Hazwan Razak

Head of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Sarawak Digital Economy Corporation

Hazwan Razak is the Head of Innovation and Entrepreneurship of Sarawak Digital Economy Corporation (SDEC), a Government-linked entity entrusted to lead the implementation of Sarawak’s Digital Economy Strategy. His team focuses on building a robust ecosystem that supports local start-ups and entrepreneurs and providing employment opportunities in all corners of the state, via digital empowerment. He also currently leads several Sarawak STEM initiatives, is an MBOT Professional Technologist, and a Project Management Professional (PMP). He started his career with PETRONAS, serving in upstream offshore operations, before expanding his skillsets working in a multinational start-up and an education-focused social enterprise. As a member of the International Development Design Network (IDIN), he has carried out short-term development design projects in several developing communities globally. He was educated at Melbourne and Oxford in engineering, and loves all things tech.