Keynote Speakers.

MYINDUSTRIES 2019 is supported by many universities, organisations and scientific communities throughout the world. With this conference, we encourage the community of multinational researchers to share common experiences and discussions.

Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad

Prime Minister Of Malaysia

Tun Dr. Mahathir Bin Mohamad is the Prime Minister Of Malaysia. He previously served as Prime Minister from 1981 to 2003, making him the Office’s longest-serving holder.

Mr. Jagdish Pandya

Founder of BlockOn Group

Mr. JAGDISH PANDYA is a future-ready techno-preneur whose love for tomorrow has helped him turn into a top notch catalyst for a number of successful business ventures across technology, finance, human and social interactions. His sound strategies are pre-loaded with simple and smart process that makes all the difference. He has remained at the fore front of the blockchain and cryptocurrency developments since the beginning and has formed a strong alliance and credibility among his peers with his dedicated hard work and grow-all mind-set. A self-made cryptopreneur, he spearheads a corporate structure consisting of multiple brands that cater to the whole crypto ecosystem. Every brand is run by a professionally managed team of industry experts who come with depth of experience, width of expertise and height of commitment. Pandya underlines the need where we all need to strengthen the decentralized innovations and tomorrow’s world will be much better than what it is today. Currently in his position as the cryptocatalyst, he plays a hands on role of an accelerator, providing opportunities, scale and speed that this rapidly growing sector needs.

Dato' Abdul Rashid bin Musa

President, Manufacturing & Engineering Division of UMW Corporation Sdn Bhd

Dato’ Abdul Rashid Musa hailed from Kuantan, Pahang is no stranger to the automotive industry. A graduate in Mechanical Engineering from University of Malaya, with over 28 years of experience in the automotive field, Dato’ Rashid was involved in various projects and organisations ranging from research & development and production to sales and distribution at DRB-Hicom. During his stint as the Chief Technical Officer at Proton, Dato’ Rashid held several portfolios, including being instrumental in the development of the four new models launched in 2016. As CEO of Proton Edar, he played a leading role in the launching of various successful models for Proton, including the latest X70. Bringing his expertise, Dato’ Rashid joined UMW in January 2019 as the President of the Manufacturing & Engineering Division where he currently spearheads the division in its three primary business segments – Aerospace, automotive components and lubricants.

Mr. Chan Weng Hong

General Manager of Sales, Product and Marketing of Acer Malaysia

Mr. WH Chan’s career in the IT Industry spans more than 23 years. With an Electronics Engineering background, he has been actively engaged in the IT industry from sales, product management, operations, marketing & business management through various senior management roles. Currently as General Manager for Sales, Product & Marketing at Acer Malaysia, Chan is focused at enabling Acer users with the latest technology to improve productivity, efficiency & profitability while going green.

Mr. Duncan Lee

Principal Engineer of Intel Manufacturing IT

Mr. Duncan Lee is a Principal Engineer in Intel Manufacturing IT with 27 years of IT experience (2 of which is in the United States). Duncan approves and integrate various IT/automation solution to enable Intel Assembly and Test factories. He also works on innovative capabilities like AI , IOT, big data analytics to improve the product quality, yield and performance of the factory.  Recent successful projects include driving factory machine uptime thru enabling integration cross module PCS, productivity thru predictive preventive maintenance and defect reduction using image analytics (AI and statistics).  Duncan architects and integrations various IT/OT capabilities to improve factory performance.  Previously, Duncan has working experience in areas of server/storage, LAN/WAN, RFID and managing a team of engineers in MES and DSS domain.

