Our advisory boards includes leading experts from across the semiconductor and MEMS sectors including 5G, IoT, Advanced Packaging, AI, Automotive Electronics, and Power Semiconductors.

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Dato Seri Lee Kah Choon

Dato’ Seri Lee Kah Choon is currently the Independent Non-executive Chairman of Aemulus Holdings Berhad, a company listed on Bursa Malaysia, which engages in the design & assembly of automated test equipments in the electronic industry.

He is the Chairman of Federal Oats Mills, South East Asia’s largest oats manufacturer producing quality oats & oats based products for the Asian, Middle East and African markets.

Dato Seri Lee also sits on the boards of Nationgate Holdings Berhad & L&P Global Berhad (both listed on Bursa Malaysia) as their Senior Independent Director.

Additionally, Dato Seri Lee is a member of the Investment Committee of Areca Capital, a licensed fund manager for individuals, corporations and institutions.

Industries covered by these companies include: electronic testing equipments manufacturing; electronic manufacturing services; box & crate packaging; food production; wealth management.

Dato Seri Lee had served as board member of various federal & state government linked companies & corporations; Parliamentary Secretary; Member of Parliament & Municipal Councillor.

He was a practicing lawyer with his own private legal practice from 1987 to 2004, after being called to the Bar of Malaya in 1987 and Bar of England & Wales in 1986.

Dato’ Seri Lee holds a LLB from the Southampton University, UK and a MA from the City University, London.

Dato Seri Lee is a Barrister at Law (Middle Temple) & a Certified Financial Planner.

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Bernard Lim

Ir Bernard Limis currently the Vice Presidentand co-founder of Appscard Group AS and Appscard Global Research & Innovation Center, a technology startup company working on biometric smartcard with R&D and Operation facility based out Penang, Malaysia. He has over 27 years’ experience and have held various senior management rolesin manufacturing in different industry. He was also co-founder in multiple technology startup companies in Penang. He obtained his bachelor’s degree (B. Eng (Hons) In Electrical & Electronics) at Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom and is currently pursuing his Doctorate in Business Administration at Wawasan Open University. He is a Professional Engineer and Fellow of Institution of Engineers, Malaysia, a senior member of the IEEE and an Associate Fellow of ASEAN Academy of Engineering and Technology (AAET). Ir Bernard is currently the Management Council of Penang Skill Development Center, the Chair-elect IEEE Malaysia Section, the Chairman of The Institution of Engineers Malaysia (Penang Branch), Executive Committee of IEM, IEM Council Member, Committee Member of IEM Material Engineering Technical Division. At IEM, he is also the Deputy Chair of Standing Committee of activity. Ir Bernard is also an ASEAN Engineer Register (AER) Executive Committee and the permanent member for the technical committee on Innovation Management (NSC Y/TC11).

For more information please visit: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bernard-lim-18893510/

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Appscard Groups AS

APPSCARD is a Norwegian company with its global operation based out of Malaysia. Appscard provides the World’s first “Government Grade Biometric Computer on Card”. The solution integrated in an ISO-standard smart card format with a large and physically flexible fingerprint sensor designed for use throughout entire populations. A complete local ID-system that does not compromise security or user privacy and works conveniently and securely for very close to 100% of any given population. APPSCARD replaces all of today’s identity keys, including pin codes, passwords, code tokens, simple non-biometric access cards, signatures, physical keys etc, all of which are easily compromised. And, the system is not dependent on databases or communication lines, only the user’s biometrics. Thus, all dominant sources of the massive challenges facing us today are effectively removed.

For more information please visit: www.appscard.com

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Arjun Kumar Kantimahanti

Arjun is an R&D Engineer with Broadcom Inc. He is presently working on Silicon Photonics.

Formerly, Arjun was the SVP of Technology Development (TD) and Design Technology (DT) departments at SilTerra Malaysia Sdn Bhd. He has been with SilTerra since 2001 and has been instrumental in setting up various technologies at SilTerra.

