Head of Assistant Directors at The National Book Council of Malaysia (MOE)
Adibah is an optimistic leader who always get thrilled over the challenging processes of conceptualizing, materializing, and managing new projects.
She has 18 years of experience at different spheres of Malaysian Education system. Always a teacher at heart, she believes in bringing out the best in others. Her strengths are strategic planning for educational organizations as well as internationalization of Malaysian literary works.
She envisions beautiful Malaysian digital school environment with great emphasis on books and reading for pleasure.
Anyone ready to share her dreams and take up the challenges?
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING DIVISION
I am a dedicated person, have a high level of effort in self-development and career as well as optimistic in problem solving.
12 years experience in TVET, especially in the field of Automotive and Information Technology. Prioritize student becoming and preparing them for the world of work.
I expect Technical and Vocational learning to be applied with the latest technology to help students in their respective fields in line with the currents of the digital world.
Advisor & Partner at QMark Capital
He collectively has 10 years of experience in various functions namely Corporate Banking, Corporate Credit Risk Management, and Business Development. He started his career in a local commercial bank where he had heavily engaged in credit processing for various business and project financings. He subsequently joined one of the world’s biggest oil and gas players, where he was responsible for credit risk management in Bond & Sukuk investments. He also joined a leasing company as a credit manager. He obtained his Diploma in Business Studies from Universiti Teknologi MARA, and subsequently pursued his Bachelor of Commerce (Economics & Finance) from Curtin
University of Technology, Australia. He also has completed an MBA (Islamic Banking & Finance) from International Islamic University Malaysia. He is currently pursuing a Doctor of Business Administration in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) where his research interest focuses on credit evaluation for SMEs in Malaysia
Co-Founder/CEO at Grand Success Alliance Sdn Bhd
I am a serial entrepreneur and a running coach. I have 14 years working experience both in Finance and in Sales & Marketing and been running businesses in the last 10 years. I am a Certified Assessor under the Great Britain College Consortium (GBCC), Garmin Sports Certified Running Coach, Certified Mental Toughness Coach (USA), as well as a CEO of a company. One of my more meaningful projects was the Bumiputra Entrepreneur Program, wherein the initial intention was to help create job opportunities for aspiring entrepreneurs from the lower income category. Thereafter, through empowering them with the skills and knowledge, some of them went on to become successful entrepreneurs.
Head, Apex Incubator at Technology Park Malaysia
28 years of industry experience in startup business development, product commercialization and technology business incubation. Certified Master Trainer (HRDF/PSMB) and INSKEN BisKaunselor
CEO/Co-Founder of Hanafundme
Angie co-founded Hanawomen Hub (A boutique size Women Cowork & Event Space) and Hanafundme.com (Crowdfunding Platform for Women & Causes). She drives both platforms growths as well as brand building, and her forte is working with the community and nurturing partnerships.
She’s also passionate about animals welfare, conservation of environment and people who are economically challenged where she embarked on a Community Box initiative in 2017 (a two year project) with a local mall in Kuala Lumpur where shoppers can donate non-perishable food & hygiene supplies to be distributed to the less fortunate. The project has successfully benefited 50 recipients that consisted of various orphanages within Klang Valley, the orang asli community, the hardcore poor as well as various animal shelters.
Lecturer at Universiti Utara Malaysia
An Associate Professor in Interactive Media at the Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM). Apart from academic matters, currently he serves as a Webmaster to monitor the UUM official website and social media content. He is also a mentor for Utara Creativepreuneur Incubator Programme sponsored by MOHE since 2018. His research project focuses on creative & virtual heritage content, web development, game-based learning, comics for learning, and edutainment.
Currently his work emphasizes on location-based augmented reality for cultural heritage sites for Melaka. By looking at his research potential, Syamsul received several research awards at both national and international levels and his recent awards are Gold Medal and Special Awards from PECIPTA2019 Exhibition.
University Lecturer (DS54) at Universiti Utara Malaysia
Currently, I am the Head of Research Unit at MCMC-UUM MakerSpace Laboratory, School of Computing, UUM. Received Bachelor of Engineering with Honours in Electronics, Telecommunication and Computer Engineering from University of Bradford, the UK in 1999. Received Master and Doctor of Philosophy in Information Technology in 2002 and 2011 respectively.
Held several university posts, including Head of Technology Management Department and Head of Computer Science Department. Involved in Long-term Research Grant Scheme (LRGS), Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), and other research schemes by the government as well as industrial grants.
Co-founder & CEO at RunCloud
I’ve started my first business since college as a computer science student as a web, mobile app, and games designer and developer.
Post-graduation, I started Cool Code, a software house company with two partners, Jebat and Amir. My company has expanded from a side business for pocket money to a company with 20+ in-house developers. Within three years, we have served multiple big-name clients and have over 3 million app downloads.
Now I lead RunCloud, a company aimed to simplify server management for developers and businesses. Today, RunCloud is a fast-growing company and manages over 230,000 web applications from over 100+ countries around the world in just three years.
