At A Glance:

Arai Ezzra is a Malaysian entrepreneur. His recent startups have included DinarDirham (a fintech startup offering gold-backed crypto assets) and Blockchains.my (an advanced digital wallet application). He is the Co-Founder and CTO of DinarDirham and the Founder of Blockchains.my. Arai has been appearing in several blockchain conferences around the world over the past year, representing these two companies and the technologies behind them. He was at:

*The 4th China Forex Expo in October of 2016 (where DinarDirham was awarded as: “The Most Innovative Gold Fintech Provider of 2016”), held in Schenzen, China. DinarDirham was a sponsor at the event, and Mr. Ezzra (along with Co-Founder and former CEO Stelian Balta) shared a 20 minute slide presentation of the company. DinarDirham also received a special highlight and cover up by the Malaysian Media.
*The Blockchain: Money Conference in November of 2016, held in London, England. DinarDirham held a booth at the event, and Mr. Ezzra presented the company and it’s products onstage.
*The Inaugural Singapore Fintech Festival in November of 2016, held in Singapore, and hosted by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). DinarDirham was part of the Fintech Exhibition, and Mr. Ezzra was a speaker at the event.
*DinarDirham’s First Gallery Opening in November of 2016, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Mr. Ezzra of course spoke at this event.
*The North American Bitcoin Conference in January 2017, held in Florida, USA. Mr. Ezzra gave a presentation at the event, and DinarDirham held an exhibition booth, and was also one of the sponsors of the event.
*The iFX Expo Asia 2017 in February 2017, held in Hong Kong, China. Mr. Ezzra was a speaker at the event, and was also on a panel discussion on day three, discussing how retailers can thrive in the Chinese ecosystem.
*The Keynote 2017 Conference in March 2017, held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The event was a highly prestigious event, attended by government officials. Mr. Ezzra was invited by the Dubai government’s Adviser to attend the event, and to present DinarDirham’s blockchain technology, as the Dubai government wishes to excel in blockchain technology. That and the fact that DinarDirham also held a booth at this event put Malaysia in an international spotlight.
*The DNC Award Gala Dinner in April 2017, held in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, on the island of Borneo. Ok, so this is kind of cheating, but DinarDirham and it’s partners held an awards party this last April, Mr. Ezzra of course attended the event.
*The Keynote Gala Dinner in May 2017, held in Brussels, Belgium. Mr. Ezzra was among the speakers at the event, he represented the blockchains.my advanced digital wallet app.

Arai has certainly been getting around lately, and spreading the news of DinarDirham and blockchains.my, and is continuing to do so. In fact he’s already booked for at least two more conferences this month. Now, for a little more detailed background information…

Background:

Skill Sets:

Mr. Ezzra’s past experience has given him intimate knowledge and abilities in Business Strategy, Venture Capital, and with Technical Analysis. Additionally, Arai has developed the following skills during his experiences:

Management, PHP, HTML 5, Fundraising, Entrepreneurship, beginning and running Start-ups, Business Development, Business Planning, E-commerce, MySQL, Adobe Design Programs, Foreign Exchange Risk Management, Prime Brokerage, Business Brokerage, Customs Brokerage, ASP.NET,  Liquidity Management, Start-up Ventures, CryptoAPI, Fundamental Analysis, Broker Plugins, Forum Marketing.

Education:

Aria Ezzra attended secondary school at the Victoria Institution in Malaysia, where he studied from 1993 – 1997. He received his SPM certificate (Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia, or the Malaysian Certificate of Education) in pure science. His other activities at the institute included participating in the: Astronomy, Computer, Badminton, and Chess clubs.

Next step in his life was IKIP College, which he attended from 1999 – 2000. There, he attained his Pre Computer Science degree in Computer Science. It was there that he also studied Computer Programming and Business Management.

His last step of formal education was UNITAR International University, where he attended from 2001 – 2002, and obtained his Pre-Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology.

Past Positions:

Founder of Blockchains Inc. in Labuan, Malaysia, from 2016 to the present. Here he has been building a company that provides an advanced, highly secure, multi-asset, digital wallet.

Chairman of Malaysia Association Financial Technology Industry (MAFTI) in Malaysia, from December 2016 to the present. The company aspires to be the key enabler and a national platform to support Malaysia to be the leading hub for FinTech innovation and investment in the region. They tie and connect every key enabler in the ecosystem and create a national platform to help facilitate ecosystem collaboration between FinTech stakeholders in Malaysia, with the key objectives to support the Malaysian FinTech community, and to build awareness & trust in FinTech start-ups to advocate for better policy on behalf of their members.

Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder of DinarDirham Pte. Ltd. in Singapore, from 2016 to the present. The company is a subsidiary company of Gold Prime Technology Limited. It has over 10 years of forex trading platform development, and is built as a decentralized gold and forex investment platform, using the latest technologies to provide transparency, reliability, and security. Mr. Ezzra has been involved in establishing DinarDirham as an information technology and blockchain solutions company, as well as focussing on making it the No. 1 gold and forex investment solutions provider, accessible worldwide, over the next few years.

Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder of Gold Prime Technology Limited in Hong Kong, from 2015 to the present. Mr. Ezzra was involved in assisting the company to become an Ethereum blockchain solutions company, and to develop their product. He has been assisting the company’s teams in becoming highly skilled multi-national professionals with extended expertise in forex platforms development, blockchain based solutions, cryptocurrencies, security, internet marketing, and worldwide business.

System Developer Advisor with International Business Futures (IBF) in Bandung area, West Java, Indonesia, from 2013 to the present. Mr. Ezzra has been giving advice and monitoring in order to create, maintain, audit, and improve the company’s systems to meet particular needs, often as advised by a system analyst or architect. He also helps to analyze existing applications and systems to identify opportunities for improvements and expansion.

Founder of FXBitLab Holdings Sdn. Bhd. in Selangor, Malaysia, from 2014 to the present. Mr. Ezzra has been involved in exploring for, offering, and developing the latest technologies to provide clients with the most efficient IT solutions. He has been focusing on technologies that improve the chances of establishing, developing, and fully operating the FX Company by providing the most needed IT solutions for market web development (online presence), hosting (dedicated servers), and MT4/MT5 solutions.

System Developer with FX Ranex in Selangor, Malaysia, from 2012 to 2013. Mr. Ezzra was involved in creating, maintaining, auditing, and improving systems to meet particular needs, often as advised by a system analyst or architect. He also assisted in testing both hardware and software systems and diagnosed and resolved system faults.

Developer with MT Expert Solution in the Ukraine, from 2006 to 2012. Mr. Ezzra was more specifically a Trading Platform Developer, who participated in code and design reviews, enhanced existing technological platforms, and participated in testing and assessment of existing and new technology components and systems.

Computer Programmer with SIRA Holdings Sdn. Bhd. in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 2004 to 2006. Mr. Ezzra was involved in updating, repairing, modifying, and expanding existing programs. He also assisted in testing and debugging programs.

Computer Programmer with Berkat Iman Holding Sdn. Bhd. in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 2003 to 2005. Mr. Ezzra was involved in updating, repairing, modifying, and expanding existing programs. He also assisted in testing and debugging programs.

Accomplishments:

Aside from the speaking engagements and the award mentioned in the beginning of this article, and which can be explained in greater detail of their importance and prominence on Arai’s LinkedIn profile, Mr. Ezzra has also achieved a patent, and a major project outside of his own. The patent was for: Trading GOLD/FOREX with “No Margin” call in MT4 platform. The project was “The Future and Blockchain Technology Conference” in September of 2016.

Final Notes:

Arai Ezzra has been rising in the blockchain technology and alternative gold investment spotlight, and has shown determination to continue to develop and push his innovative solutions out into the public view. We certainly look forward to seeing his future involvements.

We hope you enjoyed this week’s article, and have been enjoying “The People Of Blockchain” article series.

Have a great rest of your week,
The DinarDirham team.


Resources:
Additional resources:
https://future.keynote.ae/speaker/arai-ezzra/

https://dubai.keynote.ae/speaker/arai-ezzra/

https://conference.bitcoin.com/speaker/arai-ezzra/

https://www.facebook.com/pg/araiezzra/about/

https://www.facebook.com/araiezzra/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6T2SSqdoue8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8_rIg40hNbM&t=726s – and other surrounding videos.

Used in this article:
http://www.dinardirham.com/blog/china-forex-expo-2016/

http://www.dinardirham.com/blog/blockchain-money-conference-london/

http://www.dinardirham.com/blog/singapore-fintech-festival/

http://www.dinardirham.com/blog/dinardirhams-first-gallery-opening/

https://www.dinardirham.com/blog/the-north-american-bitcoin-conference-retrospect/

https://www.dinardirham.com/blog/quick-overview-of-the-ifx-expo/

https://www.dinardirham.com/blog/malaysia-has-been-internationally-recognized-at-the-keynote-2017-conference-in-dubai/

https://www.dinardirham.com/blog/dnc-award-gala-dinner-2017/

http://blockchains.my/blog/blockchain-keynotes-2017-gala-dinner/

https://www.linkedin.com/in/araiezzra/?ppe=1

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sijil_Pelajaran_Malaysia

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