Senior Executive Director, KSI Strategic Institute for Asia Pacific /Digital Entrepreneurs & Angel Investor, Digital Way Ventures Ltd, Malaysia

Speaking Session

Short Biography

DATO’ WEI CHUAN BENG is an active industry captain and recognized entrepreneur in telecommunication and the digital /ICT industry with an illustrious career developing the nations’ digital/ICT industry and actively contributing to various national initiatives.

Dato’ Wei is currently the Council Member of National Digital Economy and Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR 4.0), which is chaired by the Prime Minister of Malaysia. The council serves as a delivery-driven governance structure to implement the blueprint, MyDIGITAL to bring Malaysia towards a bright digital future.

Dato’ Wei joins as a Senior Executive Director of KSI Strategic Institute and also a Non-Executive Director on the board of Red One Holdings Bhd.

Dato’ Wei serves as the Champion of Digital Productivity Nexus under the auspices of Malaysia Productivity Cooperation (MPC). Dato’ Wei was appointed as a Commission Member of the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) from 1 October 2018 for a period of 2 years.

Dato’ Wei’s entrepreneurial journey began when he co-founded REDtone Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (REDtone) in 1996. REDtone was a founding MSC status company, that has been known to do R&D in the digital/ICT industry. He successfully listed his company in 2004 and exited in 2015. He has been active in angel investing since then.

Dato’ Wei has also contributed immensely to the nations higher education system. He has been conducting Entrepreneur Development Program, public lectures and talks on entrepreneurship since 2015 in universities and conferences. As a founder of digital infrastructure and services solutions provider, he continues to capitalize on his keen understanding of digital future and embark on the journey of personal social responsibility through angel investment, promotion and support of entrepreneurship.