A global citizen of Singapore, Salim has over 20 years of experience in business, technology, professional development and dreaming up new products.
He co-founded 2 technology start-ups that delivered mission critical services in smart grid and predictive analytics with IoT, SaaS and cloud computing central to solutions he delivered. At Eka Systems Inc, Salim was part of a team who co-developed the start-up’s smart grid enterprise solution that achieved over 200,000 installations around the world. Eka Systems was later acquired by Eaton Industries. At Aqleo Pte Ltd, Salim and his co-founders developed a unique predictive analytics solution to estimate water mains probability of failure in a dynamic distribution network. SEDB, NUS Enterprise and the Public Utilities Board of Singapore were main sponsors of the deep technology Aqleo delivered.
Salim also has an extensive understanding of the built environment, having engaged many stakeholders both in the government and the private sector covering land, property, infrastructure and construction in Asia. To change the world with one mad idea at a time is what drives him as an entrepreneur and business builder.