ASEAN’s biggest digital tech conference is BACK!

In celebration of 25 years of leading the nation’s digital economy and tech investments, MDEC presents… the Malaysia Tech Month 2021!

From now till 30th August, this virtual conference will bring you more than 300 internationally renowned speakers to unearth the latest digital trends and investment opportunities.


Malaysia Tech Month 2021 (MTM 2021) is a mega-virtual, month-long curation of electrifying digital and technology keynotes, workshops, discussion panels and business-matching sessions. It will feature distinguished group of local and international industry speakers and investors to share their expert thoughts and experiences in 4IR-driven digital economy.

Key Speakers

YB Dato’ Saifuddin Abdullah


Ministry of Communications and Multimedia

Datuk Wira Dr Hj. Rais Hussin Mohamed Ariff


Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)

Surina Shukri

Chief Executive Officer

Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)

Prof. Dr. Michio Kaku

World Renowned Futurist & Best-selling Author and Populariser of Science

Tan Sri Tony Fernandes

Chief Executive Officer

AirAsia Group

Tan Sri Abdul Halim Ali

Former Chairman

Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)

Dato’ Mohamed Sharil Tarmizi

Former Board of Director, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)

Former Chairman, Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC)

Datuk Mohd Badlisham Ghazali

Former Chief Executive Officer

Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)

Dr. Lau Cher Han

Founder of CoronaTracker & Chief Data Scientist

Chief Executive Officer and Founder of LEAD, Malaysia

Henrick Choo

Chief Executive Officer

NTT Malaysia Solutions Sdn Bhd

Oka Hiroshi

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Malaysia

Embassy of Japan in Malaysia

Bruce Liang

Chief Executive Officer

Integrated Health Information Systems (IHiS) Pte Ltd

Carlos Alimurung

Chief Executive Officer

One Esports

Dr. Dinesh Jain

Vice President – Clinical Data & Analytics

Max Healthcare

Dr Amy Hochadel

Director of Global Business Growth

Connected Places Catapult

Dr. Luc Julia

Co-Creator of Siri

Chief Scientific Officer of Renault Group

Eric Cheng

Co-founder & Group Chief Executive Officer


Grace Park

Co-founder & President


Hazwan Najib

Chief Marketing Officer and Co-founder


Ivana Bartoletti

Technical Director – Privacy at Deloitte

Co-Founder of Women Leading in AI Network

Jeffrey Paine

Founding Partner

Golden Gate Ventures

Kamarul A Muhamed

Founder & Group Chief Executive Officer

Aerodyne Group

Kautilya Katariya

Algorithm Lover, Problem Solver & Guinness World Record Title Holder for the Youngest Computer Programmer

Michael Tchong

Futurist & Author of Ubertrends

Dr. Nikolai Dobberstein


Kearney Inc.

Rahul Raina



Roberto Benetello

Executive Director

Business Council for Sustainable Development Malaysia Berhad

Sharizal Shaarani

Co-founder & Director of Technology


Sunita Kannan

Data & AI Solution Lead, Asia Pacific & Japan


Thomas G. Tsao

Chairman and Founding Partner

Gobi Partners

Victor Chua

Founding & Managing Partner

Vynn Capital

Smita Kuriakose

Senior Economist & Acting Country Manager

World Bank Group

Inma Martinez

Digital Pioneer & AI Scientist

Dr. Avik Sarkar

Former Head of Data Analysis, Government of India & Faculty, Data Technology and Public Policy

Indian School of Business

Dr Justin Lee

Ambassador of Australian High Commission to Malaysia

Dr. Chinawut Chinaprayoon

Executive Vice President

Digital Economy Promotion Agency (depa)

Utkarsh Roy



Dr. Ts. Norsaidatul Akmar Mazelan

Group Chief Executive Officer

Think Plus Group of Companies

Event Throwback Year 2020

23 – 27 Nov 2020

Digital Investment Summit

Aimed at elevating Malaysia as a premier digital tech and services hub, and the Heart of Digital ASEAN, this fully virtual event will feature a series of live webinars, tech and talent ecosystem and locations showcase.

3 – 6 Nov 2020

Wild Digital Southeast Asia 2020 : Virtual Edition

WILD DIGITAL SOUTHEAST ASIA 2020 is now taking place virtually from 3rd to 6th of November, bringing 4 days of first-class content to you!

Expect the same (or better) Wild Digital experience in this online edition. Get ready to network with 3000+ attendees around the world, hear from 180+ eminent speakers and watch live broadcast of 60+ sessions, within the comfort of your own home or from your office desk.

10 – 11 Nov 2020

Reinventing Malaysia’s Digital Economy

Digitisation and digitalisation of the economy are at the forefront of societal change today, as countries emerge from a debilitating pandemic and face the challenges of recovery in the new normal. This unique and unprecedented moment has unleashed structural changes without parallel in recent living memory.

20 – 21 Nov 2020

DataKita Pulse

In conjunction with Malaysia Tech Month 2020 (MTM 2020), Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) is organising DataKITA.Pulse to inspire businesses to embrace data in their digitally-powered businesses, while enabling them to connect with like-minded people.

We have lined-up several key industry thought leaders and trailblazers speaking from first-hand experience in data to INSPIRE your data transformation journey.

18 – 20 Nov 2020

TechFest LIVE! Ft Road To WCIT Malaysia

A 3-day digital festival to be enjoyed both virtually and through specially curated physical events as well as live broadcasted conversations to keep technology to its promise of bringing good to humanity. All from George Town, a UNESCO’s World Heritage Site in Penang on 18 – 20 November 2020.

16 – 29 Nov 2020


LEVEL UP KL is Southeast Asia’s Games Festival; designed to CONNECT, LEARN, INSPIRE and CELEBRATE video game related cultures. The Biz Day objective is to bring together both local and international players to the regional game development scene in Southeast Asia and provides a platform for players in the industry to interact, learn and share knowledge.


Events Schedule

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#MyDigitalWorkforce Week is online event that features a series of webinars on digital jobs, career awareness, upskilling opportunities and jobs expo to rally action to re-skill Malaysian workforce for digital economy jobs.

#MyDigitalWorkforce Week consists of:

  1. Digital Jobs Expo (date: 16 – 30 Aug 2021)
    • Webinars by hiring companies (date: 16- 20 Aug 2021)
    • Soft skills training for jobseekers (date: 16- 20 Aug 2021)
  2. Satellite Events (date: 16 Aug to 30 Aug 2021)

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