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The SCxSC which stands for “Synergistic Collaborations by the SC”, is an annual Fintech conference organised by the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC).
Artificial Intelligence
Explore new ways artificial intelligence is used to defend and counter cyber-attacks
FINTECH SCALE UP
Acquire the tools to grow your Fintech start-up from experts.
biometrics
Learn how biometrics can be used to improve efficiency of financial transactions
Eli Broverman
Eli Broverman
Co-Founder,
Betterment
Eli Broverman
Eli Broverman
Co-Founder ,
Betterment
Eli Broverman is the Founder of Compound F, Co-Founder of Betterment, and is a sought after investor in and advisor to FinTech startups. 
 
Eli started Betterment with a vision that technology and automation will help people plan for their financial needs better and reach their goals. Betterment was the first robo-adviser in the world and continues to lead the industry with over $16b in AUM and 400k customers. As President and COO at Betterment, Eli helped scale the company from inception to growth stage, working across all facets of the business. To aid that growth, the Betterment team has raised $275mm in equity financing, valuing the company at nearly $1b. 
Eli is a frequent guest on CNBC, FOX, and Bloomberg TV, and is a regular speaker at leading industry events. 
Eli s a graduate of Brown University and New York University School of Law.
Tarah Wheeler
Tarah Wheeler
Cybersecurity Policy Fellow,
New America
Tarah Wheeler
Tarah Wheeler
Cybersecurity Policy Fellow ,
New America
https://tarah.org/
Tarah Wheeler is Cybersecurity Policy Fellow at New America leading a new international cybersecurity capacity building project. She is an inaugural contributing cybersecurity expert for the Washington Post and a Foreign Policy contributor on cyber warfare. She is the lead author of the best-selling Women In Tech: Take Your Career to The Next Level With Practical Advice And Inspiring Stories. She is an information security researcher, political scientist in the area of international conflict, author, and poker player. She has been Senior Director, Data Trust & Threat and Vulnerability Management at Splunk & Senior Director of Engineering and Principal Security Advocate at Symantec Website Security. She has led projects at Microsoft Game Studios (Halo and Lips) and architected systems at encrypted mobile communications firm Silent Circle. She has spoken on information security at the European Union, for Foreign Policy, the OECD and FTC, at Stanford and Oxford, on PBS NOVA, and many other governmental and industry conferences. She has $3640 in lifetime cashes in the World Series of Poker. Reach her at @tarah.
Jeffrey Cruttenden
Jeffrey Cruttenden
Co-founder,
Acorns
Jeffrey Cruttenden
Jeffrey Cruttenden
Co-founder ,
Acorns
Jeffrey Cruttenden is a fintech investor and co-founder of Acorns, leading financial wellness system with over 5M users, and SAY, a technology platform for open communication between companies and their owners by connecting shareholders to each other and empowering them to access their full ownership rights. The idea was born at Jeff’s first company, Acorns, which Jeff co-founded with his father, Walter, to radically simplify and democratize investing. While in college, Jeff realized that most of his classmates were not able to come up with the lump sum needed to meet minimum balance requirements. Acorns was hatched as an investment application to allow people to easily invest their spare change into diversified portfolios. Jeff graduated Magna cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. in Mathematics from Lewis & Clark College, and was recently featured as a Forbes "30 Under 30".
Kareem Tabbaa
Kareem Tabbaa
Chief Product Officer,
Wahed Inc.
Kareem Tabbaa
Kareem Tabbaa
Chief Product Officer ,
Wahed Inc.
Kareem leads and develops Wahed’s product offering and growth strategy. He joined Wahed in its early days, prior to the company having a live product or any clients. Back then, he was focused on heading the company's launch efforts both from a product and client acquisition perspective. As the company grew Kareem helped build several teams and functions across different verticals, allowing for smooth internal operations across multiple jurisdictions.
 
With a passion for building digital products, he leads the product and design teams while working closely with the tech team to create game changing platforms, most recently Wahed's international robo advisor.
 
In addition, Kareem also manages the user acquisition, digital marketing, and client support functions. The company became the US's largest halal robo advisor by client count and is currently expanding globally.
 
