Rodin JS Kumar is the co-founder of the KL International Jazz and Arts Festival with Ms. Maizon Omar. A bassist/composer, he has been leading two music projects since 2011, Fusion 5 and the KL Experimental Jazz Project. His interest includes Experimental music, Jazz Rock Fusion and Classic Rock. As the Festival Director since inception in 2011, he has worked with numerous international and local jazz artists including Grammy Award winners .
With a professional background in accounting, finance and audit he has worked in a number of industries both in Malaysia and abroad, and is presently the managing director of Candide Consulting, KL International Jazz, Asia World Events and Aaba Publishing. He is currently writing two books, which will be published soon.
He is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA, USA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA, USA) and holds a Master’s Degree in Finance from the University of Leceister, U.K.