SURINA SHUKRIChief Executive Officer
DATO’ NG WAN PENGChief Operating Officer
DATO’ FADZLI SHAH ANUARChief Strategy Officer
NOR FAIZAH OTHMANChief Financial Officer
Vice President, Corporate & Client Facilitation Services
ABDUL MALICK ABOOBAKARChief Information Officer
GOPI GANESALINGAMEnterprise Development
NORHIZAM ABDUL KADIRStartup Ecosystem
SUMITRA NAIRTalent & Digital Entrepreneurship
HASNUL HADI SAMSUDINCreative Content & Technologies
HEW WEE CHOONGInvestment & Industry Development
NORDARZY RAZAKSharing Economy Ecosystem
SONG HOCK KOONeCommerce
IR. DR KARL NG KAH HOUData Economy
IR. WAN MURDANI WAN MOHAMADEnabling Ecosystem
SUZANA NAWARDINHuman Capital
NIK AMALINA NIK ZAKARIACustomer Service
The Board of Directors is ultimately responsible for the country’s tech-led initiatives, be it in terms of direction, strategic supervision, or management. With their blend of diversity and high-level expertise, there is no better team to guide MDEC towards a tech-led economy.
Puan Afidah began her career in the banking industry in 2000 after graduating from the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) with a Bachelor Degree in Economics in 1999. In 2009, she graduated with a Master’s in Development Economics from University Putra Malaysia (UPM).
Over the years, Dato’ Dr Halimah has played a key role in multiple collaborations with industry leaders. It is through these collaborations that she’s able to receive multiple accolades for inventions and innovations at both national and international levels.
Yuzaidi is the Chairman of the Muslim Professionals Forum (MPF), a group founded to foster intellectual engagement and dialogue on issues that touch on Islamic beliefs, practices, culture, social and thought. On July 1, 2019, he was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Bank Islam. He also serves as a Board of Trustee for PADU Corporation, the performance and delivery unit of the education blueprint in the Ministry of Education.
WE LEAD MALAYSIA’S DIGITAL ECONOMY
WHAT WE DO
Digitalising a nation’s economy requires expertise in multiple industries. We bring together innovators, thought leaders and technology advocates to lead Malaysia’s Digital Economy forward.
Our Programmes & Initiatives
Today, MDEC oversees numerous programmes, including MSC Malaysia, a platform that nurtures the growth of local tech companies while attracting both foreign and domestic direct investments.
More recently, we launched people-oriented campaigns that focus on providing everyday Malaysians with the skills and opportunities they need to penetrate the digital market. These campaigns – eUsahawan and eRezeki – represents our vision that all Malaysians benefit from our efforts to champion the Digital Economy.
Board of Directors
Meet the industry professionals entrusted to guide MDEC through the complex and fluid Digital Economy.Learn More
Senior Leadership Team
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The 200 years since then has seen the birth of the Internet and the age of smartphones, bringing even bigger changes to the way we do everything – from entertainment to work to shopping and business.
How Connected Are We Today?
53%Mobile Internet Penetration
2BSocial Media Users
Today, it’s estimated that the Digital Economy is worth USD3 trillion.
- Digital adoption
Getting everyone on board with digital means every member of our community must embrace digital technology. We need to take advantage of technological advancements to increase the speed of business and government services to improve the quality of life.
- Digital Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Promoting digital entrepreneurship is an especially vital path for Malaysia to boost economic growth and job creation. We need to speed the growth of digital entrepreneurship and innovation to propel Malaysia to the front of the global stage.
- Tech Talent Development
Making Malaysia into a digital economic powerhouse requires a pool and pipeline of human capital with the right skills and training. We are intensifying our efforts to develop the necessary tech talent that will redefine our Digital Economy.
- Digital Inclusivity
A prosperous nation is one in which its citizens work together for the common good. We aim to empower Malaysians both young and old through digital means in order to enhance their productivity, resulting in a better nation for all of us.
2,954Number of active MSC Malaysia status companies (as of May 2019)
RM 472BRevenue generated as of 2018
182,538Number of jobs created as of 2018
Our mission is to develop the nation’s Digital Economy by implementing efforts that are centred on attracting investments, building local tech champions, catalysing digital innovation ecosystems with supportive policies and propagating diversity and inclusivity.
The Multimedia Super Corridor
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The Digital Step
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