CTO & GM
In the dynamic landscape of the IT industry, visionary leaders emerge as beacons of innovation, guiding the way through ever-evolving technologies. Among these leaders stands Dr. Amos Kibet, a trailblazer whose accomplishments span software development, cybersecurity, blockchain, and AI. Driven by an insatiable desire for knowledge and innovation, Dr. Amos leads his team through the complex worlds of cybersecurity and blockchain, foreseeing the pivotal role these domains will play in future industry landscapes.
He derives inspiration from the challenge of remaining at technology's forefront, consistently staying ahead of the curve. Guiding his team through the multifaceted realms of cybersecurity and blockchain fuels his focus and passion, knowing that these technologies are poised to reshape industries akin to the surge seen in AI. Dr. Amos embraces each day as an opportunity to prepare his team and organization for the impending blockchain revolution.
In an insightful dialogue with CEO Insights Asia magazine, Dr. Amos unfolds the compelling nuances of his professional journey, leadership style and the future roadmap for SYNTECHNX & ITEKLABS Corp. Here's an excerpt from an intriguing conversation.
How would you define SYNTECHNX & ITEKLABS as an organization and its current position in the market?
SYNTECHNX & ITEKLABS Corporation operates within the dynamic realm of IT. Positioned at the convergence of technology, cybersecurity, and blockchain innovation, SYNTECHNX & ITEKLABS Corporation stands as a forward-thinking IT enterprise. We are renowned for our unwavering dedication to excellence and pioneering solutions and have cultivated an array of invaluable partnerships. These affiliations are underscored by the trust our partners place in us, a trust founded upon our resolute commitment to seamlessly integrate cutting-edge technologies.
What are some of the flagship offerings and value additions that customers can expect from your offerings?
SYNTECHNX & ITEKLABS embodies dynamism in its core, offering customized software development solutions that encompass diverse platforms such as desktop applications, mobile apps, or web applications. We take pride in our robust cybersecurity offerings, underpinned by proprietary solutions. Adept in cybersecurity, our arsenal includes dedicated penetration testing and incident response teams. In the realm of blockchain, we guide enterprises in seamlessly integrating Blockchain into their existing systems which is complemented by strategic advisory services.
Our value proposition centers on pioneering solutions, enhanced security protocols, and expert guidance, fostering long-term partnerships. We use our insight to build mobile and web apps that are ready for upcoming frameworks. This gives clients the benefit of using future-proof technologies.
Tell us about your leadership approach. What are the guidelines or methodologies you follow to lead your team?
My leadership approach is marked by a fusion of collaboration, empowerment, strategic acumen, and continuous learning. Guiding my team effectively hinges on a set of guiding principles. Foremost is the cultivation of a clear vision and goals, offering direction and purpose to the team. Open communication, both within the team and with partners and clients, is crucial. Another crucial principle is empowerment not only for my team but also for our partners. Collaboration and cross-functional teamwork stand pivotal, complemented by the agile approach, apt for our software development pursuits. I lead by example by demonstrating practices like penetration testing, crafting blockchain applications, and developing cutting-edge mobile apps.
What is the future destination you are heading towards?
My focus is set on establishing SYNTECHNX & ITEKLABS as a recognized leader in the realms of technological innovation, cybersecurity prowess, and seamless Blockchain integration. I hold a vision where our company emerges as the driving force behind transformative solutions, poised to reshape industries and yield positive societal impact. In the forthcoming years, my aspirations encompass a surge in innovations, by our developers and programmers. My commitment extends to nurturing talent, acknowledging the forthcoming shift from web 2.0 to web 3.0 programming expertise. We aim to prioritize sustainability and focus on building a collaborative ecosystem.
In the light of your strong experience within the industry, what advice would you give to the budding industry leaders?
I have several key pieces of advice for success in the IT industry. First and foremost, always keep learning. Technology changes rapidly, so commit to continuous learning. Expect new ideas every few months due to the ever-evolving tech landscape. Secondly, craft a clear and compelling vision for your organization. Effectively share this vision with stakeholders, partners, and customers. Third, empower your team, including software developers and cybersecurity experts. Showing them, they are valued is crucial. Adaptability and embracing change are essential, especially as web 3.0 gains ground. Ethical leadership tied to integrity is crucial and so is mentoring. Over time, mentorship provides lasting purpose. Lastly, don't shy away from taking calculated risks. These risks will be your path to learning and fulfilling your mission.
Dr. Amos Kibet-Dit, CTO & GM, Syntechnx & Iteklabs
Dr. Amos Kibet-Dit is an accomplished IT professional and visionary Chief Technology Officer, renowned for co-founding SYNTECHNX & ITEKLABS Corporation. His illustrious career has been dedicated to trailblazing innovation across diverse fronts, including software development, cybersecurity, blockchain, and the rapidly evolving realm of AI that shapes the landscape of his organization. Holding a PhD in information technology, his influence in cybersecurity spans safeguarding digital assets and databases, along with devising comprehensive security strategies that have elevated organizations' adherence to industry standards.
Favorite Hobbies - Playing Tennis, Singing
Favorite Cuisine - Filipino
Favorite Books - The Price of Tomorrow by Jeff Booth, Layered Money by Nik Bhatia, The Bitcoin Standard by Saifedean Ammous
Favorite Travel Destination - Ilocos Norte, Philippines
Awards & Recognition - Doctorate in Information Technology, Certified Ethical hacker, Certified Blockchain Architect, Certified Blockchain Developer, Certified Big Data expert, Professor of Blockchain and Cybersecurity