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Mohamed Nishath

MD at Ableru Group of Companies

Work experience

Sep 2013Present

Managing Director

Ableru Group of Companies, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Ableru is a group of companies in Malaysia involved in advance technology solutions, exports and operation & management services


  • Reduced operating cost by restructuring the management & operations
  • Improved export revenues 3 fold and won back 5 clients across Europe & Middle East
  • Won the ASEAN Region partnership for distributing a leading Unmanned Civil Aviation solution Responsibilities


  • Define and execute the business strategy to obtain a leading position in the marketplace
  • Ensure responsible and profitable revenue growth as agreed with the board of directors
  • Provide high level strategic and tactical leadership to the management team
  • Develop performance measurements and ensure these metrics are achieved
Aug 2009Jul 2013

India Site Manager/Senior Technical Manager

VirtualSite Solutions, Chennai, India

A Trimble and Caterpillar Joint Venture Company. VirtualSite Solutions integrates the expertise of Trimble and Caterpillar in the areas of product design and software development to transform the way contractors manage their businesses. VSS creates information rich worksites allowing customers to more efficiently and safely manage their equipment fleets, reduce operating costs and improve productivity in the area of fuel consumption, maintenance, worksite productivity and fleet logistics through the VisionLink ™ ​ platform using a combination of location ​ intelligence and telematics


  • Built and grew the India Development Center
  • Delivered VisionLink Asset Management solution for Heavy Civil Construction industry
  • Implemented using state of the art Telematics and Advanced Positioning Technologies
  • Implemented customer service operations to service MEA and APAC regions
  • Achieved annual budget target to within 5% of specified Operating Margin for 3 years in a row
  • Implemented programs that improved efficiency, predictability, repeatability and innovation
  • Achieved 100% retention rate and grew the team from 3 to 50+


  • Managed delivery of engineering, marketing and customer account management teams
  • Managed outsourcing­ vendor identification/selection, contract negotiation, MSAs and Financials
  • Managed Global Platform Availability, Business Continuity, Escalation and SLA Management.
  • Managed Information Audit and Security, IP Security and associated risk
  • Supported China Region Management
May 2008May 2009

Enterprise GIS Lead

Nakheel-Design & Development, Dubai, UAE

Nakheel was the force turning the vision of Dubai into reality. When complete, projects such as the Palm Trilogy, the World & Waterfront will add more than 600 miles of beachfront to the Dubai coastline and
cover 2 billion sqft. 


  • Created and implement the Enterprise GIS Strategy for all of Nakheel 
  • Delivered Proof of Concept Projects for various BUs including Sales, Asset Management and Operations 


  • Managed a portfolio of development, infrastructure, and projects with cross ­functional teams 
  • Acted as interface between business prime, technical team and business owners 
  • Managed delivery schedules & resources, negotiated with BU managers to resolve conflicts 
  • Facilitate knowledge transfer to BUs including Sales, Asset Management, Operations, and IT 
  • Managed all aspects of vendor relations ­ RFP creation, evaluation and selection
May 2007May 2008

Independent Consultant

Independent Consultant/Product Advisor, Chennai, India


  • Created product development, launch and marketing strategies for Middle East and Asia Pacific
  • Contributed to solution design, steered project progress and on­ site integration


  • Product Advisor on Enterprise and Manufacturing Resource Planning solution
  • Manage Delivery of Professional Services Group and Marketing/Sales
  • Manage R&D to develop and customize solution
  • Manage Clients to establish product priorities, scope of work, integration points, etc 
Feb 1998Mar 2007

Co-Founder, Director of Technology

Orion Technology Inc., Richmond Hill, ON, Canada

Orion is an industry leader in creating state­ of­ the­ art web­ GIS solutions. Main focus is on integrating GIS into all aspects of client business with its leading edge web­ GIS Software solutions, Application Development, GIS and IT Consulting Services to various domains. Orion is a Rolta Company since.


  • As a Co­ Founder built a top tier GIS consulting practice and grew to a product/solutions company
  • Delivered GIS solutions for various government agencies and private organizations
  • Created, developed and sold OnPoint­ a leading web­ based GIS Product that is highly customizable
  • Established the Technology Support Group that provided paid support services for clients.
  • Improved delivery times by 300% while growing revenues


  • Managed all design and development of flagship GIS software product OnPoint​
  • Assist with pre­ sales and deal closures for medium to large sized accounts
  • Managed the Project Management Office, Professional Services Group and Technology Support
  • Managed the complete Technology Infrastructure for the Organization
  • Managed the IP and Information Security of the organizations tangible/intangible assets
  • Contribute to Near, Medium and Long Term Strategic Business Planning
Nov 1998Feb 2001

Senior Manager Development

Orion Technology Inc., Richmond Hill, ON, Canada
  • Managed development, scope, schedule and delivery for various software projects
  • Coordinated implementation on multi­ vendor projects involving core technology provider and consulting organizations(Microsoft, Oracle, Sun, etc.)
  • Ensure that projects came in on time and on budget
  • Performed design reviews; gathered and analyzed business requirements, worked with software engineering teams and advised business stakeholders on optimal solutions to address both their immediate needs as well as long term goals
  • Directed and worked with architects and engineers to ensure delivery with a high level of quality
  • Guided vendors, peers and clients on security guidelines, design architecture, SDLC methodologies, visual style, and content standards for web.
Feb 1998Nov 1998

Project Manager/Technical Lead

Prescient International Inc, Toronto, ON, Canada


  • Managed and delivered software projects for internal clients from inception through implementation
  • Team selection, engagement management, client interface, project leadership, and solution generation
  • Developed technology solutions(hardware & software) to solve clients' business challenges
  • Contribution to Software design, architecture and implementation for proposed solution
  • Responsible for all technology, including training and support, for the company's staff 
Aug 1996Feb 1998

Team Leader

Ministry of Municipal Affairs, Doha, QATAR


  • Led a team of architects and developers in delivering GIS applications and projects.
  • Developed and implemented improved GIS based processes, reporting methodologies to facilitate integration with other ministries including Planning, Real Estate, Roads, Water, and Electricity.


Jan 2006Dec 2007

Joint Kellogg-Schulich Executive M.B.A

Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and Schulich School of Business at York University

The Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA and the Schulich School of Business at York University, Toronto, Canada are ranked among the world’s top, and, either as the top, or among the top, business schools in the US and Canada respectively, by all major international news and business publications

  • Program is North America’s first cross­ border executive MBA, graduating only 50 students annually 
  • Curriculum of Canadian, US and international perspectives on global leadership and strategic management 
  • International Semester, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, March’07 
  • International Semester, WHU ­ Otto Beisheim School of Management, Germany, May’07 
  • Global network of alumni of top­ ranked international EMBA partner schools in Asia, Europe, Latin America & Middle East
Jun 1990Oct 1993

B.Sc (Statictics)

University of Madras, Chennai, India


Dec 2004

Certified Information Security Manager

Information Systems Audit & Control Association, ON, Canada