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Andrew is the Founder/Chief Executive Officer of MAD Incubator, the largest private incubator in Malaysia and the President of the National Incubator Network Association (NINA) of Malaysia. He is a member of the Asian Association of Business Incubator (AABI) and sits in the Technical Committee on Incubator Development in Malaysia’s Ministry of Science Technology and Innovation (MOSTI). Andrew is the architect of Malaysia’s Incubator Development Blueprint, a 5-Year blueprint to spearhead the development of incubators in Malaysia. He sits on the Board of several companies including a Venture Capital company formed to invest in potential ICT companies in Malaysia.
Andrew also formerly heads the MCA ICT Resource Centre and MIRC Incubator Sdn Bhd, where he organized many activities and events in technopreneur and SME development. He architected the MIRC SME Development Blueprint and involves in various ways to bring innovation, entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial support to SME ICT companies.
Graduated with a degree in Accounting and MIS and a Masters degree in Business Administration, Andrew started his career as an accountant in several companies, mainly in construction, property development, trading and manufacturing. He soon developed the expertise in starting up companies and turning around companies within the group into profitable companies. Following the dotcom era, he ventured on his own, starting an ICT company in 1997 and was one of the pioneers of Customer Relationship Management solutions. In 2004, he further ventured into India before taking up the call to lead MIRC.
Andrew has particular expertise in finance, change management, information technology and managing and turning around startup companies. His years of experience in managing SME companies and entrepreneurship put him in good stead to assist and coach entrepreneurs who require assistances in business modeling, entrepreneurship development, market access and funding.