In the early life of Bryan K, after graduating from high school he has started working in the IT industry while pursuing his diploma part-time, and eventually a degree in a distance learning program with an Australia University. The big portion of his salary going to paying the school fees. At that time, his second job was in KL downtown and after work, he will walk to his college which is about 15 minutes walking distance. In the end, he did not complete his degree program due to the high course fees (conversion from AUD).
He then focuses in his career and just knows how to work hard. Coming from a not well to do family, with mum working as a tea lady / office helper to help support the family. And none of his family members have graduated from university. He continue to live without knowing his real life purpose / direction, work hard and eventually met his wife in one of the company that they worked together.
From being a EDP staff, he was fortunate enough to join another company that selling MRP solution (IT) where he met one of his buddy. Funnily enough, his buddy and him joined the company on the same day, and also together resigned to join another company selling ERP solution. He started as a functional consultant in the ERP industry and eventually learned up his technical skills from reading the Development Solution manuals. After more than a decade in the ERP industry, specializing in the Technical aspect of the system.
At a very young age, he feels the IT industry is not for him and resigned to be a real estate negotiator, home loan agent and also insurance agent. With his personality of an Introvert, he faced huge challenges in his new career which he has to make cool call, engaged with people and etc. After two years of trying while his wife working full time, and the income from the real estate commissions was not stable.
In the end, he went back to the ERP industry. From a functional consultant to technical consultant, and eventually a Technical Manager managing the technical team. His boss at that time even sends him to attend a Microsoft conference in Orlando, United States.