Minister of Communications and Digital of Malaysia
Ahmad Fahmi bin Mohamed Fadzil merupakan anak kelahiran Selangor, dan merupakan anak kedua dari tiga beradik. Ibu dan ayah beliau merupakan penjawat awam; ibu beliau, Fauziah Ramly pernah berkhidmat sebagai Pegawai Tadbir dan Diplomatik di 11 Kementerian yang berbeza (bermula di Kerajaan Negeri Selangor pada tahun 1970), manakala bapa beliau, Fadzil Yunus, berkhidmat di FELDA dari 1969 sehingga 2004.
Fahmi pernah menjadi seorang pelakon di pentas teater dan juga televisyen, dan kerap menulis rencana bagi akhbar serta majalah. Beliau berkecimpung dalam bidang politik bermula tahun 2010, apabila beliau berkhidmat sebagai Setiausaha Politik kepada Nurul Izzah Anwar.
Beliau juga bertanding buat kali pertama pada Pilihan Raya Umum ke-14 dengan memenangi kerusi Lembah Pantai dengan majoriti 5,598 undi. Fahmi berjaya mempertahan kerusi tersebut pada Pilihan Raya Umum ke-15 dengan majoriti 13,912 undi.
Fahmi kini berkhidmat sebagai Menteri Komunikasi dan Digital serta Ahli Parlimen Lembah Pantai.
Global security expert, speaker and author. Chief Research Officer at WithSecure
Mikko Hypponen is a world-wide authority on computer security and privacy issues. He has 20 years of experience in public speaking, private briefings and keynotes. He is available for speaking engagements worldwide.
Mikko Hypponen has delivered hundreds of talks in over 40 countries over the last 30 years, including keynotes in the most important security conferences such as DEF CON and Black Hat Asia. In 2010, he was awarded the Virus Bulletin Award as the best educator in the industry.
Mr. Hypponen's keynote clients include Google, Boston Consulting, Accenture, Forum the la Haute Horlogerie and several banks in Europe and in South Africa. He has also addressed the EU Parliament on privacy topics and lectured at the Universities of Stanford, Oxford and Cambridge
Mikko Hypponen has delivered the most watched online security talk on the internet. This is his TED Talk from 2011. It has been watched 1,5 million times and it has been translated to over 40 languages.
CEO of CyberSecurity Malaysia, a technical agency under the Malaysia Communication & Digital Ministry
Dato’ Dr. Haji Amirudin Abdul Wahab (“Dato’ Dr. Amir”) is currently the CEO of CyberSecurity Malaysia, a strategic agency under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), Malaysia and the agency that monitors sovereignty of the country. He has around 25 years of ICT working experience in the telecom and IT sector in the Government as well as in the semi- government and private sectors.
Through his leadership at Cybersecurity Malaysia, Dato’ Dr. Amir managed to contribute to Malaysia’s achievement in attaining number #3 rank in the world, in two consecutive International Telecom Union (ITU) Global Cyber Security Index studies (2014 & 2017 reports) and becoming first Malaysian World Trustmark Alliance Chairman (2014-2015).
CISO PayNet Malaysia
Mel is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for Payment Networks Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. (PayNet).
Mel, who started with PayNet in December 2021, is responsible for providing strategic direction, oversight, advisory and guidance for cybersecurity and data protection in PayNet. He leads a team with strategic focus on cyber risk management, information protection, data privacy, awareness, and governance and compliance.
In addition to being a CISO, Mel also leads the development of one of PayNet's strategic products and services.
Prior to PayNet Mel held senior positions in EY and KPMG focusing cybersecurity consulting services. He has delivered large cyber security transformation programmes, performed technical assessments, provided cyber response and incident management, conducted security remediations, and designed and developed cyber security strategy and data protection strategy for clients in multiple industry.
He has over 20 years of experience in cybersecurity and holds CISSP and CCSP certifications.
Director Information Management Technology, Australia
Martin Dart is currently the Director for Information Management, Technology, and Security at the Country Health Service of Western Australia, one of the worlds largest health jurisdictions at over 2.5 million sq Km, with 10,000 staff working across 280 sites.
Over 24 years he has managed cyber risk and security for multiple Federal agencies in Australia, the University sector in the UK and Australia, and consulted across the UK, Denmark and the Netherlands.
