Carsome, Malaysia’s first unicorn, is not only an e-commerce platform for used cars—they have also launched the region’s first and largest state-of-the-art refurbishment facility and established their very own Carsome Academy.
Cognisant of the evolving automotive industry and manufacturing dynamics, forward-thinking businesses are shifting their focus into developing skills. Carsome's Co-Founder & Academy CEO, Jiun Ee Teoh, believes that there is an untapped opportunity in this area and aims to transform the automotive industry’s technical workforce in Southeast Asia.
Carsome has also formed key partnerships and initiated talent development strategies to strengthen its leadership position. Some of their efforts include empowering women to acquire general automotive skills and encouraging more individuals to consider a career path in the automotive industry. The social impact of upskilling and reskilling is indisputable and drives Carsome’s goal to support local communities and create more job opportunities within the automotive industry.
In this session, let’s discover Carsome's evolution as well as its various initiatives to support skilled workers. Understand some of the impacts of tech disruptions and notable changes seen in the auto workforce sector? The session will also discuss the challenges and lessons learned on Carsome's journey to help serve their communities.