About the speaker

About The Speaker [Datuk Yasmin Mahmood]


Datuk Yasmin Mahmood
Managing Partner, FutureReady Consulting



Datuk Yasmin Mahmood is a much sought-after global thought leader in Digital Economy Transformation, Consultancy, and Implementation throughout the ASEAN region.

Throughout her illustrious career spanning three decades, Datuk Yasmin had served both the Public and Private Sectors, including top leadership positions in Microsoft Malaysia, Hewlett-Packard, Dell Asia Pacific, and Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation. Presently, Datuk Yasmin serves in non-executive roles, including as Chair of Heriot-Watt University Malaysia Board and Chairman of Skymind Holdings Bhd, a global leader in AI technology. She also currently serves on the board of Malaysia Industrial Development Finance (MIDF), Bintulu Port Holdings, and Board of Trustee for Yayasan Peneraju Pendidikan Bumiputera.

Datuk Yasmin has also represented Malaysia and ASEAN at major international events which include the World Economic Forum (WEF), International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF); as well as having been interviewed by international media such as Forbes, the Economist, CNBC and Bloomberg for her thoughts and insights.

In 2018, Datuk Yasmin was recognised as one of the world’s 100 most influential people in Digital Government by Apolitical, an independent UK-based global network for government which focuses on helping public servants find solutions to issues.

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