Panel Session 6: 16:15 - 17:00

NFT’s Explained – Understanding The Future Value of Digital Assets.

Irsyad Saidin

CEO & Co-founder, Pentas.IO

Irsyad Saidin (CEO & Co-founder, Pentas.IO)

A technology and innovation enthusiast with over ten years of expertise in Windows and Linux software development, including IoT embedded device and web apps. Extensive experience in building entire software solutions, such as cashless payment for unattended retail and smart vending systems. Previously positioned as a Chief Software Architect at Silkron before founding Nexlytics (Business intelligent solutions for vending) and Pentas.IO (NFT Marketplace empowering digital culture and heritage).

Johan Nasir

Business Development Director (South East Asia), NFT Pangolin

Johan Nasir (Business Development Director (South East Asia), NFT Pangolin)

Johan is no stranger to the technology, innovation, entrepreneurship and investment industry and its ecosystem. As a generalist-specialist, his diverse experience covers more than 30 companies, spanning across 22 years of professional experience, covering ASEAN and beyond, cutting across multiple industry domains, that is too long to compress.

Currently the Business Development Director (SEA) for NFT Pangolin Technologies Sdn Bhd, under the MyEG Services Berhad group of companies, while multitasking his various current external business commitments in other industries in parallel. His responsibilities in NFT Pangolin, covers the overall development and launching of this regional NFT marketplace paired with OpenSea’s back end. He drives the company strategy on creatively pushing the boundaries of this technology area, its use case in special projects clients, on boarding talents and celebrity issuers from the Asian region, for a global collector customer base.

Shiyu Serah

Entrepreneur, Designer, Artist

Shiyu Serah, Entrepreneur, Designer, Artist

Shiyu Serah is a contemporary artist, graphic designer, photographer, food stylish, and an entrepreneur who has a vision to use art to inspire people’s lives.

Serah has earned several awards and accreditations to her name, such as being Artist of the Year at the Top 100 Talent Awards 2021 (hosted by Tourism Malaysia & FINAS), winning the JCI KL Most Outstanding Project Award 2021, and even landing a spot in the Malaysia Book of Record.

Zain Amri Ayeob

Strategic Communications Advocator

Moderator: Zain Amri Ayeob (Strategic Communications Advocator)

Zain Amri Ayeob is an author, speaker, consultant, coach and content creator in the field of interpersonal and brand communications strategies. His largest live audience was at the World Communication Forum and MyHackathon. He has also done consulting work for TERAJU, KL Sea Games 2017, Digi, Ministry of Health, Harvard, and KKLW.

Currently, he provides strategic communications consulting work to MNCs, GLCs, and even public figures such as politicians and celebrities. He also provides coaching and training in the field of political digital communications, branding and selfpreneurship.