Dato Seri Dr. Michael Tio
Entrepreneur in Residence
As the leader of one of Malaysia’s top logistics companies, Dato Seri Dr. Michael Tio has over 30 years of entrepreneurial experience in leading and operating a diversified logistics business that includes automotive, F&B, FMCG and education. His business now commands a warehouse footprint of 1.7 million square feet, making it the largest warehouse facility in the whole of Malaysia.
DSMT has always been a visionary and a pioneer, where others see risk and uncertainty, he sees opportunity and growth potential. Based on his life experience, he has coined his personal philosophy of “Dream of it, Talk about it, Plan for it, Work on it and Get it” to inspire other individuals to do the same.
With a plethora of achievements and milestones and well over 1 million followers in his social media networks, DSMT is a force to be reckoned with. However, he always maintains an aura of humility and warmth to whomever he deals with. His approach to corporate social responsibility is thus: “CSR is not about how you spend your profits, but about how responsibly you make your profits.”