We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Yang Mee Eng as the new Executive Director of ASEAN Foundation for the 2020-2023 term. She will officially start her work at the Foundation on Friday, 17 January 2020.
Dr. Yang worked in private and government sectors for over 26 years. She was most recently the Senior Vice President at Alphacap. There, she assisted SMEs companies and led the development and execution of Bloconomic Expo 2019, a platform aimed at creating a vast network of blockchain entrepreneurs and developers in the fast-evolving blockchain companies. Prior to that, she was the CEO of Gameview, the largest mobile game publisher in Malaysia, where she oversaw more than 50 staff members in their three offices in Malaysia, China and Thailand.
Before moving to the private sector, Dr. Yang spent 19 years working as Business Development Manager at Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation. There, she sought to build Malaysia as a digital media hub and led the implementation of One Source Multi Usage for cross-platform business models to fully tap into the potential of locally-produced content.
Aside from her professional work, she’s also the Co-Founder and President of the Spina Association of Malaysia as well as the President of World Game Blockchain Association. Furthermore, Yang is part of the international advisory panel for Malaysia Communication and Multimedia Commission, University Tenaga National and Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur.
We are thrilled that someone with such a depth of experience in social entrepreneurship, business development, media communication will lead the ASEAN Foundation into the next chapter.
Please join us in welcoming Dr. Yang as the incoming Executive Director of ASEAN Foundation!