Dr. Mazlan Abbas
Small Business Owner in Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Dr Mazlan is ranked 50 Most Impactful Smart Cities Leaders by World CSR 2017, No. 20th Thought Leader in IOT by 2014 Onalytics Report – “The Internet of Things - Top 100 Thought Leaders”, ranked Top 10 in IoT Top 100 Influencers by Postscapes, ranked Top 100 in Smart Cities Top Experts by Agilience Authority Index May 2016. He has 30 years of experience and accomplishments in a senior management capacity primarily accountable for R&D, Product Development Innovation & Solutions, Technology Management, Network Operations and Academia.
Before co-founded FAVORIOT in April 2017, he spent 2.5 years in REDtone IOT as CEO, 8 years in MIMOS Berhad as Senior Director Wireless Communications Cluster where he is responsible to lead, strategize and manage the Applied R&D activities in Wireless Communications technology.
He also spent 13 years in CELCOM (mobile operator), handling many senior management positions (including R&D, Billing Operations, Technology & Technical Management, Network Administration & Management, Mobile Data, Integrated Business Solutions and Mobility Solutions). Before Celcom, he spent ten years as an academician at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.
Dr.Mazlan is a frequent speaker in many major & established IT and telco conferences locally and globally. He has served as MOSTI's Innofund, Technofund and Science Fund (ICT Cluster) Technical & Commercial Evaluation Committee and sits on Industry Advisory Panel (IAP) for several local universities.
Dr. Mazlan graduated from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia with a BEE (1984), University of Essex (UK) with MSc. in Telematics (1986) and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia with a Ph.D. in Telecommunications (1993).