QUEST Entrepreneurs CEO Convention 2017: Moving Forward



Join us at the QUEST Entrepreneurs CEO Convention 2017, as we bring the value-added initiative to enhance and groom budding entrepreneurs into becoming excellent upper management level personnel. A vibrant platform to learn from corporate CEOs, industry leaders, image & branding-experts, certified professional trainers and motivators on the finer aspects of becoming a CEO.


  • Moving Forward: How to Move on in the Next 5 years
  • A Discussion with the CEOs of the Best Entrepreneurial Companies
  • The Science of Successful Entrepreneurs
  • Understanding Capital Wisdom
  • How to Create Innovation into Your Business
  • Up your Game with a Distinctive Brand Positioning
  • Moving forward: Opportunity for Malaysia Companies


Business Owners, Entrepreneurs CEOs, Entrepreneur COOs, MDs, Start Ups, SMEs



KC See is the founder of Quest Group of Companies, CEO of MasteryAsia, an Entrepreneur, Speaker and a Best-Selling Author. Over the past decades, he has worked with many companies, CEOs and directors from SME to multi-national organization to improve their business, performance, productivity and profitability. Up to date, he has owned more than 13 businesses some including digital technology company, mobile apps Development Company, health care and medical devices company, Real Estate Agency, Training Company. And now, he is in the biggest trend and growth in the health care area – AfterBirth Care!


Dr. Viraj is the Chief Executive Officer of PlaTCOM Ventures Sdn Bhd. His expertise lies in technology transfer and innovation. Dr. Viraj has gathered a wealth of knowledge and experience in the field through working for elite organisations such as the University of Oxford and University of Warwick as well as private companies. Prior to being appointed as the CEO of PlaTCOM Ventures, Dr. Viraj held the position of Senior Vice President and Head of Innovation Business Opportunities (IBO) at Agensi Inovasi Malaysia (AIM), the parent organisation of PlaTCOM Ventures Sdn Bhd.


Nazrin Hassan is the Group Chief Executive Officer of Cradle Fund Sdn. Bhd. (Cradle), an organisation that manages the Cradle Investment Programme (CIP) which provides early stage funding for technology start-ups. Nazrin served as a board member of the Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC) from April 2014 to February 2015 and is currently a board member of Cradle’s venture capital arm, Cradle Seed Ventures (CSV).


Chandran Rama Muthy is the CEO of Malindo Air. He is an airline professional with 13 years of experience in Airline Management spanning across five airlines in Asia Pacific. In the last 8 years, key focus has been in the area of revenue management, sales & marketing, airline commercial systems & distributions flight operation with diversified experience in setting up new airline, stations, routes and market development. His current responsibility is heading Malindo Air, a Malaysian based airline and successfully set up the airline from ground zero to an operation of 27 aircraft, over 30 destinations, 80 flight routes and 150 daily flight departures daily.The total staffs reporting direct and indirectly are 2500 Malaysians.


Andrew is a serial entrepreneur and the founding partner in two venture capital firm where he managed a pool of funds totaling up to 50million USD in which he is leading the firm’s investment and management team. Prior to CrowdPlus, Andrew was the Managing Partner and a financial-services investor at Tinkbig Venture and Appshack Asia. While at TinkBig Venture, he led investments in thirty two startup deals with other co VC amounted a total of 10million USD committed fund. Prior to that, Andrew was a private-equity investor where he regularly advised his limited Partners on private-equity deals and fund formation. Before that he successfully listed his company at the MESDAQ Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur Securities Exchange and Hong Kong Growth Enterprise Market where he learned the intricacies of the stock market.

Founder & Chief Psychologist, SportPsych Consulting, Sportify, and Performance Leadership Pte Ltd
Associate Faculty (Psychology & Sports/PE), Singapore University of Social Sciences. Edgar Tham is Singapore's pioneer sport & performance psychologist. He was the former team consultant and travelling psychologist to numerous national teams preparing for the SEA Games, Asian Games, Commonwealth Games, Olympic Games, Paralympic Games, and World Championships since 1993. He is an associate faculty member in Psychology and Sports/PE at the Singapore University of Social Sciences, and co-author of Mental Toughness Strategies (2010) and In the Zone: The Mindset for Peak Performance (1997). Edgar's expertise is in the psychology of peak performance under pressure and stress. As such, he is a much sought-after coach and trainer to high performers from many domains outside of sport, including the military, business, sales, marketing, financial trading, education, etc. Edgar practices what he preaches; as an entrepreneur, he owns and co-runs a few consulting and training companies with regional presence in Southeast Asia. His latest research has led him to identify several important traits associated with successful entrepreneurs across different industries.


