“Technology is moving so fast. At the rate technology is moving, everything – whether it’s plantation, plastic or factories – will be tech-based. Regardless of your sector, all of us are going to be in technology entrepreneurship,” says Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) vice president of Enterprise Development Gopi Ganesalingam.
“All of us need to understand technology, whether you like it or not.”
That is the inevitability raised, perhaps unsurprisingly, during the E-Nation Symposium forum titled “The Future of Tech-based Entrepreneurship.” Gopi, a panellist at the forum, offers an example through an anecdote of him meeting AirAsia founder Tony Fernandes during the nascent days of the budget airline’s online ticket purchasing system.
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