Dr. Hanafiah Yussof

Group Chief Executive Officer, Robopreneur Sdn Bhd


DR HANAFIAH YUSSOF is the Group CEO of Robopreneur Sdn Bhd (Robopreneur), a pioneer and market leader in service robotics technology and solutions in Malaysia. Robopreneur has been involved in modernizing businesses and accelerating digital lifestyles in the country.

With more than 18 years of experience in robotics research and development, Dr Hanafiah is a prominent figure for the adoption of robotics technology in businesses.

Dr Hanafiah started the business in 2015 as a Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) start-up company to commercialize his patented research on a Robotics Rehabilitation System for autistic children. In 2018, Robopreneur developed the first humanoid robot in Malaysia named ADAM. Upon its success, Dr Hanafiah expanded Robopreneur’s R&D capabilities to offer robotics, automation and artificial intelligence (AI) products and solutions for the digital transformation of commercial businesses and social enterprises.