Discussed how to develop an entrepreneurial mindset and use technological innovations to solve big problems globally, in MENA region and specifically in Pakistan. Develop winning products and/or services using Lean Startup Framework (thanks to Eric Ries for writing amazing book on startup, do read The Lean Startup) and Customer Development approach using The Startup Owner's Manual (thankful to Steve Blank for writing this book, and sharing enormous knowledge about startups and 21st century entrepreneurs, probably one day will meet him). Would like to say thanks to Peter Diamandis for sharing Global Grand Challenges concept.
Speaker Profile: Associated with IT & Telecom industry since a decade, having diverse experience in launching innovative Telecom Products & Services for Microsoft, Nokia, Alcatel-Lucent, and Unified Communications. Awarded “Product Champion” for Nokia Life and played a key role in launching 3 VAS for Ufone Pakistan, i.e. Background Music & Live Cricket Commentary, Collect Call, and Notify Me. Also conducted Hackathons with 300 Developers to publish more than 350+ apps for Nokia & Microsoft within a month. Managed and published more than 35+ Mobile Apps. Mentored 50+ startups across Pakistan.
Currently, he is the Founder of VISIONi Ventures, helping startups to develop a right business model and go-to-market strategy. Also, he has been teaching Entrepreneurship, Technology Innovation, Project Management, Services Marketing, and Telecom Management as an Adjunct Faculty at Institute of Business Management (IoBM) and PAF-KIET. He graduated from PAF-KIET, with a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Telecommunications and holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Marketing & Telecom Management from IoBM.