Afzal Abdul Rahim is a technology entrepreneur who currently serves as Commander-In-Chief of TIME dotCom Berhad, an ASEAN based telecomunications operator encompassing Fixed Line, Data Centres and Global Submarine Cable Systems. He joined TIME in 2008 after establishing The AIMS Asia Group and Global Transit International in 2006.
Afzal founded the non-profit Malaysian Internet Exchange (MyIX) in 2006 and also serves as a Board Member of Endeavor Malaysia, an organisation that is devoted to nurturing high-impact entrepreneurs. He is also a Member of the Civil Aviation Authority Malaysia.
He began his career in the automotive sector, initially as a Chassis Development Engineer and thereafter managing clients on the engineering consultancy side of the business at Group Lotus PLC. Afzal is also a Licensed Commercial Pilot.
Date of Appointment:
31 January 2019
Length of Tenure as Director:
Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering with Electronics, University of Sussex at Brighton, United Kingdom
Areas of Expertise:
Legal, Operations, Information Technology, Human Resource, Strategy Development and Implementation, Innovation and Transformation