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BK Sinha has over 35 years experience in the development and management of Environmentally Compliant Projects and Services, in particular Waste to Renewable Energy Projects. The combination of his experience and wealth of knowledge is fueled by his deep-rooted passion for the emergence of truly sustainable developments in this region. BK Sinha is currently Board member of Malaysia Green Building Council (malaysiaGBC); an established member of the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) which has members in 73 countries globally. The WorldGBC operates through 5 regions, namely Europe, Americas, Africa, Middle East & North Africa and the Asia Pacific Network (APN). BK Sinha has recently completed his appointment as the Regional Vice Chair of the APN. The term is for a two year tenure. He holds a tenacious belief in a holistic approach with all stakeholder inclusivity that he applies to all his projects. BK Sinha is respected as a thought leader and mentor in many notable sustainable projects in Malaysia, Maldives, Cambodia and Vietnam. He is passionate about the environment and endeavors to create sustainable communities. As Project Managers in the construction industry and taking into account that the built environment accounts for 40 percent of all waste worldwide, he holds personal the task and responsibility to contribute towards making sustainable buildings and infrastructure in Malaysia the norm rather than the exception.
Vladimir Bataev is an independent expert in smart & circular deep tech urban solutions — applications of novel technology in urban environments. He focuses on tight integration of transport, energy & urban infrastructure with the help of ICT. He facilitates strong collaborations between municipalities, urban designers, architects & technologists, with particular emphasis on startups & SMEs. In 2017 together with Boyd Cohen, he developed & taught a people-innovation-centric smart city induction course to the municipality officials at the Public Administration Academy of Kazakhstan. In 2016 he was nominated for the Global Smart City Leader & Promoter Award by the Smart Cities UK program.
Dato’ TPr. Mohd Anuar began his career by joining the Federal Department of Town and Country Planning, as Town and Country Planner Officer. In February 2006, he has promoted as a Head Assistant Secretary at Federal Territory Ministry and in the same year in April, he was promoted as a Project Manager for Development Plan Studies. He was then promoted as Director of Town and Country Planning Department for states of Negeri Sembilan, Terengganu and Penang in July 2007. He was also appointed as National Representative of Malaysia for ASEAN Smart City Network (May 2018- January 2019). Now he is currently assigned as Deputy of Director General Planning at PLANMalaysia (Town and Country Planning Department Headquarters) since March 2018.
YB Jagdeep Singh Deo started his journey as politician in 2008 when he was elected as The State Assemblyman for Datok Keramat. He then was elected as The Member of State Assemblyman for Datok Keramat and appointed as State Executive Councillor for housing and town & country planning in 2013. In 2018, he was then elected as the member of State Assemblyman for Datok Keramat and appointed as State Executive Councillor for local government, housing and town & country planning.
Girish M. Ramachandran is the Founder and Executive Director for 27Advisory and 27Group of Companies. He was awarded as Top 15 in Prestige Malaysia’s Top 40 under 40 in year 2012. He has more than 20 years of experience carrying out more than 270 positional assessments, business process reviews, feasibility studies, proposal evaluations, strategy exercises, due diligence exercises, turnarounds, valuations, business plans, master plans, special administrators, receiverships, court and voluntary liquidations, corporate restructuring, debt restructuring, investigations and various consultancy assignments on corporate entitles for Governments, management, shareholders, lenders and prospective investors. Prior to founding 27Group of companies, he was the Business Development Director of Arcadis, an international consulting firm in the space of built asset & engineering. Before that, he was with Ernst & Young audit, restructuring, corporate finance teams and then head hunted by PricewaterhouseCoopers in their corporate finance and management consulting departments and in short stint as head of Finance for a global enterprise which was involved in commercialization of ground-breaking technologies. He was again headhunted in 2004 to head the consulting for RSM International’s Malaysia business and has grown the business from zero to one of the leading strategic consulting outfits in Malaysia to date.