Prior to Wahed, Kareem worked in Investment Banking at Goldman Sachs in London where he collaborated on executing multi-billion dollar corporate actions. He also previously ran his own business in Jordan in the retail and distribution space. Kareem graduated with honors from Cass Business School in London where he focused on Banking and International Finance, and is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, an honors society for business school students.
Angelina Kwan
Angelina Kwan
Chief Executive Officer,
Stratford Finance Limited
Angelina Kwan
Angelina Kwan
Chief Executive Officer ,
Stratford Finance Limited
Ms. Angelina Kwan is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Stratford Finance Limited, a consulting company providing focusing on the financial services and digital assets sectors.  Most recently, Ms. Kwan was the Chief Operating Officer of the Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange (BitMEX) and had responsibility over BitMEX’s operations around the world. She previously established and ran the Regulatory Compliance Department and the HKEX Foundation Limited at Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited. Ms. Kwan has extensive experience in Asia Pacific and the United States in running businesses, business development, as well as investor and stakeholder relations.  She is currently a Hong Kong Government appointed Member of the Women’s Commission, the Council for Sustainable development, the Administrative Appeals Board, and the Lord Wilson Heritage Trust, a Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of the Securities Industry Development Corporation of Malaysia, Vice Chair and Governor of The Women’s Foundation, an Honorary Fellow and Director of the Hong Kong Securities Institute, and a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accounts and the Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand.  Ms. Kwan is a Certified Public Accountant in the United States, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand and a graduate of the University of Southern California. Her MBA is from Pepperdine University and LLB from the Hong Kong University and the Manchester Metropolitan University.
Clare Joy
Clare Joy
Region Lead (South East Asia),
Onfido
Clare Joy
Clare Joy
Region Lead (South East Asia) ,
Onfido
Clare is Region Lead for South East Asia at Onfido. Onfido offers AI-based identity verification technology, which assesses whether a user’s government-issued ID is genuine or fraudulent, and then compares it against their facial biometrics. Onfido enables over 1,500 businesses to onboard global customers remotely and securely.

Clare is responsible for business development across the region, driving the company's international expansion strategy via strategic partnerships, regulatory engagement, and organic growth. Prior to Onfido, Clare was on the founding team of London-based fintech investment platform, Landbay. 
Adrian Gunadi
Adrian Gunadi
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer,
Investree
Adrian Gunadi
Adrian Gunadi
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer ,
Investree
https://www.investree.id/en
Having graduated from the University of Indonesia Faculty of Economics, and thereafter earning his MBA from the Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University, Adrian started his career as a Management Trainee at Citibank, before proceeding to manage Islamic Finance at Standard Chartered, Saadiq, Dubai, UAE. Eventually, he became Head of the Sharia Division at Bank Permata, and finally prior to his present job, he worked as the Director for Retail Banking at Bank Muamalat. Throughout the past 20 years in both local and international banking, Adrian has been busy building business models for banking companies within the conventional sphere in areas such as sharia finance and SME platforms, as well as in microfinance and e-banking in the retail sector.
 
His experience working in a variety of leading financial institutions made Adrian see firsthand how the difficulties faced by Indonesian people to gain access to finance, especially in this case for SMEs. Departing from this, Adrian implemented the idea to build a digital container that can connect Borrowers and Lenders, namely Investree.
 
For his continuous efforts to build the fintech lending industry in order to help grow SMEs and improve financial inclusion in Indonesia, Adrian has received an award from the Financial Services Authority, 2018 Indonesian Financial Figures from Investor Magazine, "Best Fintech Danamon Entrepreneur Award 2017", and "SME100 Awards: 2019 Fast Moving Companies". In 2017, Adrian has also received prestigious award from "Endeavour Entrepreneur Indonesia" in London. Besides actively served as Vice Chairman of the Association of Indonesian Fintech, Adrian was also elected as the Chairman of the Association of Indonesian Joint Funding Fintech. As a runner and triathlon activist, Adrian competed in international competitions such as NYC 2015, Chicago 2016, Berlin 2017, London 2019 and the BCA Super League Triathlon 2019 in Bali.
 
Mats Holmfeldt
Mats Holmfeldt
Partner & Senior Executive,
Covr Security
Mats Holmfeldt
Mats Holmfeldt
Partner & Senior Executive ,
Covr Security
Ex Banker, Funding Partner and Chairman of Fintech Eco-system in Sweden, Entrepreneur and Angel Investor actively working with multiple start-up companies fueling their growth.
 
Mats is a venture catalyst with a long history working in banking within various leadership positions. He has always had a passion for tech and finance.
 
20 years within the Banking and Financial Industry as Senior Executive and Board of Director positions in companies as Swedbank, Intrum and SEB and 10 years with start-up and innovation companies.
 
