Biography

Ku Azhar Ku Saud

The writer was born in Alor Setar, Kedah Darul Aman, and received his early education in Alor Setar, Kedah and secondary education in the district of Kubang Pasu, Kedah. He continued his studies at the MARA Institute of Technology (ITM) in the field of Library and Information Science until obtaining a Bachelor's Degree in 1989. He officially began serving in the civil service in 1992 as an Assistant Library Officer until 1995. He joined the private higher education sector together Yayasan Pelajaran MARA in 1996, Kolej Lagenda Langkawi in 1999 and further he served at Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) in 2001 until now. In 2012, he pursued his Master's degree at UUM and obtained a Master's Degree in Public Management in 2015. He has extensive experience in the field of creativity and innovation as a result of active participation either as a member or facilitator in Group activities. Creative and Innovative (KIK), provides creativity consulting for government and private departments, serves as a panel of judges for KIK conventions or competitions held at various levels, and presents papers related to creativity, innovation, public management, information technology, and libraries at various local or international seminars and conferences (India, Thailand, Japan, Australia). He also has skills and interests in the field of information technology, actively managing the implementation of departmental/general websites, document digitization, and design; handling user needs & research through a user experience approach and service design. He is also active in writing in journals, blogs, and books related to creativity, information technology, and current issues.