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is a Blue Ocean Strategy expert with over 23 years of global experience and a strong track record of building innovative solutions across corporates, public sector and startups He is the founding member and managing partner of Value Innovation Group offering innovation consulting and advisory to corporates, accelerators and startups. He played an active role in designing and developing over 100 innovative, high impact projects for the Malaysian public sector. Some of the projects have won the Prime Minister’s innovation award.
has been an Entrepreneur and Angel Investor over the last 35 years and has a Ph D in Venture Capital from the University of Edinburgh In Scotland He was the President of the Malaysian Business Angels Network ( till April 2019 the Association that represents high net worth Angel investors In January 2019 Dr Siva was appointed Chairman of the Ministerial Task Force ( on Technopreneur Funding, by YB Ms Yeo Bee Yin, the Minister of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change.
RAJ RIDVAN SINGH
One of the most successful social entrepreneurs in Malaysia, educational revolutionist and social activist, Teacher RAJ RIDVAN SINGH began his career amid the social and financial poverty of Cambodia in the late 90 ’s As a 14 year old, Teacher Raj experienced sacrifice, selling his material possessions as he co founded an NGO, SOLS 24 7 Cambodia, to provide free education and personal development to Cambodian youth By the age of 17 and becoming the youngest Microsoft Computer System Engineer in ASEAN.
is a Radio Presenter and Producer on BFM’s The Bigger Picture, where she enjoys having conversations on topics ranging from actuarial science to zoology. She began her broadcasting career as a national news anchor and after 10 years shifted gears into Public Relations. In the last 5 years Sumitra has wandered back into media and entertainment by helming television talk shows and current affairs programmes.
A law lecturer resigned in 2000 to spend more time with her children. She founded LTT Global from her dining table with a vision to make learning accessible and affordable and she brings with her 35 years of work experience too. She currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer (COO), of LTT Global and MyMobileUni, a global pioneer and award wining company that has been creating awareness through its various joint activities together with the public, private and academic sectors to encourage these informal methods of learning to promote human capital development and impact lives through education.
is currently the Director, NASSCOM 10,000 Startups Program . She oversees the operations of the NASSCOM startups warehouses across the country and leads programs Nationally to help build and grow startups. She also works closely with various State Governments to build the ecosystem for tech entrepreneurs. Prior to this , she had a 2 year stint as Account Director at Anita Borg Institute (ABI). ABI is a social enterprise that connects, inspires, and guides women in computing and organizations that view technology innovation as a strategic imperative. Her current role is to recognize women making positive contributions, and advise organizations on how to improve performance by building more inclusive teams.
is an impact consultant with more than 15 years of experience in both for-profit and non-profit sector. David’s expertise & experience spans across the globe working in areas such as social entrepreneurship, social innovation, programme design & management, impact measurement and in nurturing startups. David is currently the Head of Strategic Initiatives at Malaysia Digital Economy corporation (MDEC). Prior to joining MDEC, he was the Executive Director of Malaysian Business Angel Network (MBAN) & ASEAN Angel Alliance (AAA) . He also consults UNDP Egypt & Somalia on social innovation & social entrepreneurship and serves as an advisor for few organisations mainly focusing on creating social impact & innovative business ideas which has triple bottom line.