Board of Directors
Dr. Hanafiah Yussof
Dr. Hanafiah Yussof is the Founder, Board of Director and Group Chief Executive Officer of Robopreneur Sdn Bhd. With more than 18 years experience in robotics research and development, Dr. Hanafiah is not only an academician, researcher, innovator, game changer and well describe as a symbol of an emerging role that is the key to achieving corporate-wide adoption of robotics technology in business.
Dr. Hanafiah holds a Ph.D. in Information Science from Nagoya University Japan specializing in a humanoid robot. Dr. Hanafiah also holds a prominent position in the robotics community such as Chairman of IEEE Robotics and Automation (RAS) Malaysia Chapter, Visiting Professors in some international universities and well known among robotics scientists and researchers.
With the aim to develop commercial robots that empower humanity, Dr. Hanafiah believes that Robopreneur will play an important role in the robotics industry and become a world-class robotics company.
Tel: +603-2726 2475 (Ext. 4082)
Faisal Hamdi Othman
Mr. Faisal Hamdi is a Co-Founder, Board of Director and Group Chief Financial Officer of Robopreneur Sdn Bhd. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Economics, majoring in Accounting Finance from the University of Okayama Japan. His more than 20 years accumulated experience in the strategic planning, financial management, business restructuring, and transformation has led him to several senior positions within the industries, namely Banking, Trading, Automotive and Oil and Gas sector.
Prior to joining Roboprenuer, Mr. Faisal Hamdi had held a various position in Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering (MHB) a subsidiary of Malaysia International Shipping Corporation (MISC), where his responsibilities include planning and budgeting, market intelligence, investment evaluation, mergers & acquisition for the company. In addition to his roles within the MHB group, Faisal Hamdi was involved in the Malaysia Deepwater Capability Development and Kiyanly Yard (Turkmenistan) Development Blueprint by PETRONAS.
With his strong background in finance, project management, and corporate governance, Mr. Faisal holds an important role in Robopreneur's finance and corporate management.
Tel: +603-2726 2475 (Ext. 4081)
Background of Company
Service robot is defined as a semi- or fully autonomous robot for automation of commercial tasks, excluding manufacturing operations. Service robots for professional use are experiencing a technological revolution. A rapid proliferation in robot capabilities – driven by innovations in machine learning, artificial intelligence, adaptive computing and vision systems – is causing the market to nearly triple in value. The combined market value for 2019 through 2021 for professional service robots is estimated to be worth $37 Billion, according to the International Federation of Robotics World Robotics 2018 Service Robots report.
Robopreneur Sdn Bhd (RSB) is a fast-growing service robotics company based in Malaysia, providing service robotics products and solutions for professional use and domestic use. Established in 2015 as a start-up company developing humanoid robot applications for Autism children, Robopreneur is now expanding as a fully enterprise robotics company based at the newly setup office in Cyberjaya, Selangor. Our core business has three pillars; Service Robotics & Product Innovation, Software and AI, and Additive Manufacturing. Our business segments covers education, healthcare, service & hospitality, oil & gas, smart city and agriculture.
Robopreneur features a team of highly skilled talents with strong R&D foundation in robotics technology and innovation, not only limited to applications development but also capabilities in building robots for commercialization purpose. Humanoid Robot ADAM, Education Robot Kit ROOKIE, RoboALPR and UGV platform FIELDER are among original products of Robopreneur. As a result of the company’s strong initiative to build commercial robots that empower humanity, Robopreneur has been awarded a national project to undertake the development of first-ever Malaysia’s humanoid robot ADAM in 2018.
Robopreneur has set up a clear goal to become the leader of service robotics in Malaysia and Top 5 service robotics company in the ASEAN region. Robopreneur is also positioning itself as a gateway to global robotics business especially in Middle-East and OIC countries. With leading global partners like Softbank Robotics, Kinova Robotics, MJI, etc., Robopreneur is creating values in the business ecosystem and opening various business opportunities for local talents, industries, investors and experts to be a part of Robopreneur's robotics business.