Coop2u.coop nominated by ANGKASA
Viknesh completed his Diploma in University De Toulouse, Bachelor’s Degree in Curtin University and Master’s Degree in University of Derby. He has been serving the cooperatives for 5 years and currently is the Chief Executive Officer of a cooperative in Malaysia under ANGKASA, the APEX body for cooperatives. He has assisted the cooperatives to start the IT initiatives and became the pioneer of IT cooperative in Malaysia. Under his leadership the cooperative has achieved several milestones some of which are ISO 9001:2008 accreditation and also a Coop centric marketplace, Coopshoppe.coop that helps markets the cooperative’s products and services. His vision is to bring the e-commerce awareness to the cooperatives and together with ANGKASA they are conducting nationwide awareness and on-boardings for the cooperatives to embrace digital commerce. He is currently in works with KOPINDO, Indonesian Cooperatives for the Youth to set up a local marketplace. Prior to this he was attached with Microsoft Malaysia as Technology Strategist advocating cloud practices and driving change management.