Farhash Wafa Salvador @ AK is the Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Swag Technologies Sdn Bhd. Swag is a Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) Pioneer Status Company involved in deep technology that was awarded multiple grants by the Malaysian Government. Swag’s mission is to bring fibre-like Internet speeds and reliability to anyone, anywhere to drive innovation, empower businesses and improve lives.
ow did I meet AK? Well, firstly, it was tricky
His hunger for bringing big ideas to life fuels his
getting AK to meet me. He had been very
busy until I requested for a meet up again,
and the third time was the charm. Since we are
One thing about AK is he doesn’t give up easily.
both in the same technology space, our paths had
Whether it is bringing a team of experts together
crossed various times.
or challenging red tape and bureaucracy, he has got the energy and the determination to bring it to life
Even though we weren’t introduced formally yet, I
fruition various missions and goals.
took note of this Petaling Jaya boy’s straight-talking style. When I took over the helm at TM, I reached
He might be a few years younger than me (or
out to him, knowing AK and his vision had a lot to
perhaps maybe more than a few) yet his friendship
is something I value. AK is an inspiration. Now, and in the next few years, he’s one person to keep an
Our interactions might have begun on a purely
professional basis, yet over the short span of time I’ve known him, he’s made an impression as someone who’s driven with an eye on the big picture.
Watch him as he soars.
/ Dato’ Sri Mohammed Shazalli Ramly Group Chief Executive Officer Telekom Malaysia Group