IT Strategy ,Technology Division at Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad
As a Big 4 Consultant, Azeem has successfully delivered 6 IT strategic consulting projects i.e. IT Strategic Plan and Enterprise Architecture in 3 years within Financial and Public Sector Domain for various clients in Malaysia.
As a Nation Builder, He was one of the key contributor to the delivery of National Transformation Project under Malaysia Economic Transformation Plan, National Key Economic Area: Entry Point Project 4, 6 and 8 (Oil and Gas). Also, was part of the key organiser of Oil and Gas Financial Forum, Oil and Gas Innovation Forum, MPRC Industry Networking Talk, MPRC innovation and financial pavilion at MOGSEC.
As a Banker and Head of IT Strategy, He is responsible for the development and implementation of the 3 years IT Blueprint that charts the technology improvements for the Bank to be at par with the current industry standards.
Director of Operations at Dropee
Cheryll is a “Hacker”, Interdiscplinarian & Serial Executioner who is passionate about growing people and businesses. She is an experienced Operational Manager with a startup industry background focused in operations management, relationship building and customer experience.
Currently, Cheryll serves as the Director of Operations at Dropee, a B2B Ecommerce solutions provider and Wholesale Marketplace that enables businesses to buy and sell confidently. Previously, Cheryll was Head of Strategic Development at GoCar Malaysia (the first car sharing company in Malaysia which was acquired by Tan Chong Group). Back in the early days, she single-handedly built, installed and repaired fleet trackers for the first 80 cars in their fleet. She grew the fleet from five cars to 400 and a team of five to 30.
Senior Experience Design Researcher at UUM
Dr. Idyawati Hussein believes that UX research and design can improve the existing systems to give better experience to its targeted audience. Dr Idya has been working in the UX field for almost 20 years. Her PhD was about UX Design Practices in Malaysian industry. She has been attached to MDEC and MIMOS before joining the university, UUM, Sintok.
She has a high passion in the Startup ecosystem and funnelling the right talent to the workforce. She offers UX upskill/reskill and UX for products, services and systems in digital transformation. She inspires change and creates value to improve results and performance.
Senior Lecturer at Universiti Putra Malaysia
Dr. Noris Mohd Norowi is a Senior Lecturer at the Multimedia Department, Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, Universiti Putra Malaysia. She has a PhD in Computer Music from the University of Plymouth, United Kingdom, as well as a Master of Science in Multimedia Systems and a degree in Computer Science (Majoring in Multimedia), both from the Universiti Putra Malaysia. She belongs to the Human-Computer Interaction Research group, where the focus of her research include Artificial Intelligence in Music, Immersive Technologies, Sound Cognition, and Sound Synthesis.
Currently she is the Membership Chair of ACM SIGCHI Kuala Lumpur Chapter (myHCI-UX).
She has a deep passion for traditional Malaysian music, where she had worked on several projects to automatically classify them into their respective genres. She is a self-proclaimed 'Gendangist' and plays tradional percussion instruments such as the Gendangs, Gongs, and Kompang to name a few.
She used to be a Gamelan player, performing under the Pusat Kebudayaan dan Kesenian Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah, UPM's Gamelan group.
While in Plymouth, she had also joined the Balinese Gamelan group named 'Chandra Gita Suara' at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Plymouth.
Co-founder and CEO of Random Collectives
I had 6 startups. Mainly in tech and tech/social innovation. I am heavily involved in all aspects of entrepreneurship. From idea development to commercialisation to growth. I have also contributed to the Nation by creating and building the tech entrepreneur ecosystem.
Additionally, I was heavily involved in policy for the tech and social entrepreneur industry that covers everything from idea management to growth. I also lead a team in bringing new ideas on how the Government can better engage the community through empowerment and genuine engagement. I had introduced open data and open government to the Ministries. I was also deeply involved in the bumi agenda.
Executive at SDEC
Plan, coordinate, strategies and implement a master plan for the development of the Digital Innovation Hub in all districts across Sarawak and the Digital Village, Samajaya for the purpose of supporting the growth of Sarawakian Startups.
Founder & CEO at Devs Asia
Heislyc Loh is a community builder and thought leader on technology startups and entrepreneurship in Southeast Asia.
He founded StartupMamak in 2011, a community 18000 users strong for tech startup explorers, talents and founders to exchange knowledge and connections.
He is also the Managing Director of Founder Institute Malaysia, the world's premier startup launch program for talented entrepreneurs in 180 different cities.
Heislyc is currently growing Devs Asia as a platform to gather top tech talents to help businesses outsource their mobile application and software product development.
CTO at Taming Tech Sdn Bhd
Experience serving with digital agencies with the toughest clients as well as government bodies to develop custom systems and applications. Well-versed with the back-end architecture to support systems, ensuring best performance and uptime. Previous works include projects for the Cancer Research, CIDB, Open University Malaysia and many others.
CEO at YouthsToday Sdn Bhd
Jazz Tan is the CEO and founder of YouthsToday.com. Award winner of Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia, Top 40 under 40 Prestige magazine and the Best ICT in ASEAN region. Founder of the largest youth online engagement platform in Malaysia, Jazz is a social entrepreneur, strategist and an inspirational figure to set course and help young people to thrive at their fullest potential.
