Management Team

DZULEIRA ABU BAKAR

DZULEIRA ABU BAKAR

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF TECHNOLOGY PARK MALAYSIA

Dzuleira Abu Bakar has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of Technology Park Malaysia Corporation Sdn Bhd effective 15 April 2021.

Prior to joining TPM, she was the CEO of Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Center (MaGIC). Dzuleira held several key positions in government and private owned companies starting as Director-Legal & Business Development at Astrounautic Technology Sdn Bhd followed by Investment Manager at Usaha Tegas Conglomerate, Vice President at Khazanah Nasional Berhad and subsequently Vice President – Investment at Malaysia Venture Capital Management Sdn Bhd before appointed as CEO, Cradle Seed Ventures, followed by MaGIC. Dzuleira holds Master of Management & Finance from Universiti Malaya(UM) and Bachelor Degree in Law from Universiti Teknologi Mara (UITM).

SYED ZULKIFLI SYED ISMAIL

SYED ZULKIFLI SYED ISMAIL

Vice President, Operations

Syed Zulkifli was appointed TPM Vice President – Operations on July 2021.

He has close to 15 years of experience in serving clients, specialising in the area of business strategy, corporate planning, sustainable growth & development, and enterprise transformation. As corporate transformation strategist, he successfully transformed a Public Listed Company from a 3-year streak of losses to profitability. Syed Zulkifli has held key management roles in multi sectors including property, aviation and retail management.

He holds a Master of Business Administration from UITM and Bachelor of Economics, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu.
ZULKIFLI FITRI ISMAIL FCMA, CGMA

ZULKIFLI FITRI ISMAIL FCMA, CGMA

Vice President, Group Business Development & Corporate Affairs

Zulkifli Fitri Ismail, is currently the Vice President of Group Business Development and Corporate Affairs. He holds a Diploma in Accountancy from University Technology MARA (UiTM) and a Bachelors Degree (Honors) in Accounting and Finance (Combined Studies) from De Montfort University, Leicester, United Kingdom. He is a Chartered Accountant and a Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), United Kingdom.

He possessed 25 years of experience in business development, corporate finance and corporate planning. Zulkifli commenced his career as a trainee accountant with the Lion Group before joining Perbadanan Usahawan Nasional Berhad as an Investment Analyst. In 1998, he joined Securities Commission as a Senior Associate in the Issues and Investment Division, evaluating corporate proposals for corporate exercises including IPOs/ BDLs, fundraising, mergers & acquisitions and reverse take-overs. Subsequently in 2004, he joined Alliance Investment Bank Berhad as a Senior Manager, Corporate Finance where he responsible for the corporate advisory of private and public listed companies on corporate planning & development, corporate restructuring and fund raising. He had successfully advised companies for restructuring and listing on Bursa Malaysia as well as fund raising exercises involving issuance of equity & debt securities, both conventional and Islamic instruments.

NIK NAJIHAH NIK WAN

NIK NAJIHAH NIK WAN

Vice President, Group Legal and Corporate Services

Nik Najihah Nik Wan is the Vice President of Group Legal and Corporate Services. She graduated with a Bachelor of Laws with Honours degree from Liverpool John Moore’s University, Liverpool, United Kingdom in 1993.

She began her career as an executive in the Legal Affairs and Corporate Services division of Master-Carriage (M) Sdn Bhd in 1995 and subsequently moved to DRB-HICOM Berhad in 1998. With 12 years experience in handling legal advisory services for a Diversified Group of Companies under DRB-HICOM Berhad, she gained invaluable experience in corporate legal matters, properties, secretarial and litigation matters. She was the Acting Head of Legal Affairs at DRB-HICOM Berhad before joining TPM in October 2007 as Senior Manager in Legal & Intellectual Property Department. She was promoted as General Manager in 2013, and subsequently to Vice President to helm Legal & Contract Management Department where she was entrusted to head the legal unit as well as managing the procurement and contract management matters for TPM Group of Companies.

MUHUNDHAN KAMARAPULLAI

MUHUNDHAN KAMARAPULLAI

General Manager, TPM IT Sdn Bhd

Muhundhan comes with over 20 years of experience in key leadership roles that spans the domains of digital transformation, entrepreneurship, education, healthcare, technology management and organisational capability development. He is a trained Project Management Professional, Information Security Lead Auditor (ISO27001) and Certified Professional Marketer (Asia Pacific). He completed his Digital Transformation Professional Executive Master from Berkeley HAAS School of Business, California, USA and holds MSc. in Corporate Communication from Universiti Putra Malaysia.

In his previous capacities in industry and a government agency, Muhundhan was involved in leading a business digital adoption team, spearheading the growth of the Malaysian cyber landscape as well as helping enterprises embrace digital transformation and innovation. He established the first corporate accelerator initiative which helped guide many large organisations in their early innovation ventures. His preceding tasks include consulting and advisory roles to the Malaysian government in national policies’ development for National 4IR, MyDigital blueprint, Malaysia Plan and Industry4WD.

MUHAMAD HUSNI MD ZAIN

MUHAMAD HUSNI MD ZAIN

Acting Head, TPM Nexus Sdn Bhd

Muhamad Husni began his career in TPM as Engineer at TPM Engineering Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of TPM Corporation. He was later promoted to Sales and Marketing Manager following exemplary track record of sales achievement. In February 2019, he was eventually assigned to spearhead TPM Nexus Sdn Bhd, responsible to bringing the company on new biotechnology and technology ventures towards Industry 4.0. Muhamad Husni holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical – Telecommunication from the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.