Dr. Khairir Khalil has more than 35 years of experience working in various Multi-National Companies namely Motorola, Philips and Seagate, as well as local and joint-venture companies such as Semiconductor Miniature Products, Time dotCom, UMW Toyota and DRB-Hicom. He has also worked in a government statutory body, the Land Public Transport Commission or SPAD.
Dr Khairir started as an Engineer and moved up the career ladder to become Engineering Manager after which he switched over to the Human Resource function. His experience in the Human Resource area began with being a specialist in the recruitment function as a Staffing Manager. The other experience in specialized function was as an Organization and Management Development Senior Manager. The remaining experience was managing the whole spectrum of Human Resource functions as Human Resource Manager, General Manager and Director. Throughout his career history, he has had hands-on experience on the line as well as in administration and management. He has presented several papers in public seminars, conducted numerous training. He is a certified 7-Habit trainer and was a Six Sigma hands-on champion. Dr. Khairir has more than 15 years’ experience in conducting training. He is currently lecturing in several universities on management and human resource subjects.
Dr Khairir was an active member of the Toastmasters club. He achieved the level of Advanced Communicator Silver and Competent Leader. He has won several speaking competitions at the club as well as area levels. For his work encompassing the Knowledge Management concept and implementation, Dr. Khairir received the Knowledge Management Leadership award in 2009.