Bobby Varanasi is one of the acknowledged Top 25 Globalization Leaders in the global sourcing space and the Founder of Matryzel Consulting. The independent advisory firm has been acknowledged as one of the World’s Top 20 “Best Outsourcing Advisory Firms” three years in a row. He holds fiduciary responsibilities as a Board Member for IAOP and the Global Sourcing Council. He is an Exco Member of Malaysia-Australia Business Council. Further, he is Co-Founder of a new-age blockchain based technology company called ThynkBlynk. He is an Executive Director for Sigmax-e and an External Advisor for Angstrohm Technologies. He is also a Mentor for various tech startups appointed by the Federal Gov. of Malaysia.
Jolene Wong has more than 15 years of experience in the ICT industry as a solution marketing professional focusing on the service provider and enterprise segments. She has held key roles in milestone national broadband and smart city infrastructure projects in markets across Asia Pacific and co-authored Smart City themed contents. Balancing the technical and business levers is one of the challenges she thrives on in the digital era. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering and other professional qualifications in her field.
Juan Intan Kanggrawan is the current Head of Data & Analytics at Jakarta Smart City. His key role is to fully utilize data to formulate public policy and to improve quality of public services. His main and foremost success metric is Jakarta citizen’s satisfaction towards government. Juan is currently working on several city-scale strategic analytics initiatives. He is actively analysing complex, diverse and exciting urban data in daily basis: citizen complain/aspiration, transportation data from various sources, CCTV, global-regional-national Open Data, weather-flood-river bank, subsidy utilization for education & elderly, food commodities price elasticity, etc. He is also developing and aligning strategic partnership framework between Jakarta Smart City with other government agencies, business enterprises, research agencies and universities.
Fuad Shazly Salleh is a Vice President of the Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA), a federal government agency entrusted to facilitate the development of the economic region in the southern peninsular of Malaysia or better known as “Iskandar Malaysia”, into a sustainable metropolis of international standing. Fuad oversees several technology enablement and innovation adoption projects which include the Iskandar Malaysia Urban Observatory – a Central Data Center to collate, update, analyze, manage and disseminate data and information in Iskandar Malaysia as a key enabler to become a Smart City.
Ts Zulkifflee has more than 28 years working experiences in the field of manufacturing in the Automotive & Electronics industries and transportation. He is a certified Technologist which is certified by Malaysian Board of Technologist. He has been with MIGHT for 12 years and involved in Strategic Industry and Technology development in the Automotive, Rail, and Maritime Industry specifically for Shipbuilding & Ship Repair industries and latest on the sustainable and smart cities initiatives. His role was mainly involved in advising the Government on the Strategic development planning Framework and provide the government with the Blueprint as a reference document for policy and future planning in these areas. He led the formation of Malaysian Automotive Institute (MAI) which is known as MARII now. His work involved the rail transport and part of the team in formulating the strategic plan of future rail 2030 roadmap. The strategic plan involved industry & technology in rail sector. Currently, he is involved in the sustainable cities program with United Nation International Development Organization.
Justin Goh is the Co-founder and Business Director of WISE AI, an AI platform company that specialises in Facial Recognition technology, eKYC and smart city solutions. Focusing on the ASEAN region, Justin is responsible for developing and implementing growth opportunities and strategic partnerships with clients, partners and industries. Working across industries and platforms with the big corporates he has attained more than 15 years of experience in technology, software and business development fields.
Dr. Liu is working as a principal engineer and team lead in Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited (ASTRI). He has been leading several innovation projects (budgets over 7 million HK$) in artificial intelligence area. Some of the projects have been successfully transformed into commercial use. Projects led by him won three gold medal awards and one silver award on 46th and 47th Geneva Invention Exhibition in 2018 and 2019. In addition, he is a key contributor for the team to win Merit Award of WITSA Global ICT Excellence Awards 2018, Merit Award of Asia Pacific ICT Alliance Award 2017 and Bronze Award of Hong Kong ICT Award 2017. Before joining ASTRI, he worked in ZTE Corporation as a 3G/4G standard team lead. He has published nearly 40 papers and patents till now.