He has a total experience of 29 years in Semiconductor Foundry and throughout his career has been working in Technology Development.

He has experience in leading various teams to develop technologies from the start and take them through various phases (such as feasibility, prototyping, qualification, risk release and full production ramp). He has worked on various technology nodes starting from 0.6um through 80nm covering High Voltage, Logic, RF, Mixed Signal, BCD, Flash, MEMS, Silicon Photonics and others.

He also experience in leading the Design Technology group to develop key capabilities such as RF modeling, PDK and library development.

Arjun holds a Master’s degree in Microelectronics from Texas A&M University, USA and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronics from Sri Venkateswara University, India.

He has been granted 7 US patents and authored various technical publications.

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J Philip Vincent

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Noorazidi Che Azib

Noorazidi is currently attached to Inari Technology Sdn. Bhd. (a wholly owned subsidiary of Inari Amertron Berhad) as Deputy Vice President for OTSP (Operation Technology and Strategic Programs) and EHS (Environment, Health and Safety). Possessing a Mechanical Engineering degree from University Of Nevada, Reno, USA, Azidi started his career in the semiconductor related high-volume manufacturing, process engineering, automation system design, Industry 4.0 and environment sectors for the past 30 years with experience working with multinational companies like AMD, Hewlett Packard, Agilent and Avago. Beside transforming Inari into digitalization and cyber-physical-system adoption, Azidi has strong relationship with local academia (secondary and tertiary levels) for the work on developing new industrial-ready talents in the preparedness, exposure and pre-experience prior to joining the industry. Established strong collaborations with government agencies such as MPC, MIMOS, MIDA and MITI for the internal adoptions of advanced technology development and supporting local SME productivity and business developments.

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Inari Amertron Berhad

Inari Amertron Berhad is an investment holding company with wholly-owned subsidiaries involved in the Outsourced Semiconductor Assembly and Test (OSAT) & electronics manufacturing (EMS) industries. Products manufactured involved the RF filters module in mobile communications, optoelectronic products segment, sensors and indicators in automotive segment and others. Manufacturing capability includes prost wafer processing operations, surface mount technology, package assembly and full RF and electrical test capabilities.

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AK Chong

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AK is a Vice President of Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Operations, Managing Director for Intel Malaysia site and General Manager of the System Integration & Manufacturing Services (SIMS) operations in the Assembly Test Manufacturing (ATM) group at Intel Corporation, where she is responsible for the Board and System Assembly factory that produces testers for Intel’s factories and labs globally.

She joined Intel in 1991 after graduating college and has been with the company since. AK held numerous technical leadership roles in the Corporate Quality Network group where she spent her first 26 years at Intel, focusing on products, manufacturing and quality systems. This includes several stints in Santa Clara US and Shenzhen China that spanned 10 years. She then led ATM’s quality and reliability group, driving overall factory quality performance before moving on to being General Manager of SIMS and Managing Director of Intel Malaysia.

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Intel Corporation

Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) is an industry leader, creating world-changing technology that enables global progress and enriches lives. Inspired by Moore’s Law, we continuously work to advance the design and manufacturing of semiconductors to help address our customers’ greatest challenges. By embedding intelligence in the cloud, network, edge and every kind of computing device, we unleash the potential of data to transform business and society for the better.

To learn more about Intel’s innovations, go to newsroom.intel.com and intel.com.

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LW Yong

LW has 40 yrs of work experience with more than 35 years in semiconductor industry and 4 years in the Fibre Optics industry. He is currently the Head of Wolfspeed R&D for Power modules in Asia. He has worked in different countries in numerous positions from President, CTO, GM, VP of QA, Engineering & Facilities from Wafer Fab to Test including companies like Amkor, Carsem, Motorola, ST Micro, Hitachi and Finisar. He has also played Strategic Roles representing multiple sites, working with global teams as well as in having in depth & hands-on Operations/Engineering, Quality management background. In addition, he has also collaborated and participated actively with suppliers, government agencies and local institutions in various projects including Grants & Pioneer incentives, technical competencies development Programs with local Universities and Polytechnics. LW is also a member in the Semi SEA Regional Advisory Board since 2016.

