International Conference on Technology and Innovation Management

Theme: Humanizing Innovation for a Sustainable and Resilient Future


The Centre for Knowledge and Innovation Management (CEKIM), Faculty of Management, Multimedia University is set to hold its third conference titled `International Conference on Technology and Innovation Management 2023 (ICTIM 2023)’ which carries the theme `Humanizing Innovation for a Sustainable and Resilient Future’. This conference will bring together academic researchers, industry players, policymakers and civil society leaders to engage and share the latest trends and development in technology and innovation management.


    All accepted papers will be published in indexed journals (subject to meeting individual journals requirement) or proceedings. Following are participating journals:

  • International Journal of Technology (IJTech); ISSN: 2086-9614; SCOPUS

  • Journal of System and Management Sciences (JSMS); ISSN:1816-6075 e-ISSN:1818-0523; SCOPUS

  • International Journal of Economics and Management (IJEM); ISSN 1823-836X, e-ISSN 2600-9390; SCOPUS

  • Journal of Logistics, Informatics and Service Science (JLISS); ISSN:2409-2665; SCOPUS

  • International Journal of Management, Finance and Accounting (IJOMFA); eISSN: 2735-1009; MyJurnal

  • All papers must be original and not simultaneously submitted to another journal or conference. A maximum of 20 page(s) manuscript is to be prepared according to the following template.



    Digital transformation, Entrepreneurial culture in innovation, Start-ups and sandboxes, Human capital and knowledge management, Leadership, teamwork, and innovative behavior, Institutional collaboration, and social networks, Data analytics, Design thinking, Agile innovation methods and value chains, Intellectual Property Rights and technology transfer, Operation and supply chain management, Project management, risk management and business continuity, Technology and market/service readiness level, Total Quality Management, Innovation valley of death.


    Mission-oriented innovation, Impact of innovation on society and environment, Consumer-centric innovation, Disruptive innovation Innovation value creation, Social innovation, Human-centered design in innovations, innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem, Innovation and ESG (Environment, Social & Governance)


Mr. Safuan Zairi

Chief Ecosystem Development Officer, MRANTI

Driven by passion, creativity and innovation, Safuan is notable in the digital and technology innovation ecosystem. Safuan has held key management roles in various organisations, local as well as MNC. He is also a drone evangelist at heart, successfully elevating Malaysia's DroneTech industry and ecosystem players. With more than 23 years of relevant industry experience, Safuan advocates for Malaysia's tech-startup community via MOSTI's National Technology and Innovation Sandbox (NTIS) programme and MaGIC's proven Global Accelerator Programme (GAP) and Impact Innovation programmes. Safuan is currently MRANTI's Chief Ecosystem Development Officer and supports MRANTI’s developmental and sustainability mandates of fast-tracking commercialisation and maximising Return on Ideas for technology and innovative solutions via the Ecosystem Development's offerings of strategic partnerships, demand-led programmes and forward-thinking initiatives. Safuan holds a Bachelor of Law and an MBA.


Prof. Ir. Dr. Hairul Azhar Abdul Rashid

Vice President, Market Exploration, Engagement and Touchpoints (MEET), Multimedia University

Hairul is a Professor at the Faculty of Engineering, focusing on specialty optical fibre devices and sensors. He is currently the Vice President, Market Exploration, Engagement and Touchpoints (MEET) where he leads a team that strategically plans, implements and monitors all activities pertaining to touchpoint management and external engagement. Prior to this position, Hairul was the Vice President for Research, Industry Collaboration and Engagement (RICE), overseeing all activities pertaining research, innovation, commercialization and industrial collaboration in MMU. Hairul obtained his PhD in Optical Communication Systems from MMU in 2007. He has since, led research projects focusing on designing and fabrication of specialty optical fiber for communications and sensors. His team has secured grants close to RM12.9 million from PETRONAS, MOSTI, MOHE and TM. Hairul has published 164 peer- reviewed journals and 57 conference papers. He has filed 2 patents and was granted 6 Industrial Designs (ID). In 2014, he was awarded ‘Top Research S cientists Malaysia’ by Academy of Sciences, Malaysia. He also has two spin-off two companies, Lumisyns Sdn Bhd and Optodyne Sdn. Bhd. These companies focus on commercializing radiation dosimetry systems and specialty optical fibres respectively.

Mr. Mohamad Hazizol Mohd Nayan

Project Manager at Daya Insan Solutions, Farm Operation Manager at Braintree Technologies, Head of Technical Specialist for Sigma Group

Mohamad Hazizol is a graduate in mechanical engineering from Ungku Omar Polytechnic. He has 10 years of experience in technical engineering, specializing in mechatronic engineering. He also has 5 years of expertise in supply chain management. In 2020, he ventured into modern farming practices in response to the challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.


