PIKOM, THE NATIONAL TECH ASSOCIATION OF MALAYSIA, is the association representing the technology (TECH) industry in Malaysia. Its membership currently stands at more than 1,000 active companies involved in a whole spectrum of TECH products and services which command 80% of the total TECH business in Malaysia.
The 5 Chapters under PIKOM cover
- OM (formerly known as Outsourcing Malaysia)
- CIO Chapter
- Cybersecurity Chapter
- E-Commerce Chapter
- PIKOM Venture Investment Chapter
These chapters help improve and drive the business climate for all member companies, together with promoting industry growth in line with different national aspirations, along the following approaches:
As a non-profit organization, PIKOM is managed by a team of Council elected by the members every year during the Annual General Meeting. Click here to view the current Council.
PIKOM works to improve the business climate in the interests of all its member companies and to promote industry growth in line with national aspirations.
To view the complete list of PIKOM members, click here.
Formed in August 1986, PIKOM is ambitioned to creating an environment that is conducive to the health, prosperity and competitive nature of the Tech industry. In line with this, PIKOM aims to be a catalyst for the growth of the Tech industry in Malaysia.
As the Voice of the Tech Industry, PIKOM embraces the task of growing the size and capabilities of the Tech industry in Malaysia by creating opportunities for its members as well as all Malaysians to capture the benefits offered by advances in Tech by focusing on the following:
- Spearhead, promote & encourage development of resources, professional skills and programmes in Malaysia’s Tech
- Represent the local Tech industry to the Government and private sector both local and overseas.
- Provide a platform for Tech players and users to meet, network, learn and share ideas in order to grow the industry and improved applications.
- Foster high standards of conduct, service and performance throughout the Tech industry.
- Promote and market local Tech services to the region and overseas.
PIKOM’s membership is open to all companies who supply IT products and services in the computing and telecommunications industries. PIKOM offers a range of services and activities, which provide opportunities for informed dialogue and profitable networking. However, non-Tech and foreign Tech companies are also welcome to join the Association as associate and overseas members.
As the ‘The Voice of the Tech Industry’, PIKOM continues to
- Drive high impact advocacy in representing the industry to government stakeholders to create a conducive environment promoting further growth of the industry.
- Expand and enhance more tangible benefits to its membership base.
Find out more about PIKOM Membership
PIKOM is a member of the Asian Oceanian Computing Industry Organization (ASOCIO). Established in 1984, ASOCIO aims to promote, encourage and foster trade between its various members and to develop the computing industry in the Asian and Oceanian region.
Membership in ASOCIO provides PIKOM members with the added opportunity to network with its 21 full members and 7 guest members from the rest of the world. ASOCIO is recognized as the international representative body of the ICT industry in the Asian- Oceanian region, PIKOM can leverage on its expertise to position itself in a similar fashion.
PIKOM is a member of the World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA), a consortium of 83 ICT industry associations from economies around the world. WITSA members represent over 90% of the world IT market.
Founded in 1978 and originally known as the World Computing Services Industry Association, WITSA has increasingly assumed an active advocacy role in international public policy issues affecting the creation of a robust global information infrastructure. WITSA has a real impact on the global ICT environment. It strengthens the industry at large by promoting a level playing field and by voicing the concerns of the international ICT community in multilateral organizations.
Asia & Pacific Internet Association (APIA) , established in 1997, is a non-profit trade association whose aim is to promote the business interests of the Internet-related service industry in the Asia Pacific region. Its Mission is to build human resource infrastructure for the Internet and to foster the efficient, stable, and sustainable development of the Internet in the Asia Pacific region. APIA also provides the legal entity to support the Asia-Pacific Regional Internet Conference on Operational Technologies (APRICOT).
Malaysian Service Providers Confederation (MSPC) was launched on 2nd June 2009 and was duly incorporated as a Company with Limited by Guarantee without shares (CLBG) under the Companies Act 1965 on 2nd April 2010. Its objective is to provide a platform and focal point for all service providers to formulate common strategies in dealing with the government and make recommendations and submissions on behalf of its members.