Dr. Nikolai Dobberstein, Partner & Head of Communications, Media and Technology Practice (APAC)

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Nikolai is a partner and head of the firms’ Communications, Media and Technology practice in Asia Pacific. Nikolai has broad experience in working with telecoms, tower companies, and IT and business process outsourcing service providers in India, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East. His engagements have included growth and technology strategy, digital services and media strategy, network rollouts and sharing, large-scale transformation programs, and major cost and operational front-line improvements.

Nikolai has lived in Asia since 1993 and has served in various leadership roles as a management consultant, board member, and business head. Before joining A.T. Kearney in 2011, he was ExCo member for New Businesses and Strategy at Maxis Malaysia, responsible for all mobile data and Internet businesses and propelling Maxis into one of the world’s top 15 mobile data players.

Nikolai has a PhD in Technology and Innovation Management from the University of Kiel, Germany.


Registered in the later part of 2016, MyIoTA or Malaysia Internet-of-Things Association is founded by a group of individuals & companies in the private sector, passionate & involved in IoT value chain in Malaysia & beyond. With the global trend of 50B* devices(things) connected by 2020, IoT will be an important catalyst in transforming the digital economy landscape. MyIoTA works together with industry players to develop a thriving IoT eco-system for companies adopting & providing IoT solutions & services


To Champion & realize the full potential of IoT as part of Malaysia’s digital economy , empowering towards the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

  • To promote investments, use cases & applications of IoT
  • To be the forum for IoT entrepreneurs, researchers, CIOs & policy makers for sharing ideas & expertise in latest IoT technologies
  • To harmonize & promote partnerships in software, hardware & platform services
  • To promote local IoT companies at the global level & increase their competitiveness
  • To help industries in their digital transformation journey using IoT

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About This Site

This is the official website for Malaysia IoT Association.