Dr. Rezal Khairi Ahmad

CEO of NanoMalaysia Berhad

Dr. Rezal Khairi Ahmad was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer in January 2013 under a secondment from Khazanah Nasional started in June 2012. He is also a Board Member of NanoMalaysia and Nano Commerce Sdn Bhd, Founding Chairman of NanoVerify Sdn Bhd and Founding Director of Nanovation Ventures Sdn Bhd. Currently, he serves as Chairman of Advanced
Materials Investment Advisory Panel Working Group under Malaysian Investment Development Authority, Treasurer for Asia Nano Forum and Chairman of Commercialization Working Group under Asia Nano Forum. In September 2017, he was appointed as International Advisor to China Graphene
Industry Alliance (CGIA) linking Malaysia’s National Graphene Action Plan 2020 and mutual economic benefits. Formerly attached to College of Engineering, Universiti Tenaga Nasional as an academician from 1998 to 2007, he was also an engineer at Tenaga Nasional ICT in 2003. In 2000, he co-founded Malaysia-Events Sdn Bhd, a start-up for e-commerce platform.
He holds a PhD in Nanotechnology, Electronic/Electrical Engineering from London Centre for Nanotechnology, University College London as the first Khazanah PhD Scholar from 2007 to 2010 with publications in high impact journals. In 2014, he was instrumental in crafting out Malaysia’s National Graphene Action Plan 2020 and co-authored chapters pertaining to innovation and commercialization under the 11th Malaysia Plan. His current endeavors include Internet of NanoThings and Blockchain applications for high technology management.

Mr. Rahmat Iskandar Khairul Shazi

Principal Consultant of Training and Research,
Business Consulting Centre of Strand Aerospace Malaysia Sdn Bhd

Dr Shazi is currently the Principal Consultant of Education and Training at the Business Consulting Center at Strand Aerospace, as well as the Technology Director for ShazInnovation Solutions. Prior to joining the aerospace industry, he was a Mechanical Engineering lecturer at UTP, specializing in Computational Fluid Dynamics and Fuel Injector Design. Through his PhD on Business Management, he is also an expert on Social Capital and Commercialization of Innovative Services, having had 16 years of prior experience in UTP and PETRONAS as well as consulting work in Australia.

Dr. Dzaharudin Mansor

National Technology Officer of Microsoft Malaysia

Dr. Dzahar received a First Class Honors Degree in Computer Systems Engineering from Monash University, Australia in 1985, and completed his PhD in Computer Science in 1988. Dr Dzahar joined Microsoft in 2005 and has more than 32 years of professional experience in ICT and telecommunications in senior leadership, engineering, research as well as academic roles. In 2010, he had the honor of leading the Business Services Economic Transformation Program (ETP) Labs, and in 2018 appointed a committee member of the National Education Policy Review Council. He also presently is an Adjunct Professor at International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) and member of Industrial Advisory Panels at several other universities where he works closely with academia and has publications as well as professional certifications in Software Engineering, Computer Architectures, Cyber Security, Telecommunications, Data Science and AI. He also holds several associate positions at, PIKOM, MQA, FMM and others.

Mr. Sidharth Sogani

Founder & CEO of CREBACO Global Inc

Mr. Sidharth Sogani is the Founder and CEO of CREBACO Global Inc, which is a research and intelligence company focused on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency related projects globally. CREBACO works with the governments, regulators and VCs to make the industry a better and a scam free space. Sidharth’s education includes Masters of Commerce, Banking and Finance, MBA – International Business, Specialisation in Foreign Trade and Laws and is also a Certified Bitcoin Professional from C4. In addition, Sidharth is also heading the 3 generation old family business of Textiles and Garments which is in existence since 1932. Along with this, Sidharth has experience in Marketing analysis, research and trading.

Mr. Dionnald Beh

Consulting Director of Reveron Consulting

Mr. Dionnald Beh – Consulting Director from Reveron Consulting, had worked with various local, state and federal government agencies (e.g. local council, town planning agency, land survey and mapping agency, defence agency) and owner operators of power, water and Telco utilities in the country and APAC region, in the past 17 years of his career. His interests is to work with his customers materialize digitalization to generate true business benefits. With Reveron Consulting, Dionnald involves in consulting and implementing the Project Information Management System for Infrastructure projects such as Pan Borneo Highway, Trans Sumatera Highway etc.

