Currently Ratnam Subramaniam is 64 years old. Retired in 2012 from working for others, had set up his own company in IT consulting specializing IT in Semiconductor manufacturing and automation. He is very capable in analyzing and revive ailing arcane IT systems/solutions that has become a big liability to the business. He plays a lot of golf, travel and does local and international stock trading especially in the technical stocks. Lastly Ratnam Subramaniam was the Group Head of Information Technology (CIO) of Carsem Sdn Bhd supporting local and international operations. He comes with more than 30 years experience in technology, mainly in IT technology working in the Public and Private sectors of Malaysia. He is a Telecommunication Engineer and holds a MBA majoring in Information Technology. He had worked in Robert Bosch, Ministry of Home affairs, Ruff, Grundig, National Semiconductor and now Carsem. He has been awarded JPP (Jasa Perkasa Perseketuan) Federal ward by the King of Malaysia for his excellent services in the Ministry of Home affairs. He is a very knowledgeable person with experience in Telecommunication Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Information Technology. He has several patents in the use of IT in the manufacturing of Semiconductor. He is known as the “Father of Wafer Mapping” in the semiconductor manufacturing circle. He has presented several papers on the use of IT in semiconductor manufacturing Seminars locally and internationally. In National Semiconductor, for his excellent services in the use of IT to improve manufacturing processes, he was entrusted with the role of IT Director to manage the IT requirements of Malaysia and China operations. This is where he successfully transformed, the arcane IT systems of National Semiconductor into a state of art IT technology systems with very high availability. This is where he started to do stock trading starting from the National Semiconductor Stocks Options given to him. In 2006 he was about to retire, Carsem Sdn Bhd hired him for his track record to help the Carsem to 1) revive obsolete systems, 2) consolidate and standardize IT system in all its 3 plants and 3) implement security, disaster recovery and high availability. He has been very successful in transforming the company’s arcane, problem ridden IT solutions successfully into the latest technology, with the lowest cost. This was with his ability of getting full co-operation and support from the top management down to IT staff and the company employees maximizing his knowledge of IT experiences. His close working relationship with vendor like HP, SUN, DELL, Oracle, Cisco and Microsoft has enabled his successes.