Dr. Soo Beng Khoh


Based in Penang, Malaysia



Dr Khoh Soo Beng has > 28 years of industry experience in Design, Manufacturing, IT, Lean, 6-Sigma, Program Management, Intellectual Property Management, Innovation Champion and Inventor Mentor in Fortune 500 MNCs based in Malaysia and abroad. Dr Khoh understands disruptive technology (Industry 4.0, IoT, AI etc), and how to leverage and align them with business strategy to create new values. He helps his clients in automotive, digital health, MedTech, electronics, semiconductor sectors, amongst others to develop innovative solutions.

Dr Khoh’s technical expertise include real-time embedded systems, IoT, automotive Controller Area Network (CAN) bus, fieldbuses, digital dashboards, IT, knowledge management, Six Sigma improvement methodologies & tools, product design & development, design thinking and innovation.

Dr Khoh holds a PhD in Electrical & Electronics Engineering. He has published actively with more than 50 papers in IET, IEM, IEEE, SAE transactions, Six Sigma and professional research journals and conferences. Dr Khoh is a member of IEEE, IET, and IEM.


Area of expertise:

  • Big Data & Data Science (Coursera-Wharton-University of Pennsylvania certificate)
  • Change Management
  • Collaboration enabler and faciliator between Industry, Academia and Government
  • Design Thinking (Stanford d.School Thinker)
  • Internet-of-Things (IoT)
  • Product Innovation (Design & Development, DTM)
  • Process Innovation (Certified Design for Six Sigma Black-Belt, Lean)
  • Six Sigma improvement methodologies & tools (TRIZ, Kano, KJ for product design & development, and manufacturing)
  • Strategy
  • Technical (Automotive Controller Area Network (CAN) bus, real-time embedded systems, Industrial field-buses (IIOT) )



PhD in Electronics/Electrical Engineering – University of Warwick