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CYBERJAYA, 23 April 2019 – Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) is pleased to announce the appointment of YBhg. Dato’ Fadzli Shah bin Anuar as MDEC’s new Chief Strategy Officer, effective from 16th April 2019.

Dato’ Fadzli has an impressive and diverse track record across areas which include early stage startups, infrastructural project investment, and management consulting. As an entrepreneur and investor, he is especially passionate about technology enabled disruption of low innovation industries.

With two successful venture exits in Europe in the period between 2005 to 2009, he is also an active proponent of the localisation of proven business models into an ASEAN context. His history of building businesses is driven by a dedication to helping entrepreneurs capitalise on growth opportunities in ASEAN.

Welcoming Dato’ Fadzli, Puan Surina Shukri, Chief Executive Officer of MDEC, commented “Dato’ Fadzli’s insights and experience will complement and help shape MDEC’s digital economy drive and initiatives as we move forward to shape and elevate our ecosystems for the benefit of all Malaysians.”

Prior to joining MDEC, Dato’ Fadzli was attached to Team Venture Capital where he raised US$50 million Venture Capital Fund from High Net Worth (HNW) and family offices to invest in disruptive startups at Series B, primarily focused on energy, eCommerce, fintech and agriculture.

Dato’ Fadzli holds a degree in Statistics, Computing, Operational Research & Economics from University College London (UCL), and also a Masters in Technology Entrepreneurship from London Business School/UCL.

For media enquiries, please contact: 

Zalinda Zainon
General Manager, Corporate Communications Division
Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)
Tel: 03-8315 3229


Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation or MDEC (formerly known as Multimedia Development Corporation Sdn. Bhd.) is the lead agency in driving the digital economy in Malaysia under the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia. Since its inception, MDEC’s mission is to develop the nation’s digital economy. MDEC’s implementation efforts are centred on driving investments, building local tech champions, catalysing digital innovation ecosystems and propagating digital inclusivity.

MDEC is also responsible to ensure that Malaysia plays an integral part in developing and nurturing talent to drive digital innovation around the world, while attracting participation from global ICT companies to invest and develop cutting edge digital and creative solutions in the country.

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