Dr. Roslan Bakri Zakaria

Senior Vice President Business Development Office

Dr. Roslan was appointed as the Senior Vice President of Business Development in September 2021. Before joining NanoMalaysia, Dr. Roslan, an entrepreneur, had 6 startups since 1996, co-founded a prominent tech entrepreneur community, New Entrepreneur Forum where he was elected as their third President. Dr. Roslan was selected by his peers to represent the tech entrepreneur community as the Head of the Technopreneur and Enterprise Development Division in MDeC where he was responsible to create, build, and help sustain the tech entrepreneur ecosystem that span across all stakeholders. While in MDeC, he was also appointed as the second President of the ASIA ASOCIO Software Park Alliance while he held numerous presidential positions in local and South-East Asia initiatives for incubators and accelerators. Dr. Roslan was seconded to the Prime Minister’s Office in 2010 for two years to help strategize, develop, and build a sustainable youth development engagement framework for social innovation. In 2014, Dr. Roslan decided to pursue his Doctoral Degree at the Brunei University of London where he researched Organizational Innovation, Transformation, and Digital with a special focus on state-owned enterprises and proposed a chaos-based structured framework for transformation. He also holds a Degree in Economics from Indiana State University and a Diploma in Accountancy from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)