Stars of 2018
Sat 22 Dec 2018 10:25 PM
Sheikh Sadiq

Industry: Technology

Company: ALT Technology, Ayana Holding Group

Designation: Partner

Sheikh Sadiq is the founding partner of ALT Technology. He is a dynamic Information Systems executive with over 20 years of diversified experience in managing Information Systems across multiple industry settings. Upon completing a degree in mechanical engineering from the Milwaukee School of Engineering, Sadiq pursued his passion in delivering IT solutions.

As a keen observer of emerging trends, he came to realise the crucial role of IT infrastructure in shaping the growth pattern of most major industries and sectors. In 2000, he started his own company. Keeping pace with the changes in technology, he adhered to the adage, ‘IT never sleeps and technology changes overnight’, to personally oversee the growth of his company outside the US. His portfolio has quickly expanded with a range of diversified clientele from sectors including healthcare, education, real estate, sports, entertainment, banking and hospitality.

ALT Technology provides IT consultancy, hardware, software and security solutions with core services including network infrastructure, Data and Network Security, secure Wi-Fi systems, structure cabling, CCTV, access control systems, and parking management. ALT Technology also offers procurement and implementation of ERP and CRM solutions like Salesforce, Oracle and SAP.

The company possesses a premier list of clientele, priding itself on having hands-on approach and the ability to provide practical IT solutions. ALT Technology’s portfolio in the UAE includes a high-profile real estate developer, global university and high-end mall.

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Sadiq strives for excellence and works with a keen eye for detail. “At ALT Technology, we provide a full range of services from design and architecture to implementation, installation and maintenance of any project we undertake,”   he says, adding: “the key difference is how my team handles the entire design perspective, as well as the project management skill-set and experience they bring on board.”

Sadiq’s efficacious career graph comprises accomplishing multimillion-dollar network deployments and product launches, P/Ls, drafting policies, business analysis, risk assessment, auditing, cross-functional operations, and tactical planning. Adept in forecasting trends and helping organisations identify their IT drawbacks, Sadiq’s technical and honest advice has helped many enterprises overcome their IT challenges. Sadiq takes a vision and makes it a reality through sound strategy development.

He intuitively sees the threads of opportunity that wind through an organization, brings them together into a coherent whole. He also helps others think outside the box, and is known for driving material business advantage. Those who work with him have described him as having contagious enthusiasm and passionate belief in people, inspiring them to become prouder, stronger, and more valuable contributors to their organisations.

“An entrepreneur isn’t made with just knowledge and dedication, it’s a thirst driving to be wiser than yesterday and prepared for tomorrow,” he says.