Trainers

High quality trainings from top notch trainers
  • Your trainers

    Some of the trainers facilitating the training program
  • Zikry Kholil

    Zikry founded The Incitement Movement in 2011 with former colleague Daniel de Gruijter, aimed at promoting volunteerism and social impact amongst youths. 5 years laters Incitement is now a thriving international community with establishments in over 43 countries, 100’s of events, 1000’s of volunteers. Zikry is highly active in giving motivational talks and seminars in cities globally addressing to the social entrepreneurship, young professional and university communities worldwide. Zikry is currently a member of Jurors for the United Nations World Summit Award and he is listed on the Forbes 30 under 30 Asia in 2016 and Top 100 World’s Visionary Leader by Real Leaders Magazine 2016 for his work with Incitement.

    • Title:
      Cofounder & Chief Brand Officer
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    • Specialties:
      Media & PR, building communities, pitching & networking, global branding
  • Ellynita Hazlina Lamin

    Ellynita is the Director of Innovation & Strategic Collaboration at RTI International, an independent nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. For over 20 years, Ellynita has kept a close watch on the pulse of the regional innovation industry for Malaysia’s economic growth. Throughout these years, she has also developed entrepreneurship-driven platforms for underprivileged and socially isolated communities. Her diverse experiences within the retail, technology, startup and NGO industries saw her successes to include developing a world renowned interactive knowledge management & research application and building a nationally recognized technology funding agency.

    • Title:
      Director of Innovation & Strategic Collaboration
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    • Specialties:
      Innovation, partnerships & collaborations, social entrepreneurship, NGOs
  • Fairul Reeza Mohd Rosli

    Fairul Reeza is the Head of Group Corporate Responsibility (Strategy) at UEM Group, Malaysia’s leading engineering-based infrastructure and services group and an international entity operating in emerging and matured economies. . His journey in the life of work has seen him from corporate finance to clean energy, startups to MNCs and journalism to environmental engineering in multiple countries and continents. He’s currently responsible for driving the long-term, group-wide advances in strategic Corporate Responsibility and sustainable social investments”. 

    • Title:
      Head of Group Corporate Sustainability
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    • Specialties:
      Corporate responsibility, sustainable growth, social investments
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  • Sathyvelu Kunashegaran

    Sathyvelu Kunashegaran – a.k.a. SK – is the Director of KERN Ventures and Associate Director at Rice Bowl Startup Awards. His venture fund he started got acquired by KERN Ventures. SK started working for top names in investment banking such as Barclays Capital in London and Central Bank Malaysia as a risk analyst. Driven by the love for numbers and deep interest in the lean start-up mentality he left the banking world and ventured into finding easy and affordable methods to identify market fits for different innovations. He’s known in the startup industry as the expert on fundraising, seed funding for startups, and the go-to person companies seek advice from when it comes to series A, B & C.

    • Title:
      Director
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    • Specialties:
      Venture capital, social ventures, startups
  • Andreea Visanoiu

    Andreea Visanoiu is a Scrum Master at Mindvalley and an expert in EQ and Empathy Mapping for businesses. She cofounded Girls who Code in Romania, pioneering the coding movement in her home country. Andreea has a knack for turning ideas into products and growing the user base using tests, data, and analytics. A combination of product manager and growth hacker, so to speak. A specialist when it comes to optimizing or creating processes, she finds ways to speed up execution by reducing errors through automation.

    • Title:
      Scrum Master
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    • Specialties:
      Scrum methodology, project management, agile
  • Rajesh Varghese

    Rajesh is one of many thought leaders at the Ashoka Foundation. With the goal of building infrastructure for the social space, he is responsible for partnerships with individuals, corporates and institutions for Ashoka and its Fellow network. He comes with strong expertise in corporate fundraising and will be managing Ashoka India’s fundraising initiatives and the growth of Ashoka Fellowship in South East Asia. Rajesh champions the philosophy of systems thinking, which has been part of Ashoka Foundation’s fundamental building blocks to creating disruptive impact.

    • Title:
      Change Manager
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    • Specialties:
      Social infrastructure & innovation, corporate partnerships, disruptive thinking
  • Yusuf Jaffar

    Yusuf Jaffar heads myHarapan’s Social Enterprise Venture Fund, and is in charge of implementing the fund’s investment strategies. Yusuf possesses excellent expertise in corporate finance, public private partnerships, and investment syndication. A sole believer in positive change driven by passionate entrepreneurship, Yusuf facilitates this change through venture funding and social design. Yusuf has been involved in countless of entrepreneurship summits in South East Asia, from hosting social entrepreneur events, to facilitating workshops, to Keynote presentation.

