INDUSTRY 4.0 ACADEMY
Dr AHMAD FAZREEN BAHARUDEN
– He has a total of 20 years of industry experience in various technology sectors; manufacturing, electronics, and information communications technology (ICT) and actively involved in various technology and ICT projects across different segments particularly in the Public Sector, Telecommunication, Education, F&B, and Manufacturing. His expert domains areas comprise Strategic Management, Business Intelligence and Analytics, Information Management, Requirements Engineering, and Business Analysis. He is an industry expert panel member of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia’s (UTM) Advanced Informatics School and the Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT) in the fields of Systems Engineering, and Precision Engineering.
He is a member of the Association of Information Systems (AIS) and the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA). He has conducted training, workshop and delivered many blueprints in the areas of Business Transformation, Business Intelligence and Analytics, Digital Strategy, Data Governance, Data Warehousing, Enterprise Information Systems, Virtual Manufacturing, and Rapid Prototyping.
He is responsible for leading the entire span of the marketing and operations functions of the subsidiary in line with the company’s vision of reinventing productivity in a mobile-first, cloud-first world.
This is an area that he is well acquainted with, after having led various divisions within the marketing and operations team over the last 21 years in Microsoft Poland and Romania. This includes leading the Server and Tools Business, the Customer and Partner Experience, as well as the Business Planning Operations function in Microsoft Poland, in addition to championing the CM&OO in Microsoft Romania –his last role prior to joining the Malaysian subsidiary.
Golebiewski plays a key leadership role in Microsoft Malaysia in directing and managing the overall business and marketing strategy as well as execution locally, overseeing product marketing groups, marketing communications, compete, business operations, enterprise marketing, public relations as well as customer and partner experience efforts. His main priority is to drive Digital Transformation awareness in Malaysia and evangelize technology impact on business for every organization.
An award winning cybersecurity advocate with over 24 years in the field of information technology, Philip Victor has served more than a decade in the cybersecurity domain. At (ISC)2, Philip Victor heads the market development for the Asia-Pacific region. His role includes growing the cybersecurity professional workforce focusing on emerging markets and working closely with governments and the industry to collaborate on promoting these initiatives.
In his previous role working with the United Nations’ (UN) specialized agency, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Philip was instrumental in assisting governments globally in enhancing their cybersecurity posture through various initiatives and projects including National Cybersecurity Strategy, Child Online Protection, National Computer Emergency Response Team, Capacity Building and International Cooperation.
Yew Kian Seng
Mr. Yew Kian Seng has more than 16 years of experience in the manufacturing industry. He has managed more than 25 Product Development projects which includes the complete process from R&D to production to marketing. He was actively involved in mechatronics solutions development, business development and championed numerous cost reduction projects. He now provides business and technical consultation in strategic planning, automation, lean manufacturing and Industry 4.0 implementation; he had successfully implemented paperless manufacturing and IoT related improvement projects.
Martin Stefan Mueller has more than 19 years in various industries and different fields. His passion for R&D has led to development of more than 20 products from scratch. He also developed training content for GD&T, Jigs & Fixtures and Stack-Up Analysis course based on his knowledge and experience gained throughout his career in various industries. He is now expanding his expertise in vision inspection with robots, offline programming, and championing IoT projects in converting conventional machines and making them IoT ready.
Dr Sureswaran Ramadass
Professor Sureswaran Ramadass is Professor Emeritus at the Malaysian University of Science and Technology (MUST). He is also the Chief Scientist at NLTVC Sdn Bhd. (NLTVC is a Next Generation Internet Communications research and development company). Prior to this, he was the founding Director and Professor at the National Advanced IPv6 Centre of Excellence (NAV6), Universiti Sains Malaysia. He obtained his BsEE/CE (Magna Cum Laude) and Masters in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Miami in 1987 and 1990 respectively. He graduated top student in the College of Engineering. He obtained his PhD from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) in 2000 while serving as a full time faculty in the School of Computer Sciences.
Mr. Norazlan Zakaria is the Head, Marketing at Malaysian Industry Development Fund (MIDF) Berhad. Has been in the banking industry since 1992, covering a wide spectrum of credit functions both in conventional and Islamic banking especially in branch management, marketing, processing, credit administration and recovery of retail, commercial and corporate loans/financing. He was previously the Ass. Vice President of EONCAP Islamic Bank Berhad. Mr.Norazlan obtain his Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy from the University Utara Malaysia and his diploma from Institute Teknologi MARA.
IT ENTREPRENEUR, EDUCATOR, AUTHOR, SPEAKER, DATA SCIENTIST, MACHINE LEARNING/AI DEVELOPER, SECURITY EXPERT & AGILE COACH.
