Community Deputy at WordPress. Founder MU DOT MY PLT & GoKelas.com
Sam is an open-source enthusiast who contributed to various open software projects. In the past, Sam was a Joomla leadership team member. Currently, he is serving as Global Community Deputy at WordPress which powers 38% of the web. Sam founded MU DOT MY PLT a web and mobile school in 2008. Since then, he has spoken in more than 15 countries including Europe. Sam also was appointed as a consultant by the Department of State, USA. In 2018 MDEC appointed him to train 400+ digital marketing trainers nationwide. Those trainers have trainer thousands of business owners nationwide.Sam is an open-source enthusiast who contributed to various open software projects. In the past, Sam was a Joomla leadership team member. Currently, he is serving as Global Community Deputy at WordPress which powers 38% of the web. Sam founded MU DOT MY PLT a web and mobile school in 2008. Since then, he has spoken in more than 15 countries including Europe. Sam also was appointed as a consultant by the Department of State, USA. In 2018 MDEC appointed him to train 400+ digital marketing trainers nationwide. Those trainers have trainer thousands of business owners nationwide.
Sam is an active open water swimmer and completed his 5KM open water swimming in 2018! He often travels around the world to attend conferences and workshops. More information about Sam can be found on his website at samsuresh.net. Follow sam on Facebook or Twitter.
Ai Ching co-founded Piktochart, a visual communication tool that helps over 20 million people communicate visually. Running a fully remote company with roots in Penang, Ai Ching has taken an unconventional approach to growth. She goes against the grain of what the startup world teaches entrepreneurs in areas including culture "pruning", no hustle mentality and bootstrapping.
Communication Design Manager, Piktochart
Natasya has a strong Visual Communication background with expertise in both digital and print graphic design. With eight years of experience working with global companies, she helped brands to convey impactful stories through visuals. In Piktochart, Natasya leads the Communication Design team, the team behind all the assets that you saw in Piktochart's branding and the Piktochart editor itself; from templates to icons and illustrations. She is passionate about visual storytelling and to support Piktochart users achieving success through business storytelling.
Khushboo is an entrepreneur, award-winning marketer and founder of BEYOND99 – a global digital growth agency based out of Malaysia.
As a Global Goodwill Ambassador (Malaysia) and WEForShe Ambassador – she believes in paying it forward to inspire future leaders and rise by lifting others.
She started early at 17 with over a decade of experience now she's an expert in Business Storytelling, Millennial Marketing, Digital Marketing & Linkedin Marketing – with a reputation as one of the most dynamic and accomplished young leaders (under 30) in the increasingly important area of digital marketing.
In the past, apart from several mentions some of her notable achievements are as follow:
- ‘100 Most Influential Youth Marketing Leader’ Award by CMO Asia & World Federation of Marketing
- 'Women Business Leaders in Malaysia' Award by World CSR and World Sustainability
- 'Excellence & Leadership in Branding & Marketing' by The Golden Globe Tiger Awards
- ‘Top 9 Marketers to Follow in Malaysia’ by Marketing in Asia, an online magazine
- Youngest invited member of ’Top Voices Malaysia’ - 30 Most Influential People on LinkedIn
- 'Top LinkedIn Icons in Malaysia' by TheSunDaily
- TEDx speaker on ‘Power of Business Storytelling’ in 2018
I am founder of Flazzweb.com - a digital marketing services in Jakarta and Elementor Jakarta Meetup Leader.
I have been an official Elementor Meetup Co-organizer in Jakarta since 2019. My main role is to organize a regular meetup online and offline for Elementor users in Jakarta and surrounding areas. I also collaborate with Elementor Meetup from Penang and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for online joint meetup.
Lead Solutions Architect, Scrapinghub
A Full Stack Engineer turned Data Engineer, Theresia is interested in helping businesses find technical and non-technical solutions to business and human problems.