Martin holds a Masters Degree in Information Security & Intelligence, CISSP, a double-major BA (with Honors), and is currently working toward his PhD in cybersecurity in healthcare with Edith Cowan University.
CyberSecurity Evangelist, SVP Firmus Sdn Bhd
Rodney Lee is the SVP - Business Development at Firmus- a leading, award winning regional Cyber Security company with established offices in Malaysia and Singapore. Since its inception in 2008,
Firmus has demonstrated success in safeguarding its clients' businesses - focusing on key areas like Critical National Information Infrastructure, Financial Sector and Large Enterprises Cyber Security Posture, Managed Security Services & Solution, Security Assurance and Assessment.
With over 30 years of experiences in the ICT industry, Rodney has spent the last 20+ years crafting IT Security practices, since the advent of firewall solutions in Malaysia in 1999. He started building SOC practices circa 2000 and continues to provide consultancy and services for customers across industries. Rodney began his career in the Oil & Gas Industry, and has since built a wealth of experiences supporting customers across various industries such as Government, FSI and Telco.
Rodney is passionate about cyber security trends and practices. As a cyber security subject matter expert, he frequently shares his thought leadership at many key industry forums such as Asia Business Forum, Annual IT Security Forums, Central Bank-RMiT Forums and countless seminars across ASEAN countries. In an iconic IS027001 conference, Rodney has shared the stage with Professor Ted Humphrey (the father of BS7799) deliberating cyber security agenda. He also regularly speaks at one of the state Government's CIO/CISO Summits and worked closely with another state Government to build their SOC. Rodney has also been conducting workshops on Malaysia Central Bank's Guideline (RMiT) Compliance since 2016. He is a strong advocate of the importance of Compromise Assessments, aligned to the Central Bank's latest directive issued in May 2021.
As a passionate veteran cyber security practitioner, Rodney personally runs a Cyber Security Threat and Incident Notification Broadcast to more than 150 CIOs/CISOs since 2015. This platform serves to keep the members aware of the increasing threats and vulnerabilities; and how to adequately react to mitigate cyber risks.
CRO, Center for Advanced Computing and Telecommunications
Suresh Ramasamy is a highly accomplished and respected professional
in the field of cyber security and technology. He is currently serving as
the Chief Research Officer and the Chief Information Security Officer
for the Center for Advanced Computing and Telecommunications
(CACT), where he oversees the research and development of the Pan-
Asian cyber threat research group, focusing specifically on the threat
landscape around Asia.
With over 20 years of experience in the industry, Dr. Suresh has held
multiple leadership roles in various organizations, including Hong
Leong Group and Digi Telecommunications. During his tenure at
Hong Leong Group, he managed 6 countries and 5 entities across the
Hong Leong Financial Group, leading the growth of the financial
group’s digital strategy and moving the bank from an offline business
into an online, modern, user-centric omnichannel presence. He
explored and implemented new technologies such as Machine Learning, Natural Language
Processing, Artificial Intelligence, Robotic Process Automation, and Digitalization to achieve
this transformation. Dr. Suresh also played a key role in cost optimization initiatives such as
SOC outsourcing and was responsible for the complete revamp of the bank's security
architecture, including platform migration of key security infrastructure.
Prior to Hong Leong Group, Dr. Suresh held various roles in Digi Telecommunications,
spanning to Telenor Asia, where he was instrumental in building the infrastructure hub in
Malaysia specifically for the Asian OpCos as the Chief Privacy Officer. His passion for network
and bricklaying internet infrastructure for the country resulted in building and deploying
Malaysia’s first free WiFi hotspot, the national fiber backbone, and the deployment of
Malaysia’s first Wireless Broadband infrastructure. He also enhanced the existing fixed
network by introducing G.SHDSL network, operated Malaysia’s first ISP-based gaming
infrastructure, and managed ISP data center, providing Internet Service monitoring and shared
infrastructure such as Server-Colocation with 24/7 monitoring.
CEO eSafeKids, Australia
eSafeKids is a social enterprise founded by Kayelene Kerr. Kayelene is recognised as one of Western Australia’s most experienced specialist providers of Protective Behaviours, Body Safety, Cyber Safety, Digital Wellness and Pornography education workshops. Kayelene has featured on Australian and international television broadcasts, radio programs and in print media.
Kayelene has dedicated her working life to protecting and serving the community, in both the government and not-for-profit sector.