Over the years as an entrepreneur, Jazz has successfully launched over 3000 youth development projects across the country and inspired more than 500,000 youths in Malaysia. Looking at the current growth and rate that the platform is growing, Jazz strives to move forward with global expansion and gathering more like-minded entrepreneurs, NGOs and communities to embark on a journey of nation building with the youths.
Jazz believes youths are the backbone of every country's economy, growth and future that will create revolutions and solutions to both the community and the people at large. Jazz's mission and vision would be expanding to the global region and form strong partnerships with all stakeholders of countries and leaders to create positive change to the society.
Co-Founder & Group CEO at ZoomItNow
After a 15-year long career in the Advertising and Marketing industry, Jeevan finally decided to return home to Malaysia to embark on his entrepreneurial journey with his friend by launching an on-demand delivery platform startup. It’s been 4 years and now operating in over 3 countries, managing over 80 staff, working with over 350 delivery agents and 25,000 freelancer delivery partners on the platform; the journey seems like it’s only begun for him.
Director at Leap Leadership Academy Sdn. Bhd
Founder of Leap Leadership Academy Sdn. Bhd. We focus primarily in corporate training, speaking and coaching on leadership and communication skills. Currently the president-elect for Malaysian Association of Professional Speakers (MAPS).
Startup Business Development, ASEAN & Pakistan | Amazon Web Services at Amazon Web Services
Startup Enthusiast | Innovation Lover | Aspiring Tech Explorer | Impact Believer . Currently growing the ASEAN startup ecosystem with Amazon Web Services. My journey goes like this: Law-BD-Events, Social Enterprise-Coding-Marketing-Ecosystem Builder. Huge on creating content to empower millennials. Impact is my religion. Looking for like-minded individuals who share the same passion for empowering young people through startups, tech and entrepreneurship
Organizer of JOMLAUNCH Asia Virtual Conference
Iszuddin is the organizer of JOMLAUNCH and also JOMLAUNCH Asia. Prior to that, Iszuddin served as CTO to Xentral Methods Sdn Bhd, which brings you E-Sentral.com. His passion is in web development and nurturing the tech community in the country to create and launch their projects.
Associate Director, Cloud & Technology at YYC
Currently an Associate Director of Cloud & Technology at YYC Holdings. I ensure clients understand the needs of current and potential cloud technology trends while assisting in their digital transformation process.
With almost 2 decades of experience in IT & related industries, I currently focus on digital transformation, business process remodeling & optimization and various technologies on productivity & cloud platforms. Besides that, I work actively to grow the local ISV, startups & technopreneur ecosystem. Prior to this, I served as a certified solution architect, learning consultant, technical trainer, project manager, programmer, front-end developer, graphic designer etc.
Product Manager at Funding Societies
Serial hackathoner who specializes in pitching, business strategy, frontend engineering, and product development. Has vast experience in building MVP that solves real business problems. Currently a regional product manager in Funding Societies.
Participated in 58 hackathons regionally since 2014. 8 times Champion and 22 other winnings to date. Usually the ideator and pitcher within his hackathon team, he is also versed in UI/UX design and coding. Despite being a one-man team, he was awarded champion in a past hackathon. Tien's passion for hackathon has led him to co-found Hackathon Kaki (ASEAN's largest hackathon community)
Chief Technology Officer at Mindvalley
T.S. Lim is the CTO of Mindvalley & Founder of Flexnode. He is a Product Developer (Elixir, Phoenix, Ruby & Rails) & Entrepreneur based in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. Lim is interested in Product Development, Technology and Education. He is also the founder of WebCamp KK.
Author, Trainer and Speaker at Cybernet
With a combination of more than 20 years' experience in ICT, business, administration and education, Lorna has provided and consultation to a wide range of groups, from government officials, CIOs, entrepreneurs, to colleges, students and children, in Kota Kinabalu and beyond.
Lorna often volunteers for and organises grassroot community tech groups and events. She founded Google Developer Group Kota Kinabalu and Women Techmakers Kota Kinabalu, and has been the Lead Organiser for Startup Weekend Kota Kinabalu. She also mentored for Startup Weekend YSEALI (Young Southeast Asia Leaders Initiative).
Lorna is the author of the book “Beginner Mobile App Development using App Inventor 2 currently available via Amazon com and http :://books lornatimbah com
SENIOR ASSISTANT ART - SCHOOL OF ART MALAYSIA JOHOR
Mah Nyuk Ying has 27 years of teaching experiences as a music teacher both in primary and secondary schools. She was one of the panels in designing curriculum for all KBSM and KSSM music subjects for Malaysia Arts Schools. She has always been active in Malaysia Examination Board as one of the panels for Malaysia Arts School SPM Music subjects.
Although she has been in the education system for such a long time, she has never been tired of teaching music . She finds that teaching music is fun and is happy to see her students slowly becoming a skillful music players. She enjoys music teaching and hopes to share her love and passion for music playing with her students.
She believes that music education is an extremely important subject for all children to learn as it can lead to better brain development , increases in human connection and stress relief.
