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Dr Karl

As Director of the Innovation Capital & Analytics Division, Dr Karl leads MDeC’s efforts in strengthening the Innovation Ecosystem within MSC Malaysia and Digital Malaysia. His responsibilities include Entrepreneurship, Research & Development, Commercialization and Funding. He has contributed towards the growth of the industry by advocating and implementing policies and initiatives to help entrepreneurs gain funding, new innovation, market share and international recognition. He is currently leading the National Big Data Analytics initiative (BDA) which aims to drive Malaysia as a leading regional BDA solution hub and proliferate usage of BDA in all sectors. Open Data, Talent Development and Open Innovation are some of the key focus of the national BDA initiative. He holds a Bachelor degree in Engineering from The University of Birmingham, United Kingdom and MBA with Distinction and Doctor of Business Degrees from Charles Sturt University Australia. He is also a Chartered and Professional Engineer. He sits in advisory board of several universities in Malaysia and has served as judge in international Entrepreneurship and Innovation awards.

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MDEC Call4Collaboration

The Call4Collaboration for the ASEAN Data Analytics eXchange (ADAX) briefing was a big success. I was very happy to see a good turnout from various in ...
August 19, 2016 // //
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Opportunity to partner with MDEC and The ADAX Movement

The ASEAN Data Analytics eXchange (ADAX) hub is where Big Data Analytics (BDA) technologies, business leaders, and community can converge into a colla ...
August 12, 2016 // //
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Driving collaborations to boost Big Data Analytics ecosystem: “Big Community”?

Most people in Industry that have an interest in Big Data are aware that MDeC was given the mandate create and deliver the Nation’s Framework for Big ...
April 15, 2016 // //
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