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A.Zakir Jaafar

Advisor Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, MY

Currently steers a startup FlashJobs and also holds a post as CEO of Commercialization at Universiti Putra Malaysia.

Currently steers a startup FlashJobs and also holds a post as CEO of Commercialization at Universiti Putra Malaysia.

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Involved In

Founder

Nineteen O One Sdn. Bhd.
Nineteen O One Sdn. Bhd.
Nineteen O One Sdn. Bhd.

Advisor

Zymeratics

Side Projects

FlashJobs

Positions

CEO FlashJobs May 2012 - present
Executive Director DAFJ Group November 2010 - present
TV Talk Show Host Capital TV July 2012 - September 2012
Analyst AIG Global Investment Group 1995 - 1996
CEO of Commercialization Putra Science Park UPM Universiti Putra Malaysia July 2013 - present
CEO FlashJobz May 2012 - present
Executive Director DAFJ Sdn. Bhd. December 2010 - present
Deputy Director TeAM-PI - Policy Institute TeAM - Technopreneurs Association of Malaysia July 2013 - July 2014
MBA Lecturer Putra Business School University Putra Malaysia October 2012 - July 2013
TV Presenter Capital TV July 2012 - October 2012
Director, Co-founder & Owner Nineteen O One Sdn. Bhd. October 2010 - October 2011
C.E.O, Co-founder & Owner Nineteen O One Sdn. Bhd. August 2009 - October 2010
Executive Director, Co-founder & Owner Nineteen O One Sdn. Bhd. July 1997 - August 2009
Executive Director Candy Bouquet (M) Sdn Bhd 1996 - 1997
Analyst AIG Claims, Inc. 1995 - 1996

Education

Loughborough University Economics & Finance 1992 - 1993
Keele University Economics, Sociology and Social Antropology 1989 - 1991
Concord College College/University Preparatory and Advanced High School/Secondary Diploma Program 1985 - 1990

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Education
  • • Recruiting
  • • Robotics
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Social Impact
  • • Lifelong Learning (outside of school)
  • • Teacher training
  • • Higher Education

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Hidayah Shahidan
They're my mentor  •  Chief Executive Officer, Zymeratics Sdn Bhd and Research Officer, Universiti Putra Malaysia.
Zakir is a highly committed, dedicated and helpful mentor. He has been my mentor for about a year now, and he has never failed to continuo ... usly inspire me to become a better entrepreneur from time to time. His vast experience in building start-up is extremely valuable. In addition, his experience in dealing with commercialization of technologies from Universiti Putra Malaysia is an added advantage for university spin off companies.
Parthasarathy Suhanya
They're my friends  •  Co Founder, ScienceSync Pte Ltd and Researcher, Universiti Sains Malaysia.
Zakir is one of the most diligent and passion driven person I've ever known. His composed demeanor in facing issues and challenges makes hi ... m a true leader. His passion and determination to succeed makes him an achiever in his endeavours.
Hidayah Shahidan
We worked together  •  Chief Executive Officer, Zymeratics Sdn Bhd and Research Officer, Universiti Putra Malaysia.
A. Zakir is a genius who has the capability to mentor and provide guidance to those who especially are first-time entrepreneurs. A warm & fu ... nny person who likes to talk a lot.
Evelyn Samuel
We worked together  •  Consulting Partner and distributor, Reallyenglish.com London, UK. and Member, Board of Governors, Vocational Training Opportunities Centre.
Zakir has a superb track record in setting up a highly successful franchise in retailing fast food.

Parthasarathy Suhanya
They're my advisor  •  Co Founder, ScienceSync Pte Ltd and Researcher, Universiti Sains Malaysia.
Suhanya Parthasarathy is tenacious and a risk taker. Her ways of entrepreneurship equals to those great ones since she is adaptable to her i ... deas as well as having grit in her character.

Hidayah Shahidan
Chief Executive Officer, Zymeratics Sdn Bhd and Research Officer, Universiti Putra Malaysia.
He tenancity and dedication to her work is first class. She is focused with her startup and willing to go the distance.

Evelyn Samuel
Consulting Partner and distributor, Reallyenglish.com London, UK. and Member, Board of Governors, Vocational Training Opportunities Centre.
Evelyn is a great mentor and coach for startups and new entrepreneurs.