Tengku Farith Rithauddeen is co-founder of Alam Teknokrat Sdn Bhd and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Rithauddeen served as President of Alam Teknokrat Sdn Bhd. He serves as Group Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of SKALI. In 2002, he was selected as one of the 100 Global Leaders for Tomorrow (GLT) by the World Economic Forum, Davos of Switzerland. Mr. Rithauddeen has been Chairman of Panpages Berhad since May 3, 2016.
His career began with Commerce International Merchant Bankers (CIMB) in the corporate finance division. He was a key team member in the Corporate Finance and Capital Market divisions. He has in-depth knowledge about corporate restructuring, corporate financing and financial re-engineering. Throughout his career at CIMB, he established relationships with various investment bankers, analysts, researchers, venture capitalists and private investors, and was involved in corporate advisory services for Penang Port, agencies under the Ministry of Rural Development and KPJ Healthcare Berhad.
He then moved on to Road Builder (M) Holdings Berhad ("Road Builder") and was responsible for its business development in property and infrastructure projects. At Road Builder, he was instrumental in securing numerous privatization projects relating to property and infrastructure. In 2004, he was the first recipient of the Young Entrepreneur award by the Malay Chamber of Commerce, Malaysia and in 2006 was awarded the prestigious Eisenhower Fellowship for 2007 by the Eisenhower Foundation, USA. In 2008, he was awarded Most Outstanding Entrepreneur for 2008 by the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurs Award (APEA) Organization. In March 2012, he was awarded the BMW Stifung Herbert Quandt - Young Leaders. His latest recognition was a nomination by Top 10 of Malaysia Magazine for Top 10 inspiring Technopreneurs in Malaysia. He holds Bachelor of Arts in Economics at Carleton University Ottawa, Canada.