Afzal Abdul Rahim (TIME)

Sep 22, 2015, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

The BookMark, @APW, 29, Jalan Riong Taman Bukit Pantai, , Kuala Lumpur, 59100

Afzal Abdul Rahim, now aged 37, was appointed as Director & Commander-in-Chief of TIME dotCom Berhad on 7 October 2008. Afzal started his career in the automotive industry culminating in a regional role with Group Lotus PLC. A technology entrepreneur, he also founded the Malaysian Internet Exchange (MyIX), which was established in 2006.

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Afzal Abdul Rahim was appointed as CEO of TIME dotCom Berhad (TIME) in October 2008 with a major task to revive the company. He took on the challenge and together with a team of seasoned industry professionals, returned the company to profitability within a year. TIME is now on track for its fifth straight year of profits. Afzal holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Sussex, UK, specialising in Electronics and Acoustic Wave Theory. He began his career in the automotive sector, and his last position before expanding into Information Technology (IT) was in a regional role with the British sports and racing car maker, Group Lotus Plc. He took a leap of faith and plunged into the communications industry in the aftermath of the dot-com bust, and together with a core management team steered The AIMS Asia Group to its position as the region’s leading network neutral data centre operator. The team then established the international bandwidth firm Global Transit in 2005, which today counts stakes in The Unity Trans-Pacific cable system and the Asia Pacific Gateway (APG) among its core investments. Today, both AIMS and Global Transit are part of TIME, helping diversify its revenue base while offering clients a valuable mix of ASEAN and international telecommunications expertise and solutions.

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  • Afzal Abdul Rahim




Tuesday, September 22, 2015
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM UTC


Networking and Food
Fireside Chat


  • Alish Sh.

    Alish Group

    Chapter Director

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