Sourav Rout

SME - Emerging Technologies

Sourav Rout is a senior management professional, having worked for most of his decade-old career in the telecoms sector, with additional exposure to the cybersecurity and data science industries. Based in Belgium, Sourav has worked with the largest telcos in the country across different functions including strategy, analytics, project management, partnerships, and business process management.

Emerging technologies (and the Internet of Things in particular) are a key focus area for Sourav. He advises companies on realizing the full potential of evolving digital capabilities to overcome operational hurdles and help in sustained growth. He is a member of the Wiley Innovation Advisory Council IoT Chapter and the Internet of Things Council Europe. Sourav holds the MBA and Masters in Telecoms credentials from top global schools.

Adrian Limanto

SME - Digital Marketing Specialist

Adrian Limanto is a Google Ads certified Digital Marketing Practitioner with years of experience in Web Development and Digital Marketing (All rounded in SEM, SEO, Social Media, eCommerce, performance marketing and data analytics). Having had years of experience working with numerous clients from various industries such as education, healthcare, F&B, hospitality and property, he has broad professional knowledge in digital technology execution.

Adrian has a proven ability to manage business requirements and implement large-scale systems infrastructures. For the past eight years, he was involved in major project design experiences. He can liaison between technical and non-technical divisions. Besides, he has an established capability in planning and implementing budgets and procedures related to technology implementation and digital marketing. He holds a Bachelor of Multimedia with Honors and a Master of Computer Science degree from Lancaster University, UK. His personal goal is to be able to share his knowledge with others and to encourage people to grow.

Sivanesuvary Appukudy


Sivanesuvary Appukudy is a former Deputy Director at the National Institute of Public Administration, (INTAN) Malaysia and former head of the INTAN Blue Ocean Strategy Centre. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honours and a Postgraduate Diploma in Education from the University of Malaya, and as an Administrative and Diplomatic Officer in the Malaysian Civil Service, has served in a number of ministries in the Malaysian public service since 1979.

Under INTAN, the training arm of the Public Service Department, she had been a trainer and consultant to various government sector agencies and had trained thousands of public servants in the field of Human Resource Development, Management, and Organizational Development. She hence has intimate knowledge of the workings of public services and also a wide network of official contacts. Having been trained in Blue Ocean Strategy at INSEAD France she now provides Blue Ocean Strategy training and consultancy to public sector organizations and is a working member of the National Strategic Execution Summit that oversees execution of Malaysia’s National Blue Ocean Strategies.

Recently, she graduated MBA with special focus in Blue Ocean Strategy at UCSI University. She has strong training skills and brings with her vast experience in dealing with multi-stakeholder government related projects.

Kenth Teh

SME – Reinventing Sales

Kenth is the affiliate consultant of UCSI Consulting group. He is also the founder of Strategic Titans Consulting Group -- a leading sales training and consulting firm. He has over 20 years of professional experience in people management, branding, marketing, trade marketing, sales, training and organizational development across FMCG, financial, media & advertising, building materials industries.

Kenth has trained over 5000 executives in organizational, sales and marketing effectiveness. He currently resides in Melbourne. Kenth works with top financial institutions like Westpac Group, NAB and Bank of Melbourne in growing their lending portfolio.

Some of his previous clients in Malaysia are:

Associate Professor Dr Pek Chuen Khee

SME – Innovation & Design Thinking

Dr PEK Chuen Khee, Eugene is currently an associate professor and head of postgraduate studies of Faculty of Business and Information Science, UCSI University. Pek had his first hands-on experience of design thinking when he participated in a workshop at the University College of Dublin Innovation Academy in Ireland. He also received a certificate on Design Thinking and Innovation from the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia (MOOC). Pek has conducted many workshops on design thinking for among others, QS Enrolment Solutions, Malaysia, University of Nottingham Malaysia and university students in Taiwan, Indonesia and Malaysia.

Pek obtained his Bachelor of Science (Economics) Honours from the University of London in 1997. He then received his Master of Economics and Ph.D in Economics from the School of Economics, Faculty of Economics and Business, National University of Malaysia (UKM) in 2000 and 2009, respectively. Pek also earned his Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCHE) from the University of Nottingham in 2016. Pek is a Fellow of Higher Education UK, Professional Green Economist of Green Economics Institute UK, Senior Fellow of the World Institute of Sustainable Development Planners Hong Kong, Certified Trainer and Planner of Sustainable Development endorsed by UNESCO Hong Kong Association, Certified Trainer of Human Resources Development Fund Malaysia and Certified Trainer for Global Business Services of UKM. He is currently an Adjunct Professor of Gratia Christian College, Hong Kong, Board Member of Gratia Business School External Advisory Board, and was a Visiting Associate Professor of Tunghai University, Taiwan and Petra Christian University, Indonesia. He was also an External Examiner for Business Foundation Programmes in Heriot-Watt University Malaysia.