June 5, 2017, Singapore –Guidepost Solutions, a global leader in compliance, investigations, and security and technology consulting, appointed Eddie Koh to lead its expansion efforts into the APAC market. Koh brings more than 15 years of experience in varied industries in his new role at Guidepost Solutions as the APAC regional manager. He has extensive knowledge of the security technology market and leading security technologies that include multiple security system manufacturers.
John P. Torres, chief operating officer of Guidepost Solutions Security and Technology Consulting division said, “With his previous experience working in the APAC security sector, Eddie brings a wealth of localized industry knowledge to our team. He has a vast understanding of the global security landscape and by keeping up with current and emerging technologies he is adept at leveraging those for our clients.”
Most recently, Koh spent eight years with a leading integrator in Asia where he advanced from a technical and pre-sales role into a full solution sales position, leading a five-person commercial team.
As part of his commercial sales portfolio, Koh supported global clients with program management and end-to-end project oversight. His role included the design of innovative and effective security solutions in-line with his clients’ needs. He also led RFP efforts and provided a unique blend of experience preparing and responding to stringent bid submission requirements and adhering to pre-defined tendering timelines.
Koh’s education includes a diploma in electronics from Singapore Polytechnic and a Bachelor of Science degree in computing at Portsmouth University in the United Kingdom. Earlier in his career, he developed web applications for a software consultancy. He also provided project and program management data center suite fit-outs for leading international banks and technology companies.
In addition to his technical abilities, Koh prides himself on the development of long-term strategic relationships and client solutions; and his experience in advising and discussing current and emerging security technologies.