Welcome to Procto
Welcome to Procto. I am Thomas Cheah, your CTO for hire at Procto. CTO helps innovate your business model thru strategic technology management so that you get 80% of the benefit for 20% of the cost. Constant business innovation is increasingly important in today’s business environment so that your business is prepare for rising cost and globalization in order to stay ahead (or away) of competition.
Technology is the secret weapon for your business, but finding the right technology solution to suit your business needs can be like looking for a needle in a haystack. CTO is someone who is well trained in finding needles in haystacks when it comes to technology solutions. CTO will look at your business inside and out. CTO matches technology capabilities with your business needs. CTO provides you with unbiased advice and more options to avoid spending on unnecessary “bells and whistles”. Essentially, you will get the most suitable and cost effective solution with a satisfied smile on your face.
“CTO helps innovate your business model thru strategic technology management so that you get 80% of the benefit for 20% of the cost.”
CTO works with:
- Entrepreneurs to determine the technology shortcuts to develop the product for their business start-up using the shortest time and lowest cost.
- Executives to use practical and effective technology for solving their persistent problems at work, or supporting their projects with difficult goals
- Investors to conduct technical due diligence on their planned technology investment.
“Thomas plays an excellent role of a CTO. Business owners and technology professionals can sometimes speak a different languages and become confused. Thomas forms the bridge between CEOs and their technical team. He understands both sides very well. This is key to the success in any technological development, be it as simple as building a website, or as complex as building a new software.”
- Maresa Ng, Chief Executive Officer, ActionCOACH Spark Activators Sdn. Bhd., Malaysia.
“I have worked with Thomas for many years in his capacity as CTO at Objective World. He has displayed a unique combination of technical skill and business acumen that has always impressed me and resulted in happy repeat clients and opened doors to many opportunities. I look forward to many more years of his insight.”
- Peter Key, Chief Executive Officer, Objective World Sdn. Bhd., Malaysia.
“I value Thomas because he is very frank and honest in giving his opinions. Technology by itself is invaluable only when it is applied with a good business sense. In that context when we were working on most of the business solutions to our prospective customers, Thomas had always acted as the CTO of VYAZ and had successfully put forth how ideas should be translated into viable business projects.”
- Thayalan Arumugam, Business Development Director, VYAZ Distribution & Marketing Sdn. Bhd., Malaysia.
“Thomas is an excellent CTO. He really knows his stuff when it comes to technological innovation. He was able to take our idea and turn it into reality. His strengths in understanding the customer needs, project management experience and knowledge ensure that we delivered the software solution on time, to spec and within budget. His clear and thoughtful analysis was exceptional as was the final solution.”
- Richard Reynolds, Group Director – Procurement, WorleyParsons, UAE.
“Thomas is a good listener. He listened and shared his experience with me to review critical issues that I might overlooked otherwise. Unlike a developer who may be too focused on adopting the best but expensive technology. As the CTO of my startup, Thomas understands my business first and recommends reasonable options that meet my business function perfectly. Hence, it helps me to save cost.”
- Charles Choong, Chief Executive Officer, Uniqmi.com, Singapore.
“Out of our misfortune from horrifying experience with an outsourced developer, I had the chance to talk to Thomas. Instead of jumping to solutions, he asked good probing questions to fact find, and put understanding our business requirements & objectives first. He is passionate about sharing. Thomas manages to put on his business consultant hat nicely with tech hat. A good CTO material.”
- Melinda Yeoh, Chief Executive Officer, Coconect Sdn. Bhd., Malaysia.
“What impressed us most about Thomas was his ability to quickly and acutely synthesize business needs and technology constraints into a concrete product. His grasp of the technologies and an appreciation for the benefits each technology could deliver was chief among his valuable contributions. He met ridiculous demands with aplomb.”
- Barton Satchwill, Product Development Manager, Net-Linx Asia Pacific, Malaysia.
“The research project that Thomas worked on requires him to understand various research and development aspects of which many of these sub-problems were no ones that Thomas had prior exposure to and it required him to learn many of the things from researchers at the lab who had such expertise. Despite the short time, he did create a successful application which is convincing as to the feasibility.”
- Dr. Ravi Kothari, Manager, IBM Research Lab, India.
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