M Nazri
Founder & Group CEO
MyFinB (M) Sdn Bhd

Nazri specialises in AI and cognitive analytics, having spent more than two decades as a practitioner in these fields. He currently heads a venture builder company and is currently the Founder/ Group CEO of one of the award-winning tech companies, called MyFinB. Nazri successfully led the Group to be named AsiaPacific’s Top 25 Hottest Fintech Companies in Asia Pacific and Top 30 Globally Most Attractive Companies, awarded by APAC CIOOutlook and The Silicon Review respectively in 2018.

Nazri was recently named by Islamica500 as one of the world’s top 500 prominent and influential personalities in the Islamic world and economy (A.I./Fintech category). Nazri was also awarded the Young Business Leader Award in 2010 (APAC) by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry for adopting innovative business models in his businesses.

Prior to his entrepreneurial journey, Nazri was part of the investment and research team of major asset management groups like Citigroup and Prudential and an international ratings agency (Fitch Ratings), covering financial institutions in Asia. Regarded as one of the early pioneers to deploy AI-based analytics in Asia-Pacific, Nazri plays a leading role in the digital transformation for the financial sector and SME development in the region. He is also a regular contributor on A.I-related topics in The Malaysian Business magazine, made various media appearances and spoke on the topic in various parts of Europe, Asia, Africa and Middle East. Nazri has an MBA from University of Western Australia and a bachelor’s degree in accountancy and economics from the University of Queensland, Australia.

Panelist for Growth of Innovative Ideas in Islamic Finance Session