Elain Lockman
Elain Lockman
Co-Founder & Director,
Ata Plus
Elain Lockman
Elain Lockman
Co-Founder & Director ,
Ata Plus
Elain is the Co-Founder and Director in Ata Plus, a Malaysian licensed Equity Crowdfunding platform. Upbeat and optimistic, she believes nothing is impossible and all challenges are just another form of opportunities. This proves to be the fuel in her career thus far, in the areas of management, business strategy, human resource, business development, relationship management, marketing and corporate communications. She has served notable organisations, namely Petronas, MDeC, Malaysia Debt Ventures, DiGi Telecommunications and Packet One Networks. She currently sits on the Board of Western Union Payments Malaysia and was the Chairman of Western Union Internal Audit Committee, while being actively involved in the start-up community, advising entrepreneurs in funding, strategy and operations. Elain is also the President of the Registered Digital Markets Association Malaysia and a Council Member of the Malaysian Business Angels Network (MBAN). Elain is instrumental in establishing Ata Plus’ partnerships, deal screening and operations framework. In March 2019, she was presented the BERG 2019 Women Icons Malaysia as a recognition for her contribution, achievements and leadership in Fintech. Elain graduated from the London School of Economics with a BSc in Actuarial Science and MSc in Operational Research.
 
Wong Kah Meng
Wong Kah Meng
Chief Executive Officer,
Funding Societies Malaysia
Wong Kah Meng
Wong Kah Meng
Chief Executive Officer ,
Funding Societies Malaysia
https://fundingsocieties.com.my/
Kah Meng is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Funding Societies Malaysia, a digital financing and credit technology platform in Malaysia for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs). Founded by locals, Funding Societies Malaysia is funded by leading investors Sequoia Capital, Softbank Ventures Asia, LINE Ventures and Alpha JWC, among others.
 
Kah Meng has been featured widely in media such as The Edge, The Star, The New Straits Times, Bernama and other major media channels.
 
Prior to Funding Societies, Kah Meng was a management consultant with global consulting firm Oliver Wyman, specialising in strategy development and risk management within the Financial Services industry, with experience across Southeast Asia and the Middle East.
David Low
David Low
General Manager,
Luno Malaysia
David Low
David Low
General Manager ,
Luno Malaysia
David currently leads Luno's Southeast Asia business as General Manager.  David is a qualified advocate & solicitor in Malaysia and a law graduate from the University of Reading, UK. He also has extensive experience working across a variety of start-ups including in the technology and F&B industries. David is passionate about enabling & growing new technology in a sustainable and responsible manner. He also strongly believes that regulation in the cryptocurrency space is good for its growth.
Kelvyn Chuah
Kelvyn Chuah
Founder and Managing Director,
SINEGY Technologies (M)
Kelvyn Chuah
Kelvyn Chuah
Founder and Managing Director ,
SINEGY Technologies (M)

Kelvyn Chuah currently serves as the Founder and Managing Director of SINEGY. From Penang, Kelvyn is recognized to be one of the youngest Malaysian to obtain the Series 7 qualification in Wall St., New York. Subsequently, his professional career started in market-making and eventually included arbitrage in foreign equities. He has established trading desks across several institutions before returning to Malaysia to pursue other ventures prior to SINEGY.

Hong Qi Yu
Hong Qi Yu
Chief Executive Officer,
Tokenize Technology (M)
Hong Qi Yu
Hong Qi Yu
Chief Executive Officer ,
Tokenize Technology (M)
Qi Yu is the CEO of Tokenize Technology (M). Tokenize Exchange is a licence digital assets exchange (DAX) in Malaysia and leading DAX in South East Asia in providing liquidity to digital assets investors. He leads the company and the tech team in developing a robust, secure, and user-friendly platform. He has years of professional IT experience in cybersecurity, system and solution engineering. On top of that, he has years of experience in managing different financial assets portfolios such as equities, forex, future and cryptocurrencies.
 
As a tech enthusiast, Qi Yu has seen the rise of cryptocurrencies since the conception of bitcoin. He has since merged his passion with his profession and combined the best of both worlds by founding Tokenize. In 2018, he is very fortunate to be nominated as 40 under 40 by Malaysian Business Magazine.
Wong Wai Ken
Wong Wai Ken
Country Manager (Malaysia),
StashAway
Wong Wai Ken
Wong Wai Ken
Country Manager (Malaysia) ,
StashAway
https://www.stashaway.my/
Wai Ken has accumulated asset management experience in the Investments division of Khazanah Nasional Berhad and Premium China Funds Management in Australia. 
 
