Title: I want to be a Techopreneur: The Why, What, Where, How, When and Who.
Date: 12 November 2012 (Monday)
Time: 1pm - 2.30pm
Speaker: Cheong Yuk Wai, CEO, MyBiz Solutions Sdn Bhd.
In this presentation, the speaker will answer the most common questions a technopreneur will need to ask during the entire journey from product idea, research and development, product prototype, pilot to commercialisation. He will share real-life experiences and lessons learnt so that budding technopreneurs can avoid some of the pitfalls and enjoy a smoother and more meaningful journey of an innovator and marketer.
Biography of the Speaker:
- Council Member of National IT Council (NITC) 1998-2001, appointed by previous PM (Tun Dr Mahathir)
- Committee Member of eCommerce Advisory Board, Mastercard International 1994-1997
- Web Shaper for MSC, 1995 to 1997
- Member of Sub-committee of World Enterprise Factory under World Economic Forum, Dot Force Taskforce for Bridging Digital Divide 2001-2003.
- Vice President, Architecture Standards and Best Practices, International Association of Software Architects (IASA), 2007 to 2010
- Member of Technical Committee on eCommerce (TC-4), a Standards Development Committee under SIRIM, 2007 to 2010
- Adjunct Faculty member of University of Tuanku Abdul Rahman (UTAR), industry expert for ICT and Psychology industrial training programmes, 2004 to current
- PETRONAS Group of Companies (Oil & Gas)
- UEM Group of Companies (Construction)
- UMW Group of Companies (Manufacturing and Assembly)
- Axiata (Telecommunications)
- Maybank (Banking and Insurance)
- Sime Darby (Plantation, Healthcare, Property and Automotive)
- 1st professional services organisation in the region to be ISO 9001 certified for Quality System 1993 and Quality Management System 1994
- AIM Award for Excellence in Operations Management 1994
- SIRIM Excellence Award for Quality Practices 1993.