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Week 3: Digital Skills

16th August 2021, Monday

Time
Agenda
Speaker
10.00 am – 10.05 pm
Opening Remarks of MyDigitalWorkforce Week

Speaker:

Surina Shukri, Chief Executive Officer, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)​

10.05 am – 11.05 pm
Keynote Panel Session

Bearing in mind that majority of digital tech job vacancies in the market are for experienced talents, while majority of available talents are fresh graduates, this session aims to give job-seekers a realistic view of the job market and what they can do to equip themselves for such jobs.

Moderator:

Dr. Sumitra Nair – Vice President, Digital Skills and Jobs, MDEC

Speaker:

Tang Shin Chze – Recruitment Marketing Manager Intel Malaysia​
Nicholas Sagau Tony – President, Malaysian Digital Association (MDA)​
Dr. Khairul Hafiz Sharkawi – Head of Research & Product Development, Sarawak Digital Economy Corporation (SDEC)​
Anthony Raja Devadoss – Managing Director, Executive Search, Korn Ferry Malaysia & PIKOM Academy, Chair​

11.30 am – 12.30 pm
Employer Track 1: Careers in Software Development

An online meet and greet for candidates and hiring managers. An opportunity for candidates to gain insights about the types of work the company is embarking on, career growth opportunities, and benefits. This will be an opportunity for companies to share criteria of successful candidates, the interview and the hiring process.

Moderator:

Arifah binti Sharifuddin – Senior Manager Sharing Economy Ecosystem, MDEC

Speaker:

Dr. Ewen Tiong – Business Operations Manager, Teleme Technologies Sdn. Bhd.​​
Joshua Lin – General Manager, Price Guide Sdn Bhd
Jeff Sandhu – Head, 42KL Sunway iLabs

2.00 pm – 3.00 pm
Let’s Learn Digital: Level Up Your Digital Skill!

Moderator:

Maria Khor – Senior Manager Digital Workforce, MDEC

Speaker:

Louise Leong – Client Partner ,Facebook Malaysia​​
Smriti Khullar – Marketing Lead, Brand & Reputation, Google
Irene Ong – Head of Talent & Learning Solutions Malaysia, LinkedIn​

3.30 pm – 4.30 pm
Soft Skill: Improving your LinkedIn Presence

Speaker:

Ryan Ng – Head of Public Sector, LinkedIn​​

17th August 2021, Tuesday

Time
Agenda
Speaker
10.00 am – 11.00 pm
Employer Track 1: Careers in Software Development

An online meet and greet for candidates and hiring managers. An opportunity for candidates to gain insights about the types of work the company is embarking on, career growth opportunities, and benefits. This will be an opportunity for companies to share criteria of successful candidates, the interview and the hiring process.

Moderator:

Sofia Akmal Binti Abu Bakar – Senior Manager Digital Talent Pipeline (K12), Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)

Speaker:

Joon Teoh – Chief Executive Officer, Agos Asia Sdn. Bhd.​​
Chua Huai Jie – Chief Executive Officer, Infra Mobile Digital Sdn. Bhd.​
Vimalchandru Maniam, Head of Operations Innovation, Technology & Operations Division, AXA Affin General Insurance Bhd
Dato’ Eric Ku, Executive Director, iTrain Group

11.30 am – 12.30 pm
Employer Track 2: Careers in Data Science

Moderator:

Nik Naharuddin bin Mohd Nasir – Senior Manager Digital Talent Pipeline (Tertiary), Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)

Speaker:

Hana Edruce – Corporate Sales, Karuna (Sarawak) Enterprise Sdn. Bhd.​​​
Mohamad Nazir Ismail, HR Talent Acquisition, CIMB​​
Andrew Pereira – CEO, General Assembly Malaysia​​

3.00 pm – 4.00 pm
Workplace Attitude & Communications

Moderator:

Mohd Ashraf Mohd Saini, Deputy Director, i-LEAD, KBS

Speaker:

