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Our Payhip Blog Moved to IoT World Blog
We wish to inform you that beginning today (April 28, 2023), our Payhip Blog will no longer be active and will be moved to IoT World Blog.I cannot be active in two places whereby the content will almost be the same. The IoT World Blog has existed for...
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Unlocking the Power of IoT: A Beginner's Guide
As someone interested in exploring the world of IoT, it's essential to understand the basic steps involved in embarking on an IoT journey. To help you get started, here are some guidelines:Understand what IoT is and how it works:IoT is a network of c...
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Empowering Smart Cities: PPj and Favoriot Collaborate to Bring Open-System IoT Middleware to Putrajaya
The Perbadanan Putrajaya (PPj) has collaborated with Favoriot Sdn Bhd to establish a Smart City IoT platform in Putrajaya, Malaysia. This collaboration aims to develop innovative Smart City solutions as defined in the Perbadanan Putrajaya Smart City ...
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How Favoriot Simplifies Building and Managing IoT Devices
IntroductionThe world of IoT can be intimidating, especially for those new to the technology. However, with the help of Favoriot, building an IoT device can be a smooth and successful process. Favoriot is a cloud-based platform for IoT device managem...
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The DNA of IoT: Building Block for successful Implementation
The Internet of Things (IoT) has been a buzzword for several years now, and while many organizations have implemented IoT, mainstream adoption is still a few years away. Chief Information Officers (CIOs) will be responsible for implementing IoT, but ...
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Anything is Possible: Finding Entrepreneurial Inspiration in the Birthplace of Technology
It was 2016, and I had the incredible opportunity to visit Silicon Valley with the MDEC delegation as part of the Silicon Valley Immersion Program. I had always considered myself a future CTO in a big corporation and had never considered entrepreneur...
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IoT Platform as a Service: A Comprehensive Guide
The Internet of Things (IoT) has become more prevalent in various industries as technology advances. IoT is the interconnection of physical devices, vehicles, home appliances, and other objects embedded with electronics, software, sensors, and connec...
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1- Day IoT for Business Professionals Course
Unlock the full potential of your organization with the power of IoT! Join our 1-day immersive course on IoT for Business Professionals and discover how to leverage IoT for business transformation or as a new venture. Designed specifically for execut...
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How to Build IoT Applications Quickly with a Platform: A Success Story for Malaysian Developers
As IoT technology becomes more prevalent in Malaysia, developers face new challenges in creating efficient and engaging applications. However, by leveraging the power of IoT platforms, developers can build applications quickly and effectively. Let’s ...
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From Struggle to Success: The Journey of Building a Citizen Engagement App
Let me tell you a story about a fictional city named Bloomville (but the story might resonate with many of us when living in this kind of city), where the local government struggled to engage its citizens. The officials realized that traditional citi...
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The Power of IoT Platforms: Orchestrating Your Connected World
Have you ever considered how your IoT devices work seamlessly together, collecting and analyzing data to simplify our lives? This is where an IoT platform comes into play. It acts as a conductor, coordinating all the data and managing, monitoring, an...
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About Me

Dr. Mazlan is the co-founder and CEO of FAVORIOT Sdn Bhd. He is listed in Onalytica’s Report “Who’s Who in IoT” (May 2022). He is among the Top 50 Global Thought Leaders on the Internet of Things (February 2019). Digital Disruption (October 2019) by Thinkers360, Top 50 Most Impactful Smart Cities Leaders by World CSR Congress 2017, ranked Top 10 in IoT Top 100 Influencers by Postscapes 2017 & 2018, ranked No. 20th Thought Leader in IOT by 2014 Onalytica Report – “The Internet of Things – Top 100 Thought Leaders” and UTM Alumni Industry Personality 2016.

Before FAVORIOT, he spent 2.5 years as CEO of REDtone IOT and eight years in MIMOS Berhad as Senior Director Wireless Communications Cluster. He also spent 13 years in CELCOM (mobile operator), handling many senior management positions.

Before Celcom, he spent ten years as an Assoc. Professor at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. He was the Adjunct Professor for UTM from 2008 to 2013, UTHM (2004-2005, 2013-2016), Universiti Teknologi Petronas (2018-2019), and Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA) (2017-2018), Universiti Malaysia (UniMY) (2017-2019) and MJIIT, UTM (2020-2022).

He is the Adjunct Professor for the Faculty of Information Science and Technology, MMU (2022-2024).

Dr.Mazlan is a frequent speaker at many major & established IOT, IR 4.0, Smart Cities, and telco conferences locally and globally. He sits on Industry Advisory Panel (IAP) for several local universities.

He graduated from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia with a BEE (1984), University of Essex (UK) with an MSc. in Telematics (1986), and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia with a Ph.D. in Telecommunications (1993). He also received an Honorary Doctorate in Electrical Engineering from UTHM (2017). 

He is also a TEDx Speaker.