Alibaba Cloud today launched a a new talent initiative and showcased various cloud-based, innovative solutions at Alibaba Cloud Day KL Summit to deepen its commitment for supporting Malaysia’s digitalisaion.
The programme is a nationwide digital talent strengthening initiative which aims to nogt just inspire young talents but also aspires to bridge the gap between academia and industry, in addition to furnishing Malaysia with a strong digital labour force.
As a move to expand Alibaba Cloud’s digital footprint to more states across the nation, Digital Heroes Program is an evolution of the Alibaba Cloud Academia Empowerment Program which is an initiative that strengthens budding digital talents via participating accredited educational institutions.
Built upon the current internship and AAEP initiative program, Digital Heroes empasses there new key areas including My Digital Talent in U Competition, Nationwide University Tour and Student Ambassador.
“The epicentre of the program is not just to provide local students with digital experiences, but also for us to create a sustainable pool of digital talents which would contribute to the local business ecosystem,” says Kun Huang, General Manager of Malaysia, Alibaba Cloud Intelligence.
“As a global cloud leader, we are proud to be part of the collective effort and would like to leverage our best-in-class technologies and proven experience to support local talent develop whilst further empowering Malaysia’s digital transformation journey.”