Vivek Thomas is dedicated to working with business leaders to help successful companies continue to grow with confidence, efficiency, and global recognition. When leaders work directly with Vivek as their TEC Canada Chair, they will improve their strategic execution, raise company-wide accountability, and build cohesive teams that put the company on track to double its revenue and bottom-line profit.
Vivek’s professional career has seen him lead notable organizations to achieve consistent revenue growth and breakthrough profits throughout North America, UK, France, Dubai, South Africa, and India. After receiving his Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) from the University of Mumbai, Vivek launched his professional career with Sony Corporation where he quickly identified his passion for business development, marketing, and sales. That led to progressively senior roles at Sony, including Manager of Sony Middle East and Africa where he helped grow revenue from US$ 30 million/year to US$ 750 million/year within six years. Vivek’s professional journey continued as the Manager of Crystal Decisions (now SAP) where he grew revenues from a “0” base to US$ 5.0 million over three years and as the Director of UK & Western Europe at HEAT Software (now Ivanti ), where he was responsible for the launching new markets in EMEA. As President/CEO of Maximizer, he championed the cultural shift to a subscription-based business and built a profitable multi-million dollar organization that successfully competes with some of the worlds leading software companies.
With over 30 years of global experience in leadership positions, Vivek has a unique perspective on success. Now, as a TEC Chair, Vivek is expertly equipped to guide CEOs towards achieving unprecedented levels of personal and professional accomplishment.
TEC Group Vision
The ideal member of my TEC group is humble, hungry, and willing to help others along the way in their personal and professional journey. Together, we will collectively achieve a state of self-actualization, which will fully realize individual potential, and see the full development of one’s abilities and appreciation for life.
- Lives in Delta BC, with his wife Youla. Together, they have two teenage girls.
- Enjoys biking, hiking, and 70’s music.
- Loves travel and history.
- Besides his love for “The Sport of Business”, Vivek and his spouse care deeply about Mental Health in the workplace and support the “Walk the Talk” and “IG Walk for Alzheimer’s” events in their local community.