IoT Industry Talks

Hear from speakers in multiple field such as Education, Business and Industries and learn how IoT has changed the way the world works.

How we #StartIoT?

Haziq Faris is the CEO of REKA Inisiatif Sdn Bhd, and co-founder of both REKA Studios and REKA Axis. He is a self taught techie who had formal education from Cambridge University, MIT and Universiti Malaya. His specializations are from Cyber Security to Software Development. With over than 10 years of coding and hacking experience, Haziq used to work in Silicon Valley companies such as Google, Mozilla, Ubuntu, as well as Wmware. His experience has brought REKA into a greater milestone. REKA has successfully produced its most special product which is the self driving car using Proton Waja, IoT Development Board and Autonomous Car Kit. The self driving car was the first in the Malaysia and was invented entirely in-house.

IoT in Industry

Dr. Rezal Khairi Ahmad was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer in January 2013 under a secondment from Khazanah Nasional started in June 2012. He is also a Board Member of NanoMalaysia and Nano Commerce Sdn Bhd, Founding Chairman of NanoVerify Sdn Bhd and Founding Director of Nanovation Ventures Sdn Bhd. Currently, he serves as Chairman of Advanced Materials Investment Advisory Panel Working Group under Malaysian Investment Development Authority, Treasurer for Asia Nano Forum and Chairman of Commercialization Working Group under Asia Nano Forum.

Importance of IoT in Education

Prof Dr Khairuddin Ab Hamid is currently Vice Chancellor, University Malaysia of Computer Science and Engineering (UniMy).He graduated with PhD degree from University of Essex, UK in electronic systems engineering. He has published extensively in journals, proceedings, books, technology guidebooks and encyclopedia. He is active in research work related to rural informatics, wireless technology and renewable energy. He was member of Asian Info-communications Council and currently an expert consultant for Telecommunications Technology Committee of Japan to carry out rural ICT projects in ASEAN countries. He is currently Chairman of the National ICT Human Resource Taskforce, Chairman of the Technical Committee on Collaboration between Malaysia and Infosys Technologies, India and Chairman of Expert Panel on Human Capital Development under the National Information Technology Council.

Investing in Emerging IoT Technologies

Wee Meng is a TMT veteran with 20 years of track record having served in leadership positions in fortune 500 companies like HP, Sun Microsystems (Oracle), VMware, Qatar Telecom(Oredoo), and NEC establishing Joint Venture partnership, leading Sales and Account Management, Market Development, Channel and Alliances partnership functions with diversification of achievements from New Business Start-up, Product Portfolio, Sales & Marketing Built up, Channel and OEM ecosystem, Led Corporate Strategy and M&A.

How IoT Impacts Business

Learn from local businesses that have changed the way they do business from a conventional approach to using IoT and understand the impacts of technology through experience.

Software to Hardware

Nik Muhammad Amin (CEO), Moovby

He has almost 4 years of experiences in startup industry. He joined MyTeksi (currently Grab) as an Android Engineer. He then joined Duriana (currently Carousell) as a Senior Android Engineer, and as a Mobile Lead. He did built a few big freelance projects like TidyHQ (Australia) and Realink, a smart property management system. With vast experience in tech industry, he then started to build Moovby. As in startup environment, he not just focusing on tech side alone, but also get involved into business development, product design, marketing and customer supports.

Japan to Malaysia

Mohd Yuzairin bin Md Yunus (Managing Director), Akar Indah Engineering

Mohd Yuzairin bin Md Yunus graduated from Miyakonojo National College of Technology, Japan with Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering before held Master in Engineering Business Management from UTM, Kuala Lumpur. He is now the Managing Director for Akar Indah Engineering Sdn Bhd, Melaka. His experience includes upgrading and retrofits work such as upgrading hard-wired relay based system to automation system and conversion of conventional machine to CNC system as well in developing SCADA and HMI system with upgrading and installation of old to new window based system. He has also acquired good background experience in robotic, sequential control and customisation of mechatronic equipment. He has vast experience in designing electrical control system from conventional to PLC system as well as familiarisation in PLC programming with various OEM such as Mitsubishi and Siemens.

Experiencing IoT

This event aims at giving participants a little piece of experience of the potential of IoT.

IoT In Action

Live demonstration on how IoT comes to life.


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Program Tentative

Time Agenda
8.00 am Registration and Light breakfast
9.00 am Opening Speach by RE: Telekom Malaysia
9.05 am How we #StartIoT? by Haziq, CEO of REKA.
9.30 am IoT in Industry. By Dr. Rezal CEO of NanoMalaysia Berhad
10.00 am Importance of IoT in Education. By Prof. Datuk Dr. Khairuddin Ab Hamid (UniMy)
Time Agenda
10.30 am Investing in Emerging IoT technologies By Mr Thoo Wee Meng, VC of Leonie Hill Capital
11.00 am From Software to Hardware by Nik, CEO of Moovby Mobility.
11.15 am Through the Eyes of a Machine by Mohd Yuzairin, President of ImBIG.
11.30 am Launching Ceremony by Host & VIP.
11.45 am Closing Speech by Mahadhir Yunus, Business Dev of REKA.
12.00 pm Photography session and Press.