Karuna Gopal is an Internationally acclaimed Thought Leader, Keynote Speaker and Advisor on Smart Cities. She is the Founder President of Foundation for Futuristic Cities, a think tank that has influenced Urban Transformation in India for over a decade. In 2018, Ms Gopal was invited by the Prime Minister of UAE to address their flagship event – World Government Summit at Dubai. Ms Gopal contributed to the design of the ‘100 Smart Cities Mission’ of India and has been invited to speak at the launch of the Mission by the Prime Minister. Her innovation SCULPT YOUR CITY- 2009 (a crowd sourced protocol) has shaped the Mission guidelines and has been declared a National Best Practice. She chaired a conference on Smart Grids with Parliamentarians from UK and India in 2016 at London.
A competent engineer and urban administrator with nearly 25+ years of experience in Urban Management, Infrastructure Planning & Implementation, Budgeting for Zones under Municipal Corporation, Management of Water and Sanitation and 5+ years of experience as visiting faculty at Vanamati Nagpur and multiple Engineering colleges in Nagpur. He is currently, working as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Nagpur Smart and Sustainable City Development Corporation Limited (SPV created for implementation of Smart City Project of Nagpur City).
Cha has been in finance for 20+ years (Citibank in New York, Sydney and Honolulu, Yasuda Trust Bank in Tokyo, Asian Merchant Bank and CEO of Lone Star Real Estate Funds in Seoul). Since 2008, for 10+ years, Cha has focused his career on green buildings, proptech (including contech) and smart, sustainable cities. He co-founded Re-Imagining Cities to help global cities spur economic growth and, at the same time, help tackle the ever-increasing challenges of rapid urbanization and Climate Change.
Dr. Umamaheshwaran is the Chair, Urban Resilience at National Institute of Urban Affairs. He has over 15 years of experience in developing risk reduction strategies, climate change analysis, hazard modeling, institutional analysis, adaptation & mitigation plans for governments, INGOs, bi-lateral and multi-lateral agencies. He has been the team leader and project manager for pioneering urban risk resilience efforts in India including implementation of end to end early warning systems for urban floods, establishment of urban health and climate resilience center, development of urban disease surveillance system, mainstreaming of urban service monitoring systems, conduct of urban risk analysis and preparation of city resilience strategies. His recent work on development and implementation of Urban Services Monitoring System has been recognized as an intervention to watch, by the U.N Secretary General’s global pulse initiative.
Manojit Bose, as the Chief Knowledge Officer of Pune Smart City, is responsible for driving all the ICT led initiatives being undertaken by the Pune Smart City (including the Integrated Command and Control Centre, driving cross functional use cases, external application integration, ATMS, Smart Parking, etc.) and Pune Idea Factory Foundation (PIFF)- a subsidiary of Pune Smart City SPV, focusing on technology and data led innovation & entrepreneurship. He has a deep understanding of the technology landscape in a city, the technology eco system and its important participants, and has been instrumental in initiating various emerging technology led initiatives in Pune as well as putting together an ecosystem of partners comprising of the industry, academia and research institutes.
Nor Sallehi Kassim is a town planner at PLANMalaysia (Federal Town and Country Planning Department). He has served the department in various planning units namely, the Orang Asli Resettlement Programmes and Traditional Villages Projects, Structure and Local Plans. He was trained in Town Planning at Cardiff University in Wales, UK, and has been involved in the development of computerization and information system for the department. Upon his interest, he has written and presented several papers. He is currently involved in the development of the Smart City Framework by the Ministry of Housing and Local Government where he is the Project Manager. Besides that, he is also actively involved in the ASEAN Smart City Network (ASCN) in establishing the implementation structure and term of reference on monitoring Smart City initiatives among ASEAN countries.
