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Everybody, Meet Thanash Uthaya Kumar

I did learn how to hack and no, I am not gonna do it for you!

He’s from the Land of Satay, and yes, by that we meant Kajang, Malaysia – Google it up. His interest in entrepreneurship and knack for taking risks has made him who he is today. Extroverted Introvert? Well, let’s find out what that is, shall we? Meet Thanash.  

What are you up to lately?

#Stayathome, but being productive enough with my cup of tea – it’s chamomile with lemongrass by the way. Jokes aside, I am currently in the midst of a couple of projects that require completion and am going to launch my latest project venture.

Tell us a bit about yourself.

Well, I was born in Kajang, went to SMK Taman Jasmin 2, in Kajang and studied Diploma in ICT from Asia Pacific University as well as recently as of February 2020, I have a Degree in Cyber Security from Asia Pacific University & Staffordshire University. And yes, I did learn how to hack and no, I am not gonna do it for you. Hahaha!

I have always had an interest in pursuing entrepreneurship as well as my passion for helping some have allowed me to learn the art of value proposition and the art of adding value. Through that, I actively hunted for opportunities with some failed ventures. I then decided to work in a call center right after my Diploma in 2017 and yes, I was doing sales. That’s when I found that I wanted to take the full risk and go in again into entrepreneurship and I have never looked back. Being a student entrepreneur allowed me to gain insights and knowledge that was limitless. Yes, that was when I learned how to hack, but still, I won’t do it as I am in the process of being certified.

Aside from that, I like bright colors like yellow, red, & blue. I swim when I need to relax as the water calms my nerves and I’m a huge nerd when it comes to podcasts, and yes I have slept while listening to one.

Where are you now?

In my room, hahah. Well I am from the land of the Satay King which is Kajang. #43000

Your zodiac?

I have an interesting answer, as I was born on October 30, I am a Scorpio based on the English dates but according to Hindu, I am a Libra, so I am the best of both worlds, I guess it just allows me to be freer and open.

Are you an introvert or extrovert?

Extroverted Introvert! Social enough to get myself out of trouble by just talking or in one. Hahaha! Silent enough to be non-existent when I need to think.

Your official designation now is?

Creative Execution Officer of TRYTEC IT SOLUTION & OXYG. I am also known as the Executioner.

Marketing is broad, what’s your specialty?

Web Marketing and Website.

What do you love about Marketing?

The education of clients and their potential on the value that is provided by our services and products.

What do you hate about Marketing?

Nothing, as I have always found it as an educational tool that sells to those who always come back.

When thinking, you’d like to be alone or with people?

Alone but I love people and often share with them.

Your ideas, most of them came from?

Experience. These experiences are mine and those shared to me by mentors, my friends and even strangers I have met in trains or during my travels.

Are you a digital nomad or office freak?

Digital Nomad, I am a tea lover hence I am always in the cafe for my best work. A little secret – the cafes I work from have great lighting for some amazing pics.

Your favourite social media?

Instagram and LinkedIn.

What do you do when you’re not working?

I coach badminton in my free time with NLSPORTS and go for food hunts on a weekly basis, after all, we are the center of food heaven, and spend time with the people around me, friends and family.

Who’s your marketing icon?

Neil Patel.

What is the first thing you’d do when you’re hired/chosen to handle a new project?

I brainstorm with my clients and then we compare and contrast the ideas. I like to guide my clients into the process and ensure that they are involved as well as educated on the works and processes, which will allow the client and I to have a special appreciation towards the project and the work.

Are you a morning person or a night owl?

Depends on if I sleep, but more towards a morning person.

How do you stay motivated?

I usually take a day and look at the value I have added and could add to my potential clients. if that doesn’t work, I just go out on a mini adventure.

Ever got ideas from movies or songs?

Movies and cartoons, like Jimmy Neutron and Kim Possible, and many more cartoons that fill me with ideas that are unique or out of the box.

The best book you’ve ever read?

The Art of Thinking Clearly and The Hundred Year War.

How to contact you?

Well you can email me at thanash@trytec.my or connect with me on LinkedIn.

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