Advisory Board

The advisory board is comprised of an independent group of renowned industry experts who are leaders in their respective fields. They provide strategic and technical advice to the long term operations of Eastcom Systems.



Dr Rajah KumarDr. Rajah Kumar

Dr. Rajah Kumar is President of the Malaysian International Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MICCI) and advisor and senior consultant to Philips Healthcare in Asia/Pacific. Dr. Kumar also serves on the board of the Malaysian Industrial Development Authority (MIDA) in addition to being on several workgroups in the Malaysian Economic Planning Unit (EPU). Previously, Dr. Kumar was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Philips Group of Companies in Malaysia from August 2002 until October 2008. Dr. Kumar is often invited to speak on various topics in management by SMU, ASLI, Marcus Evans and many other organizations and business schools in the region.

Dr. Kumar is a physicist and electronics engineer with an MBA and a Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA)



Deborah Torres Patel Deborah Torres Patel

Deborah Torres Patel is an internationally acclaimed author, speaker, educator and communication consultant. She has worked in more than 65 countries and is the creator of a unique 5-part communication training program called Expressing You!®

Deborah taught at UCLA (Los Angeles), NUS and NTU in Singapore and is currently on the Faculty at Nanyang Polytechnic for the Singapore Institute of Retail Studies (SIRS) and Asia Spa Institute (ASI) teaching brand communication, marketing, copywriting, executive presence, and voice & presentation skills.