Podcast: Datuk Yasmin Mahmood Of Heriot-Watt University Malaysia

Climbing To The Top In Stilettos  


Welcome to another episode of 30 minutes with DailyStraits.com. Our guest today is Kuala Lumpur-based Datuk Yasmin Mahmood. Yasmin has a highly distinguished career, spanning three decades, during which time she has worked with various technology giants including Hewlett Packard and Dell. In 2006, she became Microsoft Malaysia’s Managing Director and in 2014, was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Malaysia Digital Economy Corp Sdn Bhd (MDEC) and was instrumental in the region’s digital economic transformation. She also served in various non-executive roles in prominent establishments including the national postal and courier company, POS Malaysia as Chairperson and much more. Apart from being Chair of Heriot-Watt University Malaysia Board of Directors, Yasmin is also the Managing Partner of FutureReady Consulting.  


Among the things discuss in this podcast are:  


  1. Are STEM jobs difficult and demanding?  
  2. What makes a candidate ideal to a headhunter?  
  3. Tips on how women should negotiate their salaries?  


Without further ado, let’s listen to the interview here:


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