About Us

CADS Authors Jun 7, 2022

Future proofing organizations to become digitally mature with skills intelligence.

As pioneers of the ASEAN data ecosystem, The Center of Applied Data Science (CADS) continues to be a transformational catalyst for the workplace. CADS is a Skill Intelligent Platform (SIP) that maximizes business potential and turns enterprises into Data-Driven Organizations® by empowering data-driven decision making, expanding workforce data literacy, and enhancing analytics for hiring. We aspire to futureproof the world by improving data literacy as an economy for the workforce.


Futureproof the world by improving the data literacy of economies.


Accelerate data-driven maturity of organizations by building institutional data literacy skills.

The Center of Applied Data Science (CADS) only knows one way of doing things – the right and reliable way. We believe in progress for the better and by advancing ourselves, we advance the company, the country, and the world! When it comes to results, and what we commit, we always deliver with excellent quality, standards, accuracy, and efficiency.

The best of our talent shines when we are a team: stronger, smarter, more creative, and impactful. We live by our purpose, our aspiration, our imagination, and our mental freedom in going way beyond to make things happen. We have the spirit of learning and growth as we are courageous in confronting obstacles and turning them into perfect opportunities. Working hard and playing hard is our lifestyle. Our enthusiasm is infectious; we enjoy the shared journey, and we appreciate momentous events and good laughs along the way.

We were the first in ASEAN to deliver Harvard Business School’s Executive Program – Competing in Business Analytics and Big Data as well as our first-ever collaboration with Data Incubator New York, to deliver Data Science Enablement in Malaysia.

Expanding an ecosystem through the CADS AI platform


To collaborate and partner with CADS is to be part of the purpose CADS is driving. We are on a journey to be the first in establishing a global standard in data science analytics.

What we do matters. To have purpose means the things we do are of real value to others. CADS is its team which comprises passionate individuals with several years of experience, strong expertise, and the desire and the ability to take intelligent risks. Thanks to this team, we have succeeded in growing and becoming what we are today. This is how we intend to move forward.

When we cooperate to build data-driven organizations that inspire, the potential to make a difference is limitless. True fulfillment comes not from ticking all the boxes but from serving a bigger mission.

Accelerate your digital transformation today by connecting with us for all your technological and talent needs.

Board of Advisors

The Center of Applied Data Science (CADS) is guided by the tireless efforts and commitment of its Board of Advisors, which includes many prominent leaders from private and public sector businesses and organizations. They advise us on matters of strategic importance, helping to ensure The Center of Applied Data Science, CADS’ continued growth and success.

Chari TVT
Chari TVT, Former CFO of Axiata Group, Board Member, and Financial & Strategy advisor.
Tharuma Rajah
Dato' Tharuma Rajah, Founder & CEO, Garage Analytics.
Professor Dennis Campbell
Professor Dennis Campbell, Dwight P. Robinson, Jr. Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School.
Tan Kien Eng
Tan Kien Eng, Chief Executive Officer, dentsu Malaysia
Nichola Hopkins
Nicola Hopkins, Senior Vice President, Global Head of Data Solutions, Marsh
Robert Axryd
Robert Axryd, Software Director, ULearn Technology Sdn Bhd.
Galina Datskovsky
Galina Datskovsky, Member Board Of Directors, OpenAxes.