Passionate about the prevention of child abuse, sexual exploitation and sexual violence Kayelene draws on over 25 years’ experience of study and law enforcement, investigating sexual crimes, including technology facilitated crimes. Kayelene delivers engaging and sought after prevention education workshops to educate, equip and empower children and young people, and to help support parents, carers, educators and other professionals. Kayelene believes protecting children from harm is a shared responsibility and she aims to inspire the trusted adults in children’s lives to tackle sometimes challenging topics.
Kayelene has travelled extensively throughout Western Australia as a sought after key note speaker and workshop facilitator. Kayelene has presented to international audiences and has delivered keynote addresses and workshops at Education, Child Protection, Health, Family & Domestic Violence and Community Services conferences. Kayelene has also presented to many primary and secondary school students, government and non-government departments and many service providers.
Kayelene is one of the Telethon Kids Institute’s trusted Expert Cyber Educators and is currently working with the institute on a number of ongoing projects.
Kayelene worked in the not-for-profit sector for 7 years and continues to collaborate with a number of not-for-profit organisations across Australia.
Managing Partner ICTLC Australia
Helaine is an internationally experienced legal advisor to global companies and government on ICT, cyber security, personal data protection and governance.
A former Director and Secretary of ISACA in South Africa, and Director of the Australian Information Security Association (AISA), current Co-chair of the Australian Women in Security Network (AWSN), Current Director of the Australian Critical Infrastructure Information Sharing and Analysis Centre (CI-ISAC), Steering Committee Member for the Active Cyber Defence Alliance (ACDA), Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD). A Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP), Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT) and Fellow of Privacy (FIP) of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).
Helaine is the founder of ICT legal, risk and advisory businesses in South Africa and Australia, and the Managing Partner of the Australia Office of ICT Legal Consulting (ICTLC), a law firm with offices and partner law firms around the world.
She is also a contributing author of the book Women in the Security Profession and of numerous articles published in Australia and internationally on the application of national legal systems to cyberspace, ethics, and cyber warfare. Her particular interest is lawful countermeasures to cyber-attacks and embedding the Rule of Law in Cyberspace.
Helaine regularly presents at international conferences including in Australia, China, and the United States, and has been actively engaged in teaching and knowledge transfer for government, the private sector, and academia for many years
Founder | CEO of CyberGuardians
He has 19 years of combined experience in Executive Management, ICT and Telecommunications Management, Cyber Intelligence, Cyber Security, Law Enforcement, Intelligence, and Investigation. A Policy and Technology writer with excellent people and project management skills. Authored the National Cybersecurity Plan 2022 of the Philippines. Designed and Implemented the National Cybersecurity Operations Center (NCSOC) for the National Computer Emergency Response Team(NCERT) of the Philippines; and a Career Executive Service Eligible(CESE)
Allan S Cabanlong is an ASEAN Engineer, a Professional Electronics Engineer, and a graduate of Master of Science in Global Information and Telecommunications Studies (Chief Information Officer/IT Disciplinary Research Course) at the Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan. He is also an
Alumnus of the George C Marshall – European Center for Security Studies in Germany and the United States Telecommunications Training Institute (USTTI) for Cybersecurity Studies. He is currently pursuing Doctor of Public Administration at the University of the Philippines – National College of Public Administration and Governance focusing on Digital Governance. From November 2016 to July 2019 of the DICT, Allan served DICT as Assistant Secretary. During his stint as Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity and Enabling Technologies, he authored the National Cybersecurity Plan(NCSP) 2022 of the Philippines and was concurrently designated as the Executive Director V, of the Cybercrime Investigation and Coordination Center (CICC) upon its
Journalist | Author | Speaker | Emcee
A powerhouse communicator and connector, Freda Liu is a global speaker, author, broadcast journalist, emcee, moderator and trainer. She believes in the concept of revolving to evolve; a journey she personally embodies and imparts to others through her books and her work.
Freda has written six books namely "Life's a Stage - Stories Of An Empowered Life, "PR Yourself” “Shake & Spear Your Business: The Romeo & Juliet Way,” & "Everybody Loves Ray" (biography), “Bursting Fixed Mindsets” and “In Your Skin.”
As a business broadcast journalist, she has conducted close to 10,000 interviews with thought leaders like Simon Sinek, Nobel Peace Prize Winner Muhammad Yunus of Grameen Bank, Former Prime Minister of Finland Alexander Stubb, author Stephen Covey, to former GE CEO Jack Welch.
