The Executive Committee
Harpreet founded Blocklime, a Malaysian company cater to distributed ledger technology (DLT) and blockchain development. He has also started on thought leadership focusing on DLT and is an active contributor to the ISO Committee as a National committee member on ISO standards for ” Blockchain & Electronic Distributed Ledger Technologies”; Ambassador for Hedera Hashgraph, Hyperledger, and AntChain. He is also a member of MDEC Digital Expert Panel to assist on Blockchain adoption in education & industry.
Jason’s experience in cryptocurrencies and blockchain began with Celebrus Advisory, a recognised Top 10 blockchain consulting company in Asia Pacific. Known for his advocacy work, Jason has delivered over 200 talks helping beginners understand cryptocurrencies, decentralised finance (DeFi) applications, differentiating the real from fake and reject get-rich-quick scams.
Jasmine Ng is a serial start-up investor with her latest being a game development company – EnGame. Her passion for blockchain is borne from a sense of socio-economic justice that she believes this technology can deliver when used properly. Having been a career banker for more than 20 years, which has exposed her to the progressive innovation of financial solutions, this has positioned Jasmine to go on to helm blockchain & fintech companies. She believes that this technology will bring about the next paradigm shift in technological evolution for new business models apart from the financial services. Jasmine also serves as an independent non-executive director of listed companies and social enterprises.
Nas is a serial Internet entrepreneur for over 25 years. He holds a degree in computer engineering (BSE) and Masters in Technopreneurship. Currently serving as Managing Director for Zenith Touch Sdn Bhd, and Deputy Secretary for NEF Malaysian Association of Bumiputera ICT Entrepreneurs & Industry. Nas is also the founder of #senangbit, an initiative to encourage digital cash adoption.
Affendi Ariffin is the treasurer of ACCESS. Through his company and writings, Affendi is working towards a mature market ecosystem for Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in Malaysia. Prior to his involvement in cryptocurrencies, Affendi worked as a private equity analyst for CIMB Investment Bank.
Celebrity Chef Mashad Pino has been a a crypto hobiest since 2016. He is currently a managing partner for RA Easy Solutions which is an accountancy company that is crypto friendly and as well running his Food Service Consutancy company. In his free time Chef Mashad advocates on crypto currencies via social media.
COMMITTEE MEMBER 1
Rene studied Business Engineering in Germany and is an international technopreneur since 2002. Since 2009, he has been focusing on cybersecurity, from 2013 onwards on Bitcoin & Blockchain. He contributes to non-profit Blockchain work in Malaysia since 2016. Currently, he works at LuxTag, a local blockchain-powered business.
Rene regularly shares his insight and views on Blockchain technology at global events and educates students and lecturers in Malaysia as part of Access Blockchain Association’s agenda.
COMMITTEE MEMBER 2
Ibrahim is the Project Director of the Blockchain Village At Medini a strategic project under GBS ISKANDAR http://gbs-iskandar.my to promote the development of the necessary ecosystem of a Blockchain hub in Medini, Iskandar Malaysia.
Currently the VP for Investor Attraction of IIB Ventures Sdn Bhd , Ibrahim has over 20 Years of diversified experience specifically in the ICT industry in the area of Business and Industry Development for the regional and local market.
COMMITTEE MEMBER 3
Rajifah Ramli is Founder & CEO of DATA8 Sdn Bhd, a technology start-up focusing in healthcare. She is a Founding Member for Health & Wellness, i-Connect Programme, under the stewardship of the Collaborative Research in Engineering, Science & Technology (CREST). This is a flagship initiative by the Academy of Sciences Malaysia in its efforts to enhance national innovation ecosystem towards wealth creation and societal well-being.
She is also a Council Member of NEF (Persatuan Usahawan & Industri ICT Bumiputera Malaysia), holding the Policy & Government Relations portfolio.
Prior to founding DATA8, Rajifah worked with various innovative, public listed companies including Digi and Samsung which amplified her interests in technology. She holds a degree in Political Science (International Relations) from IIUM and an MBA from UPM.
COMMITTEE MEMBER 4
Suresh Naidu heads the Education subcommittee for AccessMY term 2020/2021.
Colbert is a Senior Advisor with over 12 years of IT global operations and project management experience. As an avid crypto-currency enthusiast and owner of a bitcoin blog at Bitcoinmalaysia.com since 2012, he has organised various blockchain technology meetups in and around Malaysia and has built up a solid crypto community with diverse backgrounds.
Azam is a certified ambassador for RSK, an open source smart contract platform with 2-way peg to Bitcoin. His attention was primarily on consensus protocol and technical implementations for blockchains but now, he follows closely on the developments of second-layers solutions. He holds a degree in Science (Physics) and worked with Akademi Sains Malaysia. Started out in the science field then quickly moved into financial services industry specifically into blockchain and crypto as his interest sparked on the social implications that it may have to the world.