Dato’ Ng Wan Peng is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC). MDEC is a government-owned agency to pioneer the transformation of Malaysia’s digital economy, responsible for the development, coordination, and promotion of Malaysia’s digital economy, information and communications technology (ICT) industry, and the extensive use of ICT in Malaysia.
As the COO, she is responsible for strategic execution of MDEC’s initiatives to drive the development of the digital economy, including attracting investors, catalysing industry-driven digital ecosystem, building critical enablers of the digital economy, and driving inclusive adoption of technology.
She has more than 25 years’ ICT Industry experience, including startups and managing large-scale projects, in the areas of Strategic Planning, Project Management, Systems Integration, and digitalization. Dato’ Ng has been consulted for both private and public sector organizations in IT policy and project implementation across public, private and education sectors in Malaysia and abroad.
Dato’ Ng Wan Peng has a Bachelor of Computer Science from Universiti Sains Malaysia. In 2019, Dato’ Ng Wan Peng completed her Senior Executive Leadership Programme from Harvard Business School.
In 2015, Dato’ Ng Wan Peng was conferred Darjah Setia Pangkuan Negeri (D.S.P.N) by the Head of State of Penang in recognition of her outstanding leadership, dedication and continuous contributions to drive and expand digital economy’s footprint in Malaysia and globally.