Dzuleira Abu Bakar


Dzuleira Abu Bakar is the Chief Executive Officer of the Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre (MaGIC).  Prior to this, Dzuleira was the CEO of Cradle Seed Ventures (CSV), a growth stage venture capital fund which is part of Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd, Malaysia’s premier early stage funding agency and influencer.  She is also an appointed Council Member of the National ICT Association of Malaysia (PIKOM).

Dzuleira is no stranger to the entrepreneurship ecosystem both in the country and the region.  She brings with her years of experience in the tech ecosystem, nurturing and growing promising tech startups. Dzuleira has served in various roles across government agencies, GLCs as well as the private sector with deep experience across multiple industries in particular technology and innovation, honing skills in venture capital & private equity, corporate finance, legal & governance, deal structuring and stakeholder management among others.

Dzuleira holds a Masters Degree in Management from Universiti Malaya (UM) and a Bachelors Degree in Law from Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM).