Biography

Ku Azhar Ku Saud

The writer was born in Alor Setar, Kedah, Malaysia and received his early education in Alor Setar and secondary education in the district of Kubang Pasu, Kedah. He continued his studies at the MARA Institute of Technology (ITM) and obtained a Bachelor's Degree in 1989. He officially began serving in the civil service in 1992 until 1995 before joining the private higher education sector with Yayasan Pelajaran MARA in 1996, Kolej Lagenda Langkawi in 1999 and further served at Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) in 2001. In 2012, he pursued his Master's degree at UUM and obtained a Master's Degree 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 creativity group activities, provides creativity consulting for government and private departments, serves as a panel of judges for creativity and innovation conventions or competitions held at various levels, and presents papers related to creativity, innovation, public management and information technology at various local or international seminars and conferences (India, Thailand, Japan, Australia). He also has skills and interests in the field of 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.