Dr. Sumitra is Vice-President – Talent Development and Digital Entrepreneurship at Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC). Her key mandate is to ensure that Malaysian youth are equipped with the necessary digital competencies for the future workforce. She also serves as a Stakeholder Advisory Council member of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Standards for Teachers. Prior to her current position, Sumitra held leadership and advisory roles in corporate responsibility and sustainability portfolios at DiGi Telecommunications and Telenor ASA (Norway).
Dr. Sumitra holds a Post-Graduate Certified Diploma in Accounting and Finance from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Executive Management Certificate in International Marketing from INSEAD University, as well as a Bachelor of Economics with Honours from University Malaya and PhD from School of Business, Monash University Malaysia and a mother to two digital natives.