• Iman Marco, CEO, World Cargo Airlines

    Iman Marco, CEO, World Cargo Airlines

  • In the ever-evolving landscape of the air cargo industry, visionary leadership remains an indispensable element for success. Leaders in this field must possess a unique blend of innovation, resilience, and strategic thinking to navigate the challenges and opportunities that come their way. It's in this dynamic arena that Iman Marco, the CEO of World Cargo Airlines, shines as an exemplary figure. Iman Marco's journey as one of the youngest global CEOs in the air cargo industry is nothing short of remarkable. His leadership prowess has not only caught the attention of industry insiders but has also earned him international recognition, securing his place among the esteemed Global 200 Inspirational Leaders of 2023.

  • Iman Marco: Trailblazing Leadership in the Global Airline Industry

A Challenging CyberSec Landscape

By: Sujith Vasudevan, Managing Editor

Malaysia’s business realm has long savored its favorable geographical location, abundant natural resources, and skilled workforce.

Towards a Greener Future: Embracing Change in the Evolving Mobility Industry

By: Michel Obadia, CEO Asia-Pacific, Siemens Mobility

I envision a sustainable mobility business that holistically considers market needs, capital investment, innovation, growth, and resilience.

Top 10 Leaders In Malaysia – 2023

Technology Reshaping the Future of Healthcare

By: Sharon Chan, Head-JLABS Asia Pacific, Johnson & Johnson Innovation

Healthcare for me has always been an opportunity to make a real difference, an honorable mission where I could apply my passion to help the people who needed it most.


EV to be the Next Frontier of Mobility in the South-East Asia Region

By: Stephanus Widi, Chief Commercial officer, Charged Indonesia

EV is a promising market to SEA countries, especially to Indonesia as the third largest 2W market worldwide. There are five to seven million new vehicles sold


Learning & Development – Need & Importance

By: Tulika Srivastava, Head – L&D, Altisource

I have spent approximately two decades in the corporate world and have passionately supported businesses through Learning &Development. An imperative cog in the corporate wheel L&D as a function

  • Top 10 Leaders In Malaysia – 2023

    Tech Leadership Excellence: CTOs Steering Malaysia's Innovation Journey

    Chief Technology Officers (CTOs) play a crucial role in shaping the technological landscape of Malaysia. These visionary leaders are at the forefront of driving innovation, managing technological infrastructure, and aligning technology strategies with organizational goals. Their responsibilities encompass innovation, cybersecurity, collaboration, and bridging the digital divide. As Malaysia continues to position itself as a regional technological hub, the leadership of CTOs will be instrumental in driving sustainable growth and competitiveness. CTOs in Malaysia play a pivotal role in steering organizations through the ever-evolving technological landscape.

    CTOs in Malaysia: Architects of Digital Resilience and Progress

    In Malaysia, CTOs navigate a dynamic environment marked by rapid advancements in digital technology. They spearhead efforts to integrate emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, and the Internet of Things into business operations. By leveraging these innovations, CTOs aim to enhance efficiency, reduce costs, and create competitive advantages for their organizations. One key responsibility of CTOs in Malaysia is to ensure robust cybersecurity measures. With the increasing frequency and sophistication of cyber threats, CTOs must implement and continuously update security protocols to safeguard sensitive data and protect against potential breaches. CTOs work closely with other C-suite executives, fostering a culture of innovation and technology-driven decision-making. Furthermore, CTOs in Malaysia are instrumental in addressing the digital divide. They champion initiatives to bridge the technological gap across different sectors, ensuring that advancements in digital capabilities are accessible and beneficial to all segments of society. This inclusivity is crucial for fostering economic growth and social development in a rapidly digitizing world.

    CEO Insights Asia in this issue presents a list of ‘Top 10 Leaders in Malaysia - 2023' who have leveraged their extensive industry expertise and experience in offering effective skills to the market. The following list has been prepared after being closely scrutinized by a distinguished panel of judges including CXOs, analysts and our editorial board. We recognize their valuable contribution to the ever expanding and competitive market and their ability to sustain themselves and emerge as top contestants through their reliable knowledge.

Top 10 Leaders In Malaysia – 2023

Company Logo Company Management Company Name Company Description
Furniture And Choice Abhishek Patnaik , Chief Technology Officer Furniture And Choice A highly experienced profesional, skilled in designing & developing scalable, concurrent, distributed applications with multi-region availability
Eduplay An Soon Tan , CTO Eduplay A seasoned tech visionary, boasts over two decades in full-stack development, with career spans intricate projects in gaming, price comparison, and tailored e-commerce, earning acclaim as a digital maestro
GoGet Fung Wei Tan Tai , Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer GoGet covering many aspects including managing a tech team using aglie methodology, creating relevant products using design thinking, business strategy
PRIVASIA Technology Berhad Manohar Menon , Chief Technology Officer PRIVASIA Technology Berhad A strategic leader with over 20 years of work experience in the telecom and technology sectors, leveraging expertise in telecom security, cloud computing, AI, and IoT
Malayan Banking Berhad Mohd Suhail Amar Suresh , Group Chief Technology Officer Malayan Banking Berhad An accomplished professional formulating technology strategies and leading the execution of the digital transformation, in line with the Group’s overall business aspirations
eVULX Prashant Gonga , Chief Technology Officer eVULX A professional leader leveraging 10+ years of expertise in product development and management, technical onboarding, and account management to drive SAAS and E-commerce success
Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission Sam Majid , Chief Technology & Innovation Officer Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission A business-tech leader with vast international experience in driving innovative growth across diverse landscapes including transportation, logistics, telecommunications and public sector
Columbia Asia Malaysia Srinivas Sampathkumar , Chief Technology Officer Columbia Asia Malaysia A seasoned IT professional with expertise leading corporate technical vision and strategic direction, leveraging business and technical acumen to generate solutions for complex issues.
Abundent Tarun Sukhani , Founder & CTO Abundent An IT industry leader with more than 25 years of extensive experience in both business and IT, spanning multiple continents and encompassing roles in both development and executive positions
PLUS Malaysia Yew Jin Kang , Chief Technology Officer PLUS Malaysia A seasoned leader with end 2 end experiences of run the bank, change the bank, consulting, planning, managing, executing, running & operating IT in financial services across banking & insurance

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