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9th Annual Malaysia OpenGov Leadership Forum 2024



A Platform For Collaboration

9th Malaysia OpenGov Leadership Forum 2024 –  endeavours to bring the crème de la crème technology leaders together for a strategic level discussion on the issues that matter the most.

Our Distinguished Speakers 2023

Hazami Habib
Chief Executive Officer
Academy of Sciences Malaysia

Dr Azlan Zainal
Head Underwriting Excellence
AIA Group 

Ahmad Fairuz Ali 
Head of Data Science 
Bank Islam   

Razak Idris
Head of IT Strategy and Projects Management 
Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad   

Ts Jacky Cheong
Head of Enterprise Data Governance (EDG)

Dato Ts Dr Haji Amirudin Abdul Wahab
Chief Executive Officer
CyberSecurity Malaysia

Brett Aimers
Adjunct Associate Professor
James Cook University, Australia

Low Jia Yee
Chief Technology Officer
Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad

Dr Sekar Jaganathan
Chief Business Officer, Group Equity Broking
Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad

Dr Hong H. Ong 
Head of Digital Transformation and Analytics
Malaysia Deposit Insurance Corporation Act 

Siti Sapura Binti Raffee
Principal ICT Consultant, ICT Consultancy Division
Malaysian Administrative Modernisation and Management Planning (MAMPU) 

Shamsul Izhan Abdul Majid
Chief Officer, Technology and Innovation Sector
Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission

Ir Ts Dr Aziyati Yusoff
Head of Strategic Partnership for Youth Skills Development
Ministry of Youth & Sports

Fabian Bigar
Chief Executive Officer
MyDIGITAL Corporation

Ryan Hardin
Head, Strategic Planning and Development
MyDIGITAL Corporation

Kang Yew Jin
Chief Technology Officer

Peter Lee Hin Weng
Head of Customer Ecosystem, Payment and Big Data

Ts Tengku Intan Narqiah Tengku Othman
Group Chief Future Officer
SIRIM Berhad

Ts Izuddin Abdullah
Head of Information Technology, TNB-ILSAS  
Tenaga Nasional Berhad

Assoc Prof Ts Dr Kalaivani Chellappan 
Director, Graduate Competency Empowerment Centre, Professional Technologists  
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Raymond Wong
Chief Technology Officer  
Zurich Malaysia

Accelerating Malaysia Digital Economy Towards a Stronger Ecosystem

Malaysia’s economic growth is poised for significant advancement, driven by factors such as diminishing inflationary pressures, a robust job market, and consistent private consumption.

Nonetheless, the looming threat of weak external demand presents a myriad of challenges for businesses, exacerbated by economic uncertainties from both domestic and global factors, further accentuated by the lasting effects of the pandemic.

Intense competition, scarcity of skilled labour, intricate regulatory landscapes, limited access to finance, and the need for continued infrastructure development and digital transformation are other formidable hurdles confronting enterprises in Malaysia.

While these concerns underscore the need for adaptability and resilience in the face of adversity, Malaysia offers a spectrum of opportunities for businesses to prosper. Its strategic location as a hub for trade and investment, coupled with government initiatives and incentives, generated export prospects and facilitated regional expansion.

Malaysia’s focus on technological advancement, e-commerce and sustainability initiatives creates openings for enterprises in various sectors, from technology and automation to green technology and niche industries.

In 2024 and beyond, enterprises will remain pivotal in Malaysia’s economic landscape, serving as drivers of growth, contributing substantially to GDP, and playing a crucial role in job creation and skills development. Their adaptability, diversification, and innovation will bolster Malaysia’s economic resilience and global competitiveness, positioning the nation as a key player in international trade relations.

Malaysia OpenGov Leadership Forum

has gone from strength to strength year after year!

Now with even more exciting format to engage technology leaders from various sectors for a DEDICATED WEEK ENTERPRISE EDITION!

We will have four dedicated technology days, each day discussing the top technology trends.

Interested in getting the Agenda for this event?

Request a copy from our staff (opengov@opengovasia.com)


Our award-winning OpenGov Gamification Table (OGT) format which, allows for intimate interaction with delegates from key industry players to discuss areas of common concern.