Mr Zachary Aman

Entrepreneur, Strategist, Thinker, Creator, Grower, Investor, and Educator
Founder and CEO, JustGood Group and Idea Company

An entrepreneur who advocates optimizing technology and innovation to solve agriculture challenges, Zachary believes that the future of growth strategies is depended on integration and best practices with emphasis on traceability across the food value chain. Zachary’s knowledge in agri-tech brings an immense wealth of experience with unprecedented support to his team. Starting with Malaysia as the incubation hub, Zachary plans to expand and broaden JustGood Group’s footprint regionally in the next five years, with the aim to lead the group into flagship positions in their respective markets. JustGood Group is a subsidiary of Idea Company. Founded on the mission to create powerful transformative brands through strategic consultancy and management, Idea Company is the brainchild of Zachary. Known for his bold, and innovative leadership skills, some of his notable work includes the F2 World Cup Power Boat Race. With a strong background in Malaysian agricultural, Zachary was instrumental in setting up and operating thousands of hectares of oil palm estates as well as oil palm milling companies. He remains as a director at Regional Harvest Sdn Bhd through his advisory role and continuously consults as an independent advisor for various agri-tech and oil palm companies to help achieve exponential growth. Zachary is a graduate from Deakin University, Australia with a Double Bachelor Degree with Honours in Information Systems and Commerce.



Chair: Dr Arnifa Asmawi
Co-Chair: Assoc Prof Ts. Dr Magiswary Dorasamy
Publicity Chair: Ms Diyana Abdul Mahad
Registration and Programme Chair: Ms Zarehan Selamat
Technical Chair: Ts. Dr R. Kanesaraj Ramasamy
Technical Co-Chair: Ms Suraya Md Suyod
Publication Chair: Prof. Aboul Ella Hassanien, Cairo University, Egypt


Technical Chair: Ts. Dr R. Kanesaraj Ramasamy (Multimedia University, Malaysia)
Technical Co-Chair: Ms Suraya Md Suyod (Multimedia University, Malaysia)
Prof Dr Chew Kok Wai (Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management and Technology, Malaysia)
Prof Dr Maniam Kaliannan (University of Nottingham Malaysia)
Assoc Prof Ts. Dr Magiswary Dorasamy (Multimedia University, Malaysia)
Assoc Prof Ts. Dr Patrick Soh Chin Hooi (Multimedia University, Malaysia)
Assoc Prof Ts. Dr Rathimala Kannan (Multimedia University, Malaysia)
Assoc Prof Dr Adidah Lajis (Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Assoc Prof Dr Dahlan Abdul Ghani (Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Assoc Prof Dr Megat Farez Azril bin Zuhairi (Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Assoc Prof Dr Parameswaran Subramanian (Christ University, India)
Ts. Alia Amira Abd Rahman (Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Ts. Nurasma’ Shamsuddin (Multimedia University, Malaysia)
Ts. Rubiah Mohd Yunus (Multimedia University, Malaysia)
Dr Abdullah Al Mamun Sarwar (Multimedia University, Malaysia)
Dr Chan Kar Hoong (Multimedia University, Malaysia)
Dr Chia Yen Yang (Xiamen University Malaysia)
Dr Dian Indiyati (Telkom University, Indonesia)
Dr Lim Kah Boon (Multimedia University, Malaysia)
Dr Mazni Alias (Multimedia University, Malaysia)
Dr Mohammad Okour (Philadelphia University, Jordan)
Dr Mohd Fairuz Abd Rahim (Multimedia University, Malaysia)
Dr Nasreen Khan (Multimedia University, Malaysia)
Dr Ng Tuan Hock (Multimedia University, Malaysia)
Dr Nguyen Thi Phuong Lan (Multimedia University, Malaysia)
Dr Puspita Wulansari (Telkom University, Indonesia)
Dr Siow May Ling (Universiti Putra Malaysia)
Dr Teh Boon Heng (Multimedia University, Malaysia)
Dr W Omar Ali Saifuddin Wan Ismail (Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Malaysia)
Dr Yuen Yee Yen (Multimedia University, Malaysia)
Dr. Zuhanis Mansor (Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Mr Bambang Pudjoatmodjo (Telkom University, Indonesia)
Mr Vincent Chan (Multimedia University, Malaysia)
Ms Anushia Chelvarayan (Multimedia University, Malaysia)
Ms Erma Haryani Esahar (Multimedia University, Malaysia)
Ms Hamsatulazura Hamzah (Multimedia University, Malaysia)
Ms Jawahir Che Mustapha @ Yusuf (Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Ms Jessifa Joanna Mohd Supian (Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Ms Mar Syazana Maslin (Multimedia University, Malaysia)
Ms Masyarah Zulhaida Masmuzidin (Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Ms Siti Rohana Ahmad (Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Ms Venushini Rajendran (Multimedia University, Malaysia)
Ms Zarehan Selamat (Multimedia University, Malaysia)