Mr. Aly Madhavji

Managing Partner of Blockchain Founders Fund

Mr. Aly Madhavji is the Managing Partner at Blockchain Founders Fund which invests in and venture builds top-tier Start-ups and consults companies and governmental organizations on emerging technologies. He is a Senior Investment Advisor to BitBlock Capital and Fiat Capital Fund, and a Co-Founder and the Former CEO of a digital currency exchange. He has served on various blockchain advisory roles including Polymath and traditional advisory boards including the University of Toronto’s Governing Council. He currently consults organizations such as the United Nations (UN) on emerging technology solutions to help alleviate poverty, support business ecosystems, increase financial inclusion, and improve society at large to help achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals. He is an internationally acclaimed author, publishing three books, including the award-winning book titled, “Your Guide to Succeed in University”, as part of the Succeed Series and a monthly columnist for the leading blockchain magazine. Aly was recognized as a “Blockchain 100” Global Leader by Lattice80. 

Mr. Kamaruzaman bin Jahidin

Industry 4.0 Consultant of SGS Malaysia

He has vast experience in providing innovative, customized, integrated IT services and applications to various organizations for projects as solution architect for Digital Langkawi, Kulai-Sedenak Smart City, Augmented Reality Langkawi, Smart Monitoring Machine, Trigona Honey Monitoring System, Parking Management System and etc. He is also an author of the book ‘Transformasi Diri Menempuh Gelombang Revolusi Industry4WRD’.

Ms. Pandu Sastrowardoyo

Co-Founder of Asosiasi Blockchain Indonesia

The cofounder of Asosiasi Blockchain Indonesia, Kendi.io, Blockchain Zoo, and a partner at Blocksphere.id, she leads the Blockchain discussion in Indonesia between communities, enterprises, and the government. A former IBM senior consultant, she bridges the world of traditional IT and Blockchain. She considers herself a trans humanist, and is convinced of the power of technology to transform humanity. As seen in Forbes, CNN Indonesia, CNBC Indonesia, Deustche Welle, and many other media.

Mr. Leslie Daniel Chan

Vice President of Singapore Bitcoin Club

Mr. Leslie is a frequent speaker on seminars and exhibitions on cryptocurrencies and blockchain-related events where he shares his personal views as a thought leader/KOL on the uses of cryptocurrencies from a business perspective. He is currently working at Sanctum Pte Ltd as a Business Partner who is part of a think tank which provides valuable insights and business strategies on how to integrate traditional businesses into tokenized economies. He is part of an ever-growing team of blockchain experts advising on businesses on how to run a proper ICO through the influence of ACCESS (self & soft regulatory crypto arm) and Singapore Bitcoin Club (as a community).

Mr. Oliver Chang

Senior Consultant of Intelligent & Research Center of DigiwinSoft @ DSC Consulting/Cheng & Co

Mr. Oliver Chang – Project Consulting Director of Digiwin software company. Ph. D candidate of AI in manufacturing. Worked with brands like adidas, Nike, GAP and Aldo in cut-and-sew and other light assembly industries for Lean production and Business Process Re-engineering over 10 years. More than 8 years in IT system such as ERP-SAP, MES, and BI system consultant. Data mining and Neural Network technology embedded. Expert in Top-level blueprint planning, architecture design of smart manufacturing, Lean production, Strategy, 6 sigma, and IT system.

MYINDUSTRIES 2019 Conference will offer oral, poster sessions, tutorials, and professional meetings. The program intends to foster interaction so as to open the way to future cooperation between participants. All researchers and teams who develop research or recently became interested in the domains of Industry 4.0 are welcomed to join. Submitted papers are expected to cover state-of-the-art technologies, theoretical concepts, standards, products implementation, ongoing research projects and innovative applications of Industry 4.0.

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