UDRIVE MEDIA SDN. BHD.
UDrive Media Sdn. Bhd. was incorporated on 7 March 2011 and is currently located in Petaling Jaya. The core management team of UDrive Media have backgrounds in terrestrial and satellite TV and Radio networks. UDrive Media specialises in telco grade Internet Protocol TV (IPTV) and Over-The-Top (OTT) solutions. We are focussed in the area of convergence between the Broadcaster and the Telco industry which has been rapidly transforming.
UDrive Media provides IPTV and OTT services for IPTV and OTT Platform Design, Build and Systems Integration; Mobile APPS and TV Set-Top Box UI/UX Design and Development; Media Operations Management and Support; Consultancy and Project Management and Business Partnership and Collaboration.
UDrive Media had around 20 employees at the initial part of the company’s development stage. Over the next few years we have grown from strength to strength and our biggest asset which is our human resource have grown to our present size of roughly 250 headcounts. We have collaborated with local as well as overseas partners to successfully deliver large scale projects. We are thankful for the trust given to us by our clients and hope to continue to be of service to them.
We are a young, dynamic and energetic company which focusses on talent development to grow and achieve greater heights together. We also believe in close collaboration with other business partners who share our same vision to move and grow together. We treat our clients with utmost respect and always perform our best to deliver better than expected.
Kent is the founder of UDrive Media. He spent his last 10 years in the broadcasting and new digital media industry focusing in IPTV, Multiscreen Over to Top (OTT), Mobile TV and Hotel IPTV.
In 2011, Kent was appointed as consultant of Venture Consulting Pty Ltd to advise in the digital, media and telecoms sector. He was later appointed as Program Consultant by Axiata Group Berhad to plan and execute the Multiscreen OTT service called “Escape” in Malaysia for Celcom Axiata Berhad.
b In 2004. Kent joined SyQic Capital Sdn Bhd as Project Manager. He was then headed up the Project Department as Project Director in 2008. He was responsible over aspects of SyQic’s operations. He also project manages the SyQic’s major projects such as Yoonic™ IPTV total deployment in the Asia Pacific region and design and build projects both local and overseas.
Prior to joining SyQic Capital, Kent was a research associates with MMI Holdings Ltd in Singapore through the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston and Singapore Master degree program. Prior to that, he worked as an engineer and technical support officer for various companies in Singapore. Throughout his previous employments he was responsible for technical research and product development and certification with local authorities in Singapore and Korea. Some of his key achievements have been his involvement with the finger print access system research team for Singapore Polytechnic and in the preparation on Six Sigma and ISO9001:2000, quality management system implementation for Yeo Eng Koon (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
Kent has a strong academic background in Engineering. His has a Masters in Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a First Class Honors Bachelor Degree in Engineering from the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia. Kent has also won numerous scholarship and awards like the SMA Master Program Scholarship, the UNSW Golden Jubilee Scholarship, the Singapore ExxonMobil Scholarship, the Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd Award, Motorola Innovation Award, the Singapore Polytechnic Model Student Award, Best EE Achiever Award and Singapore Polytechnic EE Gold Medal Top Student Award.
Temi Efendi has over thirty-five years of experience with increasing responsibility for providing various services in Information Technology, Telecommunications, Finance, Asset Management, Oil and Gas E&P, and Business Development. He has fifteen years of experience in Oil and Gas industry: VICO Indonesia (it was Huffco Indonesia), one of the world largest LNG producers. Five years of experience in various managerial positions with responsibilities overwhelming Finance, Asset Management, and Human Resources; and eight years of experience in strategic planning and organizational development through various Task Force Assignments in the areas of Production & Operations, Project Facilities, Maintenance, and Human Resources to streamline the organization through a strategic partnership approach in VICO Indonesia has given him a solid foundation in general management skills.
Temi then spent fifteen years in revenue driven IT, Telecommunications, Engineering, and Broadcast and Media companies. He has been holding various roles including Vice President Director of a Fiber Optic based services company, a CDMA based mobile Telecommunications operator, and a Convergence Digital Television companies managing various strategic projects, such as DMB-T, DVB-T, DVB-S, and IPTV. He is also the founder and CEO of PT Vistakom Infomedia and PT Udrive Media Teknologi.
He completed his studies in Electrical Engineering from Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) in 1980, and spent two years overseas study assignment by VICO Indonesia in St. Louis, MO, USA, to pursue a post graduate program in Business School majoring in MIS. He graduated in 1989 from University of Missouri, St. Louis.
Calvin is the co-founder of UDrive Media Sdn Bhd and is the Project Director. He has been in the New Digital Media industry for the past five years. He first started in this industry when he joined SyQic Capital Sdn Bhd in 2009 as a Project Manager. He was responsible for handling the PLDT WatchPad Operations in the Philippines. He was also given the task of handling the YooMob Project on Mobile Video Streaming for Maxis in Malaysia.
Calvin has a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering (Hons) from Monash University (Melbourne) Australia. Prior to his Degree, he was pursuing his Diploma in Electrical Engineering in Singapore Polytechnic.
Experienced Director with a demonstrated history of working in the technology industry. Skilled in Management, Customer Service, Business Development, Business Strategy, and Sales Management. Strong professional with a Bachelor of Science (BSc) focused in Economics from The University of Birmingham.
Ryan holds a Bachelor of Science in Computing from University of Lincoln in the United Kingdom.
Prior to joining UDrive Media, Ryan spent over 12 years in Information Technology industry. While in this industry, he specializes in systems integration, application deployment, app development and product distribution to SMEs and large corporations across multi industries including FSI, Sport Association, Healthcare, Transport and Education. He has extensive experience in managing various types of large projects overseas, in countries such as Japan, Indonesia, Thailand, China and etc.
He is currently responsible for a team of solution architects that designs and builds solutions to meet customer requirements.
Accounts & HR Manager Carmen Chiah, a graduate from University of Technology Malaysia, with Bachelor of Science in Computer, year 2003. On top of her IT background, Carmen has accomplished her professional accounting career with more than 13 years of experience in local and international business, including exposure to working environment in Hong Kong between the years of 2014 to 2017.
Presently she is holding the position as Accounts & HR Manager in UDrive Media and is in charge of preparing, maintaining, analyzing and reconciling of company transactions together with financial planning. She is also at the same time over seeing the company staff recruitment and other HR matters.