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Wolfspeed

Wolfspeed (NYSE: WOLF) leads the market in the worldwide adoption of Silicon Carbide and GaN technologies. We provide industry-leading solutions for efficient energy consumption and a sustainable future. Wolfspeed’s product families include Silicon Carbide materials, power-switching devices and RF devices targeted for various applications such as electric vehicles, fast charging, 5G, renewable energy and storage, and aerospace and defense. We unleash the power of possibilities through hard work, collaboration and a passion for innovation. Learn more at www.wolfspeed.com.

Wolfspeed® is a registered trademark of Wolfspeed, Inc.

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Dato’ Bock Kim Lee

KL Bock joined Western Digital or known as SanDisk in June 2010 after 21 years in Motorola and STATSChipPAC. He brings with him more than 30 years of vast experience in various functions inclusive of QRA, Operations, Supply Chain, factory GM, greenfield construction and start-up in China & Malaysia. He is currently the SVP of Western Digital Global Flash Backend Operations, managing the end-to-end Supply Chain, Operations, Fulfillment and Packaging Technology Development of both the captive factories and contract manufacturing with footprint across six countries.

KL has a proven track record in transforming conventional factory to “Lean 6 Sigma Automation – achieved industry pioneer in fully integrated Lights-Out manufacturing and industry pioneer in vertically integrated Wafer-In-Drive-Out manufacturing.” With this transformation, all the captive factories, SanDisk Semiconductor Shanghai (SDSS) and SanDisk Storage Malaysia (SDSM) has been designated the Lighthouse status, with SDSS being recognized as the first factory to achieve in one cohort, both the Advanced 4IR Manufacturing Lighthouse and China 1st Sustainability Lighthouse and SDSM being recognized as the Asia 1st Sustainability Lighthouse and Malaysia 1st Advanced 4IR Manufacturing Lighthouse by the World Economic Forum.

KL has received numerous awards such as Executive of The Year for Malaysia Management Excellence Award, featured in CEO Magazine and also was appointed as a 4IR Technical Advisor for MIDA, a beacon to share the 4IR journey to various industry captains. He is also a Certified Chief Master Coach by ITD World and SEMI SEA board member and Regional Advisory Board member of SEMI SEA.

KL holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering from Tunku Abdul Rahman University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from University of Keele, United Kingdom.

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Western Digital

Western Digital Corporation is an American data storage company renowned for its innovative solutions. With a wide range of products including hard drives, solid-state drives, and data center solutions, Western Digital prioritizes data security and protection, consistently pushing the boundaries of storage technology to meet evolving customer needs.

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CS Tan

Over 33 years in Semiconductor, Hard Disk Drive and EMS industry. Group VP/GM of ST Micro Malaysia GM/Country Manager of ON Semi Malaysia VP of FlexMobile Asia (Flextronics) responsible for Mobile Phone operations in Asia. Business Unit/Program Management Director in Solectron (EMS) responsible for the PnL of 8 accounts. General Manager of Priority Plus (a local Malaysian EMS). Production Manager in Seagate Recording Heads Operations in Penang. Started career in National Semiconductor Penang as Process Development Engineer after graduating from USM with a First Class Honours Degree in Applied Physics (Faculty gold medal) and MBA from USM. Awarded Honorary Doctor of Engineering from UTEM. VP of MSIA and Regional Advisory Board member of SEMI SEA.

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STMicroelectronics

At ST, we are over 50,000 creators and makers of semiconductor technologies mastering the semiconductor supply chain with state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities. An integrated device manufacturer, we work with more than 200,000 customers and thousands of partners to design and build products, solutions, and ecosystems that address their challenges and opportunities, and the need to support a more sustainable world. Our technologies enable smarter mobility, more efficient power and energy management, and the wide-scale deployment of the Internet of Things and connectivity. We are committed to achieving our goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2027. Further information can be found at www.st.com.

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