Ashran Dato’ Ghazi
A graduate of University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA with a Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance & CIS), Ashran started his career in Oil & Gas sector with Petronas MITCO. He is a well-known figure in the local and regional entrepreneurship ecosystem and has led many organizations namely; Chairman, New Entrepreneurs Foundation (myNEF); Chairman, myHarapan; President, Malaysian Association of Bumiputera ICT Industry & Entrepreneurs (NEF); and Deputy Chairman, Global Innovation & Entrepreneurship Foundation. In addition, he also served as an Advisory Board Member to Malaysian SME Development Academy (MASMED) as well as a Board Member for SME Corp.
Ashran was appointed as the CEO of MaGIC in May 2016 and is now driving MaGIC to be a leading creativity and innovation centre for startups.