Dr Avik Sarkar has recently taken up the role of Professor in Data, AI and Public Policy at Indian School of Business. Dr Sarkar was most recently heading the Data Analytics Cell at NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog, a premier policy think-tank of the Government of India. AT NITI Aayog, Dr Sarkar provided analytical insights for policy making across sectors like Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), Direct Benefit Transfer, Innovation, Digital payments, Healthcare/Nutrition, Agriculture, etc. He was also engaged with the Energy Vertical at NITI Aayog instrumental in setting up the Energy Modelling Unit for the purpose of long-term planning of future energy needs of India through initiatives like integrated energy modelling, energy data management, etc.
Abhishek is the CTO with CSC e-Governance Services India, a special purpose vehicle under the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, Govt of India. He runs the technology behind CSC which drives the world’s largest front end service delivery points to deliver government & business services across the nation reaching the remotest of the country on a digital format. CSC’s Digital platform supports multi domain products & services ranging from government, business, aadhaar, insurance, travel, education, utilities, bill payments, fintech apps for banking services delivery. Prior to CSC he worked with the UIDAI, where he was engaged as member of the technology team that built Aadhaar, he was involved in building the Aadhaar Biometric Attendance system as well as Jeevan Pramaan the digital life certificate facilitating pension disbursements in addition to other exciting and challenging projects in Aadhaar which were widely adopted across the nation.
Praveen Lala has eighteen years of experience in various industries and global locations in GE, delivering growth as a strong people leader in the VUCA environment. Having a broad digital, operational and ‘Change Agent’ experience, Praveen is a firm believer in digital transformation and focused on customer outcomes. In addition, he understands the cultural complexity and rules of business in the APAC region. His current role is to drive digital transformation and leverage IoT/Big Data in the Energy space. Working across various functions, he understands criticality of People, Process and Technology to drive digital changes.
Nicholas Car is a Data Systems Architect specialising in semantic data systems and Internet data protocols. He was working for the Australian government agencies building semantic data + AI systems and bringing interoperability to distributed data. A long-time experimental computer scientist at CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, he led the technical components of a number of large-scale government data integration projects such as the Location Integration Capability, Loc-I, and the Longitudinal Spine of Government Functions. These projects aim to reduce the effort required to analyse public sector information and thus improve its utility. Nicholas is a member of the World Wide Web Consortium’s Dataset Exchange Working Group.
Mark is an entrepreneur and smart cities expert. He founded the international consulting and smart services enterprise Serviceworks Group in 2005. Mark was part of Australasia’s largest local authority the Auckland Council in New Zealand for six years. In the annual Economist and Mercer rankings, Auckland is regularly one of the top ten most liveable cities on Earth. He is a member of the USA based Smart Cities Council and of the global Smart Cities and Urban Innovation Group. He is on the board of the New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Singapore and is a member of the ASEAN New Zealand Business Council.
Leon Foong is the CEO of SOCARMalaysia, a car-sharing platform that seeks to make driving more accessible to people living in Malaysians by using technology to make cars more shareable and in the process driving up utilisation of cars across the country.Prior to venturing into the car-sharing space, Leon Foong was the General Manager of Uber Malaysia and was responsible for introducing ride- sharing to Malaysia, bringing reliable on-demand peer to peer transportation to over more than 15 cities in Malaysia.
He has also been a pioneer in the transportation regulatory space, working closely with various stakeholders to push out new e-hailing regulations and launching partnerships with the government to benefit the Bottom 40 income segment. Educated in Oxford with a first-classB.A in Economics and Management, Leon is obsessed with solving problems and using technology to change the way people experience their cities and interact within their communities. Prior to joining Uber Malaysia, Leon spent over two years at YTL to successfully bring WIMAX solutions to the masses and 4G connectivity to schools across the nation. He was also a co-founder of GoGet.my, an on-demand errands marketplace that creates flexible opportunities for the people of Malaysia. During his free time, Leon is incredibly passionate about food and has aspirations of one day launching his own venture in the F&B space.
Kenny Tan is currently General Manager at Alibaba Cloud Malaysia. With over ten years of management experience, he plays a fundamental role in driving digital transformation for key clients in various industry verticals such as aviation, government, enterprise and the financial sector. Tan has a deep passion for the Cloud Computing, big data and AI, and is enthusiastic about using the technology to empower governments and businesses for greater productivity and operational efficiencies.
