Dr Usman Zafar (Profile) Updated 2011


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An accomplished Business Management and Technology Executive with an extensive experience in both private and public sector with successful track record in building, transforming and leading result oriented professional organization, leading complex programs & business change initiatives with full P&L responsibility. Held Executive level positions with major Blue-Chip & Fortune 500 Technology Corporations.
Dr Usman have been at the forefront of many of the region’s (MENA) multi millions $ IT projects and extensively recognized for his expertise in the areas of eGovernment, e - services, ERP, process automation, specialized training initiatives and Strategic IT Planning. An integrity driven personality, performance-driven executive with proven success in developing effective and profitable partnerships with business stakeholders in risk adverse environments, strong communication skills with a reputation for being a detail oriented, and creative solutions provider focused on doing the right thing, the right way.
As an Organized Strategist and Entrepreneurial team player, he has provided strategic leadership to fully own and manage Life Cycle of Business Management, introduced innovative solutions to global marketing, and improved contract/proposal management processes. It produced breakthrough results in technology growth, business pipeline, exponential increase in revenue, and great market rapport.

Dr Usman has participated actively in several regional and International conferences / workshops and exhibitions as a keynote speaker to talk about various topics, such as Leadership, Marketing, Corporate Branding, Image Building, eGovernment Barriers, Change Management, Business Process Management, Public Private Partnership, Social Media, Strategic Planning, and Communication/Presentation Skills.

Apart from serving Large Enterprises and Public Sector, Dr Usman has several years of experience in the education sector as a consultant and professor with renowned Universities and Corporate Training Centers Globally. Dr Usman has received several awards in the past few years for his outstanding performance and delivering complex projects both in public & Private sector.

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Dr Usman Zafar (Profile) Updated 2011

