Dato’ Wei Chuan Beng is a distinguished leader in the digital industry with a notable track record of achievements. As a co-founder of REDtone Telecommunications, a pioneering MSC status company, he led groundbreaking R&D efforts in the digital/ICT sector. His successful listing of the company in 2004 solidified his prominence in the Malaysian startup landscape. Dato’ Wei has been an avid angel investor since his exit in 2015, offering personal mentorship to diverse startups.
Dato’ Wei serves as the Co-Chairman of the Malaysia-China Digital Cooperation Council (MCDC), where he spearheads cross-border initiatives encompassing e-commerce, digital infrastructure, digital skills development, and startup support. His extensive experience in the digital industry makes him well-equipped to provide comprehensive guidance on how to leverage the latest digital advancements to promote growth and innovation in Malaysia.
Dato’ Wei has been serving as the Director of Malaysia’s Social Security Organisation (PERKESO) and a Commission Member of the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) since January 2023. Dato’ Wei has also taken on the role of Champion of Digital Productivity Nexus (DPN) under the Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC) since 2020.
In addition to his role, Dato’ Wei is the Co-Founder and Chairman of Otti Sdn. Bhd. (formerly known as Digital Way Academy), an education social enterprise with a mission to develop human competency for the digital era. Through Otti, he actively nurtures future-ready digital talents in Malaysia while championing digital skills development.
A committed member of the Young Presidents’ Organisation (YPO), Dato’ Wei has held significant positions within the organisation, including Chairman of the Malaysia Chapter, Chairman of the Malaysia Gold Chapter, and EXCO of YPO Technology Network. Currently, he serves as the EXCO of YPO China Business Network, further highlighting his extensive network and industry acumen.
“The future truly belongs to those who equip themselves with digital competencies and real human competencies, to build human connection for lasting business effectiveness and personal fulfillment.”