Velan is presently the Director of Energy Partnership at Evercomm. As a founding member of Evercomm, Velan manages the bottom line of complex energy efficiency and technology transformation projects across a wide portfolio of clients in Southeast Asia. He also works closely with local government agencies such as Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (iDA) and National Climate Change Secretariat (Prime Minister’s Office Singapore) to share energy IoT best practices that aim to forge collective understanding on actions required to achieve continuous energy efficiency improvement. Some of Velan’s original energy IoT frameworks have been showcased at key regional events such as World Cities Summit, InnovFest unBound, Energy Innovation 2016, EmTech Asia and IoT Asia, under various supporting organizations such as National Research Foundation (NRF), Energy Market Authority (EMA), NXP Semiconductors and Nanyang Technological University (NTU). He has been invited to share his experience on energy innovation through conducting workshop on climate change challenges for millennials, and to speak at international conferences. Prior to Evercomm, Velan’s significant achievements include his heavy involvement in the conceptualization of high-impact innovative application for IBM’s Watson, as well as managing a large-scale internet banking transformation project which later served as a worldwide pilot for Citigroup.