Head - Digital Ecosystem, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)
Rafe Azsnal is the Head of Digital Ecosystem in the Growth Ecosystem Development Division in MDEC playing the role of a conduit between both public and private sector to promote the start-up ecosystem including players in funding, accelerator and venture builder, talent, and corporate. Under the stewardship of MDEC, Malaysia has been recognized as the Best Startup Ecosystem and ranked 8th best Startup Country globally.
Rafe brings 18 years of experience in the information technology (IT) industry covering the Internet business and telecommunication segments. He was one of the first who deployed Malaysia’s first IP telephony system nationwide together with TM Malaysia before overseeing Malaysia’s first fibre optic Metro-E deployment at TimeDotCom.