Previously working in IBM, Tan is a veteran of the technology industry with a proven track record in driving business success for both enterprise and start-ups. His recent projects include developing ecosystems, enhancing cloud security and solutions for businesses and bringing innovative big data and machine learning technologies to ASEAN.
Tan graduated from Deakin University with a degree in Computer Science / Information Technology. Tan shares Jack Ma’s “30-30-30” vision that, within the next 30 years, young people below 30 years old and small businesses with less than 30 people will be critical to the world.
Vladimir Bataev is a Smart Cities & Innovation Funding Expert with Zaz Ventures. His focus is on discovering specific local urban challenges that can be rapidly addressed with smart city projects, implementing them and creating clear communication channels to citizens, ensuring that they reap tangible benefits and that their quality of life is improved and helping SMEs and consortia raise EU funding to get their innovative projects off the ground. He has spoken extensively on smart city topics at events in Amsterdam, Kuala Lumpur, London, Luxembourg, Seoul, Turin and others.
Biologist by profession, environmentalist by passion, Yasmin has 20 years of experience and knowledge in environmental management, community development, and social responsibility in Malaysia. She is also involved in community mobilisation and research-based programs on issues related to sustainability. Yasmin founded EcoKnights in 2005 with the aim of assisting communities in the areas of sustainable development. She has a B.Sc. in Biology (Marine) and a minor in Contemporary Religion from Duke University, and also a M.Sc. in Biotechnology from University Malaya.She served as the chairperson of a national coalition, MENGO, for four years from 2012-2017. She was also the head of research and development for Profound Vaccine Sdn Bhd, spearheading research and product development for animal vaccines. Yasmin has also been serving as the Chairperson of the Malaysian Duke Alumni Association since 1998.
Ezumi began his career in a small practice in Penang in 1994 before joining Arkitek MAA Sdn. Bhd. in 1997. He led the implementation of several projects, mainly hospitals, hotels and office buildings. His unique exposure in various aspects of design and project implementation had been an added advantage in his day-to-day response to clients’ needs. He was promoted as associate in 2002 and appointed as Director in 2006. Ezumi is an active member of Malaysian Institute of Architects (PAM), elected as council member of PAM in 2009, appointed as a member of Council of Architecture Accreditation and Education Malaysia in 2010 and appointed as a board member of the Board of Architects Malaysia in 2013.
Allen Yeung has extensive business and management experience in the ICT field before joining the HKSAR government in 2015. He holds Executive MBA from HKUST-Kellogg Northwestern University. As Government CIO, his responsibilities include formulating ICT policies and strategies; leading the E-government programmes; promoting and developing ICT industry as key business and economy driver; and bridging the digital divide.
I have broad global experience within sustainability in business and the public sector working within this area for over 20 years. I currently am heading up and driving the Sustainability agenda in the ROCKWOOL Group, a company where sustainability is an integral part of the business, not least within the areas of energy efficiency/climate change, circular business, health, safety and welfare, and water management. I hold a BA(Hons) in Urban Planning from University of West of England and a MSc in Environmental Planning from Roskilde University. I am an External Lecturer at Copenhagen Business School and External examiner at Roskilde University. I have had various positions in Coloplast, COWI, where I was House consultant for Intel EMEA and Biogen Idec for a number of years and now Rockwool International.
David Pickeral is committed to facilitating the deployment of information and communications technology (ICT) to make transportation more effective, efficient, sustainable and safe within and between all modes from the local to the global level. He has 30 years’ operational, policy and management experience involving both government and commercial enterprises as well as public-private partnerships (PPP) across the United States, North America and internationally.