CEO / Co-Founder at Unoya Sdn Bhd
Mazlita is the CEO and Co-Founder of RECQA, an Edutech startup based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. RECQA (RECorded Question and Answer) is a platform that preserves collective knowledge to align people, processes, and best practices within a community and an organisation. RECQA acts as a centralised, crowdsourced searchable knowledge-based repository for team members to structure, manage and share their learnings (similar to an internal Wiki) as well as connecting with Subject Expert Matters for mentorship within the community.
RECQA is being deployed by various communities and organisations, namely Malaysia's Ministry of Education on their digital learning platform called DELIMa, as the knowledge sharing platform for teachers to share their teaching resources with other teachers. To date, there are more than 14000 teachers actively contributing and consuming these resources. RECQA is also used by Proficeo, an accelarator to connect technoprenuers and expert within the ecosystem.
Previously, she exited a start-up she co-founded called Recite Lab, where she and her team developed a mobile-app called Recite, a social-based Al-Quran mastering platform, with userbase in Malaysia and Indonesia. She holds a BSc and MPhil. Computer Science from the University College London and Birkbeck College of the University of London respectively, specialising in Web Data Mining. She has written several research papers in this area that appeared in renowned international journals and conferences. Previously, Mazlita spent 11 years in London, studying and working at various companies, mainly providing consultancy work in IT and Web Data Mining
Since 2014, Din has been actively involved within the Malaysian Startup scene as a mentor, judge, moderator for Hackathons and events such as AirAsia Hackathon, MAB Hackathon, GRAB Data Hackathon, SME Corp Hack, TM RE Hackathon, to name a few. Thus, he is currently known in the Startup community as a community builder and mentor. He was in charge of the TM Startup program for partnership funnel and corporate innovation program and has worked closely with MaGIC, MDEC and Malaysian / Singapore Accelerators. He was elected as an AWS Scout for the AWS Activate Program in 2020 to help bootstraps Startups to kick-start their journey and expansion.
His vast experience encompass telco environments from back end to customer support to product development and digital products including app development, process simplification and RPA (Robotic Process Automation), UC (RCS, FLOW),API and VAS Partnership.
CEO at SYNXSOFT
Im in the IT industry for the past 20 years. I have delivered more than 35 successful IT Projects to various clients verticals from MNC, SME, NGO and Government Sectors. Im a passionate software artisan, an expert in numerous programming languages.
MUSIC ART COACH DG44 - SCHOOL OF ART MALAYSIA JOHOR
MOHD DZURRI BIN BACHOK WAS BORN IN PONTIAN, JOHOR, SERVED AS A MUSIC TEACHER AT THE MALAYSIAN SCHOOL OF ART JOHOR AND HAS A BACHELOR OF MUSIC EDUCATION (UiTM). HAVE EXPERIENCE MORE THAN 10 YEARS IN THIS FIELD.
WHAT IS MY MISSION IN THE FIELD OF ART?
Music as a field of scientific and formal learning where I believe the field of art greatly influences human beings to apply, analyze, evaluate and create and can help human beings to think more creatively and always think outside the box.
WHAT POSSIBILITIES DO I HAVE?
1. Music Composition and Music Arranging 2. Music Performance 3. Music Production 4. Music Director
5. Music Education
WHAT IS MY CONTRIBUTION TO MY FIELD?
1. Author of KSSM Music Form 2, 3 and 4 textbooks for Sekolah Seni Malaysia, Education Technology Division (BTP) KPM.
2. Drafting panel and questions of Music Arts Assessment, KPM Malaysian Examinations Board
3. KSSM Syllabus Panel for Music Subjects, KPM Curriculum Development Division
4. E-teachers (Pedagogical recordings of teaching and learning)
5. Music composer of the National Music Camp in Johor, Kedah, Sabah and Sarawak
6. Composer and musician of the Royal Concert, Ministry of Education Malaysia in
Palace of Culture.
7. Production of KBAT Video (Flipped Classroom) for music subjects.
WHAT IS MY ACHIEVEMENT IN THE FIELD OF MUSIC?
1. Best Music Composition Award for national level Combo competition.
2. Keroncong Music Composition Award for the National Level Keroncong Festival.
3. Best Music Award at the Folkflore Music Festival, Prague, Czech Rep.
4. Music Director for Traditional Music Performance, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
5. Jury for music competitions organized by KPM
WHAT IS MY HOPE IN MUSIC?
I dream that all high school students in Malaysia can master music knowledge more widely in terms of knowledge of music theory, music appreciation, performing arts and music technology to help
the maturity of thinking of students towards higher and applying this knowledge of music to other academic subjects.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY OFFICER MINISTRY OF PUBLIC WORKS MALAYSIA
I’m an Information Technology Officer at Ministry of Works Malaysia. My carrier as an Information Technology Officer starting since 2007 where I had been assigned to Ministry of Youth and Sports and responsible for software development and database administration. In 2014, I had been assigned to Malaysia Administrative Modernization and Management Planning Unit (MAMPU) and responsible for ICT incident handling. From 2015 until present, I had been assigned to Ministry of Works and responsible in implementing Enterprise Architecture (EA) at Ministry of Works since 2016.
