Amir holds a Masters in International Business from the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. He started his career in IBM as a Consultant under the team Blue Program, then with various organizations such as AC Nielsen and Singaporean startup JamiQ. Amir then spent the next 8 years in Cyberjaya where he worked in the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) and Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Center (MaGIC). He has accumulated experience mainly in Strategy & Planning whilst covering various other areas such as Government Stakeholder Engagements, Business Development and Project Management. During his time at MaGIC, he led the CEO’s Office spanning across 2 CEOs and 1 Acting CEO.
As SOLS 24/7 is one of the pioneers accredited Impact Driven Enterprises under MaGIC, back in 2017 is when he started to work closely with the team on a variety of special projects, including NBOS initiative Actyvate and the Edupreneur pilot program. Since then, the interest and drive to contribute to social and environmental impact grew stronger, and at this juncture, Amir seized the opportunity to play his part with SOLS 24/7 as a Business Development Director.
Amir continues to be active in the digital economy and entrepreneurship ecosystem taking on advisor and mentorship roles, as well as on judging panels. In his spare time, he indulges in sports, music, movies and some father-daughter time with his daughter Olivia.