Chief Strategy Officer at Bond Holdings
Dr Carrine Teoh Chooi Shi (CISSP, CBCP) is Chief Strategy Officer at Bond Holdings.
With over 20 years of experience in engineering technology and cybersecurity, her
areas of expertise are CNI protection, standards and privacy. She has vast experience
in cybersecurity frameworks, ISO 27001, Common Criteria, PDPA, Cyber Ethics and
Critcal Infrastructure Protection. She is passionate about synergy of business and
technology, emphasizing on digital economy and cybersecurity. Dr Carrine advocates
women in technology especially in cybersecurity. She champions empowerment and
active involvement of women in technology and cybersecurity. She is passionate
about developing the next generation of cybersecurity talents, by mentoring and
sharing her knowledge and skills.
Dr Carrine is Vice President of ASEAN CIO Association (Cybersecurity & Governance
Chapter). In addition, she is Global Chapter Security & Cyber Security Committee in
Della Leaders Club, global forum of leaders that brings people to positively impact the
world. She is also VigiTrust Global Advisory Board member and Institute of Corporate
Directors Malaysia (ICDM) member. She is part of Organisation for Women in Science
for the Developing World (OWSD), Association of Information System (AIS) and
Malaysian Institute of Management. She was part of the team which spearheaded
Malaysian Women in Security (MYWiS). She is Vice President for Nanyang
Technological University Singapore Alumni (Malaysia). Dr Carrine was awarded Top
30 Women in Cybersecurity in ASEAN 2021. She is appointed Awards Selection
Committee for Cybersecurity Woman of the Year 2021. In 2021, she was named as
Top 10 Linkedin ASEAN Cybersecurity Influencers 2021. Dr Carrine was awarded Top
10 Women in Security in Malaysia 2020.
She holds PhD in Information Technology (Cybersecurity) from Universiti Teknologi
Petronas, Malaysia, Master of Business Administration from University of South
Australia, Australia and Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical & Electronics) from
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. She is a Certified Information Systems
Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP).
She champions women in cyber security and cyber safety for all. She actively involved
in cybersecurity curriculum development in universities, and passionately promotes
cybersecurity in schools and universities through cyber safety talks and career
development talks. She had also provided video recordings trainings in cybersecurity
through online trainings facilities. Dr Carrine also promotes STEM (Science,
Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) especially to girls in school. She
champions women leadership and women in technology, by actively creating activities
and awareness on the matter. She had also hold advisory board and jury roles in
IndoSec Conference 2022 (Indonesia) and PhilSec Conference 2022 (Philipines), jury
for ASEAN Women in Security Award 2022 and other mentoring programs by MDEC,
Association of Information Systems (AIS) and Nanyang Technological University
Simply Security Podcast
Simon is the brain child of Cyber West Podcast, Western Australia. He is currently the host of the Simply Security Podcast and the Lead of Business Operations for the largest independently owned Western Australian cyber security consultancy, ES2. He is an accomplished security awareness trainer and has run countless workshops, presentations and board sessions advising on cyber security.
CISO, Singapore United Overseas Bank (UOB)
Murari has over 20+ years’ experience in Information & Cyber Security, Outsourcing & Supplier
Management, Business Continuity, Information Systems Auditing and IT Risk Management. Prior to
joining UOB, he worked in various leadership roles with Standard Chartered Bank (SC), British American
Tobacco (BAT) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
Murari has taken on international and regional industry leadership and advisory roles and spoken at
conferences and specialist forums in Asia Pacific. He currently serves as a Senior Industry Advisor for
SPARK (CIO Academy Asia) and is a member of the Association of Banks Singapore (ABS) Standing
Committee on Cyber Security (SCCS), the Advisory Panel for Cyber Youth Singapore (CYS) and the
Singapore Institute of Directors (SID). Murari also previously served on the International Board of
Directors for the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Centre (FS-ISAC), FS-ISAC Asia
Pacific Strategy Committee, ISACA International Professional Standards Committee (PSC) and ISACA
International Professional Standards and Career Management Committee (PSCMC).
