The Mahasarakham University Council unanimously awarded the Honorary Doctorate Degree in Information Technology to WMSL’s CEO, Mr. Somkiat Chinthammit, by being one of the University Council and his contributions to the IT development of the University which made Mahasarakham University one the current top universities in the country. Mr. Somkiat received the certificate from HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn in a ceremony held at the Mahasarakham University on the 14th of December 2017.
Mr. Somkiat graduated with a Bachelor's Degree from Thammasat University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA). He currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Wealth Management System Limited (WMSL) and WealthMagik Brokerage. Before co-founding WMSL, he used to be the Investment Advisory Head, Equity and Fixed Income Dealer, Treasurer of Citibank Private Bank and Investment Committee of Citibank Hong Kong. Mr. Somkiat is also an experienced speaker/lecturer for Private Organizations, Government Agencies, and Academic institutions in both the domestic and international stage.
As WMSL's CEO, Mr. Somkiat leads the company to be one of the leading financial software vendor in the country. The company’s flagship product, BONANZA Investment, currently has the highest market share in Thailand with an AUM of 3.7 Trillion Baht over its global competitors. WMSL has won many awards, both in Thailand and abroad, and became the first IT company to won the Foundation for Research in Information Technology (FRIT) Prize Award in 2005 from HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn and received the award with the sponsored fund of 1 Million Baht for R&D. Aside from that, WMSL has been also listed as a LOCAL SOFTWARE HERO by International Data Corporation (IDC)-USA in its Global report in 2001, one of the first organizations to be inducted into Software Park Thailand Hall of Fame and the 47th company in the world to meet the highest standards of CMMI Level 5 for Development (V1.3).