Datuk Dr. Mohamed Abd Kadir hails from Johor Bahru. He earned his Degree in Management (Majoring Financial Management) from Illinois, West Burnham USA; He obtained his Degree in Communication and Master of Business Administration (majoring Finance) from University Putra Malaysia and PhD in managing Risk in Knowledge Based Management through a collaboration of Camben University USA and Putra International College Malaysia.
Datuk Dr. Mohamed Abd Kadir brings more than 25 years experience in the corporate sector to QEOS. He has been at the helm of a second board public listed company and also an academic and training institution for more than 15 years.
Gabriel Walter hails from Sarawak, Malaysia and is part of the ethnic minority group of Kelabit. He received his B.S, M.S, and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign (UIUC), Urbana, IL, in 1998, 2001, and 2003, respectively. He spent a total of 17 years in Illinois and Wisconsin, USA before permanently returning to Malaysia in 2013.
He is currently, the Group CEO, Adjunct Assistant Professor and major shareholder of Quantum Electro Opto Systems (QEOS) Sdn. Bhd., a Malaysian technology company which he co-founded in 2008 with Prof. Nick Holonyak Jr, the inventor of the Light Emitting Diode (LED) and Prof. Milton Feng.
Milton Feng is the Nick Holonyak Jr. Chair Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Prof. Feng was born in Taiwan. He received his B.S degree in electrical engineering from Columbia University (New York) in 1973 and his M.S and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, in 1976 and 1979, respectively.
From 1979 to 1983, he was head of the GaAs material and device group at Torrance Research Center, Hughes Aircraft Company, where he was in charge of ion implantation, AsCl3 VPE, MOCVD, and MBE technology. In 1983, he developed a direct ion-implanted low-noise and power MESFET and MMICs for X-band phase array radar application.
Mohd Ghazali Mahmood received his B.SC. Civil Engineering (Hons.) from the University of Southampton (UK) in 1975 and Diploma in Hydro Power from the Norweigian Institute of Technology, University of Trondheim (Norway) in 1981. He was a founding director of QEOS when it was incorporated in 2008, and is presently its Executive Director.
He started his career with the National Electicity Corporation where for nine years he was involved in the development of some of the major hydropower projects in Malaysia, namely the Temenggor and Kenyir Hydroelectric Power Plant Projects.
Naser Jafaar is the Executive Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and Funding at Agensi Inovasi Malaysia (AIM). His team is responsible for creating wealth through innovation for the contry via three delivery channels specifically, open bidding of new technology sourced from local universities and Public Research Institutes, direct equity investment by AIM and also matching of Entrepreneurs and Promoters.
Naser also heads the team at AIM, which is the joint secretariat with Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation for the Investment Committee of Public Funds (ICPF).
Zauqi currently serves on the board of directors of Marseilles Inc. and QEOS Sdn. Bhd. Zauqi has years of experience in the technology and marketing industry which provides him with an overall insight of what works and what doesn't. Being the founding partner of First Floor Capital (Venture Capital Management Company), he plays an integral part in First Floor Capital's investment plans and its growth investment roadmaps.
Having been an entrepreneur himself, Zauqi has polished management expeertise. And with a background encompassing design, multimedia and advertising that spans over 7 years, his strenghts lie in his understanding in the technology, brand and marketing industry.
Yarham Yunus is currently the Financial Controller of Kumpulan Modal Perdana. He is also in charge of monitoring the Company's investments portfolio in China and ASEAN region.
Yarham has been involved in the venture capital industry since he first joined Malaysia Tachnology Development Corporation (MTDC) in 1996. He joined MTDC Private Equity Management, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MTDC, when the Company was incorporated to centralise all of the venture capital and private equity activities undar the MTDC Group. During his tenure at MTDC, Yarham was also involved in the formation of a Penanag-based capital company, BTVC Sdn Bhd.