About The Speaker

About The Speaker [M Nazri]


M Nazri
Founder / CEO, MyFinB Group | Executive Chairman, MyFinB Ventures | Founder, Centre of AI Innovation (Global) | Hon-Consul, Cabo Verde (West Africa)



Nazri specialises in AI and cognitive analytics, having spent more than two decades as a practitioner in these fields. Regarded as one of the early pioneers to deploy AI-based analytics in Asia-Pacific since early 2000, Nazri leads the digital transformation strategies for public, private and non-profit organisations globally where he serves as the AI advisor to public and private institutions (enterprises and public listed companies) via the Group’s Digital AI Labs (DIAL) Programmes.

Nazri is the Chairman of the AI World Summit (AIWS) Steering Committee and has successfully built a strong global community of AI adopters and practitioners in more than 30 countries.

As at 11 July 2021, Nazri is ranked #1 globally in three categories: AI, Digital Transformation and Predictive Analytics by Thinkers360, a US-based independent body and marketplace for thought leaders based. He was also recently awarded the Global Chamber 2020 Excellence Award for Global Partnerships and Innovation. In 2018 Nazri was named as one of the World’s Top 500 Influential Personalities in the Islamic world and economy (AI). Nazri was also awarded the Asia Pacific’s Top Young Business Leader Award in 2010 by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry.

Nazri was previously part of the investment and research team of international asset management groups where he managed a portfolio of more than USD5 billion in Asia-Pacific (ex-Japan) – before joining an international ratings agency (Fitch Ratings) where he covered regional financial institutions in Asia.

He is presently the Honorary Consul for The Republic of Cabo Verde; Member, Board of Governors for Republic Polytechnic (Singapore) and Advisor to its School of Infocomm. Nazri was previously appointed as the Chairman of the Investment Committee of the Malay Heritage Foundation (a statutory body of the Singapore government) where he was also its board member.

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