David is currently an entrepreneur, board member and strategic advisor related to Mobility Innovation and Smart Cities working with multiple startups, VC / PE investment clients and government agencies worldwide related to mobility-as-a-service (MaaS), on-demand transpotation (ODT), microtransit, connected & autonomous vehicles (CAV), electric vehicles (EV) and smart parking in the context of big data, analytics, cloud, and the internet of things (IoT). Advisory engagements include but are not limited to technology selection, strategy, governance, alliances, PPP / JV formation. David also sustains longstanding industry roles including the US National Academies of Science Engineering & Medicine—Transportation Research Board and multiple academic affiliations including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He publishes regularly in conventional industry media such as Thinking Highways, Move Forward, TU Automotive and is active in social media through LinkedIn blog posts and articles.
From April 2010 until June 2015 David had been IBM’s Smarter Transportation Leader working with clients and partners around the world in developing and deploying next generation transportation Systems Before joining IBM, David was an executive at Booz Allen Hamilton where he co-founded the firm’s Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) practice in September 2000. Prior to that he was a practicing attorney, and before that started his professional career as a US Naval Officer. He holds a Doctor of Law (JD) degree from George Mason University and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree from the University of Virginia.
Dr. Amila Zawawi is Associate Professor and Head of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department in Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP). She obtained her MSc and PhD from Malaysia in Building Engineering and Built Environment. With 16 years of academic experience, her focus is on research related to revolutionizing the decommissioning industry of offshore platforms in Malaysia and potentially the Asia Pacific region (in conjunction with the Malaysia Oil & Gas Services Council (MOGSC)) and is the lead researcher of the Decommissioning Initiatives division of the Offshore Engineering Centre, UTP (OECU). She also trains PETRONAS engineers on decommissioning and provides training to the industry via not-for- profit and non-government organisations such as the Malaysia Structural Steel Association (MSSA) and MOGSC to the local Oil & Gas Industry.
Ar. Chan Seong Aun graduated with B. Bdg Sc, B. Architecture (Hons) and Master of Architecture (Distinction.) from the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Currently he is the Principal for Arkitek Daya Seni Sdn Bhd and has more than 25 years experience as a professional Architectand successfully completed high rise condominium, Hotel, Resort, Shopping Mall and housing projects through Malaysia over the last 20 years. Ar Chan has served as PAM President 2013-2015, PAM Council Member, the Chairman of Government Liason Committee, Chairman of Professional Practice Committee, Honorary Secretary and Vice President
He is also representative for PAM as committee for the CIDB Industry Master Plan, PSDC, SIRIM Standard – MS1525:2006 Code of Practice on Energy, Kementerian Tenaga Air Dan Komunikasi Committee on Energy Efficiency and Malaysia etc. He is the author for the ‘Low Energy School Design. A Study of Factors Affecting Energy Use In New Zealand Primary Schools’, Co-Author for ‘Energy Cost of Houses & Light Construction Buildings’, ‘Energy Performance of Buildings’. Ar Chan also has given talk on ‘Low Energy Building Components’, ‘Designing Low Energy Buildings Using Energy 10’ and also the ‘Energy Efficiency of Air Conditioning’.
Marjolein Brasz, with a business degree from the Erasmus University Rotterdam, started working in the energy business in 2001, initially in the traditional oil & gas industry and later with new insights gained along the way, in the field of sustainable energy. In 2016 she moved to the Amsterdam Economic Board, an independent institute focussing on the future of the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area, as Lead on the Circular Economy Transition Programme. Transitioning into a new circular economy requires strong cooperation between governments, knowledge institutes and business; new coalition should be formed, new business (models) developed and room for experimentation and failure allowed. The Amsterdam Economic Board works with active governments, business and knowledge institutes to facilitate this transition.
Khoo Salma is a fifth generation Penang Peranakan and a writer, publisher and heritage advocate. She is currently president of Penang Heritage Trust and custodian of the Sun Yat Sen Museum, Penang, at 120 Armenian Street. As co-founder of Little Penang Street Market through Lestari Heritage Network, she is involved in growing Penang’s creative economy.
Khoo Salma has written or co-written more than a dozen books on Penang and Perak, on the subjects of social history, cultural heritage and sustainable development. Her publishing company Areca Books has four titles listed on the Malaysian National Book Council’s ’50 Best Malaysian Titles 2011′. She promotes heritage networking in Southeast Asia and is an Asian Public Intellectual (API) Fellow of the Nippon Foundation.
