LEONG WAI KHONG
Head of Multimedia Design Department, The One Academy Penang
For over fifteen years, Wai Khong has worked as a Multimedia Design academician, staying focused and on-trend with Multimedia Design education and its industry.
He first joined The One Academy of Communication Design in 2000, where he worked as a web and interaction design specialist in the Multimedia Department. The One Academy soon proved its worth in producing industry-standard graduates and in 2009—they pursued north and opened a branch in Penang named The One Academy Penang.
Today, The One Academy is internationally recognized as one of the most respected institutions in art, computer graphics and communication design.
Behance Malaysia Ambassador and Lead Project, Creative Commons Malaysia.
Muid Latif is a digital artist and multi-discipline creative practitioner. He began his career as a multimedia designer, working in web agencies and design companies since 2001 after graduating in Fine Arts, University Technology MARA (UiTM) and was the Multimedia Specialist for the pre-production team of the 2011 International Emmy-nominated ‘Saladin, The 3D Animated Series’. He became an established figure in both digital art and graphic design, promoting the influence of Southeast Asia culture at many local and international exhibitions from Malaysia, Singapore Indonesia, Taiwan, Japan, Australia, Germany and UK. In 2010, he became the first digital artist in Malaysia to perform live digital art with the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra. A part of being the Lead Project for Creative Commons Malaysia and the Behance Malaysia Ambassador, Muid recently certified as ‘Creative Industry Expert’ by the Malaysian Ministry of Human Resources under the Department of Skills Development and MSC Malaysia to assist and encourage greater creative standard among Malaysians especially in the education and creative industry.
Senior Manager Social Media, webe digital
Susilan Kesavan began his career as a web designer, working in web agencies and design companies since 2000 after graduating. His experience is vastly diverse working for a small production house to big MNCs and GLCs.
Susilan Kesavan currently holds the position of the Senior Manager Social Media with webe digital, a TM company providing digital services and serves as Telekom Malaysia’s Centre of Excellence in Mobility, Digital and Design Thinking.
Marketing Lead of Shopee Malaysia
Rachel Tan is a member of Shopee Malaysia’s management team and she leads the Marketing arm of Shopee. Her role includes overseeing all partnerships, PR, campaigns, social media, digital, and offline activations. Rachel has more than 8 years of experience in advertising and marketing helping brands with their digital strategies.
Prior to Shopee, she joined Nuffnang (Asia Pacific’s largest blogging community) under the Media Sales department in 2010. With only 5 people in the team then, she developed new business opportunities through innovative campaign ideas and pitches. She climbed her way up over the years with astounding performances as an Account Executive, Account Manager, Head of Sales, Assistant Country Manager in 2013 and finally at age 26 as Nom Nom Media’s Country Manager in January 2015. Her first venture into the advertising industry although by chance has allowed her to seek knowledge in a fast growing industry. During her time there, she has launched various companies including social media community, Churp Churp in 2009, social media agency Nom Nom Media in 2010 , online video production company, Reelity TV in 2013 and as Country Manager, she successfully managed the restructuring, sales workflow, and operations up until parent company, Netccentric’s recent ASX IPO listing in late 2015.
Her work in the social and digital industry has brought her a wide range of client and brand experience across the region and across all categories, which will help make a difference in the growing market of e-commerce and m-commerce industry. Rachel graduated with a Bachelor of Communication degree from Monash University.
For more info visit her LinkedIn page at https://my.linkedin.com/in/racheltan88