CEO and Co-Founder at Aegis Associates
Rashdan is the CEO & Co-Founder at Aegis Associates , a Blockchain & Fintech Consultancy working with clients in digital banking, e-payments and crypto-token utilization.
He is currently the President of Starc.Asia, a technology think-tank dedicated to advising ministers, top public servants and C-suite corporate figures on the application of emerging technologies including enterprise data analytics, blockchain, artificial intelligence , augmented reality and augmented intelligence.
He has been conferred multiple awards including a Silver Medal for MTEX, Silver Medal for ITEX and a Gold Medal for PECIPTA.
Rashdan has a wide experience in assessing technologies and technology trends having been involved in evaluating startup funding for MDEC and TERAJU funds.
Enterpise Sales Consultant
Extensive experience in Enterprise Infrastructure Sales, Business Development & Product / Pricing Management, Sales opportunities initial sales-cycle creation up till closure. Well-versed in multiple areas including installed-based, competitive attack and whitespace, with a focus on Public Sector verticals. Strong network of channel partners and colleagues throughout Malaysia.
IT Trainer at A Three Desire Resources (KL Based) & Cyber Vision Enterprise (KK based)
As Salam MYHACKATHON, I am Mohd Azhar Ramali from Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. My background more on IT, Digital & Software. Previously working with DHL Cyberjaya as a Software Engineer, Lecturer IT in Kiara College Sabah and Head of Training and Development in BoostOn Dot Com Sdn Bhd (Mid Valley City, KL). Currently working as an independent IT trainer & consultant. My remarkable clients such as PETRONAS DOWNSTREAM (HRM), UMW (Oil & Gas), ILKM, MARA Sabah, MDEC, INFRA, etc. I am also the nationwide eRezeki Global High Income (eGHI) Success Story in 2017 with income RM50,000 within 3 months. Currently certified eUsahawan Master Trainer and actively delivering training on digital marketing and digital economy (GIG) in Sabah.
VISUAL ARTS COACH (VISUAL COMMUNICATION) DG44 - SCHOOL OF ART MALAYSIA JOHOR
ENCIK MUHAMAD SAFIDZAN BIN SALMAN, BORN IN SETAPAK, KUALA LUMPUR, HOLD HIS POSITION AS VISUAL ARTS TEACHER (VISUAL COMMUNICATION COACH): JOHOR MALAYSIAN ARTS SCHOOL, HAS A DEGREE IN ARTS OF DRAWING & GRAPHICS (UiTM) & DIPLOMA KPLI VISUAL ARTS EDUCATION, MAKTAB PERGURUAN ILMU KHAS K.LUMPUR. ONCE BECOME A GRAPHIC & ANIMATOR FOR 2 COURSEWARE COMPANIES & WORKED AS A GRAPHIC ARTIST FOR THE PUBLICATION OF NSTP.
HAVE 15 YEARS OF TEACHING EXPERIENCE.
WHAT IS MY CONTRIBUTION TO MY FIELD?
1. Drafting panel of questions and assignments of Visual Communication Arts Assessment of the Malaysian Examination Board KPM
2. KSSM Syllabus Panel for Graphic Design & Multimedia Subjects, KPM Curriculum Development Division
WHAT IS MY ACHIEVEMENT IN THE FIELD OF VISUAL ART?
1. Selected Paintwork in RITMA Johor Open Exhibition
2. Exhibition of visual arts teacher works.
3. Logo and graphic design for the Mutiara Seni Festival program, Sekolah Seni Malaysia, BSKK, KPM
4. Malaysian Autism NGO Logo Creator
WHAT ARE MY HOPES IN VISUAL ART?
I hope more students choose the field of art as a profession and for the community to be literate and appreciate the field of visual arts because artists are actually thinkers and a way of solving problems that sometimes science and technology are not able to solve.
Executive at Sarawak Digital Economy Corporation
Previously working in Penang Science Cluster, started with teaching STEM to students then managing innovation and entrepreneurship program, it's always delighted me with the participants spirit and seeing their growth as well. Being able to come back to work in Sarawak, I am eager to do more and hope to always support innovation and entrepreneurship program, in order to harness talents from our own Sarawakian.
SEA Director at SOSV
Navin is based in SEA (South-East Asia) and focuses on startups expanding in the region or entering ASEAN from China, Australia, South Asia, North America, and Europe. Starting with Singa-Lumpur (Singapore-Malaysia) and then Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, and Vietnam, he builds partnerships and alliances in the region including governments, carriers/telcos, media, tech (TMT), and corporations. He help companies understand the regional landscape and link investors to build better networks by doing Market BD.
Prior to SOSV, Navin was a senior manager of Microsoft ecosystems in the region. He was also an Editor from Singapore Press Holdings tech media, and held a senior role in IDG. Navin has also founded a startup during the 1997 Asian economic crisis, organised a VR hackathon in Beijing with the Chinese government and Coke, advised a number of Asian aerospace hackathons & governments, mentors, and speaks at conferences.
