Juhaidah Joemin is the Wonder Woman in creative content production. As the Co-Founder, Managing Director as well as Executive Producer, she oversees creative development and project execution for the company original IPs and co‐production properties of children and family entertainment. With over 18 years experience within the creative industry, Juhaidah’s expertise includes industry development, content creation, animation production and management, as well as television & broadcasting. She was awarded “Great Women of Our Time Award 2013” for her contributions in the Arts & Media Industry by the Women’s Weekly Malaysia. This brain behind Giggle Garage Sdn Bhd is a local and international award winner and nominee, including the NEF-Awani Best Animation Award, International Emmy Kids Award and many more.
Elaine Ann is the master in strategic innovation consultancy of China’s market. As the Founder/Director of Kaizor Innovation, she is a veteran of the early dot-com era since mid 90's, having worked for major international companies in New York, Silicon Valley and San Francisco. Kaizor’s clients ranges from Multi-nationals, Asian companies, SMEs to Startups. Utilising her vast experience in strategic innovation, research, as well as defining innovative products and services, she also trained executives and students alike on New Product/Services Innovation and User Experience.
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Jesús Ramirez is a digital graphics expert, speaker, and educator specializing in Adobe Photoshop. Jesús has over ten years of professional design experience and has worked with clients such as Adobe, Microsoft, Motorola, and Conde Nast.
Jesús is best known as the founder of the Photoshop Training Channel, one of the most popular Photoshop YouTube channels in the world. You can find his articles and tutorials in many well-known publications and blogs, including the Adobe Creative Cloud Blog, Adobe's Create Magazine, and Photoshop User Magazine.
Jesús has been a speaker at many industry related events worldwide. Most notably Adobe MAX, Adobe SUMMIT, Australia’s Adobe MAKE IT, CreativeLive, CreativePro, Photoshop World, Pluralsight LIVE, and Talent Land in Mexico.
Zee Avi is a Malaysian singer/songwriter, guitarist, ukulele player and visual artist. Her journey started 11 years ago, where since then she has lived and sold albums all over the world. Since 2007, Zee has released 2 albums and an EP. Her debut album has been certified Gold in 4 countries. Ghostbird , her second album, was also featured in Starbucks across America making Zee the first Malaysian artist to be included in such a campaign. Both albums received many accolades and praise in the press with reviews in Teen Vogue, Esquire, Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, Paste and many more. This award winning artist has made inspirational engagements to young people around the world through her creativity.
Paul Burnett, Principal Evangelist, Creative Cloud, APAC Paul is the Principal Evangelist for Creative Cloud in APAC. Before Adobe Paul ran his own Design, Web and Video Company MAD - Multimedia Art Design for many years, and also worked as the Senior APAC Evangelist for Macromedia. With over 20 years experience in the industry, Paul believes that clean, simple design, engaging interactivity, and creativity make for a great user experience.
Victor is a visionary and thoughtful leader in the user-centred innovation world. Through his strong passion for design, he excel in materialising ideas into award winning solutions. The drive is to continually provide top-tier, strategic design solutions, from traditional to user experience-centric design.
Craig Bushman is Certiport’s Marketing guy! As the Vice President of Marketing, Craig is responsible for global campaign marketing, events, partner & product marketing, branding, public relations and marketing communications. With over 20 years of experience in software industries, Craig has directed diverse teams including product management, product marketing, international sales, field and global marketing, event, brand and communications management. Craig has been instrumental in driving new international business by building teams from the ground up.
Natalie Sit, the Founder and CEO of Acestar, through great efforts and hard work has built a company that prides itself in demonstrating a unique Acestarian work culture – one that exudes strong passion & commitment to delivering a great Customer eXperience to its Customers. In 2016, Natalie was awarded the prestigious SOBA Best Female Entrepreneur-of-the-Year Award by The Star Media.
Acestar, which was awarded the SOBA Most Promising Company Award in 2015, was again recognized in 2016 with the SOBA Best Employer of the Year (Silver) Award 2016. These accolades are testimony to a company that believes in delivering a great Customer eXperience and great Value to its Customers.
An intuitive and visionary leader, Sri possesses an in-depth knowledge of the Southeast Asia and India markets, and is passionate in challenging the norm together with his team, to deliver the best possible experiences for customers.
As the MD for Adobe SEA, Sri is committed to accelerating the development of its enterprise business, through forging strong customer and channel- relationships.
Hussin Khan is a certified trainer and instructor specializing in Animation, Games, VR & VFX. He runs EFXCO Sdn Bhd, a learning center in Cyberjaya, Malaysia which offers professional training and certification for Graphics & Motion Design, Game Development and Visual Effects. Recently, he has been working on creating real-time content for Virtual & Augment reality. He stronglybelieves that AR/VR is the next big thing in Education, Entertainment and Marketing & Advertising. EFXCO is an Authorised Training Centre for Adobe, Unity and NUKE. efxco.my
Fariz co-founded Motiofixo, a motion graphics studio, in 2007. Since then Motiofixo has attracted the best talent in the field and distinguished itself as one of a new generation of daring motion graphics studios that introduces a new benchmark in the local design scene.
Fariz’s clients include Honda, Samsung, Mastercard, HugoBoss and Volkswagen. He has also collaborated with artists such as Yuna and Yusuf Islam on music videos.
A Visionary Architect with a passion in providing solutions through technology innovation. As a CO-FOUNDER & CEO of 3 MSC Companies, with a MISSION to provide innovative solutions for businesses to reach out resources globally to reinvent business model through technology & financial integration to achieve operational efficiency. MY3DVISION is dedicated to elevate social & economic growth through global support platforms to achieve Global Presence.
Vivian Toh started working as a part-time writer in 2007. Later, she served as vice president in the Graphic Design Association of Malaysia between 2011 and 2013. The year 2013 also saw her putting together the DESIGNED radio show on Bernama Radio24, and organising MEX – a magazine exhibition – that debuted at the Penang’s Georgetown Festival.
With a great push from her father, she found her passion in editorial in CUTOUT, an independent design magazine that started in 2009. Over the years, CUTOUT has won multiple design awards from Golden Pin Design Award to Red Dot Design Award, DFA Design for Asia Awards, and the list goes on.
She is now mainly focused on managing Tsubaki Studio, a design business of ten years, which she co-owns with well-established graphic designer, Jay Lim. To view their design portfolio, visit www.tsubakistudio.net