICT industry. They must also have a history of serving the industry and show prominent contribution to the ICT industry in the country.
In 2008, Lai led P1 and launched the first 4G provider in Malaysia and South East Asia. Michael is also the first Malaysian to be appointed as the WiMAX Forum Board Member and a Member of the 4G Global TD-LTE Initiative Steering Committee, representing the South East Asia region.
(source: press release)
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