Mathias is Executive Vice President and Regional Manager – Digital Consulting and Smart Cities, Asia at DNV GL – Digital Solutions. He and his team are driving DNV GL’s services towards Cyber Security, Smart Cities & Ports, Digital Development and DNV GL’s Digital Platform Business Veracity in Asia – from DNV GL’s Digital Hub in Singapore.
Before Mathias assumed this role he was the Executive Vice President and Regional Manager Asia Pacific, Energy & Renewables Advisory, at DNV GL Energy, delivering advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables and energy efficiency.
Mathias’ special interest is the impact of digitalization on cities and the energy ecosystem. He has taken courses at Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley and attended Leadership Programs at Ashridge Business School and INSEAD.
Dr. Solahuddin has been working as a cyber security professional for more than 16 years. He joined CyberSecurity Malaysia in 2002 and has been working in a wide variety of cybersecurity areas. With his knowledge, experience and skills in various cyber security domains he is now entrusted to be CyberSecurity Malaysia’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). In 2002 he joined CyberSecurity Malaysia as the Expert Service Manager. Later on, he was entrusted to be the manager for Malaysia Emergency Response Team (MyCERT). He has earned 5 professional certifications namely C|CISO, CWNA, CISSP, CEH and ISMS Lead Auditor.
Born and raised in Penang mostly in Seberang Perai. A working professional with experience in public transport, insurance and information technology. Self-taught in web 2.0 with skills in php, heml5 and css3. Also an advocate of public transport through enthusiast group Young LPT, a group recognised by Suruhanjaya Pengangkutan Awan Darat (Land Public Transport Commission of Malaysia
Andrew Mui was Chief Executive Officer of Hitachi Critical Facilities Protection Pte Ltd from 2011 to 2015, a subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd that focuses on Risk Mitigation Measures for its many clients. Mr Mui was trained in the United States in the specialized field of Lightning Protection Engineering and has since been involved in numerous risk mitigation projects for over 19 years, covering multi-billion dollars’ worth of assets in Asia. He is a well-known lecturer in his subject matter expertise and had also served as a member of the Technical Committee in the Asian Institute of Intelligent Buildings Singapore.
From 2015 to 2017, he was assigned to Hitachi Headquarters in Tokyo as General Manager of Management Planning Office – Strategy Planning Division. Currently, he holds the position of Chief Commercial Officer, responsible for commercializing Hitachi’s Social Innovation Businesses in Asia Pacific. Mr Mui is also actively involved in Hitachi’s strategy development for Smart City Digital EcoSystem
DATUK NIK AHMAD FAIZUL MALLEK is currently Vice President of the Malaysian Industry- Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT). With over 25 years experience in tech-centric industry development, he has led the implementation of several mission oriented national initiatives and projects namely the National Technology Foresight Project, Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Strategic Plan) and Innovation SME Certification Program (1-InnoCERT). He is currently the National Project Director for Sustainable Cities Malaysia with the objective to promote more holistic and integrated approach in addressing the city agenda. In February 2018, he was awarded the ‘Top 50 Smart City Leaders’ at the World Smart Cities Congress 2018 in Mumbai, India.
From 2015 to 2017, he was assigned to Hitachi Headquarters in Tokyo as General Manager of Management Planning Office – Strategy Planning Division. Currently, he holds the position of Chief Commercial Officer, responsible for commercializing Hitachi’s Social Innovation Businesses in Asia Pacific. Mr Mui is also actively involved in Hitachi’s strategy development for Smart City Digital EcoSystem.
Nicholas Car is an experimental computer scientist at CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, working in the areas of Semantic Web and information modelling. He leads the technical components of a number of large-scale government data integration projects such as the Location Integration Capability, Loc-I, and the Longitudinal Spine of Government Functions. These projects aim to reduce the effort required to analyse public sector information and thus improve its utility. He is co-chair of the Australian Government Linked Data Working Group which assists government with data exchange