Syahrul Nizar Yahya
Chief Operations Officer
Pixel Play Ventures

Syahrul Nizar Yahya started his career as an SAP Basis Technical Support for PETRONAS Group, and later joined L'Oreal Singapore for a regional portfolio covering Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia. He came back to Malaysia in 2012 to work with MSC Cyberport Johor as Project Manager for Johor State Government's ICT projects. Then he continued to join the Federal Government under Johor Petroleum Development Corporation working on nation-building project; Pengerang Integrated Petroleum Complex. Syahrul went on to join Malaysia Development Economy Corporation (MDEC), playing a big role in building the start-up ecosystem and championing Malaysia as the regional hub for Islamic Tech Market. His involvement is instrument in the Islamic Digital Economy framework (Mi'yar) which is deemed the first of such initiative in the world.

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