Dr Hari Narayanan to lead company's local operations in Penang Formerly R&D head in centre which delivered innovations for global customers
CREST (Collaborative Research in Science, Engineering & Technology), a government initiative to spur research and development (R&D) in the electrical and electronics (E&E) sector, is urging the sector to be more strategic in how it approaches R&D.
CREST chief executive officer Jaffri Ibrahim tells DNA founder Karamjit Singh about what has been done after one year in operations and the three key themes he is focused on.
The Malaysian Government is very receptive to policy lobbying when it comes from industry associations, say the folks at TeAM.
B.C. Ooi, senior vice president of Global Operations at Avago Technologies (M) Sdn Bhd, says his company is thirsty for technologists.
Together with Japan and China, Penang is a unique part of the Clarion group, with the full integration of services from manufacturing to technology development, sales and marketing being based here.
Altera Corp (M) managing director Sofi Osman tells Karamjit Singh about the strengths of Malaysia as a high-tech E&E hub, but also shares his concerns.
Intel’s Christopher Kelly wants the companies in the E&E cluster in Penang to put aside competition and collaborate instead to raise the standard of the entire industry.
National Instruments was drawn to Penang by its vibrant E&E ecosystem, and the Texas-based test & measurement company is intent on spurring and supporting that ecosystem even further, writes Karamjit Singh.
Agilent’s Datuk Gooi Soon Chai says that a talent pool strong in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math is key to Malaysia’s aspirations to becoming a high-income economy.