SPEAKERS

Datuk oversees the policies and development of science, technology and innovation ecosystem as the catalyst for socio-economic development of the country.

DATUK DR. MOHD NOR AZMAN HASSAN

Deputy Secretary General Technology Development,

Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI)

Malaysia

Dr. Badril has 15 years of engineering experience and he specializes in precision farming and artificial intelligence. He is currently active in contributing towards the modernization of the Malaysian agriculture sector through developing Industry 4.0 ready systems.

Ir. Dr. Badril Abu Bakar

Deputy Director,

Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI)

Malaysia

Dr Dimitrios Kalogeropoulos is a global health innovation, health systems governance and data ecosystems consultant. He is a key policy expert for equitable, value-based health care, enabling and strengthening collaboration, engagement and learning health ecosystems, clinical research and clinical economics.

Dimitrios Kalogeropoulos

Digital Health and Innovation Expert,

WHO

London

Sofia Paes holds the role of Data Policy Advisor in the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications of Estonia. Her work is focused on Open Data initiatives, Data Governance and AI programmes.

Sofia Paes

Data Policy Advisor,

Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications of Estonia

Estonia

Gaurav Sharma holds the position of Chief Information Officer at MMC Port Holdings, Malaysia, since June 2020. Prior to joining MMC Ports, he was heading the Information Technology Division at Port of Tanjung Pelepas, where he was instrumental in implementing various long-term strategic transformation projects.

Gaurav Sharma

Chief Information Officer,

MMC Port Holdings

Malaysia

Judy Nam

Principal Solutions Engineer, Director,

Dataiku

Singapore

Dr. Mohamed has over 20 years of experience in business structures and processes, merger and acquisitions, SPAC’s, IPO’s and he is able to lead creative business approaches to maximize profits.

Ts. Dr. Mohamed Ackiel Mohamed

Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer,

Serba Dinamik Group

Malaysia

Aziyati Yusoff is a Professional Engineer (PE) of Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM), member of Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM) and Professional Technologist of Malaysian Board of Technologist. Her research interests include Cloud Computing, Big Data, Ontology Engineering and Intelligent Webs.

Dr. Aziyati Yusoff

Director of Strategic Partnership Section of Youth Skills Development Division,

Ministry of Youth & Sports

Malaysia

In the last 2 years in PTP, Nilesh has revamped the IT team to focus on future smart technology including IoT, AI and other smart technologies. He has more than 30 years of experience in IT, serving various industries ranging from the energy sector in Shell and Petronas.

Nilesh Timbadia

Chief Information Officer,

The Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP)

Malaysia

Ts. Jacky Cheong has more than 20 years of Enterprise Data Strategy, Governance and Management experience. Jacky delivered data/information governance programs to more than 30 countries globally and generated value creation to more than 40 global transformation projects and programs.

TS. JACKY CHEONG

Head of Enterprise Data Governance,

Celcom Axiata Berhad

Malaysia

Hong Sen believes that all knowledge workers in an organization should be empowered to make data-driven decisions – regardless of their technical know-how. As empowering business verticals to keep pace with the organization’s investments in technology is where true digital transformation happens.

Teo Hong Sen

Solutions Engineer,

Alteryx

Singapore

Rajvansh is an experienced IT professional, working across FMCG and management consulting for the last 25 years. She is responsible to cover the global operations of systems for BAT in the areas of corporate (HR/Finance/Regulation), operations and supply chain, and marketing (trade and consumer).

Rajvansh Kaur Sandhu

Head of Global Applications Services,

British American Tobacco

Malaysia

Prakash responsible for driving digital transformation in the engineering space in PETRONAS. Within his ambit, he is responsible for developing and deploying Analytics Powered Engineering, Digital Twins and Remote and Autonomous Operations (or RAO) in the plants and facilities in PETRONAS.

Prakash Kumar Karunakaran

Head of NervCentre,

PETRONAS

Malaysia

Navin brings with him over 16 years of industrial experience with a wide spectrum of roles covering stakeholder engagements, strategy planning, ecosystem building and much more.

Navin Sinnathamby

Head, AgTech, Sectorial Pilots & DroneTech, Ecosystem Development Division,

Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation Sdn. Bhd (MDEC)

Malaysia

Katrina has 20+ years of Information Technology experience covering software development, project delivery, software sales and marketing. Her expertise lies in data integration, business intelligence, and analytics.

KATRINA BRIEDIS

Sr. Product Marketing Manager,

Denodo

Australia

Nadiah has over 20 years of experience from corporate to NGOs and humanitarian efforts. She is the head of the strategy and programmes at Yayasan Anak Bangsa Bisa (YABB), an impact-driven foundation launched by the GoTo Group, Indonesia’s largest digital ecosystem, in March 2020.