He has also gained capital markets experience at Affin Hwang Capital by serving in both its Corporate Strategy and Equity Capital Markets departments. With Affin Hwang, he first played an instrumental role in the post-merger integration of the two investment banks. He later gained deals experience with the Equity Capital Markets team, and successfully helped list companies and raise equity on Bursa Malaysia. As Country Manager of StashAway Malaysia, he led the launch the local business by establishing partnerships and marketing channels.
Ronnie Tan
Ronnie Tan
Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director,
MYTHEO
Ronnie Tan
Ronnie Tan
Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director ,
MYTHEO
www.mytheo.my
Mr. Ronnie Tan is currently the CEO & Managing Director of GAX MD. His role includes strengthening the digital investment management ecosystem, aside from creating a working culture that promotes customer centricity, creative innovation and collaborative intelligence. He brings with him more than 35 years of experience in the financial, investment and capital market industry.
 
Since 2001, Mr. Ronnie has been the Managing Director of Silverlake Capital Market Solution, where he spearheaded the Silverlake Group in developing innovative solutions for the funds management and investment banking industry. He is responsible for the overall business growth, technology innovation, fostering strategic collaborations and creating value for clients. He also leads the Silverlake Group’s Fintech Transformation strategy.
 
Prior to joining the Silverlake Group, Mr. Ronnie served as Group Head of IT and Operations for Hwang-DBS Investment Bank. Mr. Ronnie also served as the First Vice President, Chief Information Officer Group IT and Banking Operations for OCBC Bank. In both of these positions, he was primarily responsible for the bank’s strategic planning, digital innovation, operations and process re-engineering.
 
Mr. Ronnie received an Honours Degree in Computer Science and Accounting from Monash University, Australia in 1984.

He embraces new experiences and cultures during his travels and appreciates a good read every now and then.
Robin Lee
Robin Lee
Chief Executive Officer,
HelloGold
Robin Lee
Robin Lee
Chief Executive Officer ,
HelloGold
https://www.hellogold.com/
Robin Lee is the Co-Founder and CEO of HelloGold, an ASEAN fintech focused on creating financial products for the underserved and the unbanked in emerging markets. HelloGold launched its platform in Malaysia in April 2017 with gold as its first financial product with a minimum transaction size of 25 cents. As at December 2018, it has more than 90,000 customers in Malaysia and Thailand. HelloGold is now preparing for 1) market expansion beyond Malaysia and Thailand into rest of Asia and MENA 2) extension into other asset classes and 3) the launch of its blockchain backend.
 
Robin is the former CFO of the World Gold Council. He has also been a strategy consultant at the Boston Consulting Group, and a regulator with the Securities Commission Malaysia. He qualified as a chartered accountant with KPMG and is a graduate from Oxford University.
Vineeta Tan
Vineeta Tan
Managing Editor,
REDmoney Group
Vineeta Tan
Vineeta Tan
Managing Editor ,
REDmoney Group
https://ifnfintech.com
Vineeta Tan is the Managing Editor of Islamic Finance news (IFN), the world’s leading Islamic finance news provider, and IFN Fintech, the industry’s first and only publication dedicated to fintech for Islamic finance. A multimedia journalist with almost a decade of experience in the journalism and publishing industry working independently and leading a team, Vineeta specializes in ethical and Islamic finance as well as fintech reporting and analysis, covering regions including the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe. 
 
As Managing Editor of IFN, she is responsible for the editorial direction and business development of IFN and its sister publications in addition to authoring reports, producing podcasts and conducting video interviews. She has interviewed senior industry players, key stakeholders and senior dignitaries including the finance/economic ministers of Ivory Coast, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives, among others. 
 
Vineeta is also a regular in the international conference circuit as both a moderator and speaker. Trained in journalism and sociology, Vineeta holds an Islamic Finance Qualification awarded by the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investments in the UK.
David Rajoo
David Rajoo
Chief Cybersecurity Architect,
Symantec ASEAN
David Rajoo
David Rajoo
Chief Cybersecurity Architect ,
Symantec ASEAN
David is the Chief Cybersecurity Architect for Symantec ASEAN. Constantly pushing technology boundaries and enhancing his cybersecurity leadership, David is passionate in helping organization’s digital transformations leveraging an integrated cybersecurity platform as a key competitive advantage. 
 
