INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INNOVATION AND TECHNOPRENEURSHIP
The Dawn of a New Horizon, Restrategising Post COVID 19
Keynote Profiles for 11th November
Keynote Profile for 12th November
Plenary Forum Panelists
Plenary Forum on "The Disruptions in Modern Business and the Opportunities for Innovation and Technopreneurship "
Plenary Forum Speakers
Datuk Bruce Lim is the Managing Director and Founder of DMas Commerce Sdn. Bhd., which owns the Malaysia Flagship Store on JD Worldwide. JD Worldwide is the cross border e-commerce division of JD.com, the largest online and offline retailer in China. JD is the first internet company to make the Fortune Global 200 list. It is the third largest internet company globally after Amazon and Alphabet with an e-commerce value transaction at USD82.9 billion in 2019. DMas Commerce Sdn. Bhd is recognised and supported by Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC). The said flagship store is also endorsed by the Special Envoy of Malaysia to China, YB Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing. The activities of JD related to the Malaysia Flagship Store had been witnessed by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs and the Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC).
Professor Dr. Jyoti Choudrie (University of Hertfordshire, UK)
Professor Dr. Jyoti Choudrie (University of Hertfordshire, UK) Professor Jyoti Choudrie is a Professor of Information Systems in Hertfordshire Business School, Management, Leadership and Organisation (MLO) department where she previously led the Systems Management Research Unit (SyMRU) and currently is a convenor for the Global Work, Economy and Digital Inclusion group. She is also Editor-in-Chief for Information, Technology & People journal (An Association of Business School 3 grade journal). In terms of research, Professor Choudrie is known as the Broadband and Digital Inclusion expert in University of Hertfordshire, which was also the case in Brunel University. In both institutions Professor Choudrie maintained an active media profile where she made media comments on the digital divide, social inclusion, entrepreneurship, innovation and broadband development. She has also attained expertise in the non-adopters and adopters research area that has led her to understand the digital divide where her research influence lies. For this, she has used classic Information Systems area theories such as the Technology Acceptance Model and Unified Theory for the Use and Acceptance of Technology and Diffusion of Innovations theory as well as Theory of Planned Behaviour that has led to doctoral completions in Broadband, Online Social Networks and Electronic Government. This interest is maintained and updated by leading a mini-track on ICT adoption, use and diffusion in the Hawaii International Conference of Systems Sciences (HICSS) and European Conference of Information Systems (ECIS). To ensure her research is widely disseminated, Professor Choudrie co-edited a Routledge research monograph with Prof. C. Middleton: The Management of Broadband Technology Innovation and completed a research monograph published by Routledge Publishing and focused on social inclusion along with Dr. Sherah Kurnia and Dr. Panayiota Tsatsou titled: Social Inclusion and Usability of ICT-Enabled Services. She is also very focused on examining and understanding the digital inclusion, digital divide aspects by considering internet access for older adults, which has led to her working with AGE (UK) Hertfordshire and a local, Indian radio station, Desi radio. She also works with Age (UK) Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire County Council and Southend YMCA where she is undertaking a Knowledge Transfer Partnership project investing the role of Online Social Networks (OSN). Finally, she is focused on Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications in organizations and society alike, which accounts for her interests in OSN, machine and deep learning. She has been a keynote speaker for the International Congress of Information and Communication Technologies, Digital Britain conferences and supervises doctoral students drawn from around the globe
Mr. Bernand Ho (Executive Director, Logik Nusa Sdn Bhd)
Mr. Bernard Ho has always been labelled as the ‘car man’ and played an instrumental role in development markets for major car industries globally. Mr. Bernard was the head of company for Beijing Lotus Cars Sales Co. Ltd and lead a Group of companies in Beijing that has 8 independent dealers all over China. Affiliated to Lotus Cars Ltd., United Kingdom. He is currently an Executive Director at Logik Nusa Sdn Bhd responsible for the disposal of used Hire & Drive vehicles belonging to affiliated company viz., Spanco Sdn. Bhd.
Dato’ Eric Tai Lim Ping
Dato’ Eric Tai Lim Ping has more than 40 years’ experience, holding important management positions in Local bank and Foreign bank and also Shareholder and Directorship in companies that operates both locally and overseas. He is now a shareholder of Biz Angels (M) Sdn Bhd, an angel investor company and also a shareholder and Chairman of a management service Company Solcredence Business management solution sdn bhd. His in-depth knowledge on Corporate Finance, Business Operations, Management, Business Growth and Franchise System Development makes him an all rounded consultant. He is an angel investor and mentor for start up companies from Cradle, Mban and Magic. Dato Eric also held position as Deputy Treasurer for Malaysian Retail Chain Association , President of Club Rahman Putra and Committee member for Nexus Governing Committee for F&B and Retail. Dato Eric was also a judge for SOBA - Star Outstanding Business Award. Dato Eric has also been appointed as the Adjunct Professor for INTI International University since 2020 Dato Eric Tai is the Honorary Treasurer for The Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serdang Selangor and the re-elected President of Kelab Rahman Putra Malaysia 2021-2023
Plenary Forum on "Covid-19, a Rejuvenation of Ethics in Business, Reinstating the Rightful"
Plenary Forum Speakers
Professor Mario Fernando (University of Wollongong, Australia)