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Webinar: Malaysia – Digital Economy Developments


About this webinar

Organised by DIT Malaysia this webinar will focus on Malaysia’s digital economy, now Southeast Asia’s second most digitally advanced country and looking at opportunities for UK tech companies.

Speakers include Malaysia’s Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) – the agency which drives the development of the sector;  and Telekom Malaysia (TM ONE) – the business solutions arm of TM Group, Malaysia’s largest communications and solutions provider for broadband, data and fixed-line.

Webinar speakers

Shuba Karun
Senior Trade Manager – Technology, DIT Malaysia

Shuba drives the UK-Malaysia tech campaign, forging closer links between businesses of both countries. Shuba helps UK tech companies looking to enter the Malaysian market, either through trade, collaborations and partnerships or overseas direct investment, many of which see Malaysia as a gateway to ASEAN.

Gopi Ganesalingam
Vice President – Global Growth Acceleration, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)

Gopi champions talented entrepreneurs by empowering them to actualise their business vision. He is passionate about developing Malaysia’s digital economy towards achieving sustainable and inclusive socio-economic development. His end goal is to connect and propel the global digital economies through various channels, all of which will link global tech entrepreneurs.

En Ahmad Taufek Omar
Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President, TM ONE

Ahmad aims to develop the company into a fully integrated digital enabler, helping industry and the public sector transition into IR 4.0. He has more than 28 years of telecoms experience, including at leading players such as Maxis, Digi, Time and Celcom


08.00 – Opening remarks – Shuba Karun, Senior Trade Manager, Technology, DIT Malaysia

08.05 – Overview of tech in APAC and Malaysia’s growing regional role – Christopher Bush, Tech Sector Lead, Asia Pacific, DIT

08.15 – Key priorities for Malaysia’s tech sector and opportunities for collaboration – Gopi Ganesalingam, MDEC

08.30 – Accelerating Malaysia’s digital transformation and partnership opportunity – En Ahmad Taufek Omar, TM ONE

08.45 – Q&A

09:00 – End

Who is this webinar suitable for?

This webinar is suitable for all British companies working within or in relation to digital technology sectors that are looking to expand their operations across Malaysia and Southeast Asia.

Further information

Please register via the button below.

Once you register your interest you will be sent a calendar invitation with the link to join the meeting.

You can also contact the organisers directly for support using the following contact details:

Nanee Muniandy
Assistant Trade Manager – Technology, DIT Malaysia
Email: naneecharam.muniandy@fco.gov.uk


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