First Vice President and the Chief Information Security Officer of PLDT Group, Smart Communications and ePLDT Group
Mr. Angel Redoble is a First Vice President and the Chief Information Security Officer of PLDT Group, Smart Communications and ePLDT Group and formerly a Senior consultant of Indra Sistemas, Spain leading cybersecurity projects. He is a member and former Vice Chairman of the National Advisory Group for Police Transformation and Development (NAGPTD) and currently the Chairman and Founding President of the Philippine Institute of Cyber Security Professionals and The Chairman of the MVP Group Cyber Security Council and currently an Adjunct faculty and course director of the Cybersecurity Executive Course at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM). Mr. Redoble is the former Chairman of the PNP Anti Cybercrime Group National Advisory Council. An alumnus of the National Defense College of the Philippines (NDCP) Senior Executive Course on National Security, where he is also a regular lecturer on the topics Cyber Security and Cyber Warfare. On an international level, Mr. Redoble accomplished the Cyber Warfare: Weaponry and Strategies of Digital Conflict program from the Technolytics Institute in the USA, Completed and passed the online course International Cyber Conflict authorized by the New York State University. Backed by his rich cyber security expertise and experience, Mr. Redoble received the 2013 Asia Pacific Information Security Leadership Award from an international organization ISC2. Angel also received the 2013 and 2016 Awards from the Philippine National Police Anti Cybercrime Group for his contributions in Anti-Cyber Crime campaign. He completed and passed the online program Cybersecurity: Managing Risk in the Information Age from Harvard University with a final weighted mean of grades of 99%, He is also an alumnus of Harvard Kennedy School on “Executives in National and International Security”. Angel recently completed and passed the Cyber Security for Business Leaders Program at SAID Business School University of Oxford.
He was awarded with the “Visionary CISO Award” by CISOs Connect, an organization of a group of CISOs in the US during the awarding of TOP 100 US CISOs, which Mr. Redoble was also one of the Board of Judges.
And very recently, Angel awarded the 2021 CSO Of the Year for LEADERSHIP in the recent ASEAN CSO30 AWARDS and was ranked Top 5 of ASEAN Security Executives.
Cloud Security Solutions Architect, Alibaba Cloud Intelligence
Manli brings across eight years of experience in cyber security consulting for customers in the ASEAN region. She is responsible for designing security solution architecture and helping customers address risks and implement their security, resilience and compliance strategies on Alibaba Cloud platform. She has extensive understanding on traffic security products. Over the past few years, she has helped customers address complex security concerns as well as business risks across different industry verticals.
Partner, Ernst & Young Consulting Sdn. Bhd.
Jaco is a Cybersecurity Partner based in Malaysia with a key focus on the energy sector.
He has more than 20 years of work experience, 18 of which were spent in London. Possessing a deep understanding of operational technology and industrial control systems, Jaco has extensive experience advising large and established organizations on cybersecurity.
Jaco helps organizations to safeguard their critical computing infrastructures against an ever-increasing global cyber threat landscape.
In addition to his experience in the energy sector, Jaco has also advised companies in the critical national infrastructure sectors.
Jaco is also a Finding Fellow and the Asia Pacific Chapter President of the Control System Cyber Security Association International (CS2AI) and an active member of Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) and International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2.
How Jaco is building a better working world
Jaco is passionate about helping clients to safeguard their critical computing infrastructures against an ever-increasing global cyber threat landscape.
Head of Sales in CyBots
David Toniazzo is currently Head of Sales in CyBots. His responsibility includes…..
Before CyBots, David owned MSSP business, built his own private IaaS, BaaS & DRaaS Cloud Infrastructure, managed and deployed Unified Endpoint Systems Management solutions, Cyber and Infrastructure security. He brings with him more than 25 years of experience in the IT industry, a top-performing sales consultant with presales, sales solutions, and business development experiences.
Throughout his career, David has demonstrated an exceptional ability to navigate the complex landscape of IT solutions and services. He has a deep understanding of the technology market, enabling him to effectively identify customer needs and deliver tailored solutions to meet their business objectives.
In the realm of presales and sales, David has honed his expertise in building strong relationships with clients and guiding them through the decision-making process. His strong communication and presentation skills have allowed him to effectively articulate the value proposition of various IT solutions, earning him a reputation for delivering successful outcomes.
Head of Asia Pacific, Stere
Fiona is an international insurance and technology leader with more than 25 years of experience in the insurance distribution and client management, affinity program management and digital transformation domains.
