GAACC International Market Briefing & Reception: Business Opportunity With Malaysia
With extensive trade links and diversified economic sectors, Malaysia is one of the fastest-growing nations in Southeast Asia. Ranked among the top emerging markets for investment and recognized for its protection of investors as well as its responsiveness to facilitating business needs, Malaysia offers unique opportunities for investment and business growth.
Join us to explore business and investment opportunities with Malaysia. Network with globally-established companies and representatives from the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA). This reception and panel discussion focuses on the Malaysian market as it relates to Austin businesses and investment opportunities.
This event features a fireside chat-style discussion by Malaysian business representatives, networking opportunities, free drinks, and Malaysian-themed appetizers, all within a social business environment. Bring your business cards to participate in the interactive game and win a prize! Join us for this fun and educational networking event.
Parking at the Indeed Tower garage is a flat fee of $10 after 4 PM. The Indeed Tower garage entrance/exit is located on Colorado between 6th and 7th street. Find more information, including a parking map HERE (PDF).
Along with serving on the Board of Directors of the Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce, Clifford K. Chiu serves as a senior adviser to Vista Equity Partners and its executive committee. Chiu sits as a corporate director on the boards of Aquia, Allvue Systems, Apptio, Finastra, Fusion Risk Management, Logic Monitor, Securonix, and TIBCO, as well as a senior adviser to Neuberger Berman in Hong Kong. On July 15, 2022, President Joe Biden announced his intent to appoint Mr. Chiu to serve as a member on the Commission on Presidential Scholars. Chiu is a member of the National Committee on United States-China Relations and a public appointee on the advisory panel of Cyberport Hong Kong. With a career spanning over four decades, Chiu retired as a partner of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. where he founded and led capital raising and investor relations for the Asia Pacific region. He was previously at JP Morgan Asset Management and at Salomon Smith Barney/Citigroup and its predecessors based in New York, Hong Kong, and Tokyo.
Nadirah Nazri is Director of the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) based in Chicago. MIDA is the principal investment agency in Malaysia responsible for facilitating any interest in the manufacturing and services sectors in Malaysia and throughout the ASEAN region. MIDA works hand-in-hand with investors to unlock investment opportunities and facilitate a seamless investment journey in Malaysia. Nadirah is experienced in the investment management industry, is skilled in negotiation, business planning, international business, strategic planning, and business development. She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with Honors in Marketing from University Malaysia Sarawak. (UNIMAS).
Dr. Eu Poh Leng has been with Motorola/Freescale/NXP Semiconductor Malaysia for 25 years and has been very actively involved in the development and introduction of new technology and new products in both internal and external factories. She currently leads a team of engineers and site managers who drive all NTI/NPI development of NXP products with various OSATs around the globe. She has published 69 technical papers and 4 journal articles externally and owns 23 filed and 11 issued patents. She is recognized as one of the Notable Inventors in NXP. Dr. Eu is also Vice Chair of the Malaysia Chapter of IEEE-EPS for 2021 and 2022.
THANK YOU to the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) for supporting this event and empowering the GAACC to bring international awareness directly to our communities. Together, we can #MakeAustinGlobal.
The Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) is the government's principal agency for the promotion of the manufacturing and services sectors in Malaysia.
MIDA assists companies that intend to invest in the manufacturing and services sectors, as well as facilitates the implementation of their projects. The wide range of services provided by MIDA include providing information on the opportunities for investments, as well as facilitating companies that are looking for joint venture partners.
Deep appreciation goes out to Kilroy Realty for providing a beautiful, welcoming, and modern space for this event at Austin's Indeed Tower.
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Thank you to Austin Beerworks for generously providing complimentary beverages for this educational networking event.
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