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.
Creative Supervisor, Bank Negara Malaysia Museum & Art Gallery
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 of Digital Marketing, Asia School of Business
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.
VP MARKETING of Photobook Worldwide
Irene is the VP, Marketing of Photobook Worldwide, the largest and fastest growing online photo product company in South East Asia. She heads the Marketing team, managing the different channels and markets worldwide, with the aim of making Photobook Worldwide a global e-commerce company
Prior to Photobook Worldwide, she was the Head of Marketing and Business Development in a homegrown OTA. She has a diverse background in marketing, with working experiences in E-commerce, travel, banks and F&B. Irene holds a BA in Multimedia from Curtin University of Technology, AU.
WordPress Community Leader
Sam Suresh is senior technology instructor at MU DOT MY PLT with over 6 years of WordPress teaching experience. Formerly, Sam worked for Joomla! CMS Project as Certification Team Leader. Currently, Sam is the WordPress KL Community manager and organize WordCamps and Meetups at Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.
Sam is an active open water swimmer and trying to complete his 5KM open water swimming! He often travel around the world and attend conferences and workshops.