Hanie Razaif Bohlender – General Manager, Dragonfire Corporate Solutions​

4.00 pm – 5.00 pm
Premier Digital Tech Institutions Leadership Panel: Life Long Learning via Post-Graduate Programmes

Moderator:

Dr. Sumitra Nair, Vice President Digital Skills and Jobs, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)​

Speaker:

Prof Dato’ Mazliham bin Mohd Su’ud – President, Multimedia University
Prof Khong Kok Wei – Executive Dean of the Faculty of Business and Law, Taylor’s University
Prof. Dr. Lau Sian Lun, Associate Dean, School of Engineering and Technology, Sunway University
Prof Dr Abrizah binti Abdullah – Professor, Dept of Library & Information Science, Faculty of Arts and Social Science, University Malaya
Prof. Ts. Dr. Murali Raman – Director, Postgraduate & Continuing Education, Asia Pacific University

18th August 2021, Wednesday

Time
Agenda
Speaker
9.00 am – 10.00 am
Inspiring Story: Not Just Digital Skills, It’s Inspiring Digital Skills

In this inspiring session, Haiyan, Chief of Staff at Xbox, Microsoft’s Gaming Division will share her journey in making meaningful innovations for the world. Haiyan talks about her unique “brain hack” approach to the human-centred design process and a wide range of projects, from the connected play experience to Project Emma, an application of haptic vibration technology that, offsets the effects of tremors caused by Parkinson’s disease.

Speaker:

Haiyan Zhang, Chief of Staff, Xbox, Designer & Inventor, Microsoft​​

10.00 am – 11.00 am
Employer Track 1: Careers in Cybersecurity

Provide opportunities for companies to create brand awareness among jobseekers.

Provide companies to promote cybersecurity job vacancies.

Provide opportunities for jobseekers to understand who are the companies that are hiring cybersecurity roles.

Provide opportunity for jobseekers to understand companies hiring requirements.

Opportunities for jobseekers to interact with hiring companies.

Moderator:

Azurah Ibrahim, Cybersecurity Manager, Digital Infrastructure and Services, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)​​

Speaker:

Tuan Faisal Azmy Tuan Kob – CMO, Nexagate Sdn Bhd​​
Hon Fun Ping – CEO, NetAssist Sdn. Bhd.
Ts Lee Hwee Hsiung, Head of Department, Cyber Security Professional, Development Outreach and Capacity Building Division, Cybersecurity Malaysia

11.30 am – 12.30 pm
Employer Track 2: Careers in Cybersecurity

Moderator:

Victor Lo, Senior Manager Digital Infrastructure Services, MDEC​​

Speaker:

Wong Yeen Zhi – Assistant Manager, Securemetric Berhad​
Fong Chong Fook – CEO, LGMS
Dato’ Wei Chuan Beng – Director UTMSPACE

3.00 pm – 4.00 pm
Preparing for Remote Interviews

Moderator:

Mohd Zuraimy Yaakob, Deputy Director, i-LEAD, KBS

Speaker:

Mohamed Fitri Abdullah, Managing Director, Oracle Malaysia Corporation Sdn Bhd​

4.00 pm – 5.00 pm
How do I choose the right digital skills and digital courses for me or my employees?

Moderator:

Allan Cheah, Head, Strategy & Advocacy, Digital Skills and Jobs Division, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)

Speaker:

Aaron Tan Dani, Chief Architect, ATDSolution
Howie Chang, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Forward School
Dr. Yap Chee Sing, Managing Director, Iverson Associates Sdn Bhd

19th August 2021, Thursday

Time
Agenda
Speaker
10.00 am – 11.00 am
Employer Track 1: Careers in Digital Global Business Services

An online meet and greet for candidates and hiring managers. An opportunity for candidates to gain insights about the types of work the company is embarking on, career growth opportunities, and benefits. This will be an opportunity for companies to share criteria of successful candidates, the interview and the hiring process.