  1. 1. Dr Usman Zafar (Profile) Strategist Entrepreneur International Speaker Mentor  1997-2011
  2. 2. “eGovernment Program in Judicial Legislation, eNotary, eJustice and eBusiness Systems”on 26-27 July 2011at Dusit Thani Hotel Dubai UAE Dr.Usman Zafar (MD Al TAQNYAH) Presented “Key Challenges in eCourts System“ and lead the PanelDiscussions During eGovernment Program in Judicial Legislation on 26th of July 2011 at Dusit Thani Hotel Organized by Dubai eGovernment Institute
  3. 3. Meeting with EX-President Pakistan General Pervez Musharraf in Dubai UAE.Meeting with EX-President Pakistan General Pervez Musharraf in Dubai 2011 for a brain storming sessionto discuss crisis in Pakistan and how All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) will address such issues after 2013 elections?
  4. 4. Under the Patronage of Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai Al TAQNYAH / Dubai Courts Hosted an “eNotary Conference” on 30th May 2011 at Al Bustan Rotana Hotel Dubai UAE Dr.Usman Zafar (MD Al TAQNYAH) Presenting “Technology Trends in Public Sector“ During eNotaryInternational Conference to highlight Dubai Courts Achievements at Al Bustan Rotana Hotel Dubai on 30th May 2011.
  5. 5. Under the Patronage of Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai Al TAQNYAH / Dubai Courts Hosted an “eNotary Conference” on 30th May 2011 at Al Bustan Rotana Hotel Dubai UAEDr Usman Receiving an Excellence Award Dr Usman Receiving Certificate offrom General Dahi Khalfan, chief of Dubai Appreciation from Dr Ahmed Bin Hazeem,Police for Implementing Successful Director General Dubai Courts for hostingeNotary Project at Dubai Courts successful eNotary Conference with Dubai
  6. 6. Under the Patronage of Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai Al TAQNYAH / Dubai Courts Hosted an “eNotary Conference” on 30th May 2011 at Al Bustan Rotana Hotel Dubai UAE Panel Discussions on eJustice Systems in the world, Left to Right : Mr. Ibrahim Abdoh( Head of Planning & Development Dubai Courts), Dr. Andrea Valle (Senior Enterprise Technical Architect Adobe EMEA), Judge Pierpaolo Beluzzi (Court of Cremona, Court of Appeal of Brescia, Italy and Dr Usman Zafar ( Md Al TAQNYAH Dubai)
  7. 7. Under the Patronage of Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai Al TAQNYAH / Dubai Courts Hosted an “eNotary Conference” on 30th May 2011 at Al Bustan Rotana Hotel Dubai UAE Dr Usman Receiving Certificate of Appreciation from Dr Ahmed Bin Hazeem, Director General Dubai Courts for sharing knowledge and presenting technology trends in public sector during eNotary Conference
  8. 8. 17th GCC eGovernment & eServices Conference 21st – 25th May 2011 Burj Al Arab Dubai United Arab EmiratesDr.Usman Zafar (MD Al TAQNYAH) Presenting “eTransformation in Public Sector “ along with Dubai eNotary Case Study in one of the largest GCC eGovernment Conference in Dubai 2011.
  9. 9. Panel Discussion on “GCC eGovernment Readiness” 17th GCC eGovernment & eServices Conference 21st – 25th May 2011 Burj Al Arab Dubai United Arab Emirates(Left to Right), Mr.Thani Abdullah (CEO Dubai eGovernment), Hon. Judge Mr Mesut Orta (President ITDepartment Ministry of Justice Turkey)Mr. Jeremy Millard(Danish Technological Institute, Competence andIT, Denmark),, Mr. Waheed Al Balushi (E-Services Director Labour Market Regulatory Authority, Kingdom ofBahrain), Dr.Usman Zafar (MD Al TAQNYAH) and Mr.Ibrahim Ahmed Elbadawi (Strategic Planning
  10. 10. Media Brief to Announce eNotary Conference with Dubai Courts Under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohamed Bin Rashed Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai UAE (Left to Right) Dr. Usman Zafar MD Al TAQNYAH , Mr.Abdulraheem Al Mudarib IT Director Dubai Courts,H.E Dr Ahmed Bin Hazem Director General Dubai Courts, Eng Yassir Hassan Al Naeem CEO ARMS GROUP and Abdallah Saqqa General Manager Adobe Middle East and Africa.
  11. 11. 3rd GCC Police and Army Organizational Leadership & Economic Excellence Conference held on 19-20 April 2011 and the 8th Middle East CEO of the Year Awards Ceremony. Dr. Usman Zafar Conducting Speech on Innovative Strategies and latest technology towards global competitiveness in the field of Army and Policing during 3rd GCC Police and Army OrganizationalLeadership & Economic Excellence Conference held on 19th April 2011 At Burj Al Arab Hotel in Dubai UAE.
  12. 12. Manipal / IEEE Conference on Technology Management - 2011Dr. Usman Zafar Conducting a keynote Speech on “e-Transformation in Public Sector” at a Conference Organized by Manipal University / IEEE on 24th March 2011 in Dubai UAE.
  13. 13. AL TAQNYAH - SAGE Partnership Middle-East 2011Reggie Fernandes Director Gulf Operations Sage and Dr. Usman Zafar with Al TAQNYAHSenior Executives Team Upon Signing Partnership Agreement in February 2011
