Afzal Abdul Rahim
CEO, TIME dotCom Berhad and Chairman, Global Transit Communications Sdn Bhd & AIMS Data Centre Sdn Bhd
Afzal Abdul Rahim was appointed as CEO of TIME dotCom in October 2008.
A technology entrepreneur, he also serves as Chairman of Global Transit International and The AIMS Asia Group, entities he founded over the last 9 years.
Afzal, 31, holds a Degree in Mechanical Engineering with Electronics, specializing in Acoustic Wave Theory, and started his career in the Automotive industry culminating in a regional role with Group Lotus PLC.
took a leap of faith and plunged into the communications industry in the aftermath of the dot-com burst, and together with a core management team steered The AIMS Asia Group
to its position as the region's No. 1 network neutral data centre operator.
The team then established Global Transit International
in 2005, and the company's investments now include TIME dotCom Berhad
, The Unity Trans-Pacific cable system, and Malaysia's No. 1 Wholesale IP Transit Provider.
Afzal is the founder of MyIX, the Malaysian Internet Exchange, which was established in 2006.