With more than 18 years’ experience as a cybersecurity professional, David has experiences leading regional teams, partnering with academia to build a vibrant talent ecosystem to working with a wide range of clients on security transformation programmes. He is a media spokesperson for Symantec to deliver thought leadership bringing forth the cybersecurity agenda.
 
David holds a Bachelor of Computer Science (Information Systems) from Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. He is also a ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and successfully obtained the ISC2 Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) and Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) certifications.
Isaku Endo
Isaku Endo
Senior Financial Sector Specialist,
World Bank
Isaku Endo
Isaku Endo
Senior Financial Sector Specialist ,
World Bank
Isaku Endo is a Senior Financial Sector Specialist in Finance, Competitiveness and Innovation Global Practice at the World Bank. He is specialized in financial market infrastructures, payments/remittances and AML/CFT. Currently, based in Manila, he serves as a World Bank financial sector coordinator for the Philippines. He advises governments on financial sector development policies and regulatory issues and leads a financial sector development program for the Philippines. He is also undertaking analytical work on FinTech and money services business reforms. He also represents the World Bank at ASEAN central bank working committees on payment and settlement systems and financial inclusion. Prior to this, he served as a financial sector focal point for Indonesia based in Jakarta. He also managed the World Bank’s technical assistance on financial inclusion in Indonesia and led payment systems projects in several countries in the East Asia and the Pacific Region.
Raja Adam Raja Malik
Raja Adam Raja Malik
Chief Financial Officer,
MoneyMatch
Raja Adam Raja Malik
Raja Adam Raja Malik
Chief Financial Officer ,
MoneyMatch
Raja Adam is the Chief Financial Officer of MoneyMatch, a Malaysian FinTech company specialising in crossborder payments and remittances for businesses and consumers. 

MoneyMatch is part of the pioneer batch of sandbox entrants under the Malaysian central bank (BNM) Fintech Regulatory Sandbox and has since graduated into a fully licensed entity with close to MYR 800 Million in gross transaction value since June 2017.

He was formerly the Vice President of FinTech Association of Malaysia (FAOM) in 2018, and is presently a Committee Member & Lead for Regulatory Affairs and Technology (RegTech). FAOM is a non-profit association dedicated to advancing and fostering a vibrant FinTech industry for Malaysia in an appropriately regulated environment.

Adam started his career as a capital markets regulator; he was a unit leader under Ecosystem Development for the Innovation, Digital & Strategy business group of Securities Commission Malaysia and part of the policy development team formulating the Equity crowdfunding and P2P lending framework for Malaysia.
Vincent Fong
Vincent Fong
Chief Editor,
Fintech News Malaysia
Vincent Fong
Vincent Fong
Chief Editor ,
Fintech News Malaysia
Vincent Fong is a keen observer and a community builder in the fintech space. He currently serves as the Chief Editor of Fintech News Malaysia.
 
Fintech News Malaysia is part of the Fintech News Network, a leading online publication focused on sharing the latest fintech insights and stories from Asia and Europe.
 
He is also a contributing editor for Fintech News Singapore, Fintech News Switzerland, Fintech News Hong Kong and Fintech News Middle East. 
 
His role as an editor across multiple key markets gives him valuable insights into key trends and movements within the global fintech arena.
Bobby Ong
Bobby Ong
Co-founder,
CoinGecko
Bobby Ong
Bobby Ong
Co-founder ,
CoinGecko
Bobby Ong is the co-founder of CoinGecko, an analytics platform for tracking cryptocurrencies and blockchain assets. CoinGecko was established in April 2014 and is one of the largest cryptoasset data aggregators in the world. Bobby is a contributing author in two digital currencies books - Handbook of Digital Currency, 1st Edition and Handbook of Blockchain, Digital Finance, and Inclusion, Volume 1. He was included in the Forbes 2019 30 Under 30 Asia list and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Economics from University College London in 2012.
Suraya Zainudin
Suraya Zainudin
Founder,
Ringgit Oh Ringgit
Suraya Zainudin
Suraya Zainudin
Founder ,
Ringgit Oh Ringgit
https://ringgitohringgit.com/
Suraya is a self-employed writer and an independent communications consultant specialising in online content creation and management for the financial industry. She is also the founder of the personal finance website RinggitOhRinggit.com.
Mohammad Ridzuan Abdul Aziz
Mohammad Ridzuan Abdul Aziz
President,
FinTech Association of Malaysia
Mohammad Ridzuan Abdul Aziz
Mohammad Ridzuan Abdul Aziz
President ,
FinTech Association of Malaysia
Ridzuan is the current president of the FinTech Association of Malaysia (FAOM) and instrumental in raising the profile of Malaysia as an international hub for FinTech, Islamic Finance and the Digital Economy.
 