Chief Executive Officer at Billplz
Nazroof is an experienced executive with an excellent work history in the financial services industry. Skilled in Negotiation, Business Planning, Sales and Operations, Entrepreneurship, and Management. He founded Billplz in 2012. Billplz is a payment platform for organizations to pay and get paid the fastest, at the lowest cost possible. It processed over RM 3 billion GMV in 2020.He graduated from The University of Sheffield in 2001, majoring in Accounting and Financial Management
Director at Marvel Factory Sdn Bhd
Nina was an Entreprenuer for 14 years before being introduced to the concept of Social Entreprenuership.
Currently based in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia she runs two Social Enterprises: Grow the Goose - Financial Empowerment Programs for Children to help them attain Financial Wisdom Entering Adulthood & Borneo Cocoa - Empowering Small Cocoa Growers in Borneo with the Knowledge & Skills to create their own Cocoa-based products and earn better incomes through ethical & sustainable cocoa farming & production
Nina has 3 kids and spends her free time on nature adventures, kitchen experiments & gardening
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY OFFICER IN THE MINISTRY OF PUBLIC WORKS MALAYSIA
With almost 13 years of experience in application development in private and government sector. Involving in project management, analysing, designing, developing and testing of an application.
Prefer a simple no hassle laidback lifestyle. An avid reader of vast genre especially comics and manga in my spare time.
Knowledge is learned but wisdom is gained so keep learning and experiencing new thing everyday.
CIVIL ENGINEERS IN THE MALAYSIAN PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
Mr. Noor Mazlan Bin Muhammad Noor was born on 26 November 1961 in Kubang Kerian, Kota Bharu Kelantan. Serves as Senior Superintendent Civil Engineer (J54), Traffic Engineering Division, Road Branch, JKR Malaysia.
Has an education in the Advance Diploma in Civil Engineering, MARA Institute of Technology (ITM), in 1986 and the Diploma in Civil Engineering, MARA Institute of Technology (ITM), in 1983. More about this source textSource text required for additional translation information.
DEPUTY CHIEF SECRETARY OF POLICY AND INSPECTORS DIVISION, MINISTRY OF HOUSING AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Mr. Norzahiruddin Amin bin Husin is the Deputy Undersecretary of the Policy and Inspectorate Division for the Ministry of Housing and Local Government, Malaysia. He has 17 years of experience as a civil servant.
Mr. Norzahiruddin Amin is currently overseeing the policy and strategic matter under this ministry such as the Eleventh Malaysia Plan (Rancangan Malaysia ke-11) and other policies relating to social development, local government and municipality matters. He was previously in the Ministry of Finance and was involved in tax policies.
Being the Deputy Undersecretary of the Policy and Inspectorate Division in the Ministry, he is committed to support in realizing the Nation’s agenda towards sustainable development.
Founder - Group Creative Director at Hyperthrive Digital
The path that led Ruhizan on a crusade to “design everything” formally began in 1997 when he founded an integrated design communications agency specializing in brand identity design for a range of clients, from startups to fortune 500 companies. He firmly believes that design should be strategy-driven which accounts for the integrated and holistic approach to his work. Nur-Ruhizan is the founder and Group Creative Director of Hyperthrive Digital, a design-based consultancy that helps companies thrive and compete in today’s digital ecosystem.
Data Engineer at Aiculus
I have been a data engineer in multiple startups and do a little of everything in those businesses. I can do and advise on anything data, AI/ML, product, and software at a decent level, I regularly work with data and product management. I have some experience in participating hackathons and can provide useful and practical advice for anything you need.
Associate Professor at UUM
I am currently an associate professor who also serves as the Deputy Dean at the School of Creative Industry Management & Performing Arts, Universiti Utara Malaysia. I won gold medals for innovative products in numerous exhibitions at national and international level and successfully led two projects funded by national grants for the past five years. I published over 100 articles in the renowned journals and proceedings mostly Scopus-indexed. My research interests include UX in virtual reality design, development and evaluation; game design; and virtual heritage. I am looking forward to collaborate with individuals who share similar interests.
SENIOR ASSISTANT SENIOR DIRECTOR POLICY AND STRATEGIC PLANNING DIVISION NATIONAL HOME DEPARTMENT, MINISTRY OF HOUSING AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Noorihan Abd. Halim was born on May, 25th 1982. She started her career as Administrative and Diplomatic Officer in August 2005 and her first posting was in Ministry of Health as an Assistant Secretary. After received a Master in Business Administration (MBA) (2015), she was posted to National Housing Department, Ministry of Housing and Local Government. Almost 6 years experienced in purview on coordination of housing policies execution, research and drafting policies and acts related to housing and management of the ministry’s housing programme for low income earners. In addition to her position, she also one of the board members of Lembaga Perumahan dan Hartanah Selangor since 2019. She is frequent guest speaker related to property and housing policies.
Principal Coach/Trainer at e2B Consulting Sdn Bhd
A serial entrepreneur who has more than 35 years of business experience. Since graduating with a masters in Computer Science, my current business portfolio includes Fashion/Lifestyle, F&B, Training and Coaching and investment in a number of start-ups.