    • Title:
      Head of Social Ventures
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    • Specialties:
      Venture capital, corporate finance, social entrepreneurship
  • Magda Kay

    Magda Kay is the Head Trainer & Cofounder of APMexcel, PsychologyForMarketers.com and BraveBelle.com. Magda is an expert in digital marketing and human behaviour, with over 13 years of experience. She has worked on internet marketing launches that brought over $2 million USD. She currently holds personal trainings and workshops, gives talks, and does coaching. It’s her personal mission in business to help people understand what drives and motivates their behaviour so they can be more successful in their marketing and selling efforts.

    • Title:
      Cofounder & Head Trainer
    • Company:
      APMexcel
    • Specialties:
      Personal development, marketing & launch, human behavior
  • Illac Diaz

    Illac Diaz is a social entrepreneur working in the ASEAN region, empowering communities through the use of sustainable construction and appropriate technologies. He’s the founder of Liter of Light Global, a global movement focused on building cost-efficient solar lights to serve energy poverty communities. Today the movement has the presence in over 25 countries and has impacted more than 800,000 people worldwide who now have access to lights for decades to come. Illac was named “Young Global Leader of 2008” by the World Economic Forum. Currently he’s the ambassador to UNESCO for their yearly theme “Lighting up the World”.

    • Title:
      Founder & Executive Director
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    • Specialties:
      Social entrepreneurship, sustainable technologies, community development, partnerships
  • Dr. Renard Siew

    Renard is currently attached to Group Sustainability in Sime Darby, a multinational conglomerate based in Kuala Lumpur.  Prior to this, he was a postdoctoral teaching fellow and researcher at the Centre for Energy and Environmental Markets (CEEM), where he has worked on a number of portfolios including sustainability/ integrated reporting, ESG integration, socially responsible investment (across different asset classes: equities, infrastructure and property/real estate), climate change and sustainable construction. As a strong advocacy of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, He has been published in many international media. In 2014, he won a Highly Commended Paper award by the Emerald Literati Network and was a nominee for the Individual Leadership in Sustainability Infrastructure Award.

    • Title:
      Group Sustainability
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    • Specialties:
      CSR, social investments, UN SDGs, sustainable infrastructure, leadership
  • Faizeleen Mohamed

    Faizeleen Mohamed is one of the thought leaders at Incitement Global with a background in Sociology and Anthropology. A very well rounded Malaysian, she currently runs Incitement’s Liter of Light Malaysia, an international initiative to provide cost effective solar lights to underprivileged communities. Her deep knowledge in Malaysian culture and heritage has helped many social projects and programs across Malaysia to thrive.

    • Title:
      Programme Manager
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    • Specialties:
      Sociology, anthropology, cultural integration, communities & culture
  • Khairi Ahmad

    Khairi Ahmad is the founder of Like Method, a movement turned business that teaches online marketers to use Google and Facebook ads effectively to spur the growth of their business. A specialist in Google AdWords himself, Khairi is a highly dedicated and pro-active digital marketing expert. He is results driven with a creative approach. He’s constantly innovating solutions and maximizing the potential of each business. He has Implemented and managed campaigns with a budget ranging in the millions of dollars over various international markets.

    • Title:
      Founder
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    • Specialties:
      Entrepreneurship, community building, marketing & branding, advertising
  • Ng Khai Yong

    Khai Yong is Head of Growth at NEXT Academy, based in Kuala Lumpur. He previously served as Head of Facebook Advertising Operations at Mindvalley. He has consulted for local Malaysian tech companies such as Kaodim and Carama. Khai Yong was a teacher in Digital Marketing at MaGIC (Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre) and spoke at industry events such as the 1AES Entrepreneurship Summit. His work on digital marketing was also featured in Google AND Facebook case studies for his work at Mindvalley.

    • Title:
      Head of Growth
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    • Specialties:
      Growth hacking, advertising, digital marketing, Facebook PPC
  • Ioana Lupa

    Ioana Lupa is the Global Brand Manager for Incitement Global. She joined Incitement HQ team after growing the Incitement community in Romania in a short span of time. She has years of experience in building, hosting, and designing all kinds of events from running National Off Road Competitions to High-Level Business Conferences to Inspirational Talks throughout the world. Her expertise in Logistic Planning and Event Content Creation has impacted many event companies worldwide. Currently, she’s overseeing the growth of Incitement Communities and Talks worldwide.

    • Title:
      Global Brand Manager
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    • Specialties:
      Events, marketing, operations & finance
  • Daniel de Gruijter

    Daniel is the co-founder and CEO of Incitement; the next-generation social business. Daniel has been running a variety of businesses in his home country, The Netherlands, and came to work in Malaysia for Mindvalley as Head of Conversions, managing several multi-million dollar businesses. Daniel has received several awards for his work with Incitement, among which a shortlist for Richard Branson’s Talent Unleashed Awards in the category Community Development. 

    • Title:
      Cofounder & Chief Executive Officer
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    • Specialties:
      Strategy, business development, social innovation, marketing
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