He has over 20 years of commercially driven regulatory, compliance and technology experiences in Asia-Pacific.  He provides regulatory advice, business solutions and consultancy to banks, remittance companies, fund management entities, broker dealers (equity and derivatives) as well as sovereign wealth managers on regulatory requirements, compliance risks management, licensing, business viability and practical implementation of FinTech and regulatory technology (RegTech).
 
Ridzuan is also the WorldRemit Country Director for Malaysia and Head of ASEAN Business. WorldRemit is one of the fastest growing global online-only remittance providers headquartered in the UK, operating in over 50 countries and servicing more than 5000 corridors. Previously in 2017, Ridzuan was the CEO of Sedania As Salam Capital Sdn Bhd, a patented fintech solution provider that utilizes mobile airtime as the commodity for Tawarruq Contract for Shariah compliance financing provided by 40 financial institutions in Malaysia.
 
Ridzuan is also one of the international advisory panel members for the Labuan Financial Services Authority and member of the Malaysia Innovation Policy Council. Both roles provide him a unique platform to share fresh perspectives about the needed elements for both on-shore and mid-shore to be optimized to enhance Malaysia’s competitive advantage for FinTech eco-system.
 
Earlier in 2013 and 2016, Ridzuan founded RHT Compliance Solutions and CS Technology Solutions Sdn Bhd, respectively. Both firms provide regulatory technology advisory consultancy for established fintech firms seeking assistance on regulatory matters in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Hong Kong.
 
Ridzuan graduated from University of Wales, Aberyswyth (1997) with BSc Economics, majoring in Accounting and Finance.  He obtained his MBA, specializing in Management Information System from the International Islamic University Malaysia (2005).  
 
Norhizam Abdul Kadir
Norhizam Abdul Kadir
Vice President,
Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation
Norhizam Abdul Kadir
Norhizam Abdul Kadir
Vice President ,
Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation
Norhizam Abdul Kadir (or Hizam) brings with him almost 20 years’ experience in multi-market technology and energy industries in various markets across Asia Pacific. He was with Intel, Microsoft and Ballard Power System before joining MDEC as Vice President in 2015. He has wide experience in corporate marketing, end-customer sales, business development, communications and channel marketing and enablement.

At MDEC, currently, together with his team, he is championing the growth of tech startup ecosystem in Malaysia. Initiatives such as:

  • Malaysia Digital Hub, a program that recognizes startup ecosystem development in co-working spaces
  • Malaysia Tech Entrepreneur Program (MTEP), a tech founders visa program and
  • Malaysia Innovation Policy Council, an industry led committee to work with government to create conducive regulatory environment
are some of the interventions to make Malaysia a more conducive country for tech startups and the communities.
 
Dhiraj PAI
Dhiraj PAI
APAC Sales Director,
IDEMIA
Dhiraj PAI
Dhiraj PAI
APAC Sales Director ,
IDEMIA
https://www.idemia.com/
Dhiraj is Sales Director in the Digital Business Unit at IDEMIA, responsible for the APAC region.  IDEMIA is a global leader in trusted identities for an increasingly digital world, with the ambition to empower citizens and consumers alike to interact, pay, connect, travel and vote in ways that are now possible in a connected environment.  By standing for Augmented Identity, IDEMIA is reinventing the way we think, produce, use and protect identities. 
 
