Dr Yeong Che Fai is the Co-Founder of DF Automation and Robotics Sdn Bhd. He is also a senior lecturer at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). He graduated his PhD from Imperial College London as well as his MSc & BSc at UTM. His interest is in embedded system, robotics, innovation and entrepreneurship. He has won more than 50 awards in innovation and entrepreneurship such as World Invention Award at British Invention Show, Korean Inventor Award Festival, APICTA, Robocon, SME Bank Alliance Bank and MOE Entrepreneurship Mentor Award. He is keen to commercialize research products and currently has 3 spin-off companies. One of the companies, DF Automation & Robotics Sdn Bhd designs and manufactures Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) for other companies such as WD, Jabil, Sanmina, Flex, Sony, etc and has exported to Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam and Mexico. He often share about his journey especially the challenges that he has faced as an academician to venture into entrepreneurship and how he and his team overcome these challenges to grow the businesses including how to empower the students with the required knowledge and skills to stay relevant with technology need.