Dr. Poo Kuan Hoong


With 15 years of academic and research experience, Dr Poo is a passionate practitioner in the area of Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. A graduate of Nagoya Institute of Technology (Japan), Dr. Poo holds a Doctorate degree (Ph.D.) in Computer Science, a Master of Information Technology (UKM), and a Bachelor of Science (UKM). He is currently working as Lead Data Scientist where he applies his combination of research and industrial experience in Big Data Analytics, Data Mining, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence to provide innovative solutions. Besides that Dr Poo founded two communities in Malaysia: Malaysia R User Group and TensorFlow & Deep Learning Malaysia User Group.

Dr. Yu Yong Poh


Dr. Yu Yong Poh has been actively involved in project development for many years. He has completed and delivered several DS/AI projects or applications. Additionally, He has also been conducting many professional training workshops, which cover data science, machine learning, big data, text and image analytics, Python and R etc. 

Prof. Dr. Kamarul Imran Musa

Universiti Sains Malaysia

Professor Dr. Kamarul Imran Musa is a medical epidemiologist and biostatistician at Universiti Sains Malaysia. He obtained PhD (Epidemiology and Statistics) from Lancaster University, UK and after coming back to Malaysia, he introduced R in the academic syllabus. He runs regular R workshops locally and has attended multiple R workshops in the Europe.

Prof. Ts. Dr. Lau Sian Lun

Sunway University

Dr. Lau is currently a Professor and the Head of the Department of Engineering at School of Engineering and Technology, Sunway University. He started using R during his research at University of Kassel, Germany for analysis, visualization and machine learning in the area of ubiquitous computing and context-awareness. He enjoys sharing and promoting the use and application of open source software in solving real world problems for academia, research and industry.

Prof. Ts. Dr. Angela Lee Siew Hoong 

Sunway University

Dr. Angela Lee is a Professor, Head of Department, MSc Data Science and BSc Information Systems (Data Analytics) Programme Leader in the School of Engineering and Technology, Sunway University, Malaysia. As a programme leader, she designs, builds and launches data science programmes in the university. Social media analytics, sentiment analysis, healthcare analytics, and technology adoption are some of her current research interests. PI for several grants and industrial projects in the areas of data science. Her work has appeared in international journals and conference proceedings. She is also a member of the IEEE Big Data Technical Committee, the Association of Information Systems, and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). She is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy UK and represents Malaysia in the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP).

Loo Keen Ngin


Keen Ngin has many years of working experience, mainly in software development specializing into data science, geospatial and the Cloud. He is currently leading MapIT's geospatial and software development teams. He has delivered projects to major telcos, banks, financial institutions and government agencies in Malaysia and the region. He started his career as an analyst programmer for Maybank way back before the Y2K.