NADIAH HANIM ABDUL LATIF

Head, Strategy & Programs,

GoTo Foundation

Malaysia

Jatin has over 14 years of experience in the field of Data Science, Machine Learning & Data Engineering. He has worked in Multinationals and start-ups in India, Hongkong, Malaysia &Singapore where he transformed and set up the team to improve efficiencies across the business value chain by leveraging industry best practices.

Jatin Solanki

Group Head of Data Science & Data Engineering,

Fave

Malaysia

Paddy has over 18 years of corporate experience simplifying organisations' data, analytics, and AI transformation journeys. He provides industry perspective to projects to solve real business problems at host companies. He is also the Co-Founder of an Ed-tech startup that focuses on teaching young children critical life skills.

Paddy (Padmanabh) Padiyar

Head - Data Strategy & Performance,

PETRONAS Digital

Malaysia

Dr. Sasa has more than twenty-years’ experience as an IT developer. he received an award by the Union of ICT Societies of Serbia for contributing to the development of ICT.

Dr. Sasa Arsovski

Program Director AI & Robotics, Associate Professor,

Raffles University

Malaysia

With more than 14 years of working experience across space industry, Airline and Logistics, Fawzi built up an expertise on operations research, AI/ML and data science with an objective of promoting a data driven and a data informed vision.

Fawzi Bessaih

Head of Data Science,

Airasia

Singapore

Peter Lee has made significant contributions by leading numerous Digital Transformation Projects, driving innovation in setting up Big Data capabilities and cashless payment, reinventing loyalty programs and establishing a robust ecosystem play framework for the organization.

Peter Lee Hin Weng

Head of Customer Loyalty, Payment & Big Data,

PLUS Bhd

Malaysia

Izuddin has 20+ years of experience in IT focusing on operations, project management, mobile solutions & strategy, cyber security, IT infrastructure and development of curriculum (DACUM) for IT programs.

Ts. Izuddin Abdullah

Head of IT,

Tenaga Nasional Berhad, , TNB-ILSAS

Malaysia

Practicing Product Development & Product Management in Information Technology with a demonstrated history of working in the thriving & roaring market in Fin-Tech/E-wallet Industry. Innovating and changing the conventional landscape of the payment industry and bringing an all new era into the payment world.

Ken Ooi Choong Keng

Head of Product Management & Development,

POS Malaysia

Malaysia

With 8 years of experience in technology and innovation, Roy delivered software engineering solutions to a diverse portfolio of large-scale business clientele from industries such as telecommunications, law, media and advertising, healthcare, real estate, and food and beverage.

Engr. Roy Joseph Roberto

Assistant Vice President (AVP) - Digital Transformation,

Citibank

Philippines

Dr Waqas Khalid Obeidy currently holds the position of Chief Innovation Officer at TheLorry.com, Malaysia and lead TheLorry's Global Product, Engineering and Data teams. Prior to joining TheLorry.com, he worked as an automation and process improvement consultant at Hong Leong Bank. He has over 9 years of experience working with ML, AI, CV, AR & VR technologies.

Dr. Waqas Khalid Obeidy

Chief Innovation Officer,

TheLorry

Malaysia

Selveen has worked with few multinationals in various top management positions, chalking up to 25 years of solid local and international experiences.

Selveen Muniandy

Head, Quality & Process Excellence,

Credit Guarantee Corporation

Malaysia

Mohamad is actively involved in several national and international research projects. His research interests are Embedded System, Real-Time Control Communications, and Internet of Things (IoT).

Dr Mohamad Khairi Ishak

Senior Lecturer,

Universiti Sains

Malaysia

Pranay’s 10+ R&D (ML and Analytics) experience has been conceptualising, building, and growing Data Products and consulting Enterprise Analytics Teams across Sales, Marketing, Finance, CRM, E-Commerce, and social use-cases.

Pranay Roy

Solution Engineering Manager,

TigerGraph APJ

Singapore

Vice President of Digitization in GBS Malaysia with over 16 years of extensive experience. A diligent expert in the banking domain, specifically in Transaction and Cash management . A certified Scrum Master, Azure solution architect and ITIL expert.

Muhammad Imran

Vice President,

Standard Chartered Bank

Malaysia

Alexandre Hubert is an experienced Data Science professional in handling teams across the European region. Before joining Dataiku, APAC, he worked on several bank use cases as loan delinquency for leasing and refactoring institutions.

ALEX HUBERT

RVP Sales Engineering,

Dataiku

APAC