A graduate in Diploma Business Studies (U.K.). Served the Royal Malaysian Police from 1965 to 1978. Resigned the Force to venture into the telecommunication engineering business through a family-investment company, BEN KRIF HOLDINGS SDN. BHD.
Holds a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and a registered Professional Engineer with Board of Engineer's Malaysia since 1978. Served as an Engineer with Jabatan Telekom Malaysia for five years and resigned in 1983 to join the private sector. He set up Televenture Sdn. Bhd. in 1990.
Holds a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering and upon graduation worked in the private sector. In 1990, he set up Televenture Sdn. Bhd. with Sahak bin Yasin.