Fiona is currently the Head of Asia Pacific for Stere – a digital ecosystem specializing in capacity sourcing and unique digital capabilities for embedded insurance partners, brokers and MGAs. Fiona is responsible for building, implementing, and managing the company’s go-to market plan for the entire region. By identifying and leveraging market opportunities and relationships, Fiona is parlaying Stere’s use of technology to help both risk takers (insurers and reinsurers) and distribution (brokers, affinity groups and enterprise users) find and fill capacity and increase efficiency into a much-needed market transformation. Fiona received her BA in Psychology from the University of San Francisco.
Managing Director - Trend Micro Malaysia and Nascent Countries
Goh Chee Hoh is the Managing Director for Trend Micro Malaysia and Nascent countries. In this role, he is responsible for overall Business Unit P/L.
Goh joined Trend Micro in early 1997 and since then, he has held various management positions managing SEA, India, Hong Kong, Turkey and Russia.
Prior to joining the security industry, Goh’s experience covers the set-up of a Disaster Recovery Business Unit for a start-up and being an EDP officer/System Analyst in a manufacturing firm. Goh was also with IBM for over a year as a Contract System Specialist, responsible for the management of IBM Malaysia’s Business Recovery Center Operation.
With over 28 years of experience in the IT industry, including more than 23 years specializing in the Content Security Business, Goh’s forte lies in customer service, strategic planning, project implementation, organizational operations and team motivation. He also boasts an extensive understanding of the various challenges that arise from cultural diversity and has in-depth knowledge on trends and issues happening in the region.
SE Manager, Fortinet
Byron Tie is currently a Systems Engineer Manager with Fortinet Malaysia and having spent most a decade as an Information Security Professional Covering R&D, technical support. For the current role, Byron has joint as Cybersecurity Consultant for Fortinet, he has worked with clients from multinational corporation in Malaysia for Government, Education, Financial Services, and Enterprises, to analyze their security systems, study potential breaches and supervise the implementation of solutions.
Solution Consultant & Advisory, Fortinet Malaysia
Zulkarnain Asnawi, with more than than 25 years experience in the IT and cybersecurity domains across various vertical industries which include among other FSI, Government, Transportation, Telecommunication and Oil & Gas. As a solution consultant and advisor, Zulkarnain has worked with many large enterprise's executive management teams to provide insights in driving digital innovation and developing strategic IT and Cybersecurity plan taking into consideration business objectives, risks, regulatory compliance, operational processes, human capital and technology
Prior to joining Fortinet Malaysia, Zulkarnain has held leadership roles such as senior technology consultant position, Head of IT Strategy and Governance and Head of Enterprise Architecture working with business stakeholders to ensure IT and Cybersecurity investments are aligned and remain strategic to the business. Well versed in the field of network connectivity, data center infrastructure and integration; allows him to share broad perspectives in providing cybersecurity solutions and advisories.
PETRONAS Head of Cyber Security
Dr Amir is the Head of Cyber Security within the PETRONAS Group of Companies, and his main role is to provide the vision and leadership necessary to manage the Cyber Security risk to Petronas. He has been in the Information Technology (IT) and Cyber Security space for more than 25 years and considered one of the prominent IT professionals in Malaysia. He has demonstrated excellent history of working in the oil & energy industry and his focus is on Enterprise Software, Enterprise Architecture, IT Strategy and Data Center. He graduated with a BA and MA (Computer Science) back in 1988 from Boston University, USA. Due to his profound passion in Computer Science, Dr Amir continued his academic journey and obtained his PhD from the same University in the year 1993. His thesis is on “Polynomial Time Algorithms For Bounds On The Expected Capacity Of Stochastic Networks”
Before heading the Cyber Security team, he held various key roles within PETRONAS Digital, namely as Head of Common Support Services in the Operations team, and Application Enterprise Architecture lead. Early in his career, he spent approximately 10 years with Microsoft as Principal Consultant and Regional Application Architect. Dr Amir is also a Certified TOGAF9. This certificate in Enterprise Architecture methodology and framework to improve business efficiency.
Early in his career, he spent approximately 10 years with Microsoft as Principal Consultant and Regional Application Architect. Dr Amir is also a Certified TOGAF9 which is a certificate in Enterprise Architecture methodology and framework to improve business efficiency.
In his free time, Dr Amir unleash his passion in IT through home automation using Raspberry PI and connects himself to nature by growing herbs hydroponically.