Dato’​ Dr Amirudin Abdul Wahab

CEO, Cybersecurity Malaysia, Malaysia

Dato Ts. Dr Haji Amirudin Abdul Wahab is the Chief Executive Officer of CyberSecurity Malaysia, a cybersecurity specialist and technical agency that monitors e-sovereignty of the country. He has more than 30 years of ICT working experience in telecom and IT sector in both public and private sectors. A PhD holder from University of Queensland, Australia, Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from University of Duqubue, Iowa, USA, Master’s in information technology, National University of Malaysia (UKM) and also a Bachelor of Science Engineering in Electrical Engineering from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA.

Dato’ Ts. Dr. Amir became the first Malaysian to chair the World Trustmark Alliance (2014 - 2015); received Outstanding Chief Information/Security Officer at the 10th ASEAN CIO| CSO Summit and Awards 2014 in Vietnam and was bestowed Distinguished Alumni Award Winner 2021 by Australian Alumni Awards. On 28 June 2022, Dato’ Ts. Dr Amir was conferred the 2022 World Digital Economy Distinguished Leader Award by the KSI Strategic Institute for Asia Pacific. On 22 Oct 2022, he has been awarded Blockchain Icon of the Year 2022.