He is an IT executive, educator, author, speaker, data scientist, security expert, agile coach, polyglot coder, and entrepreneur with over 20 years of combined professional experience both in the U.S. and internationally. As a seasoned veteran, his expertise lies in leading teams in the design and delivery of highly scalable, concurrent, and performant enterprise and web-scale software solutions with budgets of up to $100 million. He is particularly adept at building productive, self-managing agile teams with predictable velocities and delivery timeframes.
Skilled in all phases of the SDLC/ALM, with a solid foundation in Agile (XP, SAFe, Lean, Scrum, Kanban, and Scrumban) and traditional (PMI and PRINCE2) project management frameworks and methodologies.
Cletus de Rozario
Cletus de Rozario is the Managing Director of IQTecX Asia Sdn Bhd, an Event Tech company based in Kuala Lumpur. He has been involved in the field of Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) for the past 12 years. Prior to his appointment, Cletus has been involved in various ICT projects that included the implementation of “smart schools” project in the East Coast, designing and implementations of the telecommunications infrastructure in KLIA, integration of telecommunication systems in Mid Valley & Sapura among others. Cletus started his career as an Electrical Engineer dealing with Microsystem SCADA system, automation and industrial power supply and later was in marketing of power inverters and telecommunication products.
In the year 2000, he ventured into the world of e-Business to further his expertise and knowledge with the “New Economy”. Cletus has a wide range of experience dealing with learning institutions as well as many Multi National Corporations and local organizations in fulfilling an urgent need in E-Business Development and IT Security.
He has met with various Industry leaders and Head of Governments on the issues relating to ICT and has a sound knowledge of the demands in the current market. Cletus is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and is often interviewed on the subject of e-business, Cybersecurity, Technology convergence and business strategy. Bridging the gap between business and IT became crucial for the majority of the companies and Cletus is one of the leaders within IQTECX driving this opportunity.
He has been interviewed by ASTRO, TV3, The New Strait Times, The STAR, RTM on topic like cyber security, e-business in Malaysia & Customer Relationship Management. Some events that he has successfully co-organized are The Hackers Halted Conference; The Convergence in Cybersecurity, International IPv6 Conference 2011 ,The Introduction on PCIDSS Compliances and the Asian India Business Summit 2014.
An avid data science practitioner specializing in machine learning and has built many intelligent engines for both public and closed sources, focused on traditional method and Deep Learning.
- Nov 2017: Champion KPMG Innovation Challenge.
- Sep 2017: Selected in the final 10 companies to pitch for Cyberview Challenge.
- Feb 2017: Finalist Malaysian Airlines Hackathon.
ONLINE DATA COMPETITIONS
- Zillow Prize: Zillow’s Home Value Prediction (Zestimate) (top 19%, 748th of 3882)
- Carvana Image Masking Challenge (top 86%, 623rd of 735)
- Text Normalization Challenge – Russian Language (top 41%, 74th of 179)
- Text Normalization Challenge – English Language (top 38%, 132nd of 426)
- Porto Seguro’s Safe Driver Prediction (top 8%, 284th of 3138)
- House Prices: Advanced Regression Techniques (top 3%, 50th of 1934)
- Titanic: Machine Learning from Disaster (top 1%, 53rd of 8649)
- New York City Taxi Trip Duration (top 11%, 131st of 1257)
- WSDM – KKBox’s Churn Prediction Challenge (top 30%, 134th of 455)
- Statoil/C-CORE Iceberg Classifier Challenge (top 19%, 632nd of 3390)
- Corporación Favorita Grocery Sales Forecasting (top 19%, 308th of 1679)
- Recruit Restaurant Visitor Forecasting (top 17%, 237th of 1432)
Database: MongoDB, MySQL, Oracle, RedShift, DynamoDB
Cloud Service: Amazon, Google Cloud
Game Engine: Unity 3D (C# API), Unreal Engine 4 (Blueprint and C++ API)
Android: API 25 and above, Tensorflow implementation, Android Studio
Web Server: PHP, Node JS, Flask and Sanic Python, Ruby on Rails
Data Processing and Machine Learning libraries: Theano, Tensorflow, Matplotlib, seaborn, Scikit-learn
Linux Server: Ubuntu, LXC, LXD, Docker Community
Mr. REZA ISMAIL
Reza started programming at the age of 12, creating homemade RPG games and vector animations as a hobby. Since then he has had over 20 years of professional software development experience. He holds a Comp. Sci. Degree from McMaster University, Canada and is a specialist in multi tenanted cloud application development and architecture. In 2011, he founded Syscode as a research and development company to develop his proprietary cloud accounting and financial engine; which he currently uses to power all of Syscode’s products and services. Syscode has since deployed numerous cloud based business automation applications which is processing millions of transactions on a daily basis; generating crucial business data such as accounting journals, financial statements, tax calculations and stock movements. In 2016, Reza and his team began research and development on blockchain technology. Today, Syscode specializes in applying blockchain technology into real-world industry solutions through utilizing Smart Contracts and Decentralized Application architecture.