Congress: Congress: 10 & 11 November, 2020
Venue: InterContinental Hotel - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Sumitra Nair

Vice President | Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)

Sumitra is Vice-President at Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), in charge of the organisation’s tech talent development work. Her mandate is to work with like-minded ecosystem partners to build a sustainable and quality talent pipeline for digital technology sectors. 
In this capacity, Sumitra spearheads digital technology talent development strategies for primary and secondary school students, as well as tertiary education, impacting close to a million Malaysians. She also responsible for a national initiative to empower small and youth businesses with digital marketing skills, which has benefitted close to 300,000 local businesses. 
Prior to her current position, Sumitra held leadership and advisory roles in corporate responsibility and sustainability portfolios at DiGi Telecommunications and Telenor ASA (Norway).  Sumitra holds a PhD in Business & Economics from Monash University Malaysia, a Graduate Diploma in Accounting and Finance from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), an Executive Management Certificate in International Marketing from INSEAD University, as well as a Bachelor of Economics with Honours from University Malaya. Her most important role is being a mother to two digital natives.

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