Prior to his current role, Dhiraj has previously been Head of Solutions, Services & Program, as well as, Head of PMO.
Hee Sung Kim
Hee Sung Kim
Technical Specialist,
UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)
Hee Sung Kim
Hee Sung Kim
Technical Specialist ,
UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)
Hee Sung is overseeing UNCDF’s work in inclusive digital economies in Malaysia. The last four years, she was managing UNCDF’s work in access to clean energy in Uganda. She designed and managed the Renewable Energy Challenge Fund ($5.2M) which co-invested in more than 20 projects with companies distributing solar power and clean cooking solutions in under-served markets across Uganda.  Hee Sung has been with UNCDF since 2010, and was one of the founding team members for UNCDF’s first energy access and financial inclusion initiative. Before that, Hee Sung worked with the Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology and LG Electronics in South Korea.
Yolanda Yun Zhu
Yolanda Yun Zhu
Operations Officer,
International Finance Corporation
Yolanda Yun Zhu
Yolanda Yun Zhu
Operations Officer ,
International Finance Corporation
Yolanda is passionate on digital financial inclusion and gender inclusion in the new digital/sharing economy era. She’s currently based in IFC Beijing office and has been providing advisory and investment services focusing on digital micro/rural finance, SME banking, gender finance and responsible finance, with the objective of achieving both business sustainability and developmental impact.
 
Yolanda has 14 years of experience in financial service sector. Since joined IFC in 2013, she has advised more than 10 clients include the regulators, the leading financial institutions and innovative challengers in China, Vietnam, Myanmar, Nepal, etc. Prior to joining IFC, Yolanda has worked on cross-border investments in New York. She was a Consultant for US Congress think tank on financial policy and Research Associate at Columbia Business School. From 2005 to 2009, Yolanda worked in Citigroup China witnessing the journey of local banking sector opening to global community.
 
Yolanda holds a Master degree in International Finance and Economics.
Suhaimi Ali
Suhaimi Ali
Director,
Bank Negara Malaysia
Suhaimi Ali
Suhaimi Ali
Director ,
Bank Negara Malaysia
Suhaimi Ali has more than two decades of experience as a central banker. He is the Director of the Financial Development and Innovation Department for Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) that sets out the strategic plan for the overall development and efficiency of the financial system including payment systems. He is responsible for formulating and coordinating policy direction and initiatives involving financial institutions, payment systems players, market infrastructure and legislation. He is the Chairperson of the Financial Technology Enabler Group (FTEG) that was established by BNM in June 2016 to support innovations that will improve the quality, efficiency and accessibility of financial services in Malaysia.
 
Previously, Suhaimi served as the Director of IT Services and was responsible to drive and implement BNM’s digital and cyber strategies. He was also the Director of the Consumer and Market Conduct (CMC) department, responsible for the policy development and enforcement of market conduct and the consumer protection regime to achieve a culture of fair dealings and responsible business practice within the financial sector to ensure fair outcomes to financial consumers. He was also responsible for setting the strategic direction and driving efforts to strengthen the financial capability of Malaysian adults and school children in supporting the overall financial stability and financial inclusion agenda.
Chin Wei Min
Chin Wei Min
Executive Director,
Securities Commission Malaysia
Chin Wei Min
Chin Wei Min
Executive Director ,
Securities Commission Malaysia
Mr Chin Wei Min is an Executive Director at the Malaysia Securities Commission (SC), overseeing the Digital Strategy & Innovation Division. With more than 20 years of industry experience in the financial services sector, particularly in the emerging technology and digital domain, Wei Min plays a significant role in shaping and implementing the industry digital agenda at SC.
 
SC is the first country in ASEAN to introduce the regulatory framework to facilitate Equity Crowdfunding (ECF), P2P Financing, and Digital Investment Management (DIM). The SC also recently announced a regulatory framework for Digital Asset Exchanges (DAX).
Azrina Azmel
Azrina Azmel
Deputy General Manager,
Securities Commission Malaysia
Azrina Azmel
Azrina Azmel
Deputy General Manager ,
Securities Commission Malaysia
Azrina currently heads the Digital Department which is part of the Digital Strategy & Innovation Business Group of the Securities Commission Malaysia. In particular, she has led the development of the Digital Investment Management regulatory framework which was launched in May 2017.
 
Azrina has more than 18 years of experience in capital market regulatory and policy work. Her previous portfolios include leading capital market negotiations in international, regional and bilateral free trade agreements. She was also involved in the development of policies relating to equity crowdfunding, P2P financing, venture capital, private equity, investment banking and Islamic banking frameworks. Prior to her involvement in policy work, her earlier portfolios include advisory work on capital market regulations and law reform involving the Parliamentary process. She holds an LLB from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Chan Zhong Yang
Chan Zhong Yang
Assistant General Manager ,
Securities Commission Malaysia
Chan Zhong Yang
Chan Zhong Yang
Assistant General Manager ,
Securities Commission Malaysia
Zhong is an Assistant General Manager of the Securities Commission Malaysia's Digital Strategy and Innovation Business Group. He leads the Innovation function in the SC which regularly scans the market for new innovations and advises the management on the appropriate regulatory response. 
 
