K. Ravinther


K Ravinther is an extraordinary trainer and coach in the field of sales and sales management.

He is the Principal Consultant at ASK EDUCATION & TRAINING SDN BHD and Senior Consultant at ITD World, a Global Leadership Development Expert. He holds a Bachelor of Economics (honours) degree, Master of Management (distinctions) degree and International Masters of Small-medium Enterprise (distinctions) from the top university in Malaysia (University of Malaya). He gained wide exposure at the University of Melbourne and gained valuable practical management experience at Kraft Australia. He has vast cross-cultural experiences across more than 32 countries in the world.

He has over 30 years of corporate experience, a major part being in Channel Sales Management. He started his career in Human Resources in Public Bank Group and later developed his sales skills in Panasonic Malaysia, managing a sales team covering Pan-Malaysia. Later, he moved into a new business venture and began working as a training consultant in area of Sales Training and Customer Relations consultation.

His practical experiences are in the area of sales strategy implementation and human resources development. Having mastered the Matsushita Management philosophy and business principles from various on-the-job training, functional responsibilities and overseas training combined with his direct experience leading and managing sales team and dealers network, he is an excellent trainer in the Konosuke Matsushita philosophy of business and result-orientated team work.

He is passionate about an academia-industry relationship. Since 2009, he has helped organizations to form successful collaborations between the industry and academia world. This collaboration is about sharing responsibilities with the academic world in the development of the work-force skill, attributes and competences that industry regularly seek in graduates, and involves universities and corporate companies. He is a specialist in forming sales academies, which caters to soft skills development, orientation, career counselling, career guidance, seasonal working, internship, work shadowing, and work placement.

He regularly conducts personal success workshops and seminars on leadership, team building, professional selling skills, channel sales management, motivation, presentation skills, and customer service. Specifically, he has conducted customized training for Panasonic Malaysia, Celcom Axiata Berhad, Maxis Communication, Zuellig Pharma, DiGi Communication, Pelangi Publication, Allianz Life Insurance, Air Asia Academy, ASTRO, HLG Capital, Motorola, SC Johnson, Fonterra, Swisslog, UniAsia General Insurance, Intel, TM Point, Inno Biologics Sdn Bhd, Tamico Bell Holdings, Delta Business Solutions, Maybank, Malaysian Government Agencies (Education Ministry, Housing Ministry and Local Government), AES (Vietnam), Connell Brothers (Vietnam), Renesas (Vietnam) Intel (Vietnam), Nestle (Vietnam) and many more.

In the course of his work, he also mentors and coaches individuals to reflect on their business and life, validate and define their objectives through to realization. He specialises in the area of retail and wholesale, telecommunication, pharmaceutical and publications. Since 2004, he has groomed individuals in the area of planning, budgeting, sales administration, department administration, strategy implementation, business development, sales campaigns, public relations, presentation skills, industry-academia collaboration and human resources development.

Ravinther has a commitment to touch, enrich, and transform the work culture and perspectives of leaders in organizations as he firmly believes that these individuals need to take control of their lives and work to be truly happy and productive.