Braham Singh is a seasoned executive leader, author and global thought leader with more than 30 years of experience in the telecom industry, content delivery networks, and cloud services. Currently, Braham is the CEO of Big Data Exchange (BDx).
As an author, he has written the novel ‘Bombay Swastika’ and contributed to the Amazon Best Seller, Greener Data: Actionable Insights from Industry Leaders.
Braham Singh Interview Questions
1. Background - Early Years
2. About your professional journey from being in sales to an analyst in telecommunications, and then to data centers and cloud exchanges.
3. Where does your passion for writing come from? How do you link it up to your science background?
4. What would you highlight from your career?
5. The Telecom Industry today
6. What is BDx Data Centers?
7. BDx and Data management in the web 3.0 era
8. Data and metaverse
9. Final remarks
Braham Singh Biography
Bombay born and chemistry science graduate, Braham Singh got his first job as a software systems analyst and spending some time in the telecommunications field, Braham made his way to the world of data centers around 2008.
Along his career, Braham Singh has worked with brands like Hutchinson AT&T, Sprint International, Globe One, Teleglobe International, BtN Access (now PCCW Global), and Hutchison Telecommunications, among others.
As an executive leader, Braham Singh has held key positions as SVP at Global Product Management of Reliance Communications & Global Cloud Xchange and also the CEO of Red Snapper, a Malaysian government-funded initiative, to promote the growth of wireless broadband in the country.
As the CEO of IDC and Associated Business, Braham played a leading role in developing HGC’s cutting-edge Big Data Exchange (BDx) services – a one-stop content exchange platform built for content providers, with a focus on cyber and physical security, as well as on containment.
CEO of BDx
Since 2020, he has been leading BDx as the CEO, overseeing the developments of the company’s data center, colocation and hybrid cloud solutions in Asia Pacific. Thanks to Braham’s leadership, BDx empowers enterprises to scale across the world from their centers in China, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Singapore.
As an author, he has written ‘Bombay Swastika’ a thriller that swings from a Nazi Berlin gearing up for its Final Solution, to 1964 Bombay, where Ernst Steiger, a German Jew, accidentally finds himself caught up in the murder of a young tribal, killed amidst allegations of something being stolen from a secure, American compound.
Braham Singh is also a contributing author to the Amazon Best Seller, Greener Data: Actionable Insights from Industry Leaders that debuted on Earth Day – April 22, 2022. Greener Data shows a series of insights from industry leaders pushing the boundaries of the sustainability conversation in the data industry and challenging all of us to collectively do more.
He is also a writer, author of articles like “Following The Sun”, where he commits to renewable energy in the context of Data Centers; “Traders & Astronauts” where he draws a parallelism between traders and astronauts from the Netflix show Away;
He also wrote the screenplay for Emperor, a political thriller set in Malaysia and based around their May 1969 race riots. Emperor, the novel, is near completion.
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