After graduating from Bina Nusantara University with a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Theresia develops her knowledge and experience in web technologies, data engineering, business intelligence, and business process automation in her career across multiple industries since 2007. She picked up horizontal skills and gained exposure to different verticals. From news writing & intelligence analysis, digital ad & web consulting, online & offline media monitoring, Big Data usage and research in public & development sector, and web data mining & automation.
Theresia has been working remotely from 2010 for local and international companies. Her personal areas of research is in information architecture, the future of work, and the ultimate meta skills of: how to get things into, out of, and across heads (how to learn, create, and communicate).
CEO, Acestar Sdn Bhd
Natalie Sit is the face and the heartbeat of Acestar Sdn. Bhd. Her story of humble beginnings, hard work, determination, and success are factors that made who she is today. With her leadership, she has built a unique working culture and dedicated team "Acestarian" with the motto "Work with Passion".
With her core believe of “Grow and Give", Natalie always look to give back to the community that has provided her the opportunity to growth. She believes success also leverage on business platform to massively serve the society.
Natalie is the founder of Creative Cloud Community (CCC). CCC is an established platform for creative users to share, serve, learn and grow together. She has hosted talk show with renowned speakers from all over the world. Currently CCC has more than 4000 members. She has acquired several renowned awards including EY Entrepreneur of the Year (EOY) 2018 Top Nominee & The Star SOBA 2016 Female Entrepreneur of the Year.
DecisiveMarketer (Qoo10 power seller, Level 7 Top seller on Lazada)
Henry is a multiple 7 figures e-commerce business owner. He runs multiple e-commerce stores across Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan and the US.
SeniorCare.com.sg, the number 1 elderly supplies online store in Singapore, as well as HoneyCity, the number 1 health food online store in Singapore. He isn't just experienced in building e-commerce stores based on WooCommerce, but is also a Level 7 top seller on Lazada and also a Power Seller on Qoo10. With his wide portfolio, this is a talk you don't want to miss out on.
Director, Kasatria Technologies Sdn Bhd
Co-founder of Kasatria, a regional Google Marketing Platform partner based in Malaysia.
Leads Cloud for Marketing (C4M) initiatives that leverage AI & ML to fuel hyper personalization & demonstrate revenue uplift for brands.
Head of Analytics, Kasatria Technologies Sdn Bhd
Hiew is the Head of Analytics at Kasatria where he oversees the implementation and management of Google Analytics for numerous enterprise clients around South East Asia.
Design Lead, Gotrade (YC S19) & Co-Founder, ADPList.org
Felix is a designer and tech entrepreneur who believes in constantly reinventing the way we experience the world. He is currently a design lead at Gotrade, funded by Y Combinator; also, Co-Founder at ADPList.org; funded by InVision. Felix previously co-founded Packdat (acquired in 2018) and was the former Head of Product at Passpod Indonesia.
Design Lead (Customer Experience), Accenture Interactive
Jan is a Czech-born designer & manager currently based in Kuala Lumpur with over ten years of professional experience. He specialises in human-centred design, omnichannel customer experience, and he is passionate about creating a positive impact through design & innovation. He has experience working with international clients from North America, Europe & Asia across many industries.
Google Developer Expert, Web Technology
Vin is the Co-Founder and CEO of Green Room, a leading mobile and web application development company, with a portfolio of major international and local brands. Together with his team, he specialises in cross-platform application development, with technologies like TypeScript, Angular and various modern web technologies. His journey in the tech and startup scene has sparked his enthusiasm in building tech community, leading to the founding of Startup Penang, GDG George Town and Angular Malaysia. To contribute to the ecosystem further, he has been speaking in various local and international tech conferences, promoting web technologies. When he is not working, you will find him tinkering and building stuff, from applications to hardwares.
Creative Director, Design Kita
A lady that pours her heart & soul in making arts and technologies, self-developed developer & designer. With the love of sharing, she always look forward to lay her creative hands to enhance one's creativity & productivity. Cheerful & optimist, she loves to courage people to be the best version of themselves. At Design Kita, she has the unique privilege to use her skills & creativity to help businesses, organizations & start-ups to boost their digital existence.