  14. 14. Ajman University holds the International conference on Trends in Information Technology and Applications (ICTITA Dec 2010)Dr.Usman Zafar and Mr.Abdulraheem IT Director Dubai Courts Presenting Jointly Dubai Courts eNotary Case Study in ICTITA Conference on 13th December 2010 at Ajman University in United Arab Emirates.
  15. 15. •. Adobe, AL TAQNYAH Public Sector Event Discusses key challenges pertaining to e-governance and Solutions Dr.Usman Zafar, Presenting Token of Thanks to Mr.Ibrahim Abdoh (IT Applications Manager Dubai Courts) on 28th June 2010 at Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi United Arab
  16. 16. Arms Group of Companies, Al Taqnyah Business Solutions tie up with Propertiesguild.biz to launch OREC and SRES2Dr.Usman Zafar, Managing Director Al Taqnyah Launching propertiesguild.biz in thepresence of around 300 Real Estate investors, agents, agencies and master
  17. 17. RSD S.A. identifies Al Taqnyah Business Solutions as their professional services provider for UAE(L-R): Mr.Bassam Zarkout (VP RSD), Dr.Usman Zafar (MD TAQNYAH), Ms.Azita (Chairman BSEEN Int), and Mr.Pierre Van Beneden (CEO RSD) during a Press Meet at Al TAQNYAH
  18. 18. Women & E-Learning Conference at Ajman UniversityDr Usman Conducting a Live Hands on session on “Adobe Connect Pro” during Women & E-Learning Conference at Ajman University on 3rd March 2010
  19. 19. Al Taqnyah Business Solutions enters into Strategic Partnership with -Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award For Distinguished Academic PerformanceMr. Sulaiman Al Ansari, Executive Manager, Hamdan Awards and Dr. Usman Zafar,Managing Director, Al Taqnyah Business Solutions Exchanging Agreements on 12th of
  20. 20. Al Taqnyah Business Solutions & edge IPK Interactive Seminar “Empowering Public sector and Insurance to Compete Better InToday’s Challenging & Global Environment with Minimal Investments”Dr Usman delivering a session on “SOA in Public Sector” on 3rd of November 2009 at Atlantis the Palm in Dubai
  21. 21. Automation of Dubai Courts Notary Public ServicesH.E. Dr. Ahmed Bin Hazim Director General of Dubai Courts and Dr. Usman Zafar Exchanging Agreements
  22. 22. IFS Appoints Al-TAQNYAH as GCC wide Partner Ian Fleming, Managing Director, IFS, Middle East, Africa & South Asia, and Dr. UsmanZafar, Managing Director, Al-Taqnyah Business Solutions signing partnership agreement (16 Feb 2009)
  23. 23. Workshop on e-Government: Success & Failure – A GCC ScenarioDr. Usman Zafar Conducting workshop as a Guest Speaker at Manipal University Dubai Campus (15th April 2008)
  24. 24. PITB (Punjab Information Technology Board Government of Pakistan) Seminar inDubai Dr. Usman Receiving “The Excellence Award” from PITB Chairman Mr.Rizwan and Dr Hashem (EX Director General RAK eGovernment (December 2008) for Improving Bilateral IT Trade Relationships between Government of UAE and Government of Pakistan
  25. 25. Re-Launching of Ajman eGovernment InitiativesDr Usman Zafar Re-Launching Ajman eGovernment Initiatives and presenting 5 years Implementation Roadmap to IT Steering Committee as a CIO of Ajman
  26. 26. GULF Education Exhibition Dubai World Trade CentreDr Usman Conducting Workshop on Microsoft .Net Technology Framework during Gulf Education Exhibition, Dubai World Trade Centre in April 2004
  27. 27. Ajman University Farewell get-together Dr Usman with Faculty Members of Computer Science College upon leaving AjmanUniversity in July 2004 after working for 5 years as a Senior Lecturer and IT Manager
  28. 28. PAN ARAB web Awards at Burjul Arab DubaiDr Usman Receiving Golden PAN ARAB Web Award from Yemini Ambassador in Burjul Arab Hotel Dubai in 2007
  29. 29. GITEX 2008 with Dubai eGovernment"Dr. Usman with Mr. Salem Khamis AL "Dr. Usman with Mr. Yassir al Ghamdi. CEO cyber sign "Dr. Usman launchingSHAIR. Director, e-Services. Dubai e- SOMAC-IT KSA during GITEX Dubai 2008" technology during GITEX 2008"
  30. 30. Participation in ConferencesDr Usman Presenting Adobe Connect Dr Usman Presenting Case Study of AjmanPro during Adobe Enterprise Free Zone Automation as a Guest SpeakerTechnology Conference in Qatar- in at ULTIMUS BPM Conference in Munich
  31. 31. eGovernance Awareness ProgramDr Usman with Senior Government Officials from Ministry of Interior and Ministry of Justicefrom Government of Nigeria where Dr. Usman have conducted several training programs in
  32. 32. PAN ARAB MEDIA Converge
  33. 33. Online News1) www.itp.net/530341-al-taqnyah-finds-its-niche-in-the-market2) www.ameinfo.com/172971.html3) www.networkworldme.com/v1/news.aspx?v=1&nid=155&sec=virtualisation4) www.ameinfo.com/185057.html5) www.itp.net/564641-catch-me-if-you-can6) www.ameinfo.com/208776.html7) www.business24-7.ae/Articles/2009/10/Pages/18102009/10192009_165e03dbbb3947f2bde6dff79aace9a5.aspx8) www.ameinfo.com/165998.html9) www.itp.net/555706-discounting-the-downturn
  34. 34. Thank s Dr Usman Zafar Cell: +971 50 5777469 Email: advisor@usmanzafa.com http://www.usmanzafar.com