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


Deputy Secretary General Technology Development,

Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI)


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)


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,



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


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


Judy Nam

Principal Solutions Engineer, Director,



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


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)


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.


RVP Sales Engineering,



Peter has extensive Enterprise Service Management experience across Asia Pacific and has quite a following on social media as the ‘ESM Ninja. He is also a practitioner and as such has helped design and implemented many successful transformational Programs in the APJ region such as Tabcorp, ANZ Bank and Telstra to name a few.


Director, ITSM, APJ,



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.


Head of Enterprise Data Governance,

Celcom Axiata Berhad


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,



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


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,



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)


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.


Sr. Product Marketing Manager,



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.


Head, Strategy & Programs,

GoTo Foundation


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,



Ramprakash Ramamoorthy leads the AI efforts for Zoho Corporation. Ramprakash has been instrumental in setting up Zoho's AI platform from scratch. He comes with a rich 10+ years of experience in building AI for the enterprises at Zoho Corp., The AI platform currently serves over a billion requests a day and is growing strong. He is a passionate leader with a level-headed approach to emerging technologies, and a sought-after speaker at tech. conferences.

Ramprakash Ramamoorthy

Director - AI research,

ManageEngine - A division of Zoho Corporation


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,



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


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,



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,



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


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


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,



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,



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


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


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


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


Redza Imran has 15+ years experience in Senior Management Roles in diverse industries; Training & Management Consultancy, Property Management, Hospitality and F&B, Automotive, Telecommunications, Internet of Things, Digital Transformation.

Redza Imran Bin Datuk Hj Abdul Rahim

Director Business Development,

REDtone Digital Berhad