Chief Executive Officer, Cybersecurity Malaysia
DATO’ Ts. DR HAJI AMIRUDIN ABDUL WAHAB FASc (“Dato’ Ts. Dr. Amir”) 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 the telecom and IT sector in both public as well as private sectors.
Dato’ Ts. Dr. Amir holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from School of Information Technology & Electrical Engineering (ITEE), University of Queensland, Australia; Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) University of Duqubue, Iowa, USA; Master’s in information technology, National University of Malaysia (UKM) and a Bachelor of Science Engineering in Electrical Engineering from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA.
Dato’ Ts. Dr. Amir received Outstanding Chief Information/Security Officer at the 10th ASEAN CIO| CSO Summit and Awards 2014 in Vietnam bestowed Distinguished Alumni Award Winner 2021 by Australian Alumni Awards. On 28 June 2022, Dato’ Ts. Dr Amir was conferred 2022 World Digital Economy Distinguished Leader Award by the KSI Strategic Institute for Asia Pacific. Recently, in 22 Oct 2022, Dato Dr Amir has been awarded Blockchain Icon of the Year 2022. On 5 November 2022, he was awarded the Honorary Doctorate in Information Technology (Cybersecurity) from University of Technical Melaka.