Matthew Rajendra is a multiple award winning technology innovator utilising moonshot thinking with the aim of redefining conventional linear industries through in-house developed exponential technologies. He is actively working on green technology, IOT and blockchain technologies currently.
Having been in the high-tech industry for the past 22 years and starting his first business at 19, he is the only Malaysian to have received the world’s most prestigious IT award from the United Nations. In May 2016, the UN/ITU awarded him for the best E-Environment technology during the World Summit of Information Society in Geneva by the Secretary General for his invention, the Eco2 (later rebranded to Submersify) data center cooling technology. In October 2016 he won the coveted Chairman’s Award at the Global ICT Excellence Awards by WITSA in Brasilia, highly regarded as the Olympics of the IT industry. He also bagged two awards at the MSC Malaysia APICTA Awards in September 2015 for sustainability and start-up. He represented Malaysia and won the International APICTA Awards for Best of Sustainability and Environmental Technology in Colombo in November 2015.