Datuk Munirah Binti Haji Abdul Hamid, Founder & Managing Director
Datuk Munirah earned her LL.B. (Hons) from the University of London and has 36 years of experience in various businesses since the early 70s, among others, as Managing Director and Chief Editor of a publishing house, and as Executive Producer in producing programmes for television. In the late 1970s, jointly with her husband, Robert Hercus, she set up the first independent software house in Kuala Lumpur. In addition, she is an active social worker who has contributed significantly to society for close to 40 years for the betterment of women and children in education. Working together with her childhood friends and other volunteers, Datuk Munirah is the main coordinator of a Soup Kitchen project for the benefit of the homeless in Kuala Lumpur.
Besides holding the Executive Director position in MGRC, Datuk Munirah is also the Managing Director of our holding company Synamatix and ultimate holding company Neuramatix Sdn Bhd. She is instrumental in driving the strategic operations of the group and is responsible for the accounting, legal, and administrative functions of our Company, including staff recruitment and career development of our employees.
Robert Hercus @ Abdul Karim Hercus, Founder & Director
Robert has more than 35 years of working experience in the field of information science,
specialising in large scale computing infrastructure and computationally-intensive projects.
He obtained his BSc (Hons) degree, majoring in Information Science from Monash University, Australia.
Robert moved to Malaysia in 1972 to set up the country's first Computer Science course at
the Mara Institute of Technology. After serving as a Lecturer there for more than four years,
he subsequently ventured into IT consultancy and was engaged by various Government agencies
and private companies. Robert is most identified by his involvement in the establishment and
implementation of the IT infrastructure and applications for Projek Lebuhraya Utara Selatan Sdn Bhd (PLUS).
His development of automatic toll collection and the Touch 'n Go card systems were the first in the
world for tolls and multi-company settlement. He also acted as an Advisor to Time Telekom Bhd on
the establishment of their fibre optic network and to PUTRA on the establishment of their IT
infrastructure to support their future Light Rapid Transit (LRT) operations.
Robert established MGRC's ultimate holding company, Neuramatix Sdn Bhd, in 2001 focusing
on the creation of intelligent applications and devices in various domains including
bioinformatics, machine translation, and advanced robotics. He is the inventor of the NeuraBASETM
technology which is the basis for most of the applications developed by Neuramatix and
its subsidiary companies. Robert currently sits on the Board of the Neuramatix Group of Companies.
Research and Development Team
A combined team of linguists, including language consultants from Malaysia, China, and Indonesia, and highly experienced software engineers continues to work on improving the speed and accuracy of each language pairs and to develop new language pairs based on market demands.