Co-Founder / Chief Program Officer at Intellia Ventures
I am a Program Management Specialist - I make things happen. I have over 25 years of experience in business strategy and communications in diverse industries ranging from finance, health, ageing society, travel, culture, charities, to startups. My strength lies in the ability to synthesize information and breaking them into workable solutions.
My forte is in project management, business facilitation and strategic communications. To-date, I have transformed businesses and NGOs, mobilized communities for various social campaigns, and facilitated linkages of startup and TVET communities in Southeast Asia.
Creator of Forkwell Coronavirus Hack at Forkwell.io
Startups, tech, and innovation has always been a passion.
Here's a few quick things about me and my work:
1) I'm ex-Uber and ex-SOCAR but now working for a Japanese startup!
2) I've created Uber's very first virtual trip to onboard thousands of Uber drivers
3) I help build a community of software developers and data scientists (To support our builders and writers of the World's code!⚡️)
4) I've created the Forkwell Coronavirus Hack to help find relevant solutions to Covid19 back in March 2020
5) And I believe.. there will always be incredible technology in the World, but it's the people behind it that really matter!
Director of Business Development at Dropee
Sharifah Alia Alsagoff is the Business Development Director at Dropee.com – a YCombinator-backed B2B SaaS company that solves procurement and distribution challenges for 10,000+ businesses. Being a problem-solver by nature, Alia has established win-win strategic partnerships and led supply chain technology adoption which resulted in a 300%+ Year-on-Year growth rate since 2018. Prior to Dropee, Alia spent 4 years at Maxis where she spearheaded the mass rollout of digital retail solutions for their Enterprise customers as a Product Manager; on top of other notable distribution management and sales channel transformation projects. Alia is extremely passionate about helping individuals unlock their potential and continuously grow into the best possible version of themselves. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance & Marketing) from the University of Melbourne.
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - SPORTS, CO-CURRICULUM AND ARTS DIVISION (MOE), SCHOOL MANAGEMENT SECTOR AND STUDENT DEVELOPMENT
Shazreen Bt Azmi. Graduated from Universiti Teknologi Mara, Shah Alam in Diploma In Music and Bachelors of Music Education. Now working as Penolong Pengarah in Bahagian Sukan, Kokurikulum dan Kesenian(KPM) in Sektor Pengurusan Sekolah dan Kemenjadian Murid.
Very passionate women in music field. ‘Music is my SOUL’ is my reflection word.
Working experiences (2007-2020)
1) 14 years teaching experience as Music Teacher in Sekolah Dato’ Abdul Razak, Seremban.
2) 14 years as Technical Adviser in Festival Wind Orchestra SBP (Sekolah Berasrama Penuh)
3) 5 Years as Technical Adviser in Festival Gamelan dan Caklempong SBP(Sekolah Berasrama Penuh)
4) Teacher Advisor for SDAR Symphonic Band for 14 years.
Chief Geek of Brand Geeks Inc
Silmyi is the founder, dreamer and creative force behind Brand Geeks Inc. Determined to establish a firm that pushes boundaries and creates impact, he brings with him years of extensive experience in the legal field, post-graduate education in branding and marketing, brand consultancy and design expertise, tech affinity and start-up experience for the single purpose of nurturing legendary emerging brands.
Since 2006, Silmyi has completed branding projects for international clients, government agencies, startups and SME’s and continues to explore the outer limits of branding possibilities with clients and the Geeks alike. Silmyi’s passion and perfection in branding and design now extends yo UI/UX strategy & design as well as marketing technology.
Geek-in-Command of Brand Geeks Inc
Manisah is the co-founder, hustler and driving force of Brand Geeks Inc. Her strategic marketing and organisational skills have been honed over 14 years of corporate experience in taxation, advisory, litigation and corporate banking. This has been further refined as an entrepreneur and business owner upon joining Brand Geeks Inc in 2012.
Manisah has since shared her expertise in strategic marketing, organisational development and legal strategy to over 200 Turbocharge Bootcamp participants as well as 20 consultancy clients. Known for her astute and searing insight into what can make or break a startup’s early life, her no-holds-barred guidance is exactly the type of honest communication needed in this industry. She has even provided guidance and advice internationally, as a mentor with both the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women and Business Professional Women’s Organisation.
Director at NH REVO RESOURCES
I have a combination of 6 years of experience as a Business Development Consultant and 7 years experience in the field of student counseling which specializes in conducting training, business coaching and mentoring. I also specialize in helping a client in developing and preparing the project proposal, investment proposal, business plan, event and activities proposal and end financing proposal.
My previous achievements are as program owner for BAHTERA Malaysia 2017, as a Speaker for Islamic Countries Youth Entrepreneurship Network (ICYEN 2017) under OIC (57 Islamic Country) and Malaysia Youth Council with the topic of “ Digitalization Entrepreneurship”, as one of the Best Potential Award winner in Korea Samsung Global Startup Accelerator Program 2018 (YODCO project), as Winner of Anugerah Belia Perdana Negara Peringkat Negeri Johor 2019 (Woman Categories-Entrepreneurship), as Winner of Design Thinking Workshop and Competition 2019 organized by The Xpress Train, and as Winner “A Notable Networker Award In Recognition Of Outstanding Performance In Business Network International (Transcend Chapter) BNI Malaysia Southern Region.
