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Ashran Dato’ Ghazi

Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre

Ashran Dato’ Ghazi is a serial entrepreneur and has numerous notable accomplishments including an early stage accelerator and venture builder, Rave Ventures Sdn Bhd and an accelerator for the creative sector via comics – ComicXcel aside from kick-starting the Rice Bowl Startup Awards.

Dato’ Ashran was appointed as the CEO of Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC) in May 2016 and is spearheading the development of the entrepreneurship ecosystem to catalyse creativity and innovation for long term nation impact. He aims to create the next generation of entrepreneurs - ones that are better equipped and agile to embrace the Industrial Revolution 4.0. Dato’ Ashran believes in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and wants to equip entrepreneurs and businesses with sustainable thinking. His ultimate goal for MaGIC is to accelerate the aspiration of a new Malaysia through social entrepreneurship and corporate innovation.