Co-founder and CEO, Antsomi
Serm Teck Choon is passionate about using digital to help businesses transform. Serm is the co-founder & CEO of Antsomi, a marketing technology company building the first artificial intelligence-enabled customer data platform, CDP 365, in Southeast Asia, empowering companies to unify and activate their customer data. Serm was formerly Malaysia Country Head at CtrlShift and Digital Products Head at Star Media Group.
Serm actively involves in industry initiatives. Serm was elected as President of the Malaysian Digital Association (MDA) twice and served from Mar 2016 till Apr 2020. He worked closely with industry leaders to drive MDA's key initiatives, such as digital measurement standards, Digital Wednesday, MDA School, MDA Video Series, and d Awards.
Serm is an active industry thought leader and is regularly invited by various media to share his views on the digital developments. He is also a sought-after speaker in digital-related conferences, and mentor/judge for start-up competitions.
Senior Software and System Engineer, Gopay Indonesia
Engineer with interest in Kotlin, Java Technologies, and Cloud Native. Currently working as Tech Lead on Gopay System Cloud Automation Team.
Passionate on OpenSource and Community, occasionally giving talks about Backend, Kotlin, DevOps, and Cloud Native Technologies.
Senior Partner Development Manager, PT. Microsoft Indonesia
Juliana is known as an Enterprenuer, despite of she is working in multinational company; ASUS in the past and Microsoft as for now. She is a very passionate person to her work and has total ownership to drive the company mission. She always aim higher target than company goal and will make things happened. She didn't see company as a corporate life, but as a family and treat the team as like family members.
She was Best Student in the graduation at Bina Nusantara University with 5 times GPA 4.0 and also TOP 100 fun fearless female by Cosmopolitan magazine (Indonesia), in 2009
One of her best achievement in the work-life is to bring ASUS Notebook business from 1.5% market share in 2008 become 51.7% market share by 2016 Q4. And that's the mark of the end of her journey in ASUS.
Joined Microsoft by Feb 2017 and started as CMO role. After re-org in Microsoft, then by Dec 2017, she rotated to take challenge as Small Mid-Market Business lead to build the pipes for all Microsoft products and solution and empower Indonesian for Digital Transformation.
Co-Founder at Cloudku, Web Developer at dpi Solutions GmBH
Search Advocate, Google
Cherry Prommawin is a Search Quality Analyst at Google Asia Pacific, ensuring good quality of organic search results, and specializing in web spam and webmaster relations for South East Asian countries. Prior to this, Cherry was a Senior Online Specialist and a Subject matter expert focusing on non-search products such as Google Analytics, Google My Business, Merchant Center and Google AdWords. Though Cherry is originally from Thailand, she has been living in Singapore for close to 10 years.
Founder & CEO, One Ping Group
Dato' Vince Kek graduated from bachelor’s degree in computer sciences and then Master of Information System (MIS) and now pursuing his Doctoral of Business Administration (DBA). He is debuting his tech entrepreneurial talent since 2014 after engaged with 400 plus IT project throughout his 17+ years in IT industry. Having a strong positivity mind-set and continuously commitment to achieve outstanding success in IT fields, Dato' Vince Kek won numerous awards under his belts including Top IT Services Malaysia Merdeka Award, The Best ICT Services & Solutions Brand, 100 Most Influential Young Entrepreneur and more. In fact, he was one of the invited speakers for Asian Legal Alliance Conference events at Vietnam, season speaker at few Universities, featured in Top 10 Malaysia, featured in CSR Malaysia Magazine, and be invited to radio FM interview, and many social media LIVE sharing. Recently been interview by British Publishing House, London UK, and accepted be part of their highly accredited personalities in the second edition of encyclopedia in “Successful People in Malaysia”.