MDEC Committed To ‘Reinvent’ Mission As It Marks Silver Jubilee

  • Clarion Call of ‘Change Is the Only Constant’ leads MDEC’s paradigm shift to navigate these unprecedented times of Business Unusual in its 25th Year
  • Holistic Governance Review and Commitment to Transparency, Accountability and Integrity has necessitated a new approach to establishing Digital Economy as a key driver of the nation’s growth

Cyberjaya, 20 January 2021: In these unprecedented times, change is inevitable. Thepandemic had upended life as we know it and in this new norm, its business unusual. The approach to old problems must be though fresh perspectives and bold new vision.

“As MDEC celebrates 25 years of leading the tech and digital industry forward, we recognize that digital transformation and adoption is crucial for our people and industry to capitalize on new opportunities, MDEC is confident that its new agile, streamlined and collaborative leadership structure will enhance its mass outreach and enable it to achieve its vision of creating Malaysia 5.0 – a people-first society in the age of 4IR technology that will lead to shared prosperity for all, said Surina Shukri, CEO MDEC.

“MDEC’s ‘Reinvent’ mission includes bringing in exceptional talents with both private andpublic sector experience coupled with new approaches and thinking. The objective is clear – intensify MDEC’s initiatives to grow the nation’s digital economy for the many, especially in navigating unprecedented disruption and opportunities in the new norm. The focus will be on enabling digital skills and job for the people, accelerating digital adoption for business and driving digital investments. We will not be distracted from our mission and I strongly re-affirm the executive leadership’s close and collaborative working relationship with our Chairman and the Board of Directors to holistically reinvent MDEC for the future.”

“As we institutionalize the recommendations from the holistic governance review andrecalibrate our capability and capacity to deliver on our ‘Reinvent’ mission, MDEC has naturally seen movement at all levels – this is expected and warranted. MDEC recognizes and has taken action to bring in industry-focused talents and technocrats to help Malaysia make the leap into the 4IR towards the vision of Malaysia 5.0 and achieve shared prosperity for all Malaysians.” said Datuk Wira Dr Hj. Rais Hussin, Chairman of MDEC.

As we celebrate our 25 years, MDEC wishes the very best to all MDEC alumni who have contributed and continue to do so – in fact one is now leading the largest interactive content developer in the world. As MDEC celebrates its Silver Jubilee this year, we will continue to embrace change and welcome the new blood that will be coming in to reinvent and transform MDEC to better serve the rakyat with increased transparency, accountability and integrity. This is an unprecedented time in human history, and we welcome the constructive feedback and support to enable us to lead the digital economy forward to benefit the many.