December 26, 2012, 7:16 AM — Gunawan Santoso is a senior IT executive in Bangkok. He has worked in financial services for more than 15 years and specializes in infrastructure strategy and enablement. He has proven experience with virtualization and data centers within his niche.
From a supervisor to IT operations manager and eventually to vice president of systems and infrastructure, Santoso has seen a lot over the years. He had also distinguished himself as a thought-leader in his niche, speaking at events and publishing articles over the years.
Santoso's job search hadn't been going well. "With the economic downturn it has been difficult to find senior positions," says Santoso. Although he was getting interviews companies weren't offering him the money that he desired so he decided to something about.