Mohamed Sharil Tarmizi is a mentor at NEXEA, an early Startup Accelerator, Angel Network and Venture Capital. NEXEA has invested in more than 35 Startups across Southeast Asia and is known for creating value in their investments. NEXEA is backed by experienced entrepreneurs who have done their M&As and IPOs or are CEOs of publicly listed companies. More importantly, they want to give back to the next wave of entrepreneurs.
Sharil possesses a uniquely diverse experience in both public and private sectors. He has unparalleled international experience in the technology, media and communications (“TMT”) space. He is regarded as an authority on internet governance from his work with ICANN and GAC, and he has hands-on regulatory reform experience with the World Trade Organization on the development of reference papers in telecoms and postal services.
During his tenure at Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission, Sharil spearheaded the modernization and transformation of the Malaysian telecommunications industry and also consulted on Trade and Economic Cooperation agreements for Malaysia with Japan, Australia, and New Zealand.
Sharil is also a highly experienced strategy advisor and has led various projects, public-private partnerships and corporate transactions. Sharil was instrumental in a recent international cross-border M&A in the automotive sector. He also mentors multiple startups and scaleups across the world.