Azhar Mustapha

Director and CEO at Nervesis Sdn Bhd

Azhar Kassim Mustapha is the Chief Executive Officer of Nervesis, Malaysia ( Azhar architects ZYGY, Nervesis’ core technology based on Artificial Intelligence technology using Text Intelligence and Intelligent Agent to accelerate human intelligence.

ZYGY is a platform that forms vital interconnected findings far beyond human speed by self-analyzing corporate, public or personal texts in web, social media, systems and documents based on a user's expected needs. For 100 documents, a user may take about 500 minutes to read, analyze and form important points, but ZYGY will take around 20 seconds.

Azhar also has a keen interest on marketing where he structures smart partnerships and he designs marketing initiatives revolves around content marketing. One of the smart partnerships Azhar has landed is with a major Telco, Telekom Malaysia.

Azhar is a graduate of the highly prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston, USA, where he received his Bachelor of Science and Master in Engineering degrees in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science. Azhar has a total of three Patents to his name - one in the US with COMSAT Laboratories (now part of Lockheed Martin) and two in Malaysia – in the areas of underwater communication and compression, speech recognition and hardware interpreter/translator technologies.

In addition to his role as the CEO of Nervesis, Azhar was also a Research Specialist at Multimedia University of Malaysia (MMU), where he led a team conducting advanced research and development (R&D) work funded by the Matsushita Corporation of Japan. Azhar has written and published numerous scientific papers at the International level.