Every activity and facet of the event

is designed for in-depth discussion, learning,

collaboration and exclusive insights from

industry leaders.

Who Should Attend

Join us at the 9th Malaysia OpenGov Leadership Forum 2024!

Come HEAR, ENGAGE and LEARN to be part of the journey towards building a digital-native nation. Set sail for the adventure of creative digital transformation with us – embrace change today for a better tomorrow!

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Make valuable connections and meet peers and mentors in your industry. Share ideas with others in your field, meet your future business partner, or seek advice from people who’ve done it all before.


We live in uncertain times for tech and business. We’re welcoming the people who are tackling the big challenges facing industry today. In our current climate, upskilling has never been more important.


Get exposed to first-hand knowledge and intelligence from subject matter experts across Asia Pacific to accelerate growth and progress.

Excellent event for public sectors and private agencies where we can share knowledge, experience and information about ICT technology

Implementation Coordination Unit, Prime Minister’s Office

Great opportunity to get latest information in communication technologies, especially on Cloud infrastructure

Selangor State Education Department

It was a very good event on the whole. Interactive sessions enabled better discussions and dissemination of experience and knowledge

Ministry of Economic Affairs

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For sponsorship opportunities

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MyDIGITAL is a national initiative which symbolizes the aspirations of the Government to successfully transform Malaysia into a digitally-driven, high income nation and a regional leader in digital economy.

With MyDIGITAL, Malaysia will be able to successfully transform into a digitally-driven, high-income nation and a regional leader in the digital economy. MyDIGITAL aspires to enable the rakyat to embrace digitalisation to improve their quality of life and standard of living.The Malaysia Digital Economy Blueprint’s vision is to be a regional leader in the digital economy and achieve inclusive, responsible and sustainable socioeconomic development.


SIRIM is a premier industrial research and technology organisation in Malaysia, wholly-owned by the Minister​ of Finance Incorporated. With over forty years of experience and expertise, SIRIM is mandated as the machinery for research and technology development, and the national champion of quality. SIRIM has always played a major role in the development of the country’s private sector. By tapping into our expertise and knowledge base, we focus on developing new technologies and improvements in the manufacturing, technology and services sectors. We nurture Small Medium Enterprises (SME) growth with solutions for technology penetration and upgrading, making it an ideal technology partner for SMEs.


CyberSecurity Malaysia is committed to provide a broad range of cybersecurity innovation-led services, programmes, and initiatives to reduce vulnerability of digital systems, and at the same time strengthen Malaysia’s self-reliance in cyberspace.


Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM) strives to be the nation’s Thought Leader for matters related to science, engineering, technology and innovation. ASM is committed to pursue excellence in the fields of Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) for the benefit of all.

Academy of Sciences Malaysia supports good science by endorsing activities of highest fulfillment to promote engagement, understanding and literacy in science, technology and innovation.

Taking science outside its box is often a delightful journey that leads us to interesting new directions filled with various types of engagements with people. At the end of the day, it is ASM’s commitment to enhance the scientific capacity of the country.


Informatica (NYSE: INFA), an Enterprise Cloud Data Management leader, brings data to life by empowering businesses to realize the transformative power of their most critical assets. We have pioneered a new category of software, the Informatica Intelligent Data Management Cloud™ (IDMC), powered by AI and an end-to-end data management platform that connects, manages and unifies data across any multi-cloud, hybrid system, democratizing data to modernize and advance their business strategies. Customers in more than 100 countries and 85 of the Fortune 100 rely on Informatica to drive data-led digital transformation. www.informatica.com.
Connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook
Informatica. Where data comes to life. 


Veeam® is the leader in backup, recovery and data management solutions that deliver Modern Data Protection. We provide a single platform for Cloud, Virtual, Physical, SaaS and Kubernetes environments. Our customers are confident their apps and data are protected from ransomware, disaster and harmful actors and are always available with the most simple, flexible, reliable and powerful platform in the industry. Veeam protects over 400,000 customers worldwide, including 82% of the Fortune 500 and 69% of the Global 2,000. Veeam’s global ecosystem includes 35,000+ technology partners, resellers and service providers, and alliance partners and has offices in more than 30 countries. To learn more, visit www.veeam.com or follow Veeam on LinkedIn @veeam-software and Twitter @veeam.


Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) is a US$45 billion Fortune 500 company with a vision to become the global leader in Intelligent Transformation through smart devices and infrastructure that create the best user experience. Lenovo manufactures one of the world’s widest portfolio of connected products, including smartphones (Motorola), tablets, PCs (Thinkpad, Yoga, Lenovo Legion) and workstations as well as AR/VR devices and smart home/office solutions. Lenovo’s next generation data center solutions (ThinkSystem, ThinkAgile) are creating the capacity and computing power for the connections that are changing business and society. Lenovo works to inspire the different in everyone and build a smarter future where everyone thrives.


Incorporated in 2010, AVM Cloud Sdn Bhd is a pioneer of cloud computing services in Malaysia. We have since established ourselves to be on par with global cloud service providers, with over 200 corporate customers and 250 cloud tenants across various industries. With AVM Cloud being a part of TIME dotCom Berhad, we have further refined our ‘future-ready’ cloud solutions in empowering customers to unlock the power of cloud to rapidly migrate apps, scale up resources, deliver resources for new remote work initiatives, and drive app modernization strategies with partners like SAP while ensuring utmost data sovereignty for local organizations.


Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) is the global edge-to-cloud company that helps organizations accelerate outcomes by unlocking value from all of their data, everywhere. Built on decades of reimagining the future and innovating to advance the way people live and work, HPE delivers unique, open and intelligent technology solutions as a service. With offerings spanning Cloud Services, Compute, High Performance Computing & AI, Intelligent Edge, Software, and Storage, HPE provides a consistent experience across all clouds and edges, helping customers develop new business models, engage in new ways, and increase operational performance. For more information, visit: www.hpe.com/


Qlik’s vision is a data-literate world, where everyone can use data and analytics to improve decision-making and solve their most challenging problems. A private company, Qlik offers real-time data integration and analytics solutions, powered by Qlik Cloud, to close the gaps between data, insights and action. By transforming data into Active Intelligence, businesses can drive better decisions, improve revenue and profitability, and optimize customer relationships. Qlik serves more than 38,000 active customers in over 100 countries.


CTC Global Singapore, a premier end-to-end IT solutions provider, is a fully owned subsidiary of ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation (CTC) and ITOCHU Corporation.

Since 1972, CTC has established itself as one of the country’s top IT solutions providers. With 50 years of experience, headed by an experienced management team and staffed by over 200 qualified IT professionals, we support organizations with integrated IT solutions expertise in Autonomous IT, Cyber Security, Digital Transformation, Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure, Workplace Modernization and Professional Services.

Well-known for our strengths in system integration and consultation, CTC Global proves to be the preferred IT outsourcing destination for organizations all over Singapore today.


Planview has one mission: to build the future of connected work. Our solutions enable organizations to connect the business from ideas to impact, empowering companies to accelerate the achievement of what matters most. Planview’s full spectrum of Portfolio Management and Work Management solutions creates an organizational focus on the strategic outcomes that matter and empowers teams to deliver their best work, no matter how they work. The comprehensive Planview platform and enterprise success model enables customers to deliver innovative, competitive products, services, and customer experiences. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, with locations around the world, Planview has more than 1,300 employees supporting 4,500 customers and 2.6 million users worldwide. For more information, visit www.planview.com.


HashiCorp provides infrastructure automation software for multi-cloud environments, enabling enterprises to unlock a common cloud operating model to provision, secure, connect, and run any application on any infrastructure. HashiCorp tools allow organizations to deliver applications faster by helping enterprises transition from manual processes and ITIL practices to self-service automation and DevOps practices. 


IBM is a leading global hybrid cloud and AI, and business services provider. We help clients in more than 175 countries capitalize on insights from their data, streamline business processes, reduce costs and gain the competitive edge in their industries. Nearly 3,000 government and corporate entities in critical infrastructure areas such as financial services, telecommunications and healthcare rely on IBM’s hybrid cloud platform and Red Hat OpenShift to affect their digital transformations quickly, efficiently and securely. IBM’s breakthrough innovations in AI, quantum computing, industry-specific cloud solutions and business services deliver open and flexible options to our clients. All of this is backed by IBM’s legendary commitment to trust, transparency, responsibility, inclusivity and service.