Ismail is a design leader and entrepreneur with over a decade of experience that encompasses startups, scale-ups and corporations. He now leads design in CIMB Bank a regional bank headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Ismail has experience in building and leading teams of world-class designers, product managers, engineers. He believes the success of digital evolution is by tying together the user's need, technology's feasibility and business viability.
In 2017 VLT Labs, a venture builder he co founded that builds, launch and invests in startups across South East Asia, Australia and Europe successfully merged with McKinsey & Company. In McKinsey, Ismail leads design for Digital Labs in South-East Asia and delivered impact in the education, banking, insurance, energy and oil & gas sectors.
Founded UX Malaysia in 2012, Ismail has been actively building the digital design scene for the past decade.
Almost 70% of digital transformation projects fail! Often companies are too focused on the technology instead of what makes the project actually work; the people, processes, culture and mindset. This panel will discuss successful digital transformation approaches within organisations who are paying attention to the undervalued side of technology. Hear industry leaders share their experience and insights from their path to success.