DR. JASMINE BEGUM Director, Legal, Corporate & Government Affairs, Microsoft Malaysia & ASEAN

Based in Kuala Lumpur, Jasmine has held this role since 2010, where she oversees corporate affairs, government relations and policy engagement as well as philanthropies for Microsoft businesses in Malaysia and the ASEAN region. She joined Microsoft with over 20 years of award-winning experience that uniquely straddles both legal/policy engagement and communications, that included leadership and regional stints at companies such as Dell Malaysia, the United Nations Development Program, the United Nations Executive Office of the Secretary-General in New York as well as having been a corporate litigator.

Jasmine has broad educational qualifications having completed a double law degree at the International Islamic University in Kuala Lumpur and then pursued her post-graduate studies in both Law and Communications, in the UK.