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CloudMile raised US$10 million to open up the AI and cloud market in Malaysia

CloudMile raised US$10 million to open up the AI and cloud market in Malaysia
CloudMile, the winner of the 2020 Google Cloud Public Sector Partner of the Year - APAC award, recently appointed the IT industries’ rising star Lester Leong to lead the Malaysia business

The winner of the 2020 Google Cloud Public Sector Partner of the Year - APAC

CloudMile, Asia's leading cloud and AI company, announced that it has successfully raised US$10 million in Series B funding to open up the AI and cloud market in Malaysia. Since CloudMile’s establishment in 2017, the company operates across Asia with its Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Singapore offices, assisting more than 400 companies across 20 industries on digital transformation.

"The market is optimistic about AI and cloud technology, we are investing into Malaysia to find new tech talents and expand the business roadmap in the ASEAN digital hub," said Spencer Liu, founder and CEO of CloudMile.

As the winner of the 2020 Google Cloud Public Sector Partner of the Year - APAC award, CloudMile also holds Google Cloud Managed Service Provider with four professional specializations: Machine Learning, Infrastructure, Data Analytics, and Cloud Migration. The company has been recognized by the Google Cloud ecosystem in helping customers across various industries, including the public sector to achieve digital transformation.

In order to continue to expend their wings into the S.E.A. market, CloudMile has recently recruited the former General Manager of IT distribution giant Ingram Micro, Lester Leong as country manager of CloudMile Malaysia.

Prior to joining CloudMile, Lester was the General Manager of CyberSecurity and Modern DC for Ingram Micro where he spent the last 10 years of his career. During his time at Ingram, he successfully led the company to achieve their strategic transformation initiative into becoming a world class cloud-driven, cybersecurity organization.

In charge of managing CloudMile's operations in Malaysia, he will be expected to spearhead all of its cloud, analytics, machine learning and AI initiatives. He will also play a role in setting up a full-fledged CloudMile operation here in Kuala Lumpur followed by a shared services, R&D & support centre for the region.

CloudMile has recently recruited the former General Manager of IT distribution giant Ingram Micro, Lester Leong as country manager of CloudMile Malaysia

“I am excited to join the CloudMile team with a mission to assist customers to solve all their IT problems by achieving digital transformation by embracing and adopting cloud, analytics, machine learning and AI approach,” says Leong. His other responsibilities include expanding the partner ecosystem, onboarding large enterprise accounts, building partnerships with public sector and education organizations, as well as growing the corporate accounts.

Leong will work closely with Google Cloud to drive innovation in the S.E.A. market according to CloudMile’s vision in becoming the No. 1 in analytics, machine learning and AI leader for the region.