data science evangelist

peter kua


Peter Kua

Peter Kua, co founder of Disruptive Tech Institute, the nation’s notable Data Science Evangelist with more than 10 years of experience in this field. Extensive ICT experience in various roles: Big Data / Data Science Strategy, Technopreneur, CTO, Project Manager and Software Developer. Startup leadership & management style. Excellent communication skills. Solid network of contacts in the private sector, government and universities/colleges

Industry experience includes Big Data / Data Science Strategy, Open Data, e-learning, plantation systems, FMCG, high-tech manufacturing and training and education

Relevant Data Science, Big Data and Open Data experience

Head of Data Science & Analytics

  • Leads both the data science and data engineering teams to ensure high-value, data-driven business cases are developed and operationalized
  • Engages with stakeholders from various business units (print, radio and TV) on new high-impact business cases, as well as plan the resources – people, process and technology – required to develop and deploy them
  • Evangelizes a data-driven culture in the organization and breaking down data silos among business units
  • Collaborates with third-party data providers to further enhance the organization’s existing audience data

Head of Big Data Analytics (BDA) Innovation

  • Thought leadership, industry development and evangelizing the National BDA Initiative agenda to realize the vision of the country being a regional BDA hub by 2020
  • Driving the BDA Talent Development, Open Data and Open Innovation/Adoption imperatives in the public and private sectors, including universities.
  • Creation of a BDA adoption framework that allows organizations to become data-driven organizations in a structured manner
  • Developed the National BDA Framework to deliver strategic recommendations / action plans to achieve the National BDA vision
  • Developing the National Data Ocean (data sharing & data brokerage) and its governance and policy framework

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LAtest training schedule

Big Data Strategy & Application Exclusive Masterclass

This workshop is highly interactive in nature, with most of the time being allocated to discussions and a combination of individual and group exercises.

26-27 March 2019, Penang
26-27 June 2019, Kuala Lumpur
12 -13 November 2019, Kuala Lumpur
19 – 20 November 2019, Kuala Lumpur
10 – 11 March 2020, Bangkok, Thailand
24 – 25 March 2020, Penang


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Malaysia AI Blueprint 2019

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