Zhong also plays a key role in defining and implementing the SC's Digital Agenda for the Malaysian Capital Market. 
 
The SC has recently announced a regulatory framework for Digital Asset Exchanges (DAX) in Malaysia, with 3 registered DAX operators, and have published a public consultation paper on a regulatory framework for Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) in Malaysia.
Goh Boon Peng
Goh Boon Peng
Chief Executive Officer and Founder ,
MyStartr
Goh Boon Peng
Goh Boon Peng
Chief Executive Officer and Founder ,
MyStartr
A serial entrepreneur who founded several ventures and managed multiple mega- projects in Malaysia and Taiwan, a graduate from NTU CSIE, Taiwan, Mr Goh Boon Peng is the CEO and founder of MyStartr Sdn Bhd, brand creator of DreamFactory startup initiative, and founder or Internet Business Academy IBA. Under his leadership, he has brought the company to greater heights with the latest achievement of obtaining ECF licensing as a platform operator in Malaysia by the Securities Commission. Prior to this, he has accomplished unparalleled achievements in the digital literacy and e-commerce ecosystem in Malaysia where Mystartr was awarded the distinguished status of “Official Project Partner” by Alibaba Business School to become Alibaba’s authorized course provider for the local e-commerce industry players.
 
Moreover, he is a strong advocate for digital literacy locally and internationally and has successfully organized over 50+ e-commerce education courses in which imparting and impacting more than 10,000 individuals in the digital ecosystem. In his capacity as the Director of SITEC Academy, he has managed and led projects such as the Malaysia-Taiwan Network Summit Forum, Hung-Tze Jan (a Taiwan PC Home Online Publisher) E-commerce Business School, Selangor Trade Exhibition, SEA E-commerce, Malaysia Top EC Merchant Awards, and hackathons event.
Ivan Eng
Ivan Eng
Co-founder,
Havan Clothing
Ivan Eng
Ivan Eng
Co-founder,
Havan Clothing
www.havanclothing.com
Basic Info:
  • Address: No.39, Jalan 4/42, Taman City, 51200
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • H/P: +6012-3688 970
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Website: www.havanclothing.com
  • Company Name: Havan Enterprise Sdn Bhd
Background:
  • MBA specialised in Finance
  • 10 years experience in Corporate Finance and Business Strategy
Featured:
  • BFM
  • The Edge Malaysia
  • Sin Chew Daily
  • Vulcan Post
  • News Straits Times
Calvin Foo
Calvin Foo
Outreach & Engagement Lead,
Fundaztic
Calvin Foo
Calvin Foo
Outreach & Engagement Lead ,
Fundaztic
Xing Xian Ang
Xing Xian Ang
Chief Executive Officer,
CapitalBay
Xing Xian Ang
Xing Xian Ang
Chief Executive Officer ,
CapitalBay
Bryan Leong
Bryan Leong
Chief Financial Officer,
Crowd Sense
Bryan Leong
Bryan Leong
Chief Financial Officer ,
Crowd Sense
Ryo Gim
Ryo Gim
Director of Business Development,
Funding Societies Malaysia
Ryo Gim
Ryo Gim
Director of Business Development ,
Funding Societies Malaysia
Tunku Danny
Tunku Danny
Chief Executive Officer,
MicroLeap
Tunku Danny
Tunku Danny
Chief Executive Officer ,
MicroLeap
Er Chiang Chuan
Er Chiang Chuan
Head of Business Development & Operations,
B2B Finpal
Er Chiang Chuan
Er Chiang Chuan
Head of Business Development & Operations ,
B2B Finpal
Jenna Huey Ching
Jenna Huey Ching
Regtech Chair,
FinTech Association of Malaysia
Jenna Huey Ching
Jenna Huey Ching
Regtech Chair ,
FinTech Association of Malaysia
Ong Kooi Hooi
Ong Kooi Hooi
Chief Executive Officer,
Quickash Malaysia
Ong Kooi Hooi
Ong Kooi Hooi
Chief Executive Officer ,
Quickash Malaysia
Angelld Quah
Angelld Quah
Co-Founder & Chief Operations Officer,
Alixco
Angelld Quah
Angelld Quah
Co-Founder & Chief Operations Officer ,
Alixco
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