Strengthening Digital Horizon for a Thriving DX

James Thang

James Thang, Group CIO from UCSI, has 25 years of corporate experience in software development, digital transformation, digitalisation strategy, IT project and people management. He takes the lead of the entire UCSI Group & Subsidiaries on the Digital Transformation initiative. James is aware of the importance of the future digital roadmap toward the Hybrid workspace and Cloud initiative, as he continues to develop the sustainable future digital landscape for UCSI.

He also plays an important role to engage with the Senior Management Team on the Cloud initiative and solutions, for e.g. the SaaS, PaaS and IaaS. Prior to joining UCSI, he has many international career exposures in the Asia Pacific, China and Europe and within the multi-racial working environment, he has made various presentations to the board of directors and shareholders of MNCs and public listed companies

His notable technical development background and hands-on experience have shaped him to wear C-Level hats particularly as CEO, Group CIO, CTO and COO in several MNCs and public listed companies such as UCSI Group, Daimler Chrysler TSS, Time dotCom, Microsoft & etc.

2024 Speakers and Facilitators

Raymond Siva

Senior Vice President, Digital Investment

Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)

Gaurav Sharma

Chief Information Officer

MMC Port Holdings Sdn Bhd

James Thang

Group Chief Information Officer

UCSI Group Holdings Sdn. Bhd. Bhd

Erik Looi

Chief Information Officer

AllianceCorp Manufacturing Sdn Bhd

Wing Yuen Loon

Chief Technology Officer

Kapital DX

Zainol Zainuddin

Chief Technology Officer


Ts. Dr. Ismamuradi Bin Abdul Kadir

Chief Information Security Officer

Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad

Vinesh Thiruchelvam

Chief Innovation & Enterprise Officer

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)

Raymond Davadass

Founder & CEO


Dr Carrine Teoh Chooi Shi

Vice President

ASEAN CIO Association

Dinesh Barathy Dason

Regional Director of Information Technology


Raja Segaran

Director/Head of Strategy, Research and Insights

Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)

Terence Tan

Director IT, Business Relationship Management & Applications - Global Tech Services

Herbalife Nutrition

Saw Shin Yi

Director of Business Development

Tencent Cloud International

Budiman Bujang

Head of Digital Strategy & Innovation

Johor Corporation

Ganeshbabu Nagarajan

Head of Cloud Acceleration & Data Centre Migration

Standard Chartered Bank

Ts. Saiful Bakhtiar Osman

Head of IT - Shared Services

PNB Commercial Sdn Berhad

Peggy Gan

Digital Transformation Evangelist

Mohd Hanapi Bisri

Head of Group ICT

Petra Energy Berhad

Frank Liew

Country Manager - Malaysia & Brunei


Sahana Sekar

Lead - Product Marketing