Pikom honours top industry players at Unicorn Awards night

  • Honours three categories at it Unicorn Tech Awards Night
  • To continue working with ministry of communications and multimedia

Pikom honours top industry players at Unicorn Awards nightPikom, the National Tech Association of Malaysia, recognized the top changemakers of the industry at the PIKOM Unicorn Tech Awards Night 2021.

The awards, held in collaboration with WITSA Global ICT Excellence Award and ASOCIO Awards saw a strong presence of 450 C-Level and Senior Representatives from the tech industry, Pikom said in a statement.

Chairman Sean Seah said, “I truly appreciate everyone for making time to be here tonight as we honour the industry’s finest, celebrating our perseverance and survival amidst the pandemic challenges, but at the same time putting in the extra effort to pivot our focus towards digital tech.”

ASOCIO and WITSA were included in tonight’s program to resonate with the association and spur higher growth for the industry and a regional and global context, Pikom noted.

The ASOCIO and WITSA awards were announced in November last year and the ceremony was to applaud the Malaysian winners of the awards.

PIKOM Unicorn Tech Awards Night organising chair,Alex Liew said, “There is synergy in collaboration with our partners. Recognising all the champions on one prominent platform is a practical approach, instead of having them done separately.” ThePikom honours top industry players at Unicorn Awards night Lead Judge for the Unicorn Tech Awards was Stan Singh (pic), a Pikom councillor.

Attending as the guest of honour was Ma.Sivanesan Marimuthu, deputy secretary general (Telecommunications Infrastructure and Digital Economy) at Ministry of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia.

“We have close relations with the ministry of communications and multimedia and its governments agencies for many years. We look forward to continuously working together towards the progressive and agile developments for the digital economy.

“Congratulations to all winners, you are the changemakers of the future and we will carry the torch in working together with you and the government to spearhead the digital and tech industry,” said Seah.

The list of the winners are:

UNICORN Tech Awards 2021

Name of Award


Technology Organization Excellence Award

SP Setia Berhad

Member Excellence Award

Microsoft Malaysia

Technopreneur Excellence Award

Ts. Tharmaindran K. Gannasin

Bnetworks Sdn Bhd

CIO Excellence Award

  • Nilesh Timbadia, Pelabuhan Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) Sdn. Bhd.
  • Kevin Khoo, Sunway Berhad
  • Roslind Kaur Kirpal Singh, Axiata Group Berhad

Rising Digital Leader Award

(In collaboration with MDEC)

  • Forest Interactive Sdn Bhd
  • Merchantrade Asia Sdn Bhd
  • Sophic Automation Sdn Bhd
  • Tranglo Sdn Bhd
  • SEA Gamer Mall Sdn Bhd

Special Recognition Award

(In collaboration with MDEC)

Huawei Malaysia

GBS Excellence Award

Dell Global Business Center Sdn. Bhd


WITSA Global ICT Excellence Awards

Name of Award




Sustainable Growth/Circular Economy Award

Rentwise Sdn Bhd

Public/Private Partnership Award

Century Software (M) Sdn Bhd

E-Education & Learning Award

Think Osem Sdn Bhd



Startup Ecosystem Award

MDEC Tech Ecosystem & Globalization


ASOCIO Awards 2021 Category

Name of Award


Outstanding Tech Company Award

Fusionex Group

Outstanding User Organization Award

Hartalega NGC Sdn Bhd

Digital Government Award

Penang State Government

EdTech Award

Business Technovise Innovation

HealthTech Award

Heydoc International Sdn Bhd.




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