Despite graduating with a law degree, Tevanraj decided to venture into tech, which happened to be the best choice he ever made.
He started his career as a software developer and now practices DevOps and SRE. Previously, he was part of DevOps team at AirAsia where he took up the challenge of innovation and scalability. Occasionally, he advises start-ups on technical aspects, growth and UI/UX while experimenting with new technologies.
He spends time giving talks and organising tech meetups. He is the organiser for local tech group KualaLumpurJS, JuniorDev MY and co-organiser for DevOps Malaysia. Previously, he organised RubyConf MY 18.
Director at DNSVAULT SDN BHD / SECUREPAY SDN BHD
"Amir Haris Ahmad is a visionary in information technology and computer security fields, with particular interest in DNS technology and IPv6. Prior joining Localhost SDN BHD, He was a Senior Researcher at .my DOMAIN REGISTRY,
doing research on DNS Security Extension (DNSSEC). A frequent trainer for DNSSEC workshop in Malaysia and some international training events. He has wrote several papers pertain to system security, computer forensics and DNSSEC.
Amir's extensive technical background includes computer security, DNS, UNIX operating systems, IPv6, and sofware development in C/C++, ruby and web technology (rails3). He was also a speaker on DNSSEC related topics at few conferences such as MOSC, MYGOSSCON and Hack in The Box (SIGINT-HITB2010KL). At Localhost he is currently head
his own development team on some potential projects that involve new technology such as DNS/DNSSEC appliance for .my registry (MYNIC). He also a registered member of Internet Society Malaysia Chapter (ISOC), Malaysian National Computer Confederation (MNCC), The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) and Information Security
Professional Association of Malaysia (ISPA). At mean time amir holds M.Sc, CNE6, GSEC, GCIH, LPIC1, CiSE, NCLA, MCP & ENSA. The upshot for his outstanding achievement and contribution in enhancing and securing the internet, he was
honored as the member of Senior Information Security Professional by ISC2 on their 9th Annual Information Security Leadership Achievement. On top of this, he attained Technopreneurship Professional Certification from Engineering School of Stanford University, California-US and was listed in entrepreneur book name; “Aspirasi Unikorn Bumipreneur” by Malaysian Association of Bumiputera ICT Industry & Entrepreneurs (NEF) as one of 30 talented entrepreneur."
UX Consultant at Cnergy, Multimedia University
Ts Dr Chui Yin WONG is currently a Consultant at Cnergy, a commercial arm of Multimedia University (MMU). She is also a Senior Lecturer at Faculty of Creative Multimedia (FCM), MMU. She played a role as an Industrial R&D Liaison for Interface Design (ID) Department at FCM in the past to nurture UI-UX designers and bridge the gap between academic-research with industries. Her areas of expertise are user experience (UX), user interface design, and Gerontechnology. She has been working on numerous UX consulting services, training programs and research grant projects at national and international levels on website, software, mobile, and service design.
Senior Lecturer at Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM)
Ts. Dr. Muhammad Haziq Lim Abdullah is a senior lecturer at the Department of Interactive Media, Faculty of Information and Communication Technology, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM). He is involved in various computing technology projects in the areas of Assistive Technology, Serious Games, Augmented Reality and Interaction Design.
Founder and Director at Content Capital Sdn Bhd
Wan Adli carries almost two decades of experience in implementing IT solutions to corporate clients. He specializes in e-learning, web-based development. Previous professional experience includes serving as the Technical Director for a subsidiary of a public listed Singapore company for 3 years.
Founded his first company, Content Capital Sdn Bhd, in 2003. The company has served numerous corporate bodies and government agencies solving their enterprise e-learning needs. This includes building the one and only official eLearning platform for the government of Malaysia, serving 1.6 million government servants.
CEO at Paper & Toast
CEO and lead changemaker of PAPER + TOAST. Being in the game for almost a decade, he is driven by the passion to make an impact in the industry. He leads the team to nurture a community-centric culture while building a strong ecosystem in the startup scene and beyond through collaboration.
DroneTech & 4IR Ecosystem Enabler at Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation
Farhan currently leads the DroneTech & 4IR Ecosystem development in Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC). He had served private corporations and multinationals across various industries prior to joining the government agency tasked to position Malaysia as the Heart of Digital ASEAN. With his management consultant, engineering and entrepreurship background, he advises startup companies in business strategy, market insights (product market fit), funding, corporate collaboration & government relation.
CEO & Founder at Evenesis - Y Us
Yusno founded his company with a bold vision to create a comprehensive event ecosystem that involves event planners, participants and suppliers. This led to the creation ofEvenesis (www.evenesis.com), a complete cloud-based end-to-end event management system and Venueville (www.venue-ville.com), the ideal venue deal maker. Recently, Yusno was awarded the Most Influential Leaders in MICE Industry at the Global MICE & Luxury Travel Congress and Awards 2020.