Moderator:

Danesh Jothiprahasam, Manager, Reinvestment Investment and Grants Development, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)

Speaker:

Razali Bin Mohamed Zain – Customer Success Manager, Enfrasys Consulting Sdn Bhd​​
Tejas Kirodiwal – Head of Growth, ZALORA
Ruby Kaur – Country Manager, Trainocate

11.30 am – 12.30 am
Employer Track 2: Careers in Digital Global Business Services

Moderator:

Danesh Jothiprahasam, Manager, Reinvestment Investment and Grants Development, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)

Speaker:

Ong Seok Khim, Chief Operation Officer, TriAset Sdn Bhd​​
Yogavanam Mahadevan – Technical Lead, ExxonMobil Business Support Centre Malaysia Sdn Bhd
Sarveen Kandiah – Managing Director, Open Learning

3.00 pm – 4.00 pm
After 100 job applications. What Now?

Moderator:

Norhaida Ariffin, Senior Assistant Director, i-LEAD, KBS

Speaker:

Mr Sathish Kumar Batumelai – Regional Director, Sales & Business, Archer well Corp.

4.00 pm – 5.00 pm
Wanita Pemangkin Industri ICT & Teknologi

Moderator:

Dr. Kavitha Muthy, Director, Intellize Tech Services

Speaker:

Afifah Basir, Chief Executive Officer, Petotum
Nur Atiqah Ahmad, Chief Executive Officer, Creative Sandbox
Geraldine Chin, Director, Surge Connection Sdn Bhd
Nur Hamiza Meor Hamzah, Chief Officer, VISI Academy

20th August 2021, Friday

Time
Agenda
Speaker
10.00 am – 11.00 am
Employer Track 1: Careers in Digital Global Business Services

An online meet and greet for candidates and hiring managers. An opportunity for candidates to gain insights about the types of work the company is embarking on, career growth opportunities, and benefits. This will be an opportunity for companies to share criteria of successful candidates, the interview and the hiring process.

Moderator:

Mohd Redzuan Affandi Bin Abdul Rahim – Director Sharing Economy Ecosystem, MDEC

Speaker:

Christopher Gerard, Group Head of Human Resource & Talent Acquisition – APAC, Ematic Group
Santhi Rajendran – People Operations Partner, PPG Coatings (M) Sdn. Bhd​
Nigesh Armon – Head of Solutions & Services, Leaderonomics Digital, Leaderonomics

11.30 am – 12.30 pm
Employer Track 2: Careers in Digital Global Business Services

Moderator:

Yakhsha Binti Shahril – Senior Manager Sharing Economy Ecosystem Development, MDEC

Speaker:

Iyvine Chew – Product Manager, OrangeFin Asia Sdn. Bhd​​
Jusri Ong – MD, Telecontinent Sdn. Bhd.
Gajendra Balasingham – Lead Consultant, GKK Consultants Sdn. Bhd

3.00 pm – 4.00 pm
Digital Freelancing, turning your Skills into Income

An online session with the focus of highlighting the opportunities that are available in the digital freelance industry, The GLOW initiative will be highlighted with a special appearance of one of the initiative’s successful participant.

Moderator:

Muhammad Haris Hasan, Manager, Community Enablement, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)

Speaker:

Nur Ashikin Halil, Member, Global Online Workforce (GLOW)

4.00 pm – 5.00 pm
Learner’s Lifelong Learning Sharing Experience

Moderator:

Allan Cheah, Head, Strategy & Advocacy, Digital Skills and Jobs Division, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)

Speaker:

Datin Ts Dr Siti Hanom Marjuni, Certified Digital Forensic for First Responder (CDFFR)
Nur Shahirah Shaharani, SAS Certified Specialist: Machine Learning Using SAS Viya 3.5
Nik Nur Liyana, Data Science Student, Forward School

Speaker