Sam Shafie is the CEO pitchIN and WatchTower and Friends (WTF) Accelerator. pitchIN is a registered market operator by the Securities Commission to offer Equity Crowdfunding. pitchIN is Malaysia’s homegrown premier crowdfunding platform having pioneered crowdfunding in Malaysia. pitchIN is best described as Malaysia’s national crowdfunding platform, having championed crowdfunding since 2012 and offering both Reward and Equity crowdfunding services. It is a registered equity crowdfunding operator with the Securities Commission. pitchIN Equity went live in March 2016 and to date it has successfully funded 7 deals. It has raised over RM4 million to date, making it the number one ECF platform in Malaysia. WatchTower and Friends (WTF) Accelerator, is an accelerator program that is focused on investing in early stage tech startups. To date, WTF Accelerator has invested in 29 tech startups in Malaysia since January 2015. Prior to setting up pitchIN and WTF Accelerator, Sam spent 16 years in public service, serving the AG Chambers as a Deputy Public Prosecutor as well as stints in the Securities Commission and the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission.


Ian Lai is a founder of Brandtalks Asia, corporate & personal branding consultant, and corporate training & coach. He has 15 years of working experience in branding, advertising & design in Singapore & Malaysia, since graduating from an art college in 1998. In 2003, he co-founded a branding consultancy with network that spans across Singapore, Kuala Lumpur & Penang. Ian was involved in collaborations with Nestlé, Nescafé, Maggi, Milo, Old Chang Kee, as well as Edwin Jeans. In 2009, Ian founded Brandtalks™. Within a short period of time, their clientele has expanded to Penang, Langkawi, Indonesia, Singapore as well as Taiwan. Now, as a passionate branding practitioner as well as trainer, Ian & Jane has developed a Personal Branding Programme that aims to bring the best out of individuals, by improving 3 aspect – How people SEES you; How people HEARS you; How people FEELS about you.

Ahyat Ishak


He is the founder of the ‘Strategic Property Investor Model’, his workshops; seminars, talks and writings have helped Malaysians create immense and sustainable wealth through property investment. He 1st began property investing a decade ago and was a property millionaire before the age of 30, having started from humble beginnings. He is active in the property investment speaking circuit, having spoken in the largest property events in Malaysia and abroad such as MAPEX, iProperty.com, PropertyGuru Expos, MAPIS (Malaysian Annual Property Investment Summit) and MAPC (Malaysian Annual Property Conference). He has appeared on TV and has also received many invitations from developers for talks and consultation. Besides, he also interviewed at BFM89.9.


Nadhir Ashafiq is the Co-Founder & Executive Director of TheLorry – an on-demand logistics platform that connects customers to lorry, van and 4x4 drivers. He previously co-founded Glokalise, a social networking app and has experience working in air freight logistics and investment banking


Noor Azman Yusof is the founder and CEO of Online Dynamics Group, a media group that owns and operates Malaysia’s first & only business TV channel, Capital TV and publishes WARTA, a free Malay weekly newspaper launched early this year. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountant in England & Wales and has 26 years of professional experience gained in Malaysia, England and Ireland. His career started with PriceWaterhouseCoopers in England & Malaysia before moving on to the corporate world with the Peremba Group. He was actively involved in various key corporate exercises of the Group, including the conception and implementation of Cyberjaya development. His foray into entrepreneurship began 14 years ago and he’s enjoying all the challenges so far.


Dato’ Sri Dr. Ricky Yaw Founder of Group Managing Director of Eakon Group Of Companies and currently is the National Vice President of SME Association of Malaysia , President of ASEAN - Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Association (ASEAN - ACRA) and Immediate Past President of Malaysian Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Association (MACRA) He has been involved in the Air Conditioning, Mechanical Ventilation & Refrigeration Construction Industry for more than 25 years. He is also actively involve in Vocational education, currently he is certified Vocational Training Manager & Assessor for Vocational training in Air Conditioning.


Jazzmine Cheah is the Founder and Principal Trainer of Image At Work, a company that provides soft skills training aimed to help corporate executives, professionals, marketing and retail personnel to achieve successful projection of professional branding and image. Her forte is in aligning the Personal Brand of an individual with the Corporate Image & Identity to impact the corporation’s brand presence. She enhances the excellence pursuit of her client’s corporate branding by empowering their employees with the right professional image, business etiquette and communication skills.


Matthew Chong is the Founder and CEO of BRANDKER – Global Entrepreneurs Community. BRANDKER is a digital platform with a Connector (Networking), Educator (Education) and Incubator (Funding) for entrepreneurs all around the world. In 2014, Matthew was the Top 30 Finalist of the Ten Outstanding Young Malaysian Awards of the Year. In 2015, he was the Top Nominee for the Ernst and Young Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year. Matthew was also the Founder of Malaysia’s fastest growing local coffee chain store, COSANS Coffee. With a passion for education, Matthew’s vision is to empower more ASEAN brands to excel in the global marketplace. As an entrepreneur who has founded 10 different businesses and almost 20 years of entrepreneurial journey, he identified challenges faced by entrepreneurs and incorporated industry insights in his formulation of exclusive branding strategy courses. He hopes to equip entrepreneurs with valuable, practical branding knowledge to build successful businesses.

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Eco Ardence Sales Gallery, PT 8, Persiaran